I have designed a smartphone-based low-cost pulmonary function analyzer that can be used to measure lung function and diagnose five pulmonary illnesses. By detecting these illnesses early, millions of deaths can be prevented, especially in developing nations where the majority of these deaths occur.
"[Maya's] goal was to use smartphone technology to make diagnostic tests for all kinds of diseases a lot cheaper"
- President Obama, 2016 White House Science Fair
"The device will help millions of people suffering from respiratory illness"
"Best work I have seen"
- Judges at 2015 Sigma Xi Research Showcase
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