Clark School Home UMD

ISR News Story

Resensys LLC joins TERP Startup Lab

Resensys LLC, a company developing self-powered, wireless, distributed sensors for monitoring structures such as bridges, buildings, and pipelines, has joined the TERP Startup Lab. The company's patent-pending technology was invented by ISR alumnus and current ECE Assistant Research Scientist and M.S. in Telecom Program Director Mehdi Kalantari. Kalantari earned his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering in 2005, advised by ISR-affiliated Professor Mark Shayman (ECE).

The technology will detect strain, deformation, and cracks forming in structures, and provide early warnings when problems arise. Resensys' sensors attach to existing structures. The company joined Mtech's VentureAccelerator Program in July, 2008.

Resensys took second place and $6K in the alumni division of the 2008 University of Maryland $50K Business Plan Competition. The company received a $25K grant from SAIC in January 2009, and a $165,750 Maryland Industrial Partnerships (MIPS) project award in February 2009 to work with electrical and computer engineering professor Martin Peckerar to further develop its technology.

June 22, 2009


Prev   Next

 

 

Current Headlines

Alumni Profile: Paul Gaske

Ephremides is PI for new ONR 'age of information' grant

UMD Hosts Third Technica with over 800 Students from Around the Country

Srivastava Named Clark School Inaugural Associate Dean for Graduate Affairs

Pamela Abshire elected IEEE Fellow

Shihab Shamma elected IEEE Fellow

Wu Named AAAS Fellow

Baras, Kenyon, Hughes Network Systems win MIPS Global Impact Award

New microsystems detect, treat bacterial biofilms that cause post-operative infections

Srivastava named Clark School Dean for Graduate Affairs

News Resources

Return to Newsroom

Search News

Archived News

Events Resources

Events Calendar