PhD Candidate Awarded 2nd Place for Innovation at Grad Slam

April 4, 2023

Bryan Wong using recycled plastic bottles for 3D printed earmolds

Images of process for making hearing aid ear molds

PhD candidate Bryan Wong, AuD, recently won second place and $1000 in the UArizona Grad Slam 2023 Best Recorded Video Presentation. Grad Slam is a campus-wide competition for the best 3-minute graduate student presentation of a research or creative project. Dr. Wong showcased his innovative process of using recycled plastic bottles to 3D print earmolds for hearing aids. This process is likely to radically change access to and cost of hearing aids and molds.