Startup schooling from BME/Petit Institute faculty member James Rains
James Rains congratulates a Capstone team during the Design Expo.
James Rains, professor of the practice and director of the Capstone program for the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech and Emory, uses his expertise in medical device design, as well as his own experience in launching a startup to mentor other aspiring inventors.
The Capstone program is the culmination of years of design learning undergone by every Georgia Tech College of Engineering student. Student teams are challenged to find a problem, then work to solve it through the engineering skills they have spent their college careers developing.
The first step to this process according to Rains, also a faculty member of the Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience, is making sure that the students are actually looking at the right problem. Read the story from the College of Engineering right here.