SECReT graduate develops new test for explosives

18 December 2015
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Sniffing out the bombs

Rocky 53, a tactical explosive detection dog assigned to the 37th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, sniffs out explosives during training at the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif., Nov. 24, 2011. The 37th IBCT will be utilizing TEDDs during their upcoming deployment to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. (37th IBCT photo by Sgt. Kimberly Lamb) (Released)

Dr William Peveler, a graduate of our SECReT programme, is the lead researcher on the development of a new method for detecting and identifying explosives using a single test. The proof-of-concept sensor is designed to quickly identify and quantify five commonly used explosives in solution to help track toxic contamination in waste water and improve the safety of public spaces. Read about the research on UCL News.

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