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Pacemaker testing device, battery life sensor claim top prizes at Purdue Elevator Pitch competition

April 10, 2013

Students pitching a device for checking pacemaker implants and a sensor for extending battery life in mobile devices took the top prizes at the seventh annual Purdue University Elevator Pitch Competition. Biomedical engineering students Elizabeth Mercer and Johnny Zhang won the undergraduate division for the concept Safe Pace, which would help surgeons during an operation determine whether a pacemaker implant was mechanically stable.
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