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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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OnSite

OnSite

Team 1: OnSite

OnSite is developing a rapid blood test to help first responders diagnose stroke. This will reduce the time the patient has to wait for treatment to begin, ultimately reducing disability and recovery costs.

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Artifacts

Artifacts

Team 2: Artifacts

Artifacts is a medical device company that is designing a personalized concussion detector for athletes competing in high impact sports that utilizes an accelerometer and heart rate variability.

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GuardianMB

GuardianMB

Team 3: GuardianMB

The Guardian will detect impact and biological activity of sub-concussions to prevent further brain damage from occurring.

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Paranostics

Paranostics

Team 4: Paranostics

Paranostics is working to make rapid parasite detection more affordable and less invasive through the use of saliva sample sources.



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Humble Tech

HumbleTech

Team 5: HumbleTech

Rapid and precise dosing syringe.

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Slapband

Slapband

Team 6: Slapband

We are developing a wristband with a built-in blood pressure monitor. This device will be able to measure blood pressure continuously for any signs of cardiovascular disease. Blood pressure readings will be sent wirelessly to a user's smart phone device.

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Theia Optics

Theia Optics

Team 7: Theia Optics

Our product uses simple components to image and detect pressure ulcers before they reach the surface of the skin.

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PneumaLife

PneumaLife

Team 8: PneumaLife

PneumaLife is developing an at-home apnea monitor for premature infants that is more comfortable, less invasive while still providing a medically relevant level of sensitivity and incorporates vibrational stimulation to encourage breathing recovery.

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Syroto Bioprinters

Syroto Bioprinters

Team 9: Syroto Bioprinters

Syroto Bioprinters fast track and scale up pharmaceutical testing protocols with accurate and versatile dispensing to meet any research needs.

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Lodestar Innovations

Lodestar Innovations

Team 10: Lodestar Innovations

Lodestar Innovation's NeuRewards targeted movement reinforcement system is a ground breaking physical therapeutic device that takes advantage of infants' own neuroplasticity to heal peripheral nerve injury.

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LaserFocus

LaserFocus

Team 11: LaserFocus

A noninvasive approach to septoplasty that mechanically corrects a deviated septum. We would also like to use Wordpress for our website design.

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Spiro

Spiro

Team 12: Spiro

Game-based device to increase patient adherence to respiratory therapy.

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AsthMonitor

AsthMonitor

Team 13: AsthMonitor

We are providing a point-of-care device for the measurement of asthma medication compliance.

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Medlight

Medlight

Team 14: Medlight

We are developing an LED Surgical Headlamp with automatic lighting capability that mantains standards in lighting quality, battery life, and comfort.

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MakerTherapyMobile

Maker Therapy: Mobile

Team 15: Maker Therapy: Mobile

We aim to enrich the lives of hospital inpatients through the use of educational entertainment technology incorporated into mobile Maker Spaces.

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Stempoint

Stempoint

Team 16: Stempoint

STEMpoint provides an intracranial access probe that monitors temperature at different depths and fluid extraction alongside brain cooling technology for cerebral tissue preservation during induced hypothermia.

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BubTech

BubTech

Team 17: BubTech

Delivering oxygen to heal wounds.

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DietTech

Diet Tech

Team 18: Diet Tech

The EaterTrack is a novel wearable device that uses non-invasive sensors to accurately detect user food intake and behavior.

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ProMotion

ProMotion

Team 19: ProMotion

A wearable device that tracks hand motion to bring about a cessation of smoking.

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HippoOptics

Hippo Optics

Team 20: Hippo Optics

An innovative solution to better understand the memory formation pathway in the hippocampus of the brain.

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Cannalyst

Cannalyst

Team 21: Cannalyst

Cannalyst is developing a portable and easy-to-use device that will be used for precise THC detection that will target the markets of law enforcement and personal use.

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Greenlight

Greenlight

Team 22: Greenlight

A portable, analysis tool to quantify THC concentration from colorimetric saliva-based THC assays.

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NanoCurvImpressions

NanoCurv Impressions

Team 23: NanoCurv Impressions

A state of the art artificial cornea implant with nanopattern surfaces, capable of fighting microbes and promoting body integration.

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PCRbot

PCRbot

Team 24: PCRbot

A diagnosis device that increases the sample volume of thermal cycler for PCR technology.

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iComfort

iComfort

Team 25: iComfort

Our device aims to facilitate self-examinations by using ultrasound technology in a similar form factor as sports bras.

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aFlux

aFlux

Team 26: aFlux

aFlux is an implantable device that increases flow in the left atrial appendage of the heart reducing the risk of stroke in atrial fibrillation patients.

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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: June 5, 2018

Check out last year's photos, and join us on June 5, 2018 from 4-7pm at Applied Innovation!



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.

Dr. Christine King

Dr. Christine King is an Assistant Teaching Professor of Biomedical Engineering at UC Irvine. She received her BS and MS from Manhattan College in Mechanical Engineering and her PhD in Biomedical Engineering from UC Irvine, where she developed brain-computer interface systems for neurorehabilitation. She was a post-doctorate in the Wireless Health Institute at the University of California, Los Angeles, and a research manager in the Center for SMART Health, where she focused on wireless health monitoring for stroke and pediatric asthma. Her current research is on engineering education.

Dr. Chris Hoo

Dr. Christopher Hoo is a Project Engineer at the Advanced Materials Division at 3M and a Lecturer at UC Irvine. He has spent the last 6 years working in the Aerospace and Defense industries. His areas of expertise include materials characterization and processing, design for manufacturability, new product introduction (NPI), implementation of lean processes, disruptive technology implementation and manufacturing scale up. Dr. Hoo received his BS, MS and PhD degree in Materials Science Engineering from the University of California-Irvine.