Alpha Eta Mu Beta, National Biomedical Engineering Honor Society

 MINDS Scholar Program Teams with Mentors
 

2017- 2018 MINDS Scholar Program Teams with Mentors

Out of the groups below, the following individuals were selected by mentors for special recognition as “MINDS Elite Scholars” for demonstrating the qualities of a true team leader and being instrumental to the completion of their project:

Karen Ayoub (New Jersey Institute of Technology)
Nicholas Colonna (Georgia Institute of Technology)
Charles Anthony Ellis (Louisiana Tech University)
Carlisle Ferguson (Worcester Polytechnic Institute)
Angela Hemesath (Arizona State University)
Dalia Khater (University of Texas – Austin)
Schuyler Malenke (University of Iowa)
Russell Martin (University of Iowa)
Amanda Nguyen (Arizona State University)
Noah Yang (University of Toronto)
        
2017-2018 Teams and Projects

     “BioSense” viral and bacterial biosensor
     Scholars: Nicholas Colonna (Georgia Institute of Technology), Charles Anthony Ellis (Louisiana Tech University), Angela          
     Hemesath (Arizona State University), and Dalia Khater (University of Texas – Austin)
     Mentors: Walter Lee Murfee, PhD (University of South Florida); and Bryant Hollins, PhD (Louisiana Tech University)
   
     Bandage for automatic monitoring of wounds
     Scholars: David Clark (Northeastern University), Natalie Mueller (Louisiana Tech University), and Amanda Nguyen (Arizona
     State University)
     Mentors: John Desjardins, PhD (Clemson University); and Alicia Fernandez-Fernandez, PhD (Nova Southeastern University)
   
     Washable Sanitary Wheelchair Cover
     Scholars: Karen Ayoub (New Jersey Institute of Technology), and Michelle Tran (Stanford University)
     Mentors: Manuel Salinas, PhD (Nova Southeastern University); and James Byrne, PhD (Ret/Florida International University)
     Participant: Daniel Forslin (Milwaukee School of Engineering)
  
     MAD-PAD microfluidic device for point of care diagnostics
     Scholars: Carlisle Ferguson (Worcester Polytechnic Institute), Lauren Herschelman (Northeastern University), Justin Kim (Stony        Brook University), and Netra Rajesh (University of Toronto),
     Mentors: Teresa Murray, PhD (Louisiana Tech University); and Dominic Nathan, PhD (Alpha Eta Mu Beta)
  
     Smart Salivary Pacifier Monitor
     Scholars: Sage Moreland (University of the Pacific), Lea Polito (Rutgers University), and Noah Yang (University of Toronto)
     Mentors: Jeff LaMack, PhD, Milwaukee School of Engineering; and Alicia Fernandez-Fernandez, PhD, Nova Southeastern        
     University
  
     Neonatal incubating waterbed
     Scholars: Russell Martin (University of Iowa), Neha Potdar (Virginia Commonwealth University), and Mahum Siddiqui (Stony    
     Brook University)
     Mentors: Marcia Pool, PhD, Univiversity of Illinois, Urbana Champaign; and Mansoor Nasir, PhD, Lawrence Technological    
     University
  
     QBator: a low cost incubator
     Scholars: Schuyler Malenke (University of Iowa), Anagha    Krishnan (Georgia Institute of Technology), and Mikaela Rowe    
     (University of California Davis)
     Mentors: Jerry Collins PhD, Vanderbilt – Ret/AL A&M University; and Bhavit Vora, MS, Johnson & Johnson




2016 - 2017 MINDS Scholar Program Teams with Mentors


Out of the groups below, the following three individuals were selected by mentors for special recognition as “MINDS Elite Scholars” for demonstrating the qualities of a true team leader and being instrumental to the completion of their project:

Bradley Hirayama (U of the Pacific)
Joseph Muller (Stony Brook U)
Michael Brooks (UC Davis)

2016 - 2017 MINDS Scholar Teams and Projects

    iiCGM: The Affordable Alternative to the CGM Market
    Implanted, continuous glucose monitor with multiple sensors eliminating the need for short term calibration with reduced
    annual costs
    Scholars: Mariela Aponte (LA Tech), Natalie Pilar (Oregon State), Cooper Schwabe (Santa Clara University)
    Mentor: Jerry Collins, PhD, Vanderbilt – Ret/AL A&M University

    Newborn Death Preventative Diagnostics Neonatal Monitoring Device for Sub-Saharan Africa Device to monitor    
    health of neonates in low-resource regions increasing survival rates

    Scholars: Alexandra Burr (WPI), Edward Ruppel (University of Rochester)
    Mentor: Olga Imas, PhD,  Milwaukee School of Engineering

    Anesthesia Machine with Global Benefits
    Develop an anesthesia system to meet the specific needs of healthcare facilities in the developing world
    Scholars: Bradley Hirayama (U of the Pacific), Sarabeth Schommer (UC Davis), Matthew Hannula (MSOE)
    Mentor: Bryant Hollins, PhD, Louisiana Tech University

    iMyo App
    Develop an App to revolutionize the way we diagnose muscle and bone injuries
    Scholars: Eva Bouzos (Santa Clara U), Michael Brooks (UC Davis), Kelsey Phelan (LA Tech)
    Mentor: Marcia Pool, PhD, University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign

    A Smart Mattress for Bedridden Patients during Hospitalization                                                                       
    Dual air mattress system to turn bedridden patients without straining clinicians
    Scholars: Michael Forthofer (Trine University), Edwina Pun (USC), Logan Capizzi (MSOE)
    Mentor: Teresa Murray, PhD, Louisiana Tech University

    A Tissue-Engineered Skin Substitute for the Promotion and Monitoring of Healing in Burn Victims
    Polymeric skin substitute that contributes to skin healing and contains measuring devices to monitor wound contraction
    Scholars: Ivy Fernandes (Santa Clara U), Matthew Ho (UC Davis), Joseph Muller (Stony Brook U)
    Mentor: Jeff LaMack, PhD, Milwaukee School of Engineering
   
    An air filter to prevent exposure to smoke, dust and soot and subsequent pneumoconiosis in Ladakh, India
    Development of a culturally acceptable air filter that can be worn by women during periods of high exposure to smoke, dust,
    and soot to prevent the high rates of pneumoconiosis present in this area
    Participants: Jordan Levine (Santa Clara U), Anna Kersey (Trine University), Tristan Ford (U Rochester)
    Mentor: Lee Murfee, PhD, Tulane University




2015 - 2016 Pilot MINDS Scholar Program Teams with Mentors

    Participants: Tess Grodner (Louisiana Tech University), John Hidalgo (Florida International University)
    Mentor: Lee Murfee, PhD, Tulane University

    Participants: Katie Montou (Louisiana Tech University) , Kali Chiapetta (Florida International University)
    Mentor: Paul Jensen, PhD, University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign





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