Dr. Mohammed Khan Receives nearly $100,000 NSF Research Grant

2017-11-07T13:34:24-05:00 By |Uncategorized|0 Comments

Congratulations are in order as we honor Dr. Mohammad Khan who was newly awarded a $100,000 grant from the National Science Foundation titled “EAGER”. The research aims at developing a citizen science program to study the impact of air-pollution, and, a basic understating of factors that influence local and regional air-quality.

Dr. Khan’s research focusses on development and applications of low-cost, portable air-quality sensors to measure gases and pollutants.  This air monitoring citizen’s science brings together many organizations, members of the communities with diverse background who participate or volunteers. Currently, his group has 1 graduate student, 10 undergraduate students, and 2 High school students involved in training, design and development in various elements of projects. Dr. Khan is an ideal recipient  of this award and his capabilities and accomplishments exceed most.  Dr. Khan, currently an associate professor in the Department of Physics and Engineering. Dr. Khan received his Ph.D. in electrical and computer engineering from Old Dominion University Norfolk VA. He worked at a postdoctoral researcher at the Center of Mid-Infrared Technologies for Health and the Environment and Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Princeton University.  His most recent work involves open-path methane, carbon-dioxide and water-vapor sensors for unmanned aerial systems.

We salute you Dr. Khan continue to operate in greatness and a special thank you to the National Science Foundation who recognized your handwork and talent. To follow up on Dr. Khans progression visit our Facebook page now or instagram @DelStateOSCAR