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September 22, 2020

At Your Cervix from Rice 360° made the finals! 

Now, your votes can bring home the MIT Solve Community Prize for their Universally Friendly Obturator design. 

You can learn more about the device and its implications for cervical cancer treatment at http://bit.l...

August 28, 2020

In August, Rice 360°’s design team “At Your Cervix” earned the prestigious prize for Healthcare Technologies in Low-Resource Settings, in the National Institutes of Health 9th annual Design by Biomedical Undergraduate Teams (DEBUT) competition, including a $15k award,...

August 28, 2020

In 2016, the laudable progress made in reducing child mortality in Malawi by 73% between 1992 and 2016 motivated researchers from the University of Malawi and University of British Columbia (UBC) to learn more about the lagging improvements during the same time period...

June 26, 2020

2020-2021


Hometown: Seattle, WA


Undergraduate: Rice University


Major: Kinesiology


Technology: Colostomates


Shravya has been working on Colostomates, a low-cost, reusable ostomy bag since her freshman year at Rice. She has recently joined the Fellows team to continue re...

June 26, 2020

2020-2021


Hometown: Oklahoma City, OK


Undergraduate: Rice University


Major: Bioengineering, B.S.


Technology: cervical cancer point-of-care screening device & training models, COVID-19 testing kits, infection prevention bundle


While studying bioengineering at Rice...

April 2, 2020

Student teams from the Georgia Institute of Technology, Rice and the University of Michigan won top prizes at the 10th annual Rice 360⁰ Institute for Global Health design competition March 27, which was held online for the first time due to the pandemic.

First place wen...

August 1, 2019

2019-2021


Hometown: Overland Park, KS


Undergraduate: Rice University


Major: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, B.S.

           Global Health Technologies Minor


Technology: 02 Protect
 

Maddy is currently working on the development of a dust p...

August 1, 2019

2019-2021


Hometown: Austin, TX


Undergraduate: Texas A&M University


Major: Biomedical Engineering, B.S.

           International Engineering certificate


Technology: NTM Neonatal Temperature Monitor, Incubaby


Taylor Boles joined Rice 360° as a Glo...

August 1, 2019

2019-2020


Hometown: Corpus Christi, TX


Undergraduate: Rice University


Major: Bioengineering, B.S.


Technology: Optoco, LUCIA
 

My work in global health began during the Rice 360 Malawi internship in 2016. For the next year, I helped develop the early iterations of the lo...

August 1, 2019

2019-2021

Hometown: Hastings-on-Hudson, NY

Undergraduate:  Union College

Major: Bioengineering, B.S.

Graduate: Rice University

Major: Global Medical Innovation, MBE

Technology: BreathAlert
 

Sylvie is developing the BreathAlert apnea monitor for premature newborns who...

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