Thursday, May 14, 2020

Eric Jihoon SongPhoto of Eric Jihoon Song

Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering

Employer: Maisha Meds

  • Recognized for his Spring 2019 work term, where he served as a Software Developer at Maisha Meds.
  • Worked on a core Android Application that allowed customers in Kenya to buy the pharmaceuticals they needed.
  • Improved the old application by redesigning the basic data models within the app to target user complaints, help with future scalability and ensure full backward compatibility.
  • For his capstone, he is interested in the effects of how the sub-Saharan African climate influences the effectiveness and quality of pharmaceutical drugs in East Africa – a notable problem for the public in this region.