Come wet your toes

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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iChargeMe

iChargeMe

Team 1: iChargeMe

Charging Hearts. Changing Lives.

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EnginEar

EnginEar

Team 2: EnginEar

enginEAR is a minimally invasive device and procedure that helps people with critical middle ear problems. With enginEAR, you hear loud and clear!

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CenSyn

CenSyn

Team 3: CenSyn

CenSyn is a developer of a next-generation, ultra-portable electroencephalogram (EEG) device which allows for rapid monitoring of brain health and functioning.

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Waiv

wAIv

Team 4: wAIv

Your tech solution for motor rehabilitation.



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HemaDycamics

HemaDycamics

Team 5: HemaDycamics

HemaDycamics is developing a handheld portable imaging system that informs and characterizes wounds for healthcare providers.

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MethylAge

Methyl-Age

Team 6: Methyl-Age

MethylAge's goal is to provide customers suggestions toward healthier lifestyles, apparent in their genetic markers.

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pHetalMeter

pHetal Meter

Team 7: pHetal Meter

The pHetal Meter is the most rapid and reliable way to detect fetal distress during labor.

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CircuiTech

CircuiTech

Team 8: CircuiTech

CircuiTech designs wireless power transfer systems for implantable medical devices, their current project is to wirelessly power a Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD) to eliminate the risk of infection in current LVAD patients.

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BeatBox

Beat Box

Team 9: Beat Box

BeatBox Inc. strives to optimize a beating heart model for physicians to practice trans-catheter heart valve insertion.

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Valveneer

Valveneer

Team 10: Valveneer

Valveneer is developing an expandable stent for the pulmonary artery in order to provide a long-term medical solution for pulmonary valve stenosis patients.

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CardiBeats

CardiBeats

Team 11: CardiBeats

We are developing a low-cost, user-friendly wearable device to detect atrial fibrillation in order to give both at-risk and diagnosed users a better control over their health.

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Accumeter

Accumeter

Team 12: Accumeter

Accumeter is an easy-to-use blood pressure monitor and mobile application that simplifies hypertension management, because a good life starts with a good heart.

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SyncBP

SyncBP

Team 13: SyncBP

SyncBP's goal is to continuously and accurately measure blood pressure to capture a more complete picture of a patient's blood pressure history in order to better understand the issues related to syncope.

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TheraStrong

TheraStrong

Team 14: TheraStrong

Upgraded rehabilitation equipment to automatically track progress for stroke victims.

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MoveD

Move-D:

Team 15: Move-D

MoveD is a humanitarian effort striving to provide an orthotic solution to stabilize tremors in pediatric patients.

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WheelChase

WheelChase

Team 16: WheelChase

WheelChase is developing a low-cost wheelchair lever driver to help disabled, low-income individuals with upper extremity weaknesses easily get by on their wheelchairs.

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Aurislite

AurisLite

Team 17: AurisLite

Aurislite is devoted to providing a sustainable long term solution for worldwide ear infection diagnosis.

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EyeLuminate

Eye-Luminate

Team 18: Eye-Luminate

Eye-Luminate is developing an add-on device to an ocular ultrasound probe that creates a 3D model of the patient's eye for improved diagnosis of lesions.

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UroCare

UroCare

Team 19: UroCare

The goal of this project is to design a disposable force sensor that indicates to the surgeon the amount of force they are exerting during catheter insertion using haptic feedback and can mechanically disengage when the exerted force surpasses the maximum ureter damage threshold.

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BODSquad

BODSquad

Team 20: BODSquad

BODSquad’s goal is to develop an automated thermal treatment device that can simultaneously target multiple body parts at the same time, utilizing Radio Frequency (RF) to promote apoptosis.

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STDtector

STDtector

Team 21: STDtector

STDtector is aiming to make accurate and rapid HIV detection more affordable for hospitals and clinics of the developing world through the use of microfluidic technology and optical detection.

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NewTouch

NewTouch

Team 22: NewTouch

NewTouch is developing a robotic finger therapy for stroke patients.

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FlourescentDiagnostics

Fluorescent Diagnostics

Team 23: Fluorescent Diagnostics

Fluorescent Diagnostics' Microtect utilizes the technology of fluorescent spectroscopy to allow developing countries to detect infectious waterborne pathogens quickly and efficiently at an affordable cost.

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IC

Integrated Cornea

Team 24: Integrated Cornea

Restoring vision to those affected by corneal blindness.

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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 6, 2019

Sorry we missed you! Check out photos from our instagram, and if interested in participating in our program next year, please see the flyer below. Follow us at @bioengine



Location

UCI Applied Innovation (The Cove)

5141 California Ave, Suite 200



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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.