Environmental and Life Sciences academic receives external funding as member of food safety scanner project
Dr Pooja Shivanand of Environmental and Life Sciences, Faculty of Science, UBD is a member of a collaborative project that was awarded funding in March 2021 by the ICT Virtual Organization of ASEAN Institutes and NICT (ASEAN IVO 2021), which is a global alliance of ICT R&D institutes and universities in the ASEAN region and Japan. The mission of ASEAN IVO is to seek and identify strategic ICT research areas in the ASEAN region and promote collaborative projects in the identified areas. The project titled “2.5D Technology-based Integrated Antenna Array mm-Wave System for non-invasive food safety scanner (TIAS)” aims to develop a novel, portable and cost-effective scanner for real-time detection of contaminants in staple food and has collaborators from different Universities including the University of Tokyo, Nha-Trang University Vietnam, National University of Singapore, Posts and Telecommunications Institute of Technology Vietnam, Institute of Information and Communication Technology Laos, Soitec Singapore, National Institute of Posts, Telecoms & ICT Cambodia and Waseda University Japan. This collaboration hopes to strengthen partnerships of international collaboration and cooperation between the countries in the region.
Online meeting of the ‘2.5D Technology-based Integrated Antenna Array mm-Wave System for non-invasive food safety scanner (TIAS)’ project members.