Introducing the current 2019 Combine Cohort…

Canairy
About:
Canairy is a machine learning model deployed in smart home devices to detect the presence and progression of respiratory diseases such as asthma, COPD, and lung cancer.
Universities: Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai; Carnegie Mellon University; Cornell University; New York University; The New School; and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.
Team Members: Rayees Rahman, Chi-Chi Bello, Emily Wang, Amy Lei, Flora Wu, Jennifer Hsieh, Alexandra De Rosa.

Cerebral
About:
We provide indoor way-finding using augmented reality to guide users to the resources they need.
Universities: NYU Tandon School of Engineering; NYU School of Education; and Columbia Graduate School of Journalism.
Team Members: Abhimanyu Dhawan, Kush Shah, Zafir Hasan, Norman Green.

DeepViz
About:
DeepViz helps build explainable and interpretable machine learning products and services.
University: NYU Tandon School of Engineering.
Team Members: Parvez Kose, Alberto Chierici.

e-Witness
About:
e-Witness is a platform for journalists, investigators and activists to prove authenticity of digital photo/video evidence they capture using their smart phone cameras, so that their audience can be assured that "seeing is indeed believing".
Universities: CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice; and NYU Tandon School of Engineering.
Team Members: Shweta Jain, Nasir Memon, Priyanka Samanta, Kumar Ramansenthil, Giuseppe Valentino.

My Brain and Me
About:
We are developing a platform that crowdsources neuroimaging and behavioral trait data and returns an interactive user interface and information on participants’ brain scans.
Universities: Columbia University Medical Center; and New York State Psychiatric Institute.
Team Members: Spiro Pantazatos, Mike Schmidt, Katie Surrence.

Retina Technologies
About:
We are utilizing virtual reality to develop ophthalmology diagnostics that catch blindness before it strikes, enabling early intervention and vision preservation.
Universities:
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai; and NYU College of Global Public Health.
Team Members: Aashay Patel, Andrew Warburton, Randal Serafini, Aly Valliani, Pinkey Patel.

Swift
About:
Swift is a platform with voice interface for better collaboration in product design and development.
University:
NYU Interactive Telecommunications Program.
Team Members:
Mengzhen Xiao, Lin Zhang.

Vett
About:
VettNews makes citizens more savvy about news and news providers more transparent with the public.
Universities:
The King’s College; and McCandlish Phillips Journalism Institute.
Team Members:
Peter Freeby, Brian Ourien, Princess Jones, Paul Glader.


Contact NYC Media Lab’s Amy Chen at (amy.chen@nycmedialab.org) or at the form below to discuss getting involved with the Combine for sponsorship and partnership opportunities.

Name *
Name

ACTIVE COMBINE ALUMNI TEAMS

ACTIVE XR STARTUP BOOTCAMP TEAMS