Tag Archive for Agriculture

6th International Conference on Plasma Medicine (ICPM-6) -2nd announcement

Dear colleague, On behalf of the International Society for Plasma Medicine (ISPM), we are delighted to invite you to the 6th International Conference on Plasma Medicine (ICPM-6), which will be held in Bratislava, Slovakia, from September 4 to 9, 2016. Plasma Medicine is a new, rapidly growing field that faces many technological challenges and brings to the forefront fundamental questions… Read more →

Brendan Niemira Interview

     When I visited Dr. Niemira’s laboratory, I was impressed with the plethora of plasma equipment that he is using. All kinds of atmospheric plasma-based systems were present to accommodate both small and large area decontamination of food products. While some of the equipment was purchased, Brendan and his team have dedicated a lot of effort to design custom-built systems… Read more →

Dr. Brendan Niemira is our new Scientist of the Week

The Centers for Disease Control and Protection (CDC) estimate that each year roughly 1 in 6 Americans (or 48 million people) get sick, 128,000 are hospitalized, and 3,000 die of food-borne diseases. At least once a week we hear about outbreaks affecting vegetables, meats and other types of food that we consume on a daily basis.  This week’s featured Scientist of… Read more →

Zdenko Machala Interview

    Dr. Zdenko Machala’s interview to The Science and Engineering Cafe        We continue to celebrate November as Plasma Medicine month on The Science and Engineering Cafe! Our featured scientist this week is Professor Zdenko Machala, Chair of the upcoming conference on Plasma Medicine that will take place in Bratislava, a beautiful city located by the Danube, next… Read more →

1st International Workshop on Plasma Agriculture

Message from Dr. Greg Fridman, Drexel University. Announcing the 1st International Workshop on Plasma Agriculture (IWOPA) We would like to announce the 1st International Workshop on Plasma Agriculture on May 15th–20th, 2016 to take place at Drexel University. Location: The workshop will take place at the A.J. Drexel Plasma Institute in Camden, NJ. Travel: We recommend for you to fly… Read more →

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