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Meet The Team

Natasha Palamuttam

Software Development Director

Natasha is a Biomedical Engineering student at UCI specializing in developing computational tools for the analysis of biomedical data. Her research conducted at Stanford’s Biomedical Informatics Lab as well as UCI’s Beckman Laser Institute provided proficiency in curating meaningful results from large biomedical data sets. Her goals center on optimizing medical device measurements and finding latent patterns in the measured healthcare data.

Stephanie Pascua

Creative Director

Stephanie is a biomedical engineering student at UCI. She is involved in fluorescence imaging and cancer research conducting experiments to discover efficient ways in treating breast cancer. Additionally, she is an intern in a medical device startup gaining technical knowledge and skills in designing, testing and documenting. Stephanie aspires to leverage an MBA to further the biotech industry by developing technology to improve the lives of those in need.

Our Advisors


Adrian Bahani

Managing Director

Adrian is a Biomedical Engineering student with a Materials Science Engineering minor and specializations in Micro/Nano Engineering and Biophotonics. He currently works in engineering roles at two biotech startups based out of Applied Innovation while also working as a Clinical Affairs Intern at Edwards Lifesciences. Adrian’s goal is to utilize R&D, Product Development, Regulatory, and Clinical Affairs skills to better manage the biotech industry.

Steven Chang

Technical Director

Technical Director Steven is a Biomedical Engineering student who is very excited to be involved in cutting-edge research as an aspiring physician-scientist. He conducts research focused on translational medicine investigating the effects of light on retinal organoids in a joint effort between the Henry Samueli School of Engineering and the School of Medicine. Steven strives to expand the interfaces between bioengineering and medicine.

Emil Lundqvist

Medical Affairs Director

Emil is pursuing a major in Biomedical Engineering:Pre-Medical at UCI and is an aspiring physician-scientist focusing on translational clinical research. He currently conducts research with the Cardiovascular Modeling Laboratory to expand his knowledge of the effects of cardiac architecture on function. Emil aspires to bridge the gap between physicians and engineers by understanding the product cycle and creation in order to better patient care.

Dr. Bernard Choi

Engineering Mentor

Dr. Ben Lertsakdadet

Technical Advisor

Dr. Kristen M. Kelly

Physician Mentor