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2016 Student Design Showcase

Tuesday, April 12, 5:30-7:30pm
University Hall, McNamara Alumni Center

The purpose of the Student Design Showcase is to promote and publicize excellence in medical device design by teams of undergraduate and graduate students conducted as part of their course work.



"Redesigned Pediatric Stent Removal"
John Chen, Valerie Pinillos, Margaret Watkins, Eric Yin and Allen Zhao, George R. Brown School of Engineering, Rice University

2016 Showcase GP


"Intussusception: A Pain in the Butt"
Molly Berringer, Andrea Caceres, Claire Castaneda and Amanda Smith, Department of Biomedical Engineering, The University of Iowa

2016 Showcase 2nd


"VIP Transplant: Improving the Post-Transplant Experience"
Zobia Chunara, Department of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry, Yale University; Marion Hirshberg, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Yale University; Joshua Isenstein, Department of Computer Science, Yale University; Andrea Mak, School of Management, Yale University; Micah Rosales, Department of Computer Science,Yale University; David Mulligan, Yale-New Haven Transplantation Center, Yale University; Joseph Zinter, Center for Engineering Innovation and Design, Yale University; Ying Zheng, Center for Biomedical and Interventional Technology, Yale University

2016 Showcase 3rd


Panel Judges:

Shai Ashkenazi, Biomedical Engineering, University of Minnesota

Dawn Bardot, Medical Device Innovation Consortium

Danny Gelfman, Medtronic, Inc.

Jim Fairman, QFO Labs

Joe Hale, Medical Devices Center, University of Minnesota

Elizabeth Hsiao-Wecksler, University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign

Alec Johnson, St. Thomas University

Steve Saliterman, Biomedical Engineering, University of Minnesota

Chris Scorzelli, Medical Devices Consultant

Alena Talkachova, Biomedical Engineering, University of Minnesota

Greg Voss, VA Medical Center

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