MIND Hawaii is a program associated with the University of Hawaii whose mission is to bring together students and faculty from various fields such as Business, Medicine, Engineering, Law, and Marketing to develop solutions to challenging medical problems. MIND Hawaii provides education, mentorship, and networking opportunities. The program culminates in a year-end competition for additional funding to support the next step in the innovation lifecycle.


You can also find us on FB at https://fb.me/HawaiiMIND for event updates!

August 30, 2021
Back to business :D
Come and learn about what the MIND program is. See some previous projects and get excited for a year full of innovation.
AUG 30, 2021 06:00 PM HST (Tentatively)

Join Zoom Meeting: Link to come soon!

Please fill out this survey if you are interested in joining the MIND COVID-19 challenge this year! 
September 13, 2021
Project Pitches
Here from the faculty advisors and community leaders about available projects and problems that need solutions! OR pitch an idea of your own and recruit a team. 
Guest Speakers: TBD
Complete Project Rank List Here: SOON
September 27, 2021
Medical Innovation Introduction to Design
Learn what the engineering design process entails! 

Guest Speaker: Dr. Miller

TEAM REVEAL! See what project you were assigned
October 11, 2021
Where to Begin?
Take the first step on your new projects with a brainstorming presentation.

Guest Speaker: Raviraj Pare, Oceanit
Cool things are in the works!
Our executive board is a multidisciplinary team comprised of student leaders from the fields of engineering and medicine.
Alex Ribao
Alex Ribao

Engineering Board Member Bachelor of Science (BS) in Mechanical Engineering

Jarren Takaki
Jarren Takaki

Medical Board Member John A. Burns School of Medicine Class of 2022

Kelly Huang
Kelly Huang

Biochemistry Board Member Class of 2022

Enze Ma
Enze Ma

Medical Board Member John A. Burns School of Medicine Class of 2023

Richard Ho
Richard Ho

Medical Board Member John A. Burns School of Medicine Class of 2024

Our faculty advisors have strong passions for biomedical innovation and have years of experience in the fields of Medicine, Engineering, and Business. 
Russell Woo, MD
Russell Woo, MD

Pediatric Surgeon at Kapiolani Medical Center and Associate Professor of Surgery at John A. Burns School of Medicine

Scott Miller, PhD
Scott Miller, PhD

Professor of Mechanical Engineering at UH Manoa

Next Event
MIND Project
Kickoff meeting:8/30/21