The problems a few dozen Pitt students wrestled with this semester weren’t in a homework assignment or an exam.
They were often intensely personal problems, the solutions to which
they had formed into the kernel of an idea for a new product or service.
To nurture those ideas they entered the 6th cohort of the Pitt Blast Furnace student idea accelerator.
winning team as determined by the judges was DisSolves, the brainchild
of Jared Raszewski, an undergraduate in chemical and petroleum
engineering. He was joined by Emelyn Jaros, a mechanical engineering undergraduate. Raszewski said he is a regular user of protein powders and
was frustrated by the process of measuring and mixing the protein
Read their solution and more at the Innovation Institute.
Mike Yeomans, Innovation Institute, 12/11/2017
Contact: Paul Kovach