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Previous Projects -2008

  • Access-a-Pill - Device to dispense and cut medication for persons

    Customer:

    Kathy Sweetland, University Intercessor, Provost's Office RERC, Rochester Disability Cluster

    Team Members:

    • John DiRaddo
    • Pete vanHoff
    • Zach Oshlag
    • Bobby Milenovici
    • Boston Nyer

    Supervisor:

  • Bioelectric Solution Technologies - Bronchoscope guided electroporation for non-viral intrapleural gene transfer

    Customer:

    David Dean, Ph.D. Department of Pediatrics, URMC

    Team Members:

    • Arvind Bhasker
    • Liping Yang
    • Chantal McMahon
    • Drew Scoles

    Supervisors:

  • Bridging the Gap - A method to measure the misfit of a dental implant

    Customer:

    Carlo Ercoli, D.D.S. Department of Medicine & Dentistry, URMC

    Team Members:

    • Nate Robbins
    • Cynthia Czapla
    • Cody Hillin

    Supervisor:

  • Building Balance - Assessing weight-bearing during recovery

    Customer:

    Diana Rizzo, PT Strong Memorial Rehabilitation

    Team Members:

    • Ray Czerwinski
    • Rachel Hawe
    • Joyce Hora
    • Keith James

    Supervisor:

  • Fracture Detective - Using ultrasound for screening of bone fractures

    Customer:

    Julius Goepp, M.D. and Zachary Hoyt Lupine Creative Consulting, Inc.

    Team Members:

    • Breana Roides
    • Ashley Diehl
    • Andy Rape
    • Brian Hirsh
    • Jim Milks
  • MedD-Tech - Toilet M.D. - Smart toilet for prolonged independent living

    Customer:

    Andrew Berger, Ph.D. Institute of Optics

    Team Members:

    • Ashley Cronin
    • Nick Mikolenko
    • Brad Ochocki
    • Brandon Smoller

    Supervisor:

  • Recovery on a Roll - Gait training with partial weight support

    Customer:

    Diana Rizzo, PT and Cynthia Theileman, Sr. PT Strong Memorial Rehabilitation

    Team Members:

    • Bethany Vaughn
    • Joffre Alvarez
    • Derek Muller-DeCaire
    • Tom Carlson

    Supervisor:

  • Salivary Protein Inspection Team (SPIT) - Development of a UV-visible spectrophotometer to measure the amylase concentrations in saliva as an indicator of health status

    Customer:

    James Melvin, DDS, Ph.D. of Oral Biology & Duncan Moore, Professor of The Institute of Optics. Stanford Center for Longevity

    Team Members:

    • Sarah Hotaling
    • James Bai
    • Nathan Ross
    • Huy Le
  • Soft Tissue ViscoElasticity - Cyclic shear testing to characterize

    Customer:

    Steve McAleavey Biomedical Engineering

    Team Members:

    • Carl Brown
    • Daniel Gloekler
    • James Ng

    Supervisor:

  • Vascular Engineering Group - Improvements to femoral artery stents

    Customer:

    Farhad Farzanegan, MD Department of Imaging Sciences, URMC

    Team Members:

    • Karen Bachmeyer
    • Bryce Allio
    • Matt Sulkin
    • Ken Foxx