Sensors for Detection

Sensors for Detection
UH Moment: Materials Research

Rigoberto Advincula’s research in the Department of Chemistry involves the design and fabrication of polymers and nanomaterials, which includes nanocomposites. These new hybrid materials could be used in a variety of applications, from chemical sensors, improving LED display screens or better control of energy transfer in solar cells. See what he's literally cooking up at the University of Houston.

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Houston PBS UH Moment is a weekly feature heard Wednesdays at 7:49 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Each week, you'll hear students, faculty and administrators telling stories of the innovative research, programs and successes that make up the story of the University of Houston.

UH Moment is written by the staff of University Communication and voiced by Marisa Ramirez, a UH alum. The program is produced by Paul Franklin, audio specialist for KUHF.

The music that introduces the segment is the original work of Brad Sayles, composer and KUHF Senior Recording Engineer. Brad is the 2003 and 2007 first laureate of the Louisa Stude Sarofim Composition Competition for his chamber suite New England Journey and his dramatic voice and chamber ensemble piece The Lily. He's also a UH alum.