Health Zone Report – March 2019

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The Health Zone was a themed engineering zone supported by Wellcome. In this zone there were six engineers:

  • Ted Burke, who specialises in electrical engineering and using the electrical signals inside of us to diagnose health problems.
  • Sajjad Soleimani, who uses engineering to create medical devices.
  • Laura Farina, who develops new medical devices based on electromagnetism.
  • Kevin O’Brien, the winner of this zone, who designs electronics for infusion pumps used for everything from pain relief during surgery to chemotherapy.
  • Ellen Simmons, a biomedical engineer who uses her knowledge to design solutions to various technology problems.
  • Andrea Pacheco, who is using lasers to develop a device that measures oxygen levels in preterm babies.
Posted on April 15, 2019 by modamy in 2019, Zone Reports. Comments Off on Health Zone Report – March 2019