Ventureprise Launch NSF I-Corps Summer 2018 Alumni

3D Silicon Carbide

We are researching a novel method to sinter silicon carbide at low temperatures. This method is viable for rapid prototyping techniques and low-cost manufacturing.

Team Members:

Academic Lead, Dr. Ahmed El Ghannam

Entrepreneurial Lead, Damian Beasock

The William States Lee College of Engineering


Aqua droid

Aqua Droid is an underwater intelligent wireless robot, namely AquaDroid, and the underwater multi-robot system, namely NeuraBlue, which consists of a collection of AquaDroid robots, which wirelessly interconnect with each other, automatically organize themselves into a particular formation shape, travel together along a certain trajectory, collaboratively interact with phenomena of interest, and collectively accomplish a common task.

Team Members:

Academic Lead, Dr. Pu Wang

Entrepreneurial Lead, Rafi Marandi

Entrepreneurial Lead, Tyler Cheek

Entrepreneurial Lead, Cody Oriovsky

Entrepreneurial Lead, Timothy Stokes

College of Computing and Informatics


INSTRUMENT DEVELOPMENT GROUP (IDG)

Instrument Development Group (IDG) have developed a new technique for phase measurement in optical interferometry. This technique uses Frequency-Modulated light containing multiple, phase-synchronous, harmonics (hence polydyne) for displacement measurement via a Michelson interferometer topology.

Team Members:

Academic Lead, Dr. Stuart Smith

Entrepreneurial Lead, Masoud Arablu

The William States Lee College of Engineering


LOW-COST FORCE MEASUREMENT

Industrial IOT datacenter

Team Members:

Academic Lead, Dr. Bill Chu

Entrepreneurial Lead, Kevin Klutz

College of Computing and Informatics 


MAinteNinjas

Industrial IOT datacenter

Team Members:

Academic Lead, Dr. Vijay Patel

Entrepreneurial Lead, Felipe Veloso

Belk College of Business


Personalized Curiosity Engine (PQE)

Personalized Curiosity Engine (PQE) is a mobile application for people to try new recipes. The application aims to diversify healthy recommendations to users based on a novel computational model. The application's novelty is in the personalized recommendations that it offers to the user.

Team Members:

Academic Lead, Dr. Mary Lou Maher

Entrepreneurial Lead, Omar El Tayeby

Entrepreneurial Lead, Kajun Grace

Entrepreneurial Lead, Jingoog Kim

College of Computing and Informatics 


Savi

Savi is a collection of applications designed for seniors to stay connected to friends and family. Savi makes it possible for the elderly to use the apps that are needed for daily life more easily and conveniently by simplifying the functions and design.

Team Members:

Academic Lead, Dr. Mary Lou Maher

Entrepreneurial Lead, Jarrod Norris

Entrepreneurial Lead, Lina James

Entrepreneurial Lead, Hailey Brown

Entrepreneurial Lead, Andrew Schlesinger

Belk College of Business


Tijarah

Tijarah seeks to expedite the shopping experience through an app that allows users to scan items as they walk through stores or look up items in advance. It gives access to all chain stores in a simple, easy to use, universal user interface, making it an all-in-one app.

Team Members:

Academic Lead, Dr. Mohamed Shehab

Entrepreneurial Lead, Mohamad Aboufoul

Entrepreneurial Lead, Mohamed Salad

College of Computing and Informatics 


Wind CaTCHER

A wind catcher technology, as a smart integrated architectural design is developed to support two major aspects of a high-performance building: (1) obtaining an improved ventilation by taking fresh air into the building that improves the air quality and reduces thermal loads on HVAC system, and (2) integrating renewable energy solutions into the building by harnessing wind power going through the wind catcher system to generate electricity. The proof of concept phase was supported by Maryland Industrial Partnerships (MIPS) and the results are documented by multiple publications and presentations.

Team Members:

Academic Lead, Dr. Navid Goudarzi

Entrepreneurial Lead, Mohammadamin Sheikhshahrokhdehkordi

The William States Lee College of Engineering


ZipCrisp

Zip Crisp will sell a food delivery container featuring a desiccant (such as silica gel) in the lid which will wick moisture from the air, preventing food from becoming soggy. 

Team Members:

Academic Lead, Dr. Tom Polk

Entrepreneurial Lead, Kevin Parsons

College of Computing and Informatics