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The Seizure Detection Device [SURE Stories]

14 May
From the right: Pavan Jagannathan (BME ’14), Saumita Rajeevan (BME ’14), & Yash Jain (BME ’14)

From the right: Pavan Jagannathan (BME ’14), Saumita Rajeevan (BME ’14), & Yash Jain (BME ’14)

The following post is written by UHP student and SURE Award winner Pavan Jagannathan.

The money from the SURE Award will be used to help build my capstone design project.  What my group and I are attempting to build is a device that can identify seizures before they happen.  This “Seizure Detection Device” is a collection of systems responsible for interpreting a tonic-clonic EEG seizure signal, reporting it to the user, and calling first responders at the discretion of the user.  The system utilizes an electrode “helmet” that transmits the EEG signals via Bluetooth®™ to an Android™ smartphone.  The application on the Android™ analyzes, compares the signals to tonic -clonic seizure signals, and relays the appropriate response to the user on the graphical interface of the application. Continue reading

Television, Pizza, and Political Beliefs [SURE Stories]

13 May
Kara Dunford, performing research.

Kara Dunford, performing research.

This post is written by UHP student and SURE Award winner Kara Dunford.

Television viewers across the country need little more than a remote to explore life inside our nation’s political arena, as writers for series such as The West Wing, Veep, and most recently, House of Cards present their own imagined political realities via scripted programming. Continue reading

Last Chance for $500 [Spring 2013 SURE Award]

23 Jan

It’s your last chance! The deadline for the SURE Award application is next Friday!

If you’ve got an excellent research proposal, we’ve got up to $500 to help you do it. Your research can be independent, or it can be part of a course or senior project as well!

The possibilities are endless, but the deadline to apply for the spring 2013 semester is February 1, 2013.

Keep reading for more info, or read about the award here.

$500 to Research Your Passion [Spring 2013 SURE Award]

16 Jan

Time is running out! You’ve got just over a week to complete and submit your SURE Award application!

That’s right, if you’ve got an excellent research proposal, we’ve got $500 to help you do it. Your research can be independent, or it can be part of a course or senior project as well!

The possibilities are endless, but the deadline to apply for the spring 2013 semester is January 25, 2013. **UPDATE** February 1, 2013.

Keep reading for more info, or read about the award here.

New Year’s Resolution: Get $500 [Spring 2013 SURE Award]

3 Jan

Use your winter break down time productively.  Did you come up with intriguing questions that just need to be researched over break?  Questions like:

  • What really is the most economically efficient form of gift giving?
  • Could we genetically alter trees to glow, so we wouldn’t need to buy lights?
  • What cultural and social paradigms converge at holiday dinner to create such terrible, awkward, uncomfortable conversation?

Well, maybe you have better research ideas than that.  Either way, you’ve got just the rest of this month to complete and submit your SURE Award application!

That’s right, if you’ve got an excellent research proposal, we’ve got $500 to help you do it.

The possibilities are endless, but the deadline to apply for the spring 2013 semester is January 25, 2013 February 1st, 2013.

Keep reading for more info, or read about the award here.