Novel vaginal speculum design wins Best Overall Award for BME Senior Design
The senior design course instructors awarded Best Overall Award to the SAZER Vaginal Speculum team, consisting of Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering students Safa Chowdhury, Adriana Rotger, Omozafe Udegbe, Evelyn Nonamaker and Riley Holloway. In April, several of the SAZER team members traveled to California to speak as invited guests at the UC-San Diego BMES Bioengineering Day, giving them the unique opportunity for cross-campus collaboration on their project.
For a background on their exciting work, please view the video below.
Additionaly, the following teams were also presented with Senior Design awards:
Engineering Rigor Award
Title: Aspiration Thrombectomy Catheter Characterization
Team members: Ciara de Venecia, Matthew Ebert, John Hughes, Ethan Pollack, Arjun Saxena
User Impact Award
Title: Bladder Volume Monitoring Device
Team members: Chris Kannmacher, Anand Schroff, Stevie Burgett, Damen Wilson, Ben McAteer
Design Innovation Award
Title: Pediatric Oximetry Device
Team members: Stella Erickson, Katherine Kerr, Katherine McCarthy, John Salvas, Pankti Thakkar
Design Iteration Award
Team members: Max Giesemann, Morgan Goetz, Alex Schaefer, Clarisse Zigan, Evan Zolcak
Translational Merit Award
Title: Pectus Pressure Corrector
Team members: Joanna Bastian, Alec Booth, Emily Hamman, Soham Joshi, Cade Morgan
Aesthetic Design Award
Title: 3D Printed Pressure Sensing Prosthetic Socket
Team members: Dana Boucher, Caroline Chesler, Ryleigh Norton, Shiv Patel, Alec Ramos
Visit the Senior Design webpage for more information about senior design at the Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering. The school welcomes submissions of project ideas and industry and clinical team sponsors and mentors.