USDA and NIH

Plasma Medicine

Goals

Develop cold atmospheric pressure plasma (CAP) to kill and remove bacteria and biofilms from wounds, food, and food processing equipment.

Issues Involved or Addressed

Methods and Technologies

  • engineering lab
  • laboratory testing
  • quantitative research methods
  • systems engineering
  • writing
  • health science

Academic Majors of Interest

  • Biological Sciences
  • Chemistry-Biochemistry
  • Electrical & Computer Engineering
  • Materials Science & Engineering
  • Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering

Preferred Interests and Preparation

ECE 210 Introduction to Circuits, Introduction to Biology, Introduction to Chemistry

Team Advisors

Ken Cornell
Julie Oxford

Sponsor(s)

USDA and NIH