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23rd Annual International Medical Engineering Project Competition

23rd Annual International Medical Engineering Project Competition

Published on: Monday, 28 February 2011

CIT students achieve top Undergraduate and Second Place Overall Awards at the 23rd Annual International Medical Engineering Project Competition - 23 February 2011, Westminster, London.

Mark Quigley, Padraig Herbert and Gavin O'Sullivan

Corin Group Prize for Best Healthcare Technology Project

First Place Overall
Euan McGaughey - University of Glasgow
Master of Engineering Graduate Project
"Development of a Statistical Classifier of Breathing Patterns for Automatic Abdominal Muscle Stimulation in Tetraplegia"

Joint Second Place Overall and First Placed Undergraduate Student
Mark Quigley - Cork Institute of Technology
Final Year Mechanical Engineering Degree Project
"Contact Lens Manufacturing Process Optimisation" - Bausch and Lomb

Joint Second Place Overall
Susan Mulcahy - Imperial College London
Master of Engineering Graduate Project
"Electrical Detection of Spreading Depolarisations in Injured Tissue in the Human Brain"

JRI Prize for Best Medical Engineering Exhibited and Presented Project

First Place Overall 
Caroline Smith - University of Sheffield
Master of Engineering Graduate Project
"Optical Coherence Tomography Imaging of 3D Tissue Engineered Skin Cultured in Rerfusion Reactor"

Joint Second Place Overall and First Placed Undergraduate Student
Pádraig Herbert - Cork Institute of Technology
Final Year Biomedical Engineering Degree Project
"Dorsiflexion Assistance and Stability Control of the Talocrural Joint in a Subject with Post Polio Syndrome"

Joint Second Place Overall
Tetyana Nedicko - Queen Mary University of London
Master of Engineering Graduate Project
"The Effect of Shock Wave Lithotripsy on Encrusted Urological Stents"

Congratulations also to CIT Mechanical Engineering Student, Gavin O'Sullivan, whose self-conceived project on "Design and Development of a User Friendly Integrated Ergonomic Wheelchair Transfer Board" was highly praised and received a Finalist Award at the International Medical Engineering Finals.
 

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