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2019 Student Design Showcase

Tuesday, April 16, 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.


"An Endoscopic Tool for Pectin-Based Patches in Visceral Organ Wound Repair"

Steven Burcat, Yiling Fan, Valerie Peng and Sarah Southerland, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology


2018 Showcase GP

2nd Place
"H.A.N.A. The Heart Attack Notification Agent"

Anna Fuquay, Madeline McLaughlin, Ahoura Mortazavi, Shazana Nadee and Carissa Nel, Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering, Purdue University

2018 Showcase GP

3rd Place
"Dressing Down the Cost of Burn Treatment"

Sandra Castillo, Ana De La Torre, Jesse Haworth, Ellie Lehmann and Adam Weiland, Roy J. Carver Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Iowa

2018 Showcase 3rd


Panel Judges:

  • Dawn Bardot, Medtronic
  • Mike Bateman, University of Minnesota
  • Pat Dillon, MHTA
  • Venketesh Dubey, Bournemouth University
  • Michael Eggen, Medtronic
  • Jim Fairman, QFO Labs
  • Joseph Hale, University of Minnesota
  • Andrew Hansen, VA Medical Center
  • Kathleen Harder, University of Minnesota
  • Elizabeth Hsiao-Wecksler, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Carl Nelson, Univeristy of Nebraska
  • Nicole Parks, Medtronic
  • Steven Saliterman, University of Minnesota
  • Vaughn Schmid, University of Minnesota
  • Alena Talkachova, University of Minnesota
  • Gregory Voss, VA Medical Center
  • Danny Gelfman, Medtronic



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