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2017-18 Purdue University Student Soybean Innovation Competition

24th Anniversary of the ISA Sponsored Competition

Here is a listing of all teams and a brief description of their products.


TheraSoy

TEAM TheraSoy

Team Members:

  • Brianna (Kate) Barker, Ag Systems Management Senior
  • Andrew Huang, Industrial Engineering MS
  • Caitlin Nelligan, Agricultural Engineering Senior
  • Zifan Zhu, Ag Systems Management Senior

Team Advisors:

  • Chris McEvoy, Entrepreneurship & Innovation
  • Richard Stroshine, Agricultural & Biological Engineering

PRODUCT: ANXIETY BLANKET

Soy-based, water-resistant weighted blanket that can not only help people with sleep disorders, but also provide relief to both adults and children with anxiety disorders.

The team who made TheraSoy


TEAM Just So You Know

Team Members:Just Soy YOu KnOw

  • Sunkalp Gupta, Mechanical Engineering Senior
  • Patrick Woodson, Biological Engineering Senior

Team Advisors:

  • Cara Putman, Management
  • Kevin Solomon, Agricultural & Biological Engineering

PRODUCT: TIMED DEGRADABLE PLASTIC

A plastic to be integrated with a container to indicate when its contents expire. It will be designed to visually show consumers when their products are potentially detrimental to their health.

The team who made Just Soy YOu KnOw


TEAM Soy Hog Poo-Vention

Soy Hog Poo-VentionTeam Members:

  • Kuan-Ting (Derek) Lee, Food Science Senior
  • Sitian Lu, Computer Engineering Senior
  • Yanting Wang, Food Science Senior
  • Yudi Wen, Food Science Senior

Team Advisors:

  • Kelly Blanchard, Economics
  • Jen-Yi Huang, Food Science

PRODUCT: ODOR REDUCING PRODUCT FOR PIG FARM

Soy Hog Poo-Vention is a unique odor-reducing product, which is designed specifically for large modern hog farm operations in the United States.

The team who made Soy Hog Poo-Vention


I am BobaTEAM I am BOBA

Team Members:

  • Evan Adams, Biological Engineering/Biochemistry Senior
  • Caleb Kreis, Biological Engineering Senior
  • Eric Li, Biological Engineering Senior
  • Emmy Rawson, Biological Engineering Senior

Team Advisors:

  • Michael Gunderson, Agricultural Economics
  • Martin Okos, Biological Engineering

PRODUCT: BOBA/SOY PEARLS FOR BUBBLE TEA

Soy-based pearls will provide a more nutritional alternative to the virtually nutrition-less tapioca pearls on the market today.

The team who made I am Boba


SoySoftTEAM Soy Soft

Team Members:

  • Emily Coleman, Biological Engineering Senior
  • Emma Foster, Biological Engineering Senior
  • Trevor Shoaf, Biological Engineering Senior
  • Ethan Titus, Biological Engineering Senior

Team Advisors:

  • Abby Engelberth, Agricultural & Biological Engineering
  • Charlene Sullivan, Management

PRODUCT: CHARCOAL FACE MASK INFUSED WITH BETA-CAROTENE

Soy-based activated charcoal cosmetic facemask infused with beta-carotene.

The team who made SoySoft


Soy Safe Solution

TEAM Soy Safe Solution

Team Members:

  • Xingjian Bai, Food Science PhD
  • Luping Xu, Food Science Senior
  • Yutong Zhong, Food Science Senior

Team Advisors:

  • Arun Bhunia, Food Science
  • Paul Preckel, Agricultural Economics

PRODUCT: PROTECTIVE/EXTEND SHELF LIFE FOOD SPRAY

A pathogen-specific and soy-based food spray.

The team who made Soy Safe Solution


TEAM Soya SerumSoya Serum

Team Members:

  • Hannah DelaCruz, Chemical Engineering Senior
  • Leeza Kuo, Animal Science Junior
  • Nick Strat, Chemical Engineering Senior
  • Samantha (Sam) Tinney, Animal Science Junior

Team Advisors:

  • Abby Engelberth, Agricultural & Biological Engineering
  • Charlene Sullivan, Management

PRODUCT: PROPOLIS SUBSTITUTE

Soya Serum is a substitute for propolis derived products in markets such as biocosmetics or dentistry.

The team who made Soya Serum


TEAM SoyAid

Team Members:SoyAid

  • Yeejin Jang, Biological Engineering Sophomore
  • Ha Rim Ku, Biological Engineering Sophomore
  • Bryan Loo, Chemistry Sophomore

Team Advisors:

  • Shweta Singh, Agricultural & Biological Engineering/Environmental & Ecological Engineering
  • Eduardo Ximenes, Agricultural & Biological Engineering

PRODUCT: LIQUID BANDAGE

Soy-based liquid bandage that seals small cuts and has healing properties to stop bleeding and expedite wound healing.

The team who made SoyAid


TEAM SoyTronSoyTron

Team Members:

  • Andrew Cameron, Chemical Engineering Senior
  • Harshit Kapoor, Civil Engineering Junior

Team Advisors:

  • Natalie Carroll, Agricultural & Biological Engineering/Youth Development & Agricultural Education
  • Michael Ladisch, Agricultural & Biological Engineering

PRODUCT: CIRCUIT BOARD

Soy based printed circuit board substrate.

The team who made SoyTron


TEAM SoyPadSoyPad

Team Members:

Zihan Gao, Agricultural & Biological Engineering Sophomore
Eung Baek (Andy) Kim, Biological Engineering Sophomore
Mai Liu, Agricultural & Biological Engineering Sophomore
Zonghao Zhang, Agricultural & Biological Engineering Sophomore

Team Advisors:

  • Ganesan Narsimhan, Agricultural & Biological Engineering
  • Ben Van Kammen, Economics

PRODUCT: FILTER FOR GAS MASK

A mask that can be easily degraded and has the ability to filter out harmful gas and particles like car like carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide and particle.


The team who made SoyPad


TEAM SoyTackSoyTack

Team Members:

  • Terence (Terry) Babb, Multidisciplinary Engineering Senior
  • Susan Hubbard, Biological Engineering Junior
  • Jacob Semonis, Agricultural Economics/Agronomy Junior
  • Christopher Stichter, Agricultural Systems Management Junior

Team Advisors:

  • Maria Marshall, Agricultural Economics
  • Michael Mashtare, Agronomy/ Environmental & Ecological Engineering

PRODUCT: WILDFLOWER HYDRO-SEED DISPERSAL KIT

SoyTack is a tackifier and adhesive to be used for hydroseeding applications.

The team who made SoyTack