The Solar Hybrid Coffee Roaster can be used my small rural farmers to roast their own coffee beans with sunlight. Solar roasting provides higher incomes by minimizing costs of production, promotes organic practices, decreases CO2 output, and allows small scale farmers to continue to work and live in remote areas.
Rubitect provides caregivers a low-cost, easy-to-use tool to assess the health status of the skin. It accurately measures blanch response and erythema, the primary diagnostic cues of an early-stage bedsore/pressure ulcer. It maintains sterility between patients and includes a mobile app to personalize patient care. It integrates with electronic health records systems.
WERLWind provides a solution to poor yields for smallholder fish farmers. It is an affordable, floating, wind-powered aeration device that improves water quality and increases the pond's overall dissolved oxygen (DO) content. This improves fish survivability and growth while enabling farmers to stock their ponds with a greater amount of fish, thus increasing the income streams.
Chemotherapy lowers neutrophil levels, which inhibits the body's ability to fight infections. These infections can be avoided if low neutrophil levels are detected early. PointCheck is a non-invasive device that aids in early detection thus decreasing instances of infection for chemotherapy patients.
EXGbuds are compact, non-obtrusive, and ergonomic wearable earbuds that measure signals associated with human physiological gestures and generate useful commands to interact with the smart environment and IOT.
The SunSaluter decreases the cost and increases the effectiveness of solar panels using a simple tracker technology, which can be made by non-technical users in a couple of hours for less that $50 using locally sourced materials. The SunSaluter also filters water.
NeoVent provides non-invasive, dual-pressure ventilator and its patent-pending design has only one moving piece. It is easy to use and does not require continuous electricity. It can be manufactured for less than $20 compared to traditional ventilators that cost 100 times more
SER (Resilient Energy Systems) is an autonomous, modular, and portable product designed specifically for isolated areas where the most efficient use of available resources is required. It uses sunlight, salt, and gray water to later transform them into safe drinking water, electrical power, and heat sources for cooking.
Biomedical engineer passionate about leveraging human-centered design to impact mental health. Previously worked as a health strategy consultant. Knight-Hennessy Scholar pursuing a master's degree in engineering design.
A bioengineer and nanotechnologist, Shivang has also been passionately involved with global health. He earned his BS and PhD in Bioengineering from UC Berkeley and UW Seattle, respectively. 2017 ISHOW Winner.
Experienced engineer with a demonstrated history of working in the mechanical engineering industry. Skilled in machine design, analytical skills, and complex project management. ISHOW 2015 Winner.
Technology is amoral, it's what we do with it that matters. Generalist currently working on the next generation of desktop SLA 3D printer. Background in Prosthetics, Biology, and Public Health.
Dr. Jason Prapas is the Translational Research Director for the Tata Center for Technology and Design. In this role, he leads the Center’s efforts to shape and position promising projects for large-scale deployment and social impact in developing countries.
Member of Board of Governors responsible for overall strategic direction and operations of a global engineering society.
Bob has served in a variety of roles for GE for over 28 years and has led a global team of over 350 engineers.
Founder & CEO of Spartan Sytems. Partner at Spartan Ventures. Former Executive Director of Ashoka Changemakers.