UNT BMES Medical Device Make-a-Thon 2024

The UNT BMES Medical Device Make-a-Thon 2024 has concluded with outstanding success, marking another significant milestone for the University of North Texas’ Department of Biomedical Engineering. Led by Marc Anthony Torres, president of the UNT BMES student chapter, the event brought together some of the brightest minds to tackle pressing medical challenges.

This year’s Make-a-Thon focused on developing innovative solutions to treat Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), a condition affecting millions worldwide. Participants were tasked with creating practical and effective medical devices to alleviate the symptoms and improve the quality of life for GERD patients.

Among the many exceptional projects, two teams stood out with their remarkable achievements. Congratulations to Sarah and her team for securing 1st place with their groundbreaking solution. Their innovative approach and meticulous execution impressed the judges and set a high standard for future competitions.

Equally impressive was the performance of Praises and her team, who earned a commendable 3rd place. Their project demonstrated creativity, technical skill, and a deep understanding of the challenge at hand.

Marc Anthony Torres deserves special recognition for his exemplary leadership and organizational skills. His dedication to fostering an environment of collaboration and innovation was evident throughout the event. Under his guidance, the UNT BMES Medical Device Make-a-Thon has once again proven to be a fertile ground for future biomedical engineers to grow and excel.

The success of this event underscores the vibrant and dynamic nature of the UNT BMES community. It is a proud moment for all involved, showcasing the ingenuity and determination that will undoubtedly drive future advancements in biomedical engineering.

Congratulations to all participants, and we look forward to witnessing more groundbreaking achievements in the years to come.