mems-Silicon Valley Campus - Carnegie Mellon University

mems-Silicon Valley Campus - Carnegie Mellon University

Mobile Medical Emergency Services (MEMS) Application

Showcase of a CMU-SV Classroom Project


A team of CMU-SV master students will be presenting the outcome of a 7-week course on requirements engineering. During this course, the students have been working with various domain experts (including ex-firefighter and paramedic Sean Lanthier) to define a vision for a mobile solution having the potential of streamlining emergency medical services for daily local agency's to international humanitarian aide.


Edward Akoto is a CMU-SV master student in Software Engineering, with experience in Unix and Windows server administration. Previously, he worked as a systems administrator at Adventist University of Africa, Nairobi-Kenya, where he developed software applications for Android phones and education environments. He is interested in open source and mobile systems. 

Sumeet Kumar is a CMU-SV master student in Software Engineering. He graduated from Indian Institue of Technology Kanpur as an Aerospace Engineer. He has worked with Intergraph and Talentica software for about 5 years before joining CMU. He has a strong knowledge of Microsoft technology and Android development environment.

Oscar Sandoval is an Industrial and Systems Engineer with over 9 years of experience in the software industry. In the last 6 years he has been leading the development and commercialization of a SaaS solution for Healthcare Industry. Currently, he is a graduate student at CMU-SV, pursuing a master’s degree in Software Engineering with a focus on Development Management.

Sean Lanthier (subject matter expert), retired dual role firefighter/transport paramedic, eCLIC - Director / First Responder Advocate. Palo Alto Fire Dept. 1980-2010 / Stanford University paramedic program 82', A.S. Fire Science college of San Mateo 78' --- Paramedic-1994 Olympics, 2010 US Senior games, 1996 world cup soccer, 3 major motion pictures medic, USAR 3 Northridge, Palo Alto Fire Dept. C.I.S.D critical incident stress debriefing team 19 yrs.

Cécile Péraire (faculty supervisor) is an Assistant Teaching Professor at CMU-SV. She has over 15 years of software engineering experience working in both industry and academia. She earned her Ph.D. in computer science from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland). She has been a significant contributor to IBM's internal and commercial methods, including the IBM Rational Unified Process (RUP). Her areas of interest include agile and lean software development methods.