What is SUNRISE?

SUNRISE stands for Students UNiting for Real Impact to Society through Engineering. The program introduces engineering students at all stages to real-world problems, particularly in underprivileged communities.  In 2018-9 we are honored to partner with Los Angeles County Department of Health Services to look at needs in Preventive Health for Vulnerable Populations.

During the Fall 2018 semester, students do customer discovery by traveling with DHS team to see our communities in need. They will be able to apply for customer discovery funding as an individual or team (teams preferred) with a meaningful concept for a solution.

During the Spring 2019 semester, students will participate in VSi2 workshops to learn about effective business model development. They will also participate in more customer discovery to get feedback on their ideas. Towards the end of the semester, we will have a showcase with teams presenting their potential solutions.

Bring your creative ideas and your engineering skill to this deep experience. Contribute to Los Angeles and learn about working in multi-disciplinary teams in a fast-paced environment – knowing that your technologies could have major impact.

Information Session

Join us on Monday, September 24, 2018, for an information session with physicians and leaders from LA County’s Department of Health Services. Pizza will be served. We will meet in RTH 211 at 7 PM.

RSVP to Info Session

Key Dates

0Sept 2018
Info Session
0Oct 2018
Application Deadline
0March 2019
Final Showcase