Carnegie Mellon University

A to Z | Spring 2019|Fall 2018|Spring 2018Fall 2017 | Spring 2017 | Fall 2016 | Spring 2016 | Fall 2015 | Spring 2015 | Fall 2014

NSF I-Corps Site Teams Spring 2019

[ A - G ]     [ H - M ]     [ N - Z ]

[ A - G ]

I-Corps Icon

Audition Technology

Audition Technology was founded in 2018 to develop hearing products for lifestyle, occupation and medical needs. We are developing affordable, accessible, user-centered, and quality hearing products - to serve 466 million mild/moderate hearing impaired individuals and 1.1 billion young adults worldwide at risk of noise-induced hearing loss.

Team Members:
Shayan Gupta, Entrepreneurial Lead, Undergraduate student, CIT, BME/ECE
Shawn Kelly, Academic Lead, Faculty, CIT
Jacqueline Zhang, Undergraduate student, Tepper
Vinay Gonugondia, Undergraduate student, Tepper
I-Corps Mentor, Lynne Porter

 

I-Corps Icon

CertainBuild

Certain Build is attempting to revolutionize the construction industry by applying advanced analytics and machine learning to the new project estimation process, giving enhanced visibility of the final cost to requisite stakeholders at 30x the speed.

Team Members:
Brian Porter, Entrepreneurial Lead, MBA candidate, Tepper 
Saurabh Misra, Technical Lead, Graduate student, SCS
Shana Pradeep, MBA candidate, Tepper 
Jordan Bender, MBA candidate, Tepper 
I-Corps Mentor, MaryDel Brady

I-Corps icon 

Deep Pathology

In depth-analysis of archival clinical samples empowered by high-content, low-cost, super-resolution tissue-expansion imaging.

Team Members:
Feifei Fu, Entrepreneurial Lead, Staff, MCS
Yongxin Zhao, Academic Lead, Faculty, MCS
I-Corps Mentor, MaryDel Brady

 

Farm to Flame

Farm to Flame

Farm to Flame aims to provide scalable, end-to-end electricity generation systems for communities in underdeveloped countries.

Team Members:
Kwaku Jyamfi, Entrepreneurial Lead and Co-founder, Graduate student, CIT
Will McKnight, Co-founder
Yool Park, Graduate student, CIT
Vaibhav Mohadikar
Dan Stewart
I-Corps Mentor, Dawn Rucker

I-Corps icon

Full-Scale Fabrication

A mobile drawing/laser cutting & etching robot that is capable of accurately drawing specified images on an enormous scale

Team Members:
Kenneth Sladick, Entrepreneurial Lead, Undergraduate student, CIT
Susan Finger, Academic Lead, Faculty, CIT
Mecca Parker, Undergraduate student, CIT
Christopher Bright, Undergraduate student, CIT
Calvin Hubbard, Undergraduate student, CIT
I-Corps Mentor, Lynne Porter

I-Corps icon

GoTracker

GoTracker helps high school teachers better deliver project-based learning courses that enable their students to set individual learning goals, receive a fair amount of work in a group project and individual feedback.

Team Members:
Qianhui Sun, Entrepreneurial Lead, Graduate student, SCS
Wei Gong, Graduate student, SCS, HCII
Xiaofei Zhou, Graduate student, SCS, HCII
Canhei Chen, Graduate student, SCS, HCII
I-Corps Mentor, Lynne Porter

[ H - M ]

I-Corps icon

LightSheet Technologies

Developed a family of devices providing high-resolution, high frame-rate depth information at the close ranges necessary for advanced vehicle safeguarding and obstacle detection/recognition.

Team Members:
Joe Bartels, Entrepreneurial Lead, Ph.D. candidate, SCS, RI
Srinvas Narasimhan, Academic Lead, Faculty, SCS, RI
I-Corps Mentor, Dawn Rucker

 

 

Little Moochi Logo

Little Moochi

LittleMoochi is a mobile app that encourages children to form healthy eating habits through an AI-based virtual pet.

Team Members:
Summer Xia, Entrepreneurial Lead, MBA Candidate, Tepper
Zhuyun Dai, Technical Lead, Ph.D. candidate, SCS, LTI 
Yi Xu, Graduate student, Heinz
Molly Vierhile, Graduate student, SCS, HCII
June Byeon, Graduate student, SCS, HCII
Jule Qin, Graduate student, Tepper
I-Corps Mentor, Lynne Porter

[ N - Z ]

I-Corps icon

Signet LLC

Brands experiencing issues with counterfeits or diverted products on e-commerce platforms will pay third parties to generate and verify unique serial numbers on products, and to ‘crawl’ through online listings to identify potential infringers. Our team delivers IP and software to incrementally improve upon such third party monitoring tools.

Team Members:
Wallace (Penn) Scott, Entrepreneurial Lead, MBA Candidate, Tepper
Nicolas Christin, Academic Lead, Faculty, SEI
I-Corps Mentor, Dawn Rucker



I-Corps icon

Statkeeper

Statkeeper will apply Computer Vision and Deep Learning techniques such as continuous pose estimation on video feeds of hockey games to automate the tabulation of game stats to significantly standardize and improve the quality of the data.

Team Members:
Karthik Venkateshan, Entrepreneurial Lead & Co-founder, MBA candidate, Tepper 
Dave Mawhinney, Academic Lead and Advisor, Faculty, Tepper
Brien Stelzer, MBA candidate, Tepper
Paul Heffernan, MBA candidate, Tepper
I-Corps Mentor, Dawn Rucker

  

NSF icon

Therapy++

Computer vision based intelligent assistants that help a user to complete a cognitive task.

Team Members:
Junjue Wang, Entrepreneurial Lead, CEO & Founder, Ph.D. candidate, SCS
Mahadev Satyanarayanan (Satya), Academic Lead, Faculty, SCS
Ziquiang Feng, Co-founder, Ph.D. candidate, SCS
I-Corps Mentor, MaryDel Brady

I-Corps icon

UpGrade

UpGrade helps college instructors auto-create learning activities and assessments, which saves instructor time and makes student learning more efficient. The product is a web-based application with supporting backend that combines AI and crowdsourcing to generate learning activities with real-time feedback with data produced by previous students.

Team Members:
Xu Wang, Entrepreneurial Lead, Ph.D. candidate, SCS, HCII
Ken Koedinger, Academic Lead, Faculty, SCS, HCII
Carolyn Rose, Advisor, Faculty, SCS, LTI/HCII
I-Corps Mentor, MaryDel Brady

Vera logo

Vera

Vera is a smart AI assistant that will revolutionize the way meetings are conducted. Vera will accurately transcribe all the conversations, intelligently summarize it and makes them accessible in a variety of ways.

Team Members:
Apoorv Singh, Entrepreneurial Lead, Graduate student, SCS, RI
Bhiksha Raj, Academic Lead, Faculty, SCS, LTI
Rishi Madhok, Graduate student, SCS, RI
Shubhankar Agarwal, Graduate student, SCS, RI
Rita Singh, Advisor, Faculty, SCS, LTI
I-Corps Mentor, Dawn Rucker

I-Corps icon

VizLens

VizLens is a first of its kind mobile application for iOS that combines on-demand crowd sourcing with real-time computer vision, allowing blind users to interactively explore physical interfaces like those found on electronic appliances. 

Team Members:
Anhong Guo, Entrepreneurial Lead, Ph.D. candidate in HCII
Jeff Bigham, Academic Lead, Faculty, Scs, HCII
Sujeath Pareddy, Ph.D. candidate, SCS, HCII
I-Corps Mentor, Randy Eager