The CapWave technology for food safety testing has been developed at Binghamton University, State University of New York by Professor Wunmi Sadik. Binghamton University is continually ranked as one of the top public universities in the country and has been nationally recognized for its innovative research programs. The faculty includes Pulitzer Prize winners and groundbreaking scholars.
Dr. Sadik has served as a professor of Chemistry at Binghamton University for the past 15 years with a research emphasis in microelectrode sensors. Dr. Sadik specializes in Bioanalytical, Materials & Environmental Chemistry. She heads the Center for Advanced Sensor Research & Environmental Systems (CASE).
Dr. Sadik holds two patents for her work on biosensors, the CapWave technology and a test that allows doctors to take readings for the HIV virus in minutes rather than the three to four days required by current tests. She is an internationally recognized researcher, known for her advancements in basic and applied research in bioanalytical and environmental chemistry.
"I believe that the call of human existence is discovery and learning. We're also engaged in passing on to the next generation the love and the passion of what we do - because I believe this is how knowledge is maintained and it grows and it impacts human life."
- Wunmi Sadik
Dr. Wunmi Sadik
Professor of Chemistry, Binghamton University, SUNY for past 15 years.
Director, Center for Advanced Sensor Research & Environmental Systems (CASE).
Chancellor's Award for Scholarship & Creative Activities (2011)
Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (2010)
NSF Discovery Corps Senior Fellow (05-06)
Fellow, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University (03-04)
Dean's Distinguished Lecturer (2003)
Outstanding Inventor (2002)
Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Research (2001)