2010 - 2011

2010 - 2011

Meet the Changemaker Challenge Winners selected from our 2010-2011 competition finalists. Winners were eligible to earn awards of up to $10,000. Final Round Judges selected both the number of teams to receive awards and the size of the award per team. A total of $48,000 was distributed.

ASU Gel Fuel Stove ($2,000)

ASU Gel Fuel Stove is creating a clean burning and efficient stove that will save time and lives by reducing environmental impact and decreasing the mortality rate due to indoor cooking, while creating a business for the gel fuel stove that makes it affordable, manufacturable, and desirable.

Aaron Smith, Team Leader - Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts

Christian Ayerh

Krista Hicks - College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Sean McGraw - School of Sustainability

Mark Henderson, Mentor - Director of Global Resolve, ASU

 

Augmented Innovation ($2,500)

Augmented Innovations creates a novel computer interface for doctors to be ale to access and interact with patient data technologies in sterile environments.

Arash Tadayon, Team Leader - Barrett Honors Student, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering

Colin Ho - Barrett Honors Student, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering

Sreekar Krishna, Mentor - Assistant Research Technologist, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering, ASU

 

bioSPY ($4,880)

bioSPY is developing a proof-of-concept in a sound business model based on a healthcare need for peptide-enhanced medical devices that confer the specificity required in the administration of personalized medicine.

Casey Hallberg, Team Leader - Barrett Honors Student, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering

Anil Prasad - Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering

Neal Woodbury, Mentor - Chief Scientific Officer, Biodesign Institute, ASU

 

Carbon Roots International ($5,625)

Carbon Roots International is a newly founded nonprofit organization wth the mission to address the needs of rural subsistence farmers through the production of green charcoal and biochar with pyrolyzers.

Ryan Delaney, Team Leader - School of Sustainability

Hannah Erickson - Investigator, The Bronx Defenders, Holistic Public Defense

Eric Sorensen - Co-Founder, Carbon Roots International

Colin Tetreault - Faculty Associate, School of Sustainability

Brad Rogers, Mentor - Associate Professor, College of Technology and Innovation, ASU

 

Daylight Solutions ($4,700)

Daylight Solutions drives economic development in developing countries and creates innovative approaches to meet the energy demands of today with a mindful awareness of the critically important energy demands of tomorrow.

David Metoyer, Team Leader - W.P. Carey School of Business

Michael Pugliese - College of Technology and Innovation

Raphael Hyde - Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts

Briar Schoon - School of Sustainability

Dan O'Neill, Mentor - Venture Acceleration Practice Lead, Venture Catalyst, ASU

 

Doc-in-a-Box ($1,500)

Doc-in-a-Box is the solution to meet the need for mobile medical clinics in disaster areas, while at the same time recycling unused shipping containers.

Gabrielle Palermo, Team Leader - Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering

Joshua Winterstein - Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering

John Walters - Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering

Gwendolyn Torrens - Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering

Randy Roberson, Mentor - President and Founder, TeleHELP

 

ForceFinder ($2,000)

Force-Tracking is a new and modern way for accurately tracking and monitoring devices and/or people including, but not limited to, trucks, phones, people, cars, units of soldiers, even the shopping cart in your local grocery store.

Robert Mckay, Team Leader - W.P. Carey School of Business

Joseph Brower - Technical Lead, Nexus Solutions

Jason Hamilton - Lead Developer, Nexus Solutions

Danial Mckay - Supply Chain Management Student, University of Phoenix

Asim Roy, Mentor - Professor, W.P. Carey School of Business, ASU

 

Learn the Fiddle LLC ($500)

MyMusicLesson.com is an online 'studio' that gives music teachers the ability to give real time music lessons, take payments from students, and set lesson appointments, while giving the student the ability to browse a nationwide catalog of instructors.

Michael Rolland, Team Leader - Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law

Nicholas Vaidyanathan - Barrett Honors Student, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering

Amber Marchetti - Owner, Marquette Marketing LLC

Banel Bucknor - Herberger Institute for Design & the Arts

Hannah Ritchie - College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Curtis Miller, Mentor - Co-Founder, Flatterline LLC

 

Multiplexed Diabetes Management ($1,500)

Multiplexed Diabetes Management (MDM) is a transformative technology with long-term impact in diabetes care.

Aman Verma, Team Leader - Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering

Christopher McBride - Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering

Anabel Murillo - Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering

Teagan Adamson - Barrett Honors Student, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering

Zachary Decke - Barrett Honors Student, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering

Jeffrey La Belle, Mentor - Assistant Research Professor, School of Biological and Health Systems Engineering, ASU

 

OneShot ($10,000)

OneShot is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing meningococcal meningitis vaccinations to college students living in dormitories and university housing; in one-for-one fashion, for every vaccine administered stateside, one will be donated to the meningitis belt of Africa.

Tyler Eltringham, Team Leader - College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Geoff Prall - College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Ginger Whitesell - Barrett Honors Student, W.P. Carey School of Business

Corey Frahm - College of Nursing & Health Innovation

Tyler Liss - College of Nursing & Health Innovation

Michael Mokwa, Mentor - Marketing Department Chair, W.P. Carey School of Business, ASU

 

Partnered for Success ($1,000)

Partnered for Success aims to encourage and support personal development, positive thinking and community engagement in the lives of orphaned and foster care youth in the Phoenix Metropolitan area.

Nicollette Lewis, Team Leader - W. P. Carey School of Business

Priya Nathan - W. P. Carey School of Business

Hunter Riley, Mentor - Director of Programs, Pat Tillman Foundation

 

Project LOCAL ($2,000)

Project LOCAL is developing a facility out of a retired shipping container that provides a safe and clean place to give birth; the team is also collaborating with U.S.-based doctors to develop a training program for practicing African midwives to prevent deaths by hemorrhage, sepsis, obstructed labor and hypertensive diseases.

Susanna Young, Team Leader - Barrett Honors Student, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering

Louis Tse - Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering

Brent Dodson - Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering

Clay Tyler - Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering

Jasmine Nejad - College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Jan Snyder, Mentor - Program Manager, Engineering Student Outreach Retainment Program, ASU

 

Project Upepo ($1,500)

Project Upepo seeks to focus sustainable technology to produce meaningful change by combining education, employment and electrification via wind technology.

Emily Kempe, Team Leader - College of Public Programs

Michael Hillebrand - Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering

Alex Padilla - Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering

Andrew Eckenrode - School of Sustainability

Dan O'Neill, Mentor - Venture Acceleration Practice Lead, Venture Catalyst, ASU

 

Science Detectives ($4,295)

Science Detectives (SD) is an after-school science program that focuses on inquiry and mastery of foundational scientific concepts.

Kevin Keller, Team Leader - Barrett Honors Student, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Eric Lehnhardt - Barrett Honors Student, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering

Adeline Hill - Barrett Honors Student, School of Sustainability/College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Eric Van Buren - Barrett Honors Student, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Scott Van Buren - Barrett Honors Student, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Joseph Foy, Mentor - Professor, Barrett, The Honors College, ASU

 

Seymour Innovative Engineering ($2,000)

Seymour Innovative Engineering will create a low-cost respiratory monitor designed for infants at elevated risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS).

Peter Seymour, Team Leader - Barrett Honors Student, College of Technology and Innovation

Chell Roberts, Mentor -College of Technology and Innovation, ASU

 

SP^2 Energy ($2,000)

SP^2 Energy has developed a unique solar power generator and is collaborating with another Changemaker Challenge award winner, Project LOCAL, to provide power for Project LOCAL's container clinic.

Aaron Peshlakai, Team Leader - Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering

Dimitris Papachristoforou - Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering

Eu Teum Song - Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering

Anita Grierson, Mentor - Director, METS Center for Motivated Engineering Transfer Students, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering, ASU