Research

Medical Sciences

Title :

Use of passive microwave radiometry for measuring core body temperature and to monitor lung infections

Area of research :

Medical Sciences, Life Sciences & Biotechnology, Engineering Sciences, COVID-19 Research

Focus area :

Thermometer

Principal Investigator :

Dr Kavitha Arunachalam, Associate Professor, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras

Contact info :

Details

Executive Summary :

Use of passive microwave radiometry, a deep tissue thermometry technique for measuring core body temperature and to monitor lung infections. Two prototypes were developed in PI?s lab for screening of breast tumours and inflammatory disease such as arthritis, sprain. The same principle is proposed for measuring core body temperature and lung infections for covid-19.

Organizations involved

Implementing Agency :

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras

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