Local 12: UC scientist develops one-of-a-kind sensor
Electrical engineering professor Yeongin Kim explains new wearable technology
Local 12 highlighted a new sweat sensor created by a University of Cincinnati electrical engineer that represents a leap forward in wearable technology.
UC College of Engineering and Applied Science assistant professor Yeongkin Kim and his colleagues at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology developed a new device to monitor a patient's health over hours or days.
The device can help monitor conditions such as heart disease, depression or diabetes.
"Our sensors are very stretchy and flexible. The shape is really like a Band-Aid," Kim told Local 12. "The sensor can be used to monitor the stress levels of patients for a long period of time."
Kim and his co-authors presented the new device in the journal Science. The article publication represented the culmination of more than two years of research.
Featured image at top: UC College of Engineering and Applied Science assistant professor Yeongin Kim is developing new wearable technology. Photo/Andrew Kim/UC Marketing + Brand