BioE alumnus Connor Landgraf (BS 2013, MEng 2014) has been awarded the 2016 Mark Bingham Award for Excellence in Achievement By Young Alumni!
Connor is the founder and CEO of Eko Devices, which has designed a next generation digital stethoscope that allows clinicians to amplify, record, analyze, and securely share heart sounds. Initial work on the smart stethoscope was performed in the BioE 192 Capstone Design course. The founders are the youngest team to receive FDA clearance for a Class II medical device and were recently recognized in Forbes magazine’s “30 Under 30” feature. The Eko Core is now available for purchase and use nationwide
The award commends a young alumnus/a who graduated within the last 10 years who has made a significant contribution to his/her community, country, or the world at large. This award pays tribute to Mark Bingham ’93, who died on September 11, 2001, defending the United States on United Airlines Flight 93.
Read more about achievement awards at Berkeley Awards.