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Biology and Math Students Take First Place in Feliciano Pitch Contest

Junior biology major Hassan Kashif and freshman mathematics major Zaki Tahir created Dr. Floss, a one-time-use, eco-friendly device that enables buyers to floss all of their teeth simultaneously.

Posted in: Awards & Recognition, Biology, Mathematics

Hassan Kashif and Zaki Tahir with their Dr. Floss prototype
Hassan Kashif and Zaki Tahir with their pitch winning product, Dr. Floss

The two students won a cash prize of $25,000 and industry support valued at over $30,000. Dr. Floss now has the opportunity to grow, along with other winning teams, in the Feliciano Center’s new Lackawanna Place incubator space.

Check out Hassan and Zaki’s pitch

Read more in a piece in the University News Center, Pitch Contest Transforms Dreams Into Reality.