Entrant Profile

Poornima Peiris

Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts United States


Company: n/a


Profession: Engineer/Designer


Favorite design and analysis tools: Matlab, CAD, Solidworks

Hobbies and activities: fencing,STEM outreach, painting, naps, adventures

Online communities: scientista foundation

Inspired by: Heart failure is a chronic medical condition, affecting a large number of the population. This medical condition affects more than 6 million people in the United States with healthcare costs gradually rising with each readmission of each heart failure patient. current attempts depends on identifying worsening heart failure signs and symptoms and changes in body weight. However, these signals appear late and are not sensitive markers of clinical status in patients with heart failure. This device would help the older patients, as we were inspired by user friendly, non friendly, non compliant necessary device.

2018 Entries

Date Title Category Views Votes
06/10 Cardi P(atch) Medical 2441 64