Johns Hopkins
Engineering Design Day

Tuesday, May 4, 2021

The Johns Hopkins Engineering community is creating a better future, translating theoretical knowledge into real-world solutions.

 

Join us on Tuesday, May 4 for a virtual celebration showcasing student innovation and creativity at Hopkins Engineering annual Design Day!

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Monitoring Heart Health in Chimps at the Maryland Zoo

Team: Advanced MultiD, Fall’20 – Spring’21: PulsApe

Program: Multidisciplinary Design

The Maryland Zoo veterinarians need a way to continuously monitor awake chimps’ cardiac health because chimps are prone to heart problems that may lead to death. Our team designed a conductive bar from which a chimp playfully hangs. The bar detects electrical signals from the chimp’s heart, which are transmitted through the hands. The electrocardiogram reading is then sent to and interpreted by zoo veterinarians.

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