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Our Biomedical Engineering 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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DermaVision

DermaVision

Team 1: DermaVision

Introducing DermaVision, an innovative bruise detection technology that utilizes alternative light sources to accurately determine the time of injury, irrespective of skin pigmentation level. Together, we're addressing racial bias in imaging systems utilized in domestic violence cases, fostering a more equitable approach to forensic technology.

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Instinct

Instinct

Team 2: Real-time human data: Accelerating drug discovery and neurotoxicity testing using a vascularized brain-on-a-chip screening platform with integrated microelectrode array.

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AtrialAaize

AtriaLAAize

Team 3: AtriaLAAize

Discovering the intricate relationship between left atrial appendage morphology and hemodynamics, our groundbreaking study at AtriaLAAize aims to revolutionize atrial fibrillation treatment by leveraging advanced computational modeling techniques to develop personalized solutions for stroke prevention.

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InqueForge

Inque Forge

Team 4: Inque Forge

Explore engineering's frontier with groundbreaking 3D-printed electrodes.Take these next steps with us as we innovate the manufacturing process of electrodes.



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LuminaScope

LuminaScope

Team 5: LuminaScope

Innovative cost-effective fluorescence microscope with digital and mechanical automation capable of detecting chromatin compaction differences in breast cancer cells.

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MobiliCheck

MobiliCheck

Team 6: MobiliCheck

Our goal is to enhance patient adherence to rehabilitation programs and provide clinicians with accurate, evidence-based insights into therapeutic progress.

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Flutter

Flutter

Team 7: Flutter

Flutter revolutionizes emergency medical technology, tackling CPR and AED challenges during cardiac arrest.

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GlaucoGel

GlaucoGel

Team 8: GlaucoGel

Click and Dispense! An accurate, easy-to-use gel dispensing device to be used during noninvasive laser eye surgery.

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AJAYA

AJAYA

Team 9: AJAYA

A low-cost microelectrode array (MEA) system capable of recording neuronal voltage signals to diagnose patients with epilepsy in low-income regions.

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NeoMold

NeoMold

Team 10: NeoMold

A 3D-printable custom ear mold that corrects newborns’ ear deformities within 2-6 weeks of birth.

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IVYRover

IVY Rover

Team 11: IVY Rover

A hands-free, motorized IV pole aims to increase mobility while navigating the hospital to promote the recovery of pediatric patients receiving IV fluids and TPN.

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CerviCollar

CerviCollar

Team 12: CerviCollar

Redesigning the cervical collar: Eliminating jugular vein compression while improving safety and comfortability for neck stabilization.

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SolderSight

SolderSight

Team 13: SolderSight

To address the growing demand for cataract surgery, our semi-automated soldering system streamlines the manufacturing process for surgical handpieces.

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Micropticts

Micropticts

Team 14: Micropticts

Explore the 3D single-cell imaging system with high-throughput, multiplex imaging capabilities, empowering in-depth analysis of cellular topography and behavior during activation processes.

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SafeGuardian

SafeGuardian

Team 15: SafeGuardian

Help organizing IV line better and boost nurses’ working efficiency!

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SqueezeSleeve

Squeeze Sleeve

Team 16: Squeeze Sleeve

The Squeeze Sleeve makes the catheter insertion process easier for physicians during transcatheter aortic valve replacement surgery.

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TheMicroneedlePatch

The Microneedle Patch

Team 17: The Microneedle Patch

A microneedle patch made of a novel nanocomposite to detect and quantify lactate levels on the body at a continuous rate.

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Upcoming Events









The Bioengine Biomedical Device Design Symposium

We will be 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 6th, 2024, 4-7pm

Location

UCI Applied Innovation (The Cove)

5141 California Ave, Suite 200



Please direct event questions to:

The Bioengine Team

Past Events







Bioengine Team Speed Dating

We will be hosting our kick-off event, Team Speed Dating. This will be a team matching event where all students will match with their peersand will then match to their project of interest.





Date: October 5, 2023

Location: UCI ANTrepreneur Center

Address: 233 Pereira Dr, Irvine, CA 92697



Please direct event questions to:

The Bioengine Team





The Bioengine Industry Networking Night

We will be hosting our winter industry networking night. This will be a networking event that will consist of 2 minute reverse pitches from companies and networking booths to be able to meet and recruit our students after graduation.





Date: February 29, 2024

Location: UCI Division of Continuing Education

Address: 510 E Peltason Dr, Irvine, CA 92697



Please direct event questions to:

The Bioengine Team

Learn More about Becoming a Mentor for the BioENGINE Program

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We need your support!

We are seeking old medical equipment to assist our students with design and innovation.



Please direct mentorship and equipment donation questions to:

Dr. Christine King







About the instructors

Dr. Tibor Juhasz

Dr. Tibor Juhasz is a Professor of Opthalmology and Professor of Biomedical Engineering UC Irvine. He is also the founder of ViaLase Inc., which is redefining the treatment of glaucoma. Dr. Juhasz received his PhD in Physics from the University of Szeged, Hungray, in 1985. He performed collaborative work with Prof Gerard Mourou on the development of femtosecond lasers for opthalmic surgery during his 2018 Nobel Lecture. He developed the first commercial ophthalmic laser in collaboration with Prof. Gerard Mourou, which is exhibited in the Nobel Museum in Stockholm, Sweden.

Dr. Christine King

Dr. Christine King is an Associate 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.