Date: April 24, 2018
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: Room E301J, CSE Building
Admission: This event is free and open to the public.
App Creator and Award Winner
Amir Helmy, 17, is the developer of several mobile apps, and in March 2018, the winner of the ACM Cutler-Bell prize for computing – the most prestigious computing honors for high schoolers in the nation. Helmy will give a talk that covers some of the mobile apps he’s developed including Seizario (for detecting seizures and falls), and HeartEra (for monitoring heart health). He will also talk about the recent award he’s won. His talk will be followed by a Q & A session.
Biography: Helmy, a high school senior, has developed several mobile apps, including Seizario and HeartEra. In March 2018, Helmy was awarded the ACM Cutler-Bell prize for computing. For his mobile apps, he was the first place winner of the Mobile App Competition at the ACM MobiCom and the runner-up (2nd place) winner of the Start-up Pitch Competition. Helmy has presented his work in mobile health at IEEE GlobeCom, ACM HotMobile, and IEEE Infocom.