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Our Biomedical Engineering and Materials Science students from the Henry Samueli School of Engineering have been perfecting their design projects all year. Check out what we've been working on.



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Y Crutch

YCrutch

Team 1: YCrutch

The aim of this project is to develop an ergonomic crutch suitable for prolonged uses (more than three months) that also minimizes trip and slip over a variety of common surface conditions.

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Octivus

Octivus

Team 3: Octivus

We are designing and optimizing a platform combining intravascular ultrasound and optical coherence tomography imaging techniques for high resolution and deep penetration imaging on tissues.

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Lazrostics

Lazrostics

Team 4: Lazrostics

This project aims at developing a new endoscope that is capable of providing the end user with a standard white-light view and a novel blood-flow sensing view that provides real-time images of blood flow patterns beneath the tissue surface.

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Eyecon

Eyecon

Team 5: Eyecon

This project aims at developing a point-of-care device to objectively diagnose dry eye by quantifying tear film thickness.



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BrainCheck

BrainCheck

Team 6: BrainCheck

We are developing a wearable interface to record brain signals for controlling functional electrical stimulation devices to restore movement in paralyzed limbs.

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Salux Diagnostics

Salux Diagnostics

Team 7: Salux Diagnostics

Develop a low-cost and handheld version of an optical imaging platform to quantitatively assess burn wounds.

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Helix

Helix-8

Team 8: Helix-8

This project aims to develop a device that assists the heart in a circulatory-isolated scheme without the need to surgically modify or remove the heart chambers

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Selva

Selva

Team 9: Selva

Develop a wearable device that monitors several crucial parameters of movements and physiological status to predict the onset of asthma attacks.

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BubMed

BubMed

Team 10: BubMed

Develop a platform to generate micro-nanobubbles to enrich the oxygen content of solution delivered to wound site to promote healing.

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Sensenium Medical

Sensenium Medical

Team 11: Sensenium Medical

Develop a device for detecting an intracranial hemorrhage for the use in an acute primary care situation.

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Regenerated

Regenerat3D

Team 12: Regenerat3D

Our goal is to produce a human ear model containing vascular channels capable of delivering nutrients to hosted cells in the hydrogel matrix.This project aims to develop a method of creating vascularization in 3D-printed tissues. This will be achieved with the use of a dissolvable, sacrificial material and molding technique.

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Lacoustic

Lacoustic

Team 13: Lacoustic

Develop a low-cost microfluidic platform to sort and characterize cells for diagnostic purposes.

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Amplified

Amplified

Team 14: Amplified

We are developing a thermocycling-enabled pneumatic control system to perform PCR on customized microfluidic cartridges in order to provide efficient and individualized diagnostics.

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Neurogami

Neurogami

Team 15: Neurogami

We are developing a microfluidic platform that provides a controlled environment for nerve tissue cultures and electrophysiological examination of neuronal interactions.

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Voxel

Voxel

Team 16: Voxel

We are developing a system to provide 3D visual representation of the brain of a patient to aid in surgical planning to treat epilepsy, and 3D print the brain from acquired images.

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3D ImaGene

3D ImaGene

Team 17: 3D ImaGene

This project aims to develop integrated microfluidic and biosensor technologies that can sensitively detect drug-resistant bacteria from biological samples in a culture-free process.

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BioDrop

BioDrop

Team 18: BioDrop

This project aims to develop next generation single cell based screening microtechnologies for B cells

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ReFeel

ReFeel

Team 19: ReFeel

Develop a sensor module that acquires crucial information such as tactile sensation to feedback to the prosthetic users.

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Event Details





The Bioengine Biomedical Device Design Symposium

We are celebrating the culmination of the Biomedical Device Design capstone course at UC Irvine. Join us over food and drinks as the senior design teams showcase their prototypes and compete for a chance to win BioENGINE Fellowships and Capstone Design Awards.

*Note: BioENGINE Fellowship candidates are also eligible for Capstone Design Awards





Date

This event happened on June 8, 2017. Sorry you missed it, but check out the photos!





Location

UCI Applied Innovation (The Cove)

5141 California Ave, Suite 200



Please direct event questions to:

The Bioengine Team







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About the instructors

Dr. William Tang

Dr. William Tang is a Professor at UC Irvine. Dr. Tang is also the Associate Dean for Research at UCI. He research consists of ultra-low-power, high-Q and high-frequency resonators for wireless communications and signal processing, biological fuel cells, and single-cell physiology and engineering. His work experience includes tenure at the Ford Research Laboratory, Ford Microelectronics, Inc. and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. He was a DARPA MEMS Program Manager. He is a Member of Technology Advisory Board at Discera, Inc. Dr. Tang served as a Member of the Technical Advisory Board at Virtus Advanced Sensors, Inc. His contributions also encompass the use of microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) in the automotive industry, including crash sensors for air-bag deployment systems. He holds two patents for automotive accelerometers and has authored more than 40 papers in the MEMS field. Dr. Tang holds a BS, MS and PhD degrees in EECS from the University of California-Berkeley.

Dr. Michelle Khine

Dr. Michelle Khine is a Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering and Materials Science at UC Irvine. She is also the Director of Faculty Innovation at the Henry Samueli School of Engineering. Dr. Khine received her BS and MS from UC Berkeley in Mechanical Engineering and her PhD in Bioengineering from UC Berkeley and UCSF. She was the Scientific Founder of 4 companies: Fluxion Biosciences, Shrink Nanotechnologies, Novoheart, and TinyKicks. Dr. Khine was the recipient of the TR35 Award and named one of Forbes ’10 Revolutionaries’ in 2009 and by Fast Company Magazine as one of the '100 Most Creative People in Business' in 2011. She was awarded the NIH New Innovator's Award, was named a finalist in the World Technology Awards for Materials, and was named by Marie‐Claire magazine as 'Women on Top: Top Scientist'. Dr. Khine also started a novel co-op with her students, “A Hundred Tiny Hands,” and is currently leading the Bioengineering Innovation & Entrepreneurship program, BioENGINE, at UC Irvine.







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