SMILab develops new low-cost strain sensor

May 10, 2021

Researchers from the Smart Management of Infrastructure Laboratory (SMILab), located in the Center for Advanced Research Computing, have developed a new strain sensor as a part of the Low-Cost Efficient Wireless Intelligent Sensors (LEWIS) project. The new sensor, called the LEWIS-S, is easy to use, wireless, and can be offered at about 5% of the cost of standard commercial strain sensing equipment.

Dr. Fernando Moreu, Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering at UNM, is the SMILab Director.

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