Case Western Reserve University student-led startup Disease Diagnostic Group (DDG) has won $100,000 to support the development of its rapid malaria detection device.
DDG took first place in the Cupid’s Cup Business Competition, an annual contest for student entrepreneurs.
Read the Plain Dealer’s coverage of DDG’s win.
LaShanda Korley, the Climo Assistant Professor in the Department of Macromolecular Science and Engineering, was recently featured in an American Chemistry Society (ACS) video promoting the ACS Scholars Program.
The award-winning program encourages high-potential African American, Hispanic/Latino and American Indian students to pursue undergraduate degrees in chemical and engineering sciences by providing scholarships, research internships and mentoring.
Watch the video.
Seven companies headed by Case Western Reserve University student entrepreneurs showcased their products to an audience of more than 150,000 people at January’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
Not only did the students drum up considerable interest from show attendees, but they got the attention of the editors of the CES magazine, which featured them in its March/April issue.
Read the story here.
The Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM) will bring its inaugural partnering forum to Cleveland in collaboration with Case Western Reserve University’s Technology Transfer Office on April 24.
A full day of business development activities is planned at the new Global Center for Health Innovation, part of the recently redesigned Cleveland Convention Center.
Undergraduate engineering students can take advantage of a new travel course to India that combines engineering, social sciences and health communications.
EECS 342I: Global Issues, Health and Sustainability will be offered during the fall semester of 2014 over winter break. The course is designed to help students understand culturally relevant community engagement strategies to ensure project acceptance in underserved and developing countries. Students will visit field sites to observe the kinds of projects engineers implement, including infrastructure to support green energy and access to water.