Wendian "Leo" Shi Wins $10,000 Caltech Finalist Prize in Innovation

Wendian "Leo" Shi presented with the $10,000 Caltech finalist prize (generously donated by alumnus Michael W. Hunkapiller) by Chair Ares Rosakis

Wendian "Leo" Shi presented with the $10,000 Caltech finalist prize (generously donated by alumnus Michael W. Hunkapiller) by Chair Ares Rosakis

Wendian "Leo" Shi , a graduate student in Electrical Engineering working with Professor Yu-Chong Tai, is the winner of the $10,000 Caltech finalist prize in innovation generously donated by alumnus Michael W. Hunkapiller.  Shi received the prize for the invention of the "µCyto," a portable lab-on-a-chip system for determining white blood cell counts for point-of-care diagnostics. [Press Coverage]

Susan Morse (Lemelson Foundation), Professor Yu-Chong Tai, Wendian "Leo" Shi, and Chair Ares Rosakis

Susan Morse (Lemelson Foundation), Professor Yu-Chong Tai, Wendian "Leo" Shi, and Chair Ares Rosakis

Chair Ares Rosakis, Wendian "Leo" Shi, and Professor Babak Hassibi

Chair Ares Rosakis, Wendian "Leo" Shi, and Professor Babak Hassibi

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