Biomedical Engineering

AcouSense Team Wins Second Prize at iCAN

A team from Tingrui Pan’s lab, composed of two BME undergrads (Ryan Harake, Karan Sandhu) and two graduate students (Baoqing Nie, Siyuan Xing) won second prize ($2000) in the 2011 International Contest of Application in Nano/Micro Competition (iCAN). Thirty teams from 15 different countries participated in this big competition held in Beijing, China from June 5th to June 7th. There were 2 first prizes and 4 second prizes. The team’s project is AcouSense- a Telemedical Sensing Platform for Sleep Apnea Monitoring. The platform provides portable, inexpensive and continuous monitoring for the sleep apnea disorders. It was also the senior design project for the two undergrads.