Change the World Challenge Winners

TekForge is a multi-sided platform that pairs SMBs with technical service providers to successfully meet contractual obligations of their deliverables while exceeding the SMBs' goals. Created by Anirban Banerjee ’22 MBA

GoSolar will create temporary solar setups with minimal installation, fast payback time, and biodegradability for lower-income families. Aida Ayuk '23 Architecture Non-RPI team members: Alex Mohan, Matt Hurlburt

Dynamic Solutions is incorporating VR into assembly instructions for ready-to-assemble furniture. Brelyn Hatfield '23 Architecture Non-RPI team members: Quentin Curry: nanoscale engineering, Sebastian Phipps: Journalism & broadcasting, concentration in media production

Realm.video — Offers a virtual reality service aimed at teaching social and self-advocacy skills, overcoming social and environmental anxiety, and better ways to self-soothe. Created by Mason Sklar, Comp Sci, Aida Ayuk, Architecture, Mark Muscara, Comp Sci, and Ayah Tharwat, ITWS.

Soc!al — a platform for students to build supportive connections virtually and for school officials to better facilitate events relating to the school culture. Created by Chuizheng Kong ’21, mechanical engineering, Yue Chen ’21, cognitive science, and Tiffani Szeto ’21, biological neuroscience.

Offcmpus — Abdul-Muiz Yusuff ’21, computer science, Joshua Malek ’21, Comp Sci, Naya Hill ’21, computer and systems engineering, and Julia Huang ’21, information technology

An application that would connect a user’s interests with nearby events and businesses. Created by Jassiem Robinson ’21, industrial and management engineering

Workout Connect — a social-motivational application pairing users based on fitness levels and driven by accountability. Created by Alexander Dion ’21, mechanical engineering, and his brother, Brian Dion, studying computer science at Colgate University

A materials tracking software application that would use blockchain technologies to resolve issues in the supply chain industry. Created by Andrew Ruder ’22, business analytics, Alejandro Naranjo Torres, computer and systems engineering, and Eric Bienstock ’22, business and management

Braille Tech is a custom tool and software that can machine braille features straight into the singage material improving upon the existing solutions with durability and lower cost. Created by Ammar Barbee ‘24 Mech Eng

Virtual Assist is bringing law enforcement training to a virtual platform that can be used and tracked on a national level to ensure all trainees are receiving the most up-to-date skills and techniques regardless of geographic location or department budget. Created by Aida Ayuk ’23, Architecture

Spring 2020 was combined with the Business Model Competition which awarded 1st, 2nd, 3rd place awards plus 5 CTWC prizes.

BioFuture — Portable biogas digesters to aid in waste management and lower energy consumption costs worldwide. Created by Aida Ayuk ’23, Architecture

Tessera — Improves entrepreneurial ecosystems in the developing world by integrating knowledge, community, and capital into an engaging and scalable platform for aspiring and nascent entrepreneurs. Created by Nicholas Carey ’20, Physics

Venue — An efficient and accurate attendance verification system. Submitted by Numfor Mbiziwo-Tiapo ’21, Comp Sci

Staegd — Your one stop go-to app for all your Jamaican event needs. Crated by Emmanuel Sylvestor ’21, ECSE

TherapyNow — An online messaging platform that connects students to a greater pool of helpful counselors and therapists when in need of emotional support. Ian Steenstra ’20, CSE;
Stone McLaren ’22, Comp Sci

The Spring 2020 Challenge was combined with the Business Model Competition which awarded 1st, 2nd, 3rd place awards plus 5 CTWC prizes

BioFuture - portable biogas digesters to aid in waste management and lower energy consumption costs worldwide. Created by Aida Ayuk ’23, Architecture

Tessera -improves entrepreneurial ecosystems in the developing world by integrating knowledge, community, and capital into an engaging and scalable platform for aspiring and nascent entrepreneurs. Created by Nicholas Carey ’20, Physics

Venue - an efficient and accurate attendance verification system. Submitted by Numfor Mbiziwo-Tiapo ’21, Comp Sci

Staegd - Your one-stop go-to app for all your Jamaican event needs. Crated by Emmanuel Sylvestor ’21, ECSE

TherapyNow - an online messaging platform that connects students to a greater pool of helpful counselors and therapists when in need of emotional support. Ian Steenstra ’20, CSE;
Stone McLaren ’22, Comp Sci

EcoForm — A high performing unitized insulation system made primarily from agricultural waste. Created by Cameron Kasper ’23, IME & DIS; Samuel Berrigan ’23, Building Science & Design, Innovation and Society.

Wind Turbine Blade Recycling — A solution to reduce the cost of bringing massive turbine blades to a landfill. Created by Ciaran Young ’20, Mech Eng and Sustainable Studies

Note Stream — A content delivery and note-taking platform for students and educators. Created by Hayley Roy Gill ’19 ’20, BME/Mech Eng and CSE; John Fantell ’19 ’20, IT

Scholar Ally — A mobile app which has matches students seeking college funding with scholarships they are eligible for and coaching to increase the chances of success. Created by Nirav Patel ’20, Business Management

Dalmation Mask — A redesigned Self Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) mask to increase firefighter safety and equipment durability. Created by Angie Picard ‘19, Nuclear Engineering

Iconoclasm — A reverse engineering platform tailored for malware analysis that enables information security professionals to condense all of their tools into one platform and collaborate in real time. Created by Lucien Brule ‘19, Computer Systems Engineering and Cameron Hackett ‘19, Management

CRAWL — Improving mobility for young patients in need of assistive ventilation but unable to carry the weight of the traditional equipment. Created by Olivia Paradis ‘19, BME & EE; Katelynn Vega ‘20, BME;  Scott Benson ‘20, BME; John Karam ‘20, BME

Pediatric Hip Spica Cast Add-On — An enhanced design to prevent skin irritation on children as young as 6 months old who are subjected to the traditional casting system for bone realignment purposes. Created by Erica Frommer ’19, BME and Management; Maximilian Reisinger ‘19, BME; Emily Dunn ‘19, BME; Peter D'Almeida ‘19, BME; Ilsse Salinas ‘19, BME

AnAssist — An IoT platform with advanced data analytics and visualization tools enabling business professionals with and without programming and machine learning knowledge to extract valuable patterns ultimately increasing worker efficiency and productivity. Created by John Fantell ‘20, ITWS and Computer Science and Hayley Roy Gill ’20, BME & Elec Eng

Intelligent Medicine — Training of practitioners in the performance of endotracheal intubation using augmented reality. Created by Adam Ryason- Mechanical Engineering PHD, Emma Prescott ‘19, Business Analytics and David Van Buren ‘19, Supply Chain Management

OMNI — A platform that enables an enriching campus community online while encouraging face-to-face  student interactions to combat loneliness. Created by Nirav Patel ‘19, Management

EcoLush — Changing the way citizens in India find cooking inspiration and answer the daunting question, What’s for dinner?” Created by Preetham Jagadeeshan ‘19, Business Analytics

Clear Voyage — A headset and smartphone app designed to provide visually impaired individuals with an unparalleled degree of spatial environmental data in order to allow them to navigate everyday environments with comfort and ease. Created by Hayley Roy Gill ‘20, EE/BME and John Fantell ‘19, ITWS/Comp Sci

Deadeye Sensor Technologies — A training platform designed to be operated by a single user in order to provide performance feedback for athletes.  Created by Daniel Lannan ’19, Elec Eng and Jonathon Koppelman, Comp Sci/IT

EasyEpi — An epinephrine solution designed to save money, time, and lives. This product combats the cost, shelf life, and limits on effectiveness associated with current epinephrine auto injectors. Created by Tahsin Islam, BME; Kelsey Meyer, BME; Christian Sallick, BME; Brett Moyer, BME and Anton Kapitman, Mech Eng

Novento Foods — Whose organizational strategy is to alleviate food insecurity and enrich western cuisine by modernizing insect production for entomophagy, the practice of eating insects. Created by Tony Chedrawee ‘18, MGMT

Nirav Patel created a high discount food platform designed to reduce food waste and save money for both retailers and consumers.  

The Automatic Door Controls Project is a system which allows users to open automatic doors around campus via a phone app. This product brings handicap accessibility into the 21st century without sacrificing building security. Created by Andrew DeMarco ’18, Electrical Engineering; Mallory Gaspard ’18, Math/Physics; Jack Hulton ’20 Computer Science; Erin Jordan ’18, Computer Science; Jacob Lane ’18, Computer Science and Niteesh Thangaraj ’20, Computer Science.

Emergency Initial Responder Drone is a drone which enables bystanders to help a person in need, prior to the arrival of trained first responders. This system is specifically designed for people in remote, rural areas or densely packed cities as these locations often experience delays in the arrival of paramedics. Created by Rian Farrelly ’20, Computer Science; William Hudnut ’20, Aerospace Engineering; Kevin Roughan ’20, Computer Science; and Ria Shroff ’19, Biomedical Engineering/Design, Innovation and Society.

2 Point Perspective Drawing Board is an instructional art tool which simplifies drawing in realistic perspective. This product reduces the stress and complication of learning to draw at an accelerated level. Created by Lilit Balagyozyan ’20, Design Innovation and Society/Mechanical Engineering; and Andrew Mendoza ’19, Design, Innovation and Society.

Growing Clean Air is an effort to educate users about the benefits that everyday houseplants can have on reducing VOCs and other airborne pollutants in densely populated spaces. The specially designed planters with moisture sensors provide even those without green thumbs with clean air and the emotional benefits of caring for plants. Created by Lam Detzler ’20, Design, Innovation and Society; Brad Matheus ’19, Design, Innovation and Society; Sarah Simmons ’21, Design, Innovation and Society/Mechanical Engineering.

Kapshur Medical Devices aims to conquer restenosis (subsequent plaque buildup) in patients receiving stents to treat artery disease. This supplemental add-on device will reduce the number of repeat surgeries needed for the 1M Americans receiving traditional cardiac or peripheral stents annually. Created by Kapila Chandramouli ’18, Mechanical Engineering.

ASPECT is the Advanced Security Platform for Enterprise Communication and Tracking. Using gamification to encourage user participation in security “missions”, this IT service will employ the public to supplement existing security tactics by using their own personal smart phones. Created by Joshua Chicorelli ’18, MBA; Alexander Gentile ’18 MS. Management; Peter Kloss ’18 MS Technology Commercialization and Entrepreneurship; Alexander Shulman ’18 MS Technology Commercialization and Entrepreneurship and Benjamin Volk, Information Technology and Web Science.

Thin Air Industries created The Perfect Painter, an autonomous robotic painting system for residential and commercial applications. The rentable system will allow users who don’t have the ability to paint their own space, those who dislike painting, or are not interested in hiring a professional, to complete the project themselves. Created by Daniel Lannan ’18, Electrical Engineering.

Smart Desk is a desk-like surface which enhances group meeting productivity using smart sharing technology and easy remote desktop access. Created by Amir Begovic ’18, Electrical Engineering; Mohamed Elsaid ’18, Mechanical Engineering; and Youssef Elasser ’18, Electrical Engineering.

Storagy is a platform that facilitates peer-to-peer renewable energy sales informing the user when to store their excess production and when to sell. The platform can also tackle the peak demand issues being faced by utility companies today by utilizing locally produced energy to help source the renewable energy requirements in any given area. Created by Colin Danahy ’18, M.S. in Technology Commercialization and Entrepreneurship.

Compact Real-Time Nuclear Detector is a device that can bring peace of mind to people with concerns of nuclear terror attacks by providing increased preparedness, detection, and counteraction at an individual level. Current detection methods are bulky and limiting, and this technology is compact and delivers real-time results. Created by Christopher Lore ’18, Geology, and Madison Wyatt ’18, Applied Math and Physics.

Dev360 Additive Systems — Provides a "tailored" 3D printing experience which allows customers to get what they want out of 3D printing technology. Created by Kyle Szendro ’20, electrical engineering.

Dicey Veins — A streetwear clothing company which speaks to youth with relatable messaging. Created by Daniel Lannan ’18, electrical engineering.

Fridge Assistant — A multi-feature app that is simple to use and encompasses a solution for many issues including recipe suggestions and product freshness tracking. Created by Madison Wyatt ’18, physics and applied mathematics and Christopher Lore ’18, geology.

Green Revolving Fund — Promoting campus sustainability through reinvested savings discovered thru sustainable energy projects identified by students. Created by Luke Bateman ’19, design, innovation, and society and mechanical engineering; Caitlin Golden ’20, environmental engineering; Zining Liang ’19, design, innovation, and society and mechanical engineering; Lei Luo ’20, design, innovation, and society; Anna Miliakos ’20, chemical engineering and Allison Mrugal ’18, design, innovation, and society.

GridStarr — A deferred action saltwater battery back-up power solution for the home. Created by Patrick Calhoun ’17, mechanical engineering and technology, commercialization, and entrepreneurship and Jacqueline Curtsinger ’17, chemical engineering.

GT Vacuum Technologies — Aims to radically simplify how high to ultra-high vacuums are achieved and sustained in both research and industrial applications. Created by Geoffrey Thomas ’19, aeronautical engineering and mechanical engineering, and Misha Shiltsev ’19, computer systems engineering and computer science.

Innovative Economic Analytics — An easy to use wealth management system providing a point of entry into the stock market for novice investors. Created by Nicholas Carey ’20, aeronautical engineering, Galen Gold ’20, electrical engineering, Cameron Fearrington ’20, aeronautical engineering, Rishabh Shadra ’20, computer and systems engineering, Christian Assimus ’20, computer and systems engineering, and Jordan Henault ’20, aeronautical engineering.

LC Rapid Consulting — Offers a package of managed marketing, analytics, and advertising solutions to small businesses lacking the skills to do it themselves. Created by Lucien Brule ’19, computer systems engineering and Cameron Hackett ’19, Business and Management.

Legion — An improved Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) program delivering mission critical visual data to the fingertips of officers, as well as provide an information technology platform to enhance community policing initiatives. Created by David Haggerty ’17, design, innovation, and society.

NextBillion.org — An online platform where people with disabilities can form empowering mentor relationships with industry leaders in the technology space and access job resources from companies based on shared knowledge, resources, and opportunities. Created by Ray Parker ’17, chemical engineering.

The Equal Zone — A (pop-up) store featuring gender neutral clothing for the LGBTQIA community. Created by Sara Bischof ’17, mechanical engineering and design, innovation, and society.

Best of the Best Honor: NextBillion.org

Aedifex Fabricator — An integrated engineering platform offering simultaneous 5 axis 3D printer and CNC machining capabilities in one package. It aims to simplify manufacturing workflow, thus increasing productivity for hobbyists, makers, artisans and entrepreneurs alike. - Ngai To Yu ‘20, Nuclear Engineering; Kael Kauffman ’20 Electrical Engineering

Amphibious Flipper — An affordable prosthetic that provides trans-tibial amputees the ability to seamlessly transition between land and water and actively participate in a wider range of water-based activities. - Eric Leung, Exchange student; Simon Laforgue, Exchange student; Yuhan Chen ’17, Technology, Commercialization and Entrepreneurship MS

Refugee Education Connection — Promoting personal growth and community development for displaced refugees by facilitating the development, implementation and management of quality and appropriate educational programs. -Matai Blacklock ‘16, Dual Industrial and Management Engineering / Science Technology and Society Studies

Research Accountability System — A system that seeks to change the culture of sensationalized research by increasing transparency. - Xavier Boudreau ’20, Electrical Engineering

Sanguine Diagnostics — Sanguine Diagnostics is a paper diagnostics support platform, with the goal to provide a low-cost, point-of-care diagnostics solution to improve global health and the standard of care for patients worldwide. - Vincent Arena ’17, Mechanical Engineering, Design Innovation and Society

yize nrg (“wise energy”) — A platform for the energy grid which creates a marketplace amongst consumers. - Wyatt Kroemer ’18, Computer Science

Tactile Vision — A previous winner of this competition, this team pivoted their market focus to the virtual reality gaming industry. Their unique actuator design provides accurate and immersive pressure feedback for players in a virtual gaming environment. William Lawler ‘17

Visual Call — A server-based platform that digitizes and visualizes the caller interface, taking phone calls from the traditional phone database to a more versatile, user-friendly platform. Korey Prendergast ’17

Amparo — Redefining prosthetic care by providing human-centered design that will help amputees across the globe. The Amparo socket can be quickly molded and fit to an amputee’s unique geometry and shape. Matthew Dion ’16

Slice — By bringing awareness to overall work-life balance, Slice forces users to confront the way they spend their time in an attempt to encourage them to change it and improve their time management. Rachel Mannella ’16

Bloom — A credit-card-sized inhaler for asthmatics. James Cazzoli ’16

MOAP — Automating the process of designing computer algorithms. The program will take a formal definition of an algorithm problem as input, and will output pseudocode that solves the given problem. Ray Parker ’16 and Dwight Naylor ’16

Diligent Blood Alcohol Monitor — A wearable device that will read and monitor a person's blood alcohol level over a course of time and take certain user-programmed actions if the user's blood alcohol level reaches certain points. Matthew Germanowski ’17, Sean Waclawik ’17 and Steven Sperazza ’17

Popx —  A subscription service for elevating your company culture with unique event experiences. Bryan Dieudonne ’18 and Chris Peng ’16

Grain Rich Bluetooth Speaker — A compact and portable high-end audio Bluetooth speaker. Dexter Taylor ’16

Learn Blitz — A previous winner of this competition, this team narrowed their beachhead market to address sign language instruction using their effective platform focusing on spaced repetition learning (SRL) which breaks concepts down into multimedia flashcards and optimizes their order and review times based upon the forgetting model of the human brain. Christopher Morrison ’17

Tactile Vision — A wearable technology providing environmental feedback to the visually impaired allowing them to perceive the world around them as others do. It will allow blind people to distinguish what is around them without the use of a cane or primitive sonar technology. William Lawler ‘17; Christopher Dannhauser ‘17

Guide — Assists visually impaired individuals with everyday tasks to increase safety and independence. There will be a line of products designed mainly for use in the kitchen. Jordan Hutensky ‘18; Morgan Schweitzer ‘16

Agora Technologies — Recognizing the lack of entrepreneurial resources for the high school aged student, this team has implemented a program to mentor and coach high school teams through current business model generation tools being used in colleges around the world. Richard Lin ‘18; Sidharth Modha ‘16; Christina Ford (not an RPI student); Herman Li (not an RPI student)

A “Whey” Better Beer — Beverage that combines a traditional light beer with 8g of whey protein to satisfy the consumer who is interested in managing their protein intake. It will be a more nutritious option for drinking alcohol. Greg Merrill ‘17; James Male ‘17; Christopher Lore ‘17

VR Tech — A smart eyewear which projects a virtual reality motion-picture to the user while connecting wirelessly to a smart phone or computer. It could be used for exercise or watching movies, and will be more comfortable than other products currently on the market.  Anurag ‘17; Ian He ‘16; Anand Prakash ‘16

Mobile Teaching Platform — Leveraging the power of mobile communication to create a platform that can encourage social good in millennials. The product addresses literacy as well as other educational goals. Shankar Rao ‘15; James Cazzoli ‘16

Power Walk — This product is a mat that uses the piezoelectric property of certain crystals to convert energy people spend walking into electricity. It can be used in high foot-traffic areas to generate electricity. Jason Luo ‘18

Pressure Ulcer Prevention Cover — For use with long-term care patients in the home and in hospitals. It helps to reduce the likelihood of a person developing a pressure ulcer due to certain medical conditions. Jason Bernotsky ‘15

STEM Social Media — A social media website for college students in STEM schools. The website will have a primary purpose of integrating, informing, and stimulating the stem community. Students can connect with others who are doing similar research in different schools. William Francis ‘18

Bottle Technologies — Creates a geographical context-driven social media content creation and delivery mobile platform, which essentially allows users to ‘Bottle’ their experiences and leave them behind in that location for others to find. Saurabh Dargar ’15; Jaikrishen Wadhwani  ’15; Arun Nemani ‘16

A Brave New Educational Model — An experiential-based approach to classroom learning achieved by leveraging the field of virtual reality software to develop environments which will allow for both visual and physical interaction with information. Antony Giunta ’15, Matthew Jahnes ’17, Tommy Fang ’17, John Rollinson ’17

Ilium VR — An Inertial-Visual system for accurately tracking items such as guns and tools in a player’s 3D world. Applications: gaming, military/police training and recruiting efforts. Jazmine Olinger ’16, Sebastian Sarbora ’16, Robert Rouhani ’16

IntraBlue — Applying current medical industry technology to Increase combustion engine efficiency and reducing harmful emissions output. Keegan Lombard ’16, Michiel Stultiens ’15, Ian He ’16, Tan Yuan Song ’16, Evan Perreault ’15

KIMTEX — Using Black Silicon composite, a potent bactericidal agent, in markets like the mobile device industry to reduce harmful bacteria on everyday surfaces. Hyung Joo Kim ’16

Learn Blitz — A platform that can service a large swath of learning niches by using spaced repetition learning (SRL) which breaks concepts down into multimedia flash cards and optimizes their order and review times to improve memorization. Christopher Morrison ’17

Branch Band — A wearable device that uses an intuitive networking system to passively connect with other users in a geographic location ultimately eliminating the exchange of business cards. Jason Bernotsky’15

Dyad — A mobile application that fills the basic human need for love & belonging by provoking meaningful conversations that were psychologically designed to strengthen relationships. Devon Bernard ’16

Inspiration — Software/app that would allow someone to get notifications about gifts that a friend may want based on monitoring their interests as indicated on social media. Karl Appel’15,

Momentum Mechanics — Incorporating responsive technology into firearms to reduce police back-up response and ambulance mobilization times in active shooter scenarios. Adam Ware’15, Sylvia Sorriento ’15

uSpot — An all-inclusive wearable that allows users to stay connected to their group’s real-time activity and locations during an outing while allowing venues to passively capture big data and real-time analytics from their customers. Sandra Besso Plowinske ’15, John Rodis ’15

Medificent — A mobile application and website for tracking local infections, with the feature of online notifications. For parents and schools to help them keep track of the spreading of infections in their area and other micronews. Also a tool allowing users to communicate with school health centers and other users. Another feature for the user is education about health.  Alexandra Damiano ’15, Jenny Bergstrom ’15, Liudmila Alekseeva ’15                                 

Background Screening — A smart phone app which leverages people's normal everyday activities while alerting them to abnormalities that they otherwise would not be aware of, giving them the opportunity for early medical detection and sustained life. Thomas Hayes ’14                           

CULTURE-SHIFT — A device designed to capture the critical physiological factors of vascular endothelial tissue to produce highly representative in vitro tissue models in high-capacity, while integrating with standard laboratory supplies, equipment, and experimental protocols. John Trasatti ’15, Paige Trasatti ’16, Chris Lamplough ’17, Greg Merrill ’17

FIRE-EYE — An entirely new fire safety system that provides a method for predicting and preventing fires in your home before they occur. By utilizing an array of sensors strategically placed throughout your home, Fire-Eye can continuously map out thermal activity in each room, learn normal conditions, and identify abnormal hotspots in a room that could develop into a fire.  Spencer Parker ’15                                

InvisibleFriends — A website and smartphone app that allows people with chronic digestive illnesses to track the connection between diet and symptoms. This will also be a useful source for people to find food intolerances. Our social platform will allow people to connect with others who have similar symptoms. Abigail Gillett ’16, Caren Irgang ’15                                                                          

Lightfeed — A wearable electronic sensor which specrally resolved the user's ambient light exposure over time helping lighting researchers uncover the ideal light settings required for those suffering from chronic sleep problems.Kevin Lyman ’15, Theo Pak ’15                                 

Bluetooth Tracking — An alternative tracking technology to RFID that allows additional and improved functionality. Sage Trudeau ’16, James Hanford ’16                                                                    

Park Now — A product to improve the parking experience in large cities.  Edwin Liang ’15, Fanny Zhang ’15, Qi Ye ’14, Yunru Wang ’15

Quitli — A wearable technology that brings the psychology of habit to the quantified self-movement by recording those moments when you're not at your best and letting you visualize their frequency.  Alexa Aranjo ’15, Shankar Rao ’15                                 

SuperApp / Mi Games — A user-friendly dedicated communication tool that allows for athletes to communicate with coaches, trainers, and nutritionists as well as allowing for direct communication between the althetics department and the fans.  Adalberto Ponce ’15, Tommaso Gardini ’15

Eco-Valve — A shower head attachment that reduces the average household’s indoor water consumption by allowing users to automatically adjust their water pressure hands-free. Devon Bernard ’16, Computer Systems Engineering & Computer Science Dual

Gapelia — A collaborative storytelling platform seeking to revive the world of publishing. Daniel Campos ’15, Computer Science

Resumazing — An automated web service which uses machine learning to bundle resume building and headhunting into one powerful and synergistic platform. Kevin Lyman ’14, Computer Systems Engineering, Samuel Ellis ’14, Mechanical Engineering, Shankar Rao ’15, Computer and Systems Engineering, Daniel Schlegel ’14, Computer and Systems Engineering, Jonathan Silvestri ’15, Mechanical Engineering

Tech Arena: The Magna Printer — A printer that reuses ink by de-inking the paper using iron oxide nanoparticles rendering the paper reusable as well. Vincent Arena ’17, Mechanical Engineering

The Human Brake Light — A motorcycle jacket with embedded rearward facing LED's which communicate with a transmitter and illuminate when the rider is braking, increasing visibility of the rider and creating a "third brake light" effect. Taylor Scicchitano’14 Business Management

Nimbl — A tremor-dampening arm sleeve for Parkinson’s patients to help control the involuntary movements by counter stimulating therefore neutralizing the errant signal. Derek Meer ’16, Electrical Engineering/Computer Systems Engineering, Cecelia Muller ’16, Mechanical Engineering, Alexandra Hudak ’16, Mechanical Engineering, Mark Westerhoff ’15, Computer and Systems Engineering, Adam Klich ’15, Mechanical Engineering, Jacob Weber ’16, Mechanical Engineering

Mouth Operations Monitoring System (MOMS) — Combating Xerostomia (dry mouth disease) with a retainer that monitors the condition of your oral health while stimulating saliva for self-cleaning. Melissa Mohner, Mechanical Engineering ‘14

VibraSole — An insole that makes use of low vibrations to allow elderly users ability to monitor their gait and balance regaining their ability to stay balanced while walking and climbing stairs.  Niroshan Amarasiriwardena’14, Mechanical Engineering

Rollio — A business application which aggregates all of your business trip planning instruments (email, calendar, Salesforce/other CRM, and simple phone calls into one visual and easy to use tool as well as prioritizing task lists, and providing lead generation.  Jake Soffer ’17, Industrial Management Engineering & Business Management

Sia — A cloud storage solution that uses a giant peer-to-peer network to host data with increased security and no bandwidth caps or download limits. David Vorick ’14, Computer Science, Luke Champine ’15, Computer and Systems Engineering

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