UC Irvine's Master of Engineering Capstone Project, Sponsored by Matregenix, Wins Top Dean's Choice Award

Irvine, CA – The University of California, Irvine (UCI) announce that the Master of Engineering Capstone Project, sponsored by Matregenix, Inc., has been awarded the prestigious Dean's Top Choice Award at the UCI Capstone Showcase held on June 12, 2023. The project, which aimed to develop a groundbreaking nanofiber wound care device, showcased the innovative potential and collaborative effort between academia and industry leaders in engineering.

Over a six-month period, the student team worked closely with Matregenix, Inc., receiving technical support and industry insight. The collaboration led to the successful creation of a prototype that promises to revolutionize wound care practices, offering a glimpse into the future of medical device development.

The project team, led by team lead Spencer Jaseph, with key contributions from Yu Hsiang Lo , Jarukit Kraisornpong and Daniel Chou, demonstrated exceptional teamwork and dedication. Their collective efforts were central to the project's achievement, underscoring the importance of collaboration and diverse skill sets in engineering innovation.

This award not only celebrates the technical accomplishment of developing the nanofiber wound care device prototype but also the collaborative spirit between UCI, Matregenix, Inc., and the student team. It stands as a testament to the impact of combining academic inquiry with industry expertise to address real-world challenges.

The University of California, Irvine, Matregenix, Inc., and all those involved in the Capstone Project are excited to see how this achievement will inspire future innovations and collaborations in the field of engineering.

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