Code for Life Ventilator Challenge Montreal General Hospital Foundation March – April 2020

  • Participated in a 2-week sprint to design and create a life-saving ventilator, ranking in the top 9 of over 1,000 teams and 2,600 participants.
  • Hosted by Montreal General Hospital Foundation, in collaboration with the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC), the project was a innovation challenge for a simple, low-cost, easy-to-manufacture and easy-to-maintain ventilator which could be deployed anywhere needed to save lives.
  • Worked with a team of professors, academics, professionals and fellow students, leading design of an intuitive UI interface for system controls and patient safety. Over a period of 8 days, a 7,000 line project was designed, created and tested, consisting of 4,000 lines of python revolving around a tkinter UI. Final submission consisted of 10,000 line project, consisting of 7,500+ LOC python and 900+ LOC Arduino.