About YSC

Austin Sawyer


Chief Operating Officer, Tidal Medical

Austin is a biomedical engineer, inventor, and entrepreneur focused on redefining the standard of care for patients around the globe through the innovation of transformative medical technologies. His experience spans a wide range of areas including operations, engineering, business strategy, intellectual property, fundraising, regulatory, and biological systems. Being involved in science fairs for over 10 years, Austin was a five-time CWSF organizer, former head of the Ambassador program, five-time regional science fair coordinator, regional award sponsor, and three-time CWSF finalist. He also dedicates time for mentoring students across the country, teaching the scientific method, public speaking, and advising on post-secondary education through initiatives he has founded.