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Milken Scholar 1999
Scholar Profile

Maro Sciacchitano

Information Technology

Biography

Maro is currently Head of Product at Yobi.app, working with fellow '99 scholar Ahmed Reza on the next generation of communication and colaboration technology for the digital economy.

Previously, Maro has been worked as a Senior R&D Engineer at Medtronic in Galway, Ireland, where he is developing new heart valve replacement delivery technology.

Before Medtronic, Maro worked for Capsa Healthcare in Portland, Oregon, where he was the technical lead of R&D and product development for a new medication dispensing product.

He was a co-founder of Prevue, a start-up that provided patient-specific 3D models to doctors for surgical planning, diagnosis and patient education. Prior to Prevue, he worked on fuel cell and solar power systems, LED lighting, control hardware design, and open source audio equipment. He attended Yale University and has a degree in mechanical engineering.


High school:  Edmund Burke School

Degrees

College Year Degree
Yale University
New Haven, CT
2003 B.S. Mechanical Engineering

News and Highlights

Maro Sciacchitano (MS '99)

Model Citizen: In September, Maro Sciacchitano '99, competed in the International Create Challenge 2012 in Martingy, Switzerland. His team was a awarded an 10 thousand dollar prize for developing a method for producing 3 dimensional physical models of the human brain from medical imaging data. The team hopes this technology will open a new window to understanding brain structure and pave the way towards leveraging 3-D printing technology in neuroscience and other medical disciplines. Congratulations!