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TWELFTH ANNUAL

DESIGN COMPETITION

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The Rice360 Institute for Global Health 12th Annual Undergraduate Global Technologies Design Competition will feature 3 student teams from national and international universities who will present low-cost technologies they have designed to address global health challenges in low-resource settings. Judges from industry, academia and medicine will evaluate the designs.

 

2022 COMPETITION AGENDA Friday, March 25th, 9AM CST

9:00 – 9:10

Welcome & Introduction

9:10 – 9:20

Baby Beatz,

Georgia Institute of Technology 

9:40 – 10:20

Keynote Address by

Dr. Anne Hansen

9:20 – 9:30

EquinOx,

Johns Hopkins University

9:30 – 9:40

Modulo Prosthetics,

University of Pennsylvania

10:20 – 10:30

Awards & Conclusion

Keynote Address

 

WHEN GLOBAL WARMING IS THE GOAL: Bringing warmth to the world’s poorest newborns to prevent and treat neonatal hypothermia.

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Keynote Speaker: Dr. Anne Hansen, MD, MPH

Medical Director, NICU | Boston Children’s Hospital

Associate Chief, Newborn Medicine | Boston Children’s Hospital

Associate Professor of Pediatrics | Harvard Medical School

Judges

 
  • Aaron M. Kyle – Senior Lecturer in Design, Columbia University Department of Biomedical Engineering

  • Aba Coleman, MD, EdM – Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

  • Address Malata, PhD – Vice Chancellor, Malawi University of Science and Techology

  • Ademola Dare – Head, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, NIGERIA

  • Alick Vweza, PhD – Lecturer, School of Engineering, Malawi University of Business and Applied Sciences

  • Amit Mistry, PhD – Senior Scientist, Fogarty International Center, NIH

  • Andre Muelenaer, MD, MS – Professor of Practice, Biomedical Engineering and Mechanics, Virginia Tech

  • Andrea Ulrich – Deputy Director of Programs, Development Gateway

  • Andrew Boggeri – Lead Engineer, Fresh Health Inc.

  • Andrew Jung – Embedded Software Engineer, Northrop Grumman

  • Ann Saterbak – Professor of the Practice, Biomedical Engineering, Duke University

  • Betsy Asma, MSc – Engineer, Rice360 Institute for Global Health

  • Brian T. Kamamia – Project Manager, African Drone & Data Academy (ADDA) / Virginia Tech

  • Christine Diaz  – Product Development Engineer, Program Manager, Biotex, inc.

  • Dana Deardorff, PhD – J&J Impact Ventures

  • Dawit Assefa Haile, PhD – Associate Professor, Center of Biomedical Engineering, Addis Ababa Institute of Technology

  • Dr. Roger Glass – Director, National Institutes of Health

  • E. R. Dick Greene, PhD – Research Professor of Engineering and Medicine, UNM/NMHU

  • Edward Matengele – Lecturer, Malawi University of Science and Technology (MUST)

  • Edwin Khundi  – Lecturer, Malawi University of Science and Technology

  • Elizabeth Johansen, PhD - Founder, Spark Health Design

  • Ellen Baker, MD, MPH – Director, Project ECHO, UT MD Anderson Cancer Center, Department of Gynecologic Oncology & Reproductive Medicine

  • Francis Masi – Biomedical Engineering Lecturer, Malawi University of Science and Technology

  • Georgia Jenkins – Quality Improvement Coordinator, NEST360

  • Grant Belton – Chief Designer, Rice360

  • Gregory Gamula, PhD – Dean, Faculty of Engineering, Malawi University of Business and Applied Sciences

  • H.T. Than, MSME – Attorney-at-law

  • Hastings Golosi – Business Coach

  • Hillary Lodzanyama – Design Studio Coordinator, Malawi University of Business and Applied Sciences

  • Jessie Anderson – Biomedical Engineering PhD Candidate, Boston University

  • Jordan Schermerhorn – Senior Research Associate, Georgetown University Center for Global Health Science & Security

  • Joseph Lubega, MD – Associate Professor, Pediatric Hematology-Oncology, Baylor College of Medicine/Texas Children's Hospital Global Health

  • Josh Ozer – Advisory Board Member, Rice360

  • Judy Levison, MD MPH – Obstetrician/gynecologist, Baylor College of Medicine

  • Julia Jenjezwa – DIT Design Studio Coordinator

  • ​Kathleen Sienko, PhD – Professor, University of Michigan

  • Katy Miller Nimmons, MPH – Research Administrator, Texas A&M College of Dentistry

  • Kim Pham – Director, The H.T. Than Law Group

  • Lila Kerr – Implementation Director, Yale University

  • Mac Joe Kumcheza – Engineer, Malawi University of Science and Technology

  • Madeleine Weld – Graduate Student, Rice University

  • Matthew De Venecia – Engineer, OKHealth LLC

  • Meg Brigman – Director of Portfolio Success, ATX Venture Partners

  • Megan Heenan – Director of Technology Development, Rice360 Institute for Global Health

  • Monika Patil, MD – Neonatologist, Baylor College of Medicine

  • Ms Faith Mzandu – Managing Partner, Sensor Integrated Limited

  • Ning Li – Venture Partner, Foothill Ventures

  • Obinna Idika – Public Health Specialist - Independent

  • Oluwatoyin Popoola, PhD – Lecturer, University of Lagos

  • Olurotimi Adeleye, PhD – Lecturer, University of Lagos

  • Pablo Henning Manrique – Co-founder, Saludos Connection

  • Padraic Casserly – Design Studio Coordinator at the University of Ibadan, Rice360

  • Philippa Ngaju – Health Innovation Specialist, Hunter Hub for Entrepreneurial Thinking, University of Calgary

  • Prince Mthenthaonga, RNM, MSc – Pediatric Nurse and Researcher, Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital

  • Renata Wettermann Capo, MD – Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Resident Physician, Baylor College of Medicine

  • Richard Chilipa – Lecturer, Malawi University of Science and Technology

  • Richard Willson, PhD – Huffington-Woestemeyer Professor, University of Houston

  • Robert S. Emmett, PhD – Assistant Director for Global Engagement, College of Engineering, Virginia Tech

  • Robby Vickery – Reverend

  • Sarah Hooper  – Researcher, Stanford University

  • Scott Key – CEO of Every Shelter

  • Soyoung Kang, PhD – Assistant Teaching Professor, University of Washington

  • Theresa Mkandawire, PhD – Associate Professor, Malawi University of Business and Applied Science

  • Wayne Decker – President, The Flame Tree Initiative

  • Will Moyo – Malawi Design Studio Manager

  • Williams Baah – Design Studio Coordinator, UNILAG

  • Yvonne Senturia MD MSc – Pediatrician and Epidemiologist, retired

Coaches

  • Ademola Dare, PhD - Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Ibadan

  • Andre Muelenaer, MD, MS ­– Professor of Practice, Biomedical Engineering and Mechanics, Virginia Tech

  • Andrew Jung – Embedded Software Engineer, Northrop Grumman

  • Betsy Asma, MSc – Engineer, Rice360 Institute for Global Health

  • Dana Deardorff, PhD – J&J Impact Ventures

  • Edwin Khundi  – Lecturer, Malawi University of Science and Technology

  • Elizabeth Johansen, PhD - Founder, Spark Health Design

  • Francis Masi – Biomedical Engineering Lecturer, Malawi University of Science and Technology

  • Grant Belton – Chief Designer, Rice360

  • Hastings Golosi – Business Coach

  • Jessie Anderson – Biomedical Engineering PhD Candidate, Boston University

  • Julia Jenjezwa – DIT Design Studio Coordinator

  • Lila Kerr – Implementation Director, Yale University

  • Madeleine Weld – Graduate Student, Rice University

  • Matthew De Venecia  – Engineer, OKHealth LLC

  • Megan Heenan – Director of Technology Development, Rice360 Institute for Global Health

  • Ning Li – Venture Partner, Foothill Ventures

  • Penelope A. Muelenaer, MD, MPH - Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

  • Renata Wettermann Capo, MD – Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Resident Physician, Baylor College of Medicine

  • Richard Willson, PhD  – Huffington-Woestemeyer Professor, University of Houston

  • Will Moyo – Malawi Design Studio Manager

  • Yvonne Senturia MD, MSc – Pediatrician and Epidemiologist, retired

 

Rice360 People's Choice Awards

For our 2022 design competition we had 27 semi-finalist teams. While our judges will choose their 3 finalists, your vote counts too! Let us know who you think should win the People's Choice!

 

Additional Questions? 

For any additional questions, please contact Dr. Ashley Taylor at Ashley.R.Taylor@rice.edu