March 13, 2019

STEAM Challenge Final Pitch Competition

Six innovative interdisciplinary student teams will come together to compete for up to $10,000 in prize money at the second annual STEAM Challenge Final Pitch Competition at 4 p.m. on March 25 in the Undergraduate Library's Bernath Auditorium.

This year’s teams have students from nearly 20 majors making ten-minute pitches to showcase how their ideas best fit the 2018/19 theme of the STEAM Challenge “Energize Detroit: Energizing the city by empowering mental and physical fitness and well-being.”

The Beast Exoskeleton

Team members: Cameron Pinnock, Haroun Algahmi, Pratik Patel and Destiney Mohammud

Majors represented: Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Accounting and Women's Studies

Blessing Box

Team members: Obaidah Bitar, Ramaiz Imran, Yusuf Yasarlar and Bilal Kawsara

Majors represented: Economics, Civil Engineering, Psychology and Biochemistry


Team members Afreen Fatima, Campbell Culling, Kayla Tripp and Malik Mattan

Majors represented: Electrical and Computer Engineering, Graphic Design, Marketing and Global Supply Chain Management

Healthy Oasis

Team members: Zaid Mohsen, Harshita Pinnamaneni, Ali Dakka, Dazmonique Carr, Naabia Romain, Sayf Adas and Jeremy Glogower

Majors represented: School of Medicine, Finance, Global Supply Chain Management, Sports Administration, Public Health and Community Health


Team members: Nikhil Yedulla, Shehr Asghar and Rishika Pulvender,

Majors represented: Public Health, Economics and Basic Medical Science


Team members: Sergio Rodriguez, Jose Romo-Puerta and Armando Arteaga

Majors represented: Biomedical Engineering, Business Management and Computer Science

Visit to learn more about the teams and their projects. RSVP for the final event here.