Nikil Ragav (W’20, EAS'20)
With inventXYZ, President’s Innovation Prize winner Nikil Ragav has created a high-tech curriculum for high school to motivate future problem-solvers.
Michael Wong (W'16)
InstaHub’s mission is to eliminate energy waste through snap-on automation that enhances, rather than replaces, existing building infrastructure. Founded at Penn in 2016, InstaHub is focused on fighting climate change through energy conservation efforts with cleantech building automation technology.
Katherine Sizov (C'19) and Malika Shukurova (EAS'19)
Strella is developing a bio-sensor that can predict the maturity of virtually any fresh fruit. Strella’s sensors are installed in controlled atmosphere storage rooms, monitoring apples as they ripen. This enables packers and distributors to identify the ripest apples and fruit for their customers, thus minimizing spoilage and food waste and promoting sustainability.
Rui Jing Jiang (W'18), Brandon Kao (EAS'18), and Adarsh Battu (W'18)
Avisi Technologies is a health-care startup that is creating a revolutionary treatment for the second-leading cause of blindness in the world: glaucoma. VisiPlate, Avisi’s nanoscale ocular implant, has the potential to transform the industry paradigm for glaucoma treatment and vision-loss prevention.
Sade Oba (EAS'16) and Alfredo Muniz (EAS'16)
Sade Oba and Alfredo Muniz are helping Parkinson's disease patients through XEED, a network of wearable devices that tracks the movements of limbs, syncs the data to a smart phone, and compares the results to benchmarks set by therapists. XEED will enable patients and their families to access accurate, up-to-date data as they actively fight against Parkinson's.
William Duckworth (EAS’16), Aaron Goldstein (W'16)
William Duckworth and Aaron Goldstein are continuing their work with Fever Smart. Fever Smart enables patients and healthcare providers to monitor a patient's temperature in real time and receive alerts when their temperature begins to rise to unsafe levels.