STUDENTS presents

SAC Volunteers

Ethan Grooby

IEEE EMBS International Student Conference Coordinator
Monash University, Australia and University of British Columbia, Canada

Ethan (he/him) is currently a joint PhD student at Monash University and University of British Columbia in the Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering department. His research focuses on accessible cardio-respiratory monitoring of newborns through digital stethoscopes and video cameras. Passionate about translation biomedical engineering research, Ethan has participated in various programs such as BioDesign Innovation, The Generator: StartUp Sprint, MedTech Actuator Origin and SPARK: Biomedical Innovation and Entrepreneurship Training Course in recent years. As part of the EMBS SAC team, Ethan is aiding in organising the international student conferences in the Asia-Pacific and North American regions.

Thays Vieira de Souza

IEEE EMBS SAC Graphic Designer
Instituto Politécnico do Cávado e Ave, Portugal

Thays (she/her) is a first year undergraduate student of Medical Informatics Engineering at Instituto Politécnico do Cávado e Ave in Portugal. She has been a member of IEEE and EMBS since September 2020. Her primary interests are medicine and computer science. She enjoys meeting people from other countries and learning about new cultures and languages. She hopes to contribute for the SAC team to advance even more as a collective, spreading the word so that we can build a network of people who will work together for a better future, and to develop various skills that can help her and the whole team to grow as better individuals.