Meet the Engineering Innovation Challenge Winners selected from our 2010-2011 competition!

Augmented Innovation ($2,500 Winner)
Augmented Innovations creates a novel computer interface for doctors to be able to access and interact with patient data technologies in sterile environments.

  • Arash Tadayon, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering / Team Leader
  • Colin Ho, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
  • Sreekar Krishna, Assistant Research Technologist, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering, ASU / Team Mentor

bioSPY ($4,880 Winner)
bioSPY is developing a proof-of-concept in a sound business model based on a healthcare need for peptide-enhanced medical devices that confer the specificity required in the administration of personalized medicine.

  • Casey Hallberg, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering / Team Leader
  • Anil Prasad, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
  • Neal Woodbury, Chief Scientific Officer, Biodesign Institute, ASU / Team Mentor

Doc-in-a-Box ($1,500 Winner)
Doc-in-a-Box is the solution to meet the need for mobile medical clinics in disaster areas, while at the same time recycling unused shipping containers.

  • Gabrielle Palermo, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering / Team Leader
  • Joshua Winterstein, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
  • John Walters, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
  • Gwendolyn Torrens, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
  • Randy Roberson, President and Founder, TeleHELP / Team Mentor

Learn the Fiddle LLC ($500 Winner)
MyMusicLesson.com is an online ‘studio’ that gives music teachers the ability to give real time music lessons, take payments from students, and set lesson appointments, while giving the student the ability to browse a nationwide catalog of instructors.

  • Michael Rolland, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law / Team Leader
  • Nicholas Vaidyanathan, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
  • Amber Marchetti, Owner, Marquette Marketing LLC
  • Hannah Ritchie, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
  • Curtis Miller, Co-Founder, Flatterline LLC / Team Mentor

Mulitplexed Diabetes Management ($1,500 Winner)
Multiplexed Diabetes Management (MDM) is a transformative technology with long-term impact in diabetes care.

  • Aman Verma, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering / Team Leader
  • Christopher McBride, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
  • Anabel Murillo, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
  • Teagan Adamson, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
  • Zachary Decke, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
  • Jeffrey La Belle, Assistant Research Professor, School of Biological and Health Systems Engineering, ASU / Team Mentor

Project LOCAL ($2,000 Winner)
Project LOCAL is developing a facility out of a retired shipping container that provides a safe and clean place to give birth; the team is also collaborating with U.S.-based doctors to develop a training program for practicing African midwives to prevent deaths by hemorrhage, sepsis, obstructed labor and hypertensive diseases.

  • Susanna Young, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering / Team Leader
  • Louis Tse, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
  • Brent Dodson, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
  • Clay Tyler, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
  • Jasmine Nejad, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
  • Jan Snyder, Program Manager, Engineering Student Outreach Retainment Program, ASU / Team Mentor

Project Upepo ($1,500 Winner)
Project Upepo seeks to focus sustainable technology to produce meaningful change by combining education, employment and electrification via wind technology.

  • Emily Kempe, College of Public Programs / Team Leader
  • Michael Hillebrand, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
  • Alex Padilla, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
  • Andrew Eckenrode, School of Sustainability
  • Dan O’Neill, Venture Acceleration Practice Lead, Venture Catalyst, ASU / Team Mentor

Science Detectives ($4,295 Winner)
Science Detectives (SD) is an after-school science program that focuses on inquiry and mastery of foundational scientific concepts.

  • Kevin Keller, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences / Team Leader
  • Eric Lehnhardt, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
  • Adeline Hill, School of Sustainability/College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
  • Eric Van Buren, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
  • Scott Van Buren, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
  • Joseph Foy, Professor, Barrett, The Honors College, ASU / Team Mentor

SP^2 Energy ($2,000 Winner)
SP^2 Energy has developed a unique solar power generator and is collaborating with another Innovation Challenge award winner, Project LOCAL, to provide power for Project LOCAL’s container clinic.

  • Aaron Peshlakai, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering / Team Leader
  • Dimitris Papachristoforou, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
  • Eu Teum Song, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
  • Anita Grierson, Director, METS Center for Motivated Engineering Transfer Students, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering, ASU / Team Mentor

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