The Advanced Science Research Center (ASRC) Sensor CAT offers funding to support academic-industry partnerships to develop next-generation sensor technology, with a wide-range of applications to improve and understand human and environmental health.

Our mission is to increase New York State academic-industry collaboration to develop sensor-based technology. By facilitating access to necessary research instrumentation and academic expertise, the Sensor CAT plays a critical role in spurring technology-based applied research. In addition, it focuses on offering students industry-focused training courses and engagement, developing vital skills and providing a pathway to future job opportunities.



The Sensor CAT is one of 15 Centers for Advanced Technology (CATs) designated by Empire State Development's Division of Science, Technology, and Innovation (NYSTAR).

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Advanced Science Research Center

The Advanced Science Research Center (ASRC) at The Graduate Center elevates scientific research and education at CUNY and beyond through initiatives in five distinctive, but increasingly interconnected disciplines: nanosciencephotonicsstructural biologyneuroscience, and environmental sciences. The ASRC promotes a collaborative, interdisciplinary research culture with renowned researchers from each of the initiatives working side by side in the ASRC’s core facilities, sharing equipment that is among the most advanced available.


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