JSS Students Win Prizes at Medical Device Hackathon


Mysore/Mysore: H. Amith and Harish Kulkarni, students in Electronics and Instrumentation at SJCE, JSS University of Science and Technology (JSS STU), Mysuru, teamed up with Dr. M. Shwethashree, Department of Community Medicine, JSS Medical College and JSS Pharmacy College student PV Harshavardhan won first prize for their presentation on “Device Design Idea innovative devices to monitor the Pathologies- related to Ear’ titled ‘Student Pocket Mobile Otoscope’ during the first round at MEDHA – 2022, a Medical Device Hackathon organized by IIT Bombay, Mumbai.

The team was selected for the national level competition held on May 28 at IIT Bombay and received the Compact Design Award in the final.

Medical Device Hackathon (MEDHA) – 2022 was organized by Biomedical Engineering and Technology Innovation Center (BETIC), IIT Bombay in collaboration with JSS Academy of Higher Education and Research, Mysuru.

They worked under Dr. MS Mallikarjunaswamy, Dr. N. Sheela and Dr. K. Umarani, Department of Electronics and Instrumentation.

Dr. AN Santhosh Kumar, Vice Chancellor (Head), JSS STU, Dr. SA Dhanaraj, Registrar, JSS STU and Dr. C. Nataraj, Director (Head), SJCE congratulated the team for their remarkable achievement.


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