Seth Kimble with Robert DeisslerOptimization of Optical Based Malaria DetectionThe detection of malaria present in humans has been shown to be possible by measuring the absorption of laser light as a magnetic field is applied to a blood sample containing the paramagnetic malaria hemozoin. However, current systems rely on...
Slavko Rebec with Mark Griswold
Desktop MRI Console
In modern MRI courses there is a severe lack of hands on interactions with clinical MRI machines due to the high cost of the equipment. The goal of this three phase project is to design a desktop sized MRI scanner to be used...
Gregory Stephen with Robert Brown and Bob Deissler
Design and Implementation of a Low Cost Malaria Diagnosis Device
A major challenge in malaria diagnosis is the need for a cheap, portable device capable of detecting low concentrations of the malaria pigment, hemozoin. The malaria parasite converts hemoglobin in the blood into...