An effort by students and faculty from CSE, Human-Centered Design and Engineering, and the Information School to design a low-cost portable ultrasound system for use in the rural developing world has received a $100,000 “Grand Challenges Explorations” grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation – one of 65 grants awarded among more than 2,400 applicants.
Read the UW press release here. Read about the project and its participants here. Learn about Change, the cross-campus collaboration under which dozens of remarkable projects such as this take place, here. There’s a nice video describing the project here.