Innovations and Developing Technologies
Becky Selle, BS
Becky Selle is a Global Health Fellow at Rice 360˚: Institute for Global Health. She is developing BreathAlert, a monitor and correction device for apnea of prematurity in low-resource settings. Becky earned a BS in Bioengineering from the University of Maryland- College Park where she focused on enabling people through technology, education, adventure activities, and social connections. Her past projects include: a gamified stroke rehabilitation system using sensory substitution, neural feedback, and a social network to enhance recovery and quality of life; a surgical lamp for low-resource settings; and a contactless, gesture-based control system for a master-slave robot. While pursuing her passion for global health, Becky has worked in hospitals and emergency medicine throughout the US, Central and South America, and Africa. She also worked in outdoor adventure and adaptive sports.
Mary Kate Hardy, BS
Mary Kate Hardy is a Global Health Fellow at Rice 360: Institute for Global Health. She leads the development of a low cost infant incubator previously designed by Rice students. She studied Biomedical Engineering at Vanderbilt University, where she also planned and led service trips for students. Hardy also collaborated with local technicians to repair medical equipment and develop maintenance procedures in a variety of settings throughout Central America and the United States.