Research Areas of Focus

The ASRC Sensor CAT advances the field of sensor technology through scientific research projects which investigate:


  • Novel molecular sensing modalities and materials

  • Cutting-edge development of sensor devices

  • Nanoscale sensor technology and ultrasensitive sensors

  • Interfaces between sensors and their (biological) environments


We welcome projects with a wide-range of applications to improve and understand human and environmental health through sensor technology.

On-Going Research Application Areas

Detection of SARS-CoV-2 virus (coronavirus that causes COVID-19)​

  • Optical diagnostic device, Vyir, Inc.

  • Viral glycan sensing receptors, Dultech

High-throughput device for 3D cell cultures, Vivo Z

Our Projects

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New York, New York

City College of New York

Atolla offers effective agricultural pest control that helps growers prevent major crop loss by enabling real-time activity notifications of airborne insects along with accurate geolocation information.

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New York, New York

Medgar Evers College

Natrion is developing next-generation large-scale battery electrochemistry that will finally make renewable energy sources and hybrid power systems safe and affordable for mainstream markets.



New York, New York

Advanced Science Research Center

Our patented approach uses image analysis to select for organisms with the ability to grow on plastic, PFAS, and other difficult to break down chemicals as a sole carbon source. Using directed evolution techniques we optimize these organisms and improve their performance. 

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New York, New York

Advanced Science Research Center

Building sensors for the direct detection of COVID-19 and other envelope viruses.

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New York, New York

New York City College of Technology

We link multiple quantum computers in one network for data centers and tech companies to provide up to one million time computation acceleration, with 100-fold reduced energy consumption. 

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New York, New York

City College of New York

Vivoz Biolabs designs cell culture platforms to mimic dynamic 3D tumor microenvironment. Accurate anti-cancer drug screening can be performed using Vivoz Biolab's innovation. ​

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New York, New York

Advanced Science Research Center

Commercial scale graphene and graphene-based materials producer producing high quality un-oxidized ordered pristine graphene flakes with different sizes depending upon customers requirement.

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New York, New York

College of Staten Island

SingletO2 Therapeutics LLC's team of scientists are developing a breakthrough treatment for periodontal disease. Our therapy, harnessing the bacteria-killing capability of singlet oxygen, will treat advanced stages of the disease without surgery.

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New York, New York

Advanced Science Research Center

Developing low-cost, high-performance infrared camera. Core technology can be applied to clinical COVID-19 virus detection.