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Monica Armengol

Monica Armengol (Fellow) is a Postdoctoral researcher at the Department of Engineering Science working on the development of medical devices for paediatric applications. She is a former Biodesign fellow with interest in translating her research to real-life applications. She has won several entrepreneurship competitions, and participated in start-up accelerators and incubators across Europe.

Yvonne Lu

Huiqi (Yvonne) Lu (Fellow) is a Daphne Jackson and Royal Academy of Engineering Research Fellow in clinical machine learning at the Department of Engineering Science. She is also a Fulford Junior Research Fellowship of Somerville College. Yvonne obtained her DPhil in Industrial Informatics in 2008. She is an enterprise-minded engineer with a genuine interest in social impact and healthcare innovations. The fundamental purpose of her research is to devise AI-based innovations to monitor a patient's health status in a predictive manner, providing better-personalised treatment and reducing the cost to make it accessible to people living in low-and-middle-income countries. Yvonne is the PI of the "Gestational Diabetes: Predictive monitoring and Management", and she collaborates closely with Sensyne Health plc and the Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust Foundations.

Shilpa Nagarajan Dr Shilpa Nagarajan is a Novo Nordisk Postdoctoral Fellow at the Oxford Centre of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism at the University of Oxford. Her academic work focuses on the cellular and genetic characterisation of chronic metabolic diseases, including insulin resistance, obesity and fatty liver disease. As a pharma-funded Fellow, RisingWISE alumna and a founding member of the Industry Fellows Postdoc Network, Shilpa has always been interested in bridging the gap between ‘academia’ and ‘industry’ and is passionate about supporting researchers in developing their own enterprising ideas.
Maria Violaris

Maria Violaris (Associate) is a second year DPhil student researching quantum information at the Oxford Mathematical Institute and Department of Physics. As an Oxford physics undergraduate in 2019, Maria founded Oxford University Quantum Information Society, ran several quantum computing workshops and was an Oxford Foundry Student Fellow. She then interned at quantum computing start-up Riverlane in 2020, where she built a Raspberry Pi quantum computing lab. Maria took part in PushQuantum's Quantum Entrepreneurship Laboratory 2021-2022, where she pitched a quantum software start-up to improve electric grid resiliency. She has won multiple awards for science communication, and writes articles for Physics World. She is organising a national schools quantum video competition, and is creating YouTube videos with IBM Quantum