Mann – Medicine/Informatics/mHealth/Apps

Devin Mann
dmann@bu.edu
Options: Volunteer Basis, Potential for UROP Funding, Potential for Academic Credit

Research program developing a mHealth behavior change platform that delivers a suite of lifestyle change interventions including high blood pressure and cancer prevention. The project is led by BU School of Medicine faculty with development partners in the BU Computer Science Department. We are looking for BU students with mobile and/or web development experience to join a group of students and faculty working on the project. Experience is important but a high level of motivation, independence and an ability to learn quickly are even more critical. This study has future commercialization opportunities and has a “start-up” type atmosphere.

REQUIREMENTS:
- BU student
- Deep understanding of and experience developing in one of the following languages: Java, Objective-C, Ruby.
- Proven front-end experience working with one of the following: HTML/CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, iOS or Android.
- Ability to communicate effectively with non-technical team members.

UROP Information

The UROP Application is now open for Spring 2015 applications

Spring 2015 Funding Applications will be due on December 4th at noon

Spring 2015 UROP applicants will be notified in early January