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Subject: capstone videos For their outstanding video, the first place prize of one thousand dollars went to: Isolated Fence Sections and Impact of GPR Mitigation Group 4: Ivan Gumulia, Keshav Khanna, Daniel Tiang, Sarah Walinga and Haider Ali Zaka. Instructor: Mike Wrinch Client: BC Hydro
Subject: capstones The Electrical and Computer Engineering Department reached out to over 40 organizations and industry partners in September to help enrich the capstone experience of our senior students. We are excited to see the results of their work on April 10th at the Capstone Design Celebration.
As an intern at Qualcomm, Bader Alahmad worked on Indoor Map Technology and Indoor Localization. During his internship, he developed an indoor map solution that can pinpoint the location of assets inside a building.
The Electrical and Computer Engineering in Medicince research group won awards for two of their projects at this year's Annual Meeting of the Society for Technology in Anesthesia (STA). STA Excellence in Technology Award - 1st Prize: A. Umedaly, N. West, K. vanHeusden, M. Görges, C.L. Petersen, G.A. Dumont, J.M. Ansermino, R.N. Merchant, "Robust Closed-Loop Control of Anesthesia in Adults Undergoing Elective Surgery"
ECE’s Sarah Walinga was awarded $2000 from IEEE Power and Energy Society for her achievements in the power engineering field. She was presented the award by department head Dr. Andre Ivanov, and Dr. Marti also came up to personally congratulate her.
The Best Paper Award at the International Conference on Field-Programmable Technology in Kyoto, Japan went to ECE's Eddie Hung, Al-Shahna Jamal and Prof. Wilton for their paper titled, "Maximum Flow Algorithms for Maximum Observability During FPGA Debug".
Neurio is a sensor made by Energy Aware that tracks the use of power by appliances in the home. The company raised nearly $267,373 through Kickstarter to help bring the sensor to market. This terrific invention originated as Janice Cheam's team project in New Venture Design, a course that brings business students together with engineering students. Now Janice runs the company bringing this idea to market.
Babak Assadsangabi, Xing Chen, Dan Brox and Prof. Kenichi Takahata received the Best Student Paper Award at IEEE SENSORS Conference for their submission titled, Microfabrication of Capacitive Pressure Sensors Using Ferrofluid Sacrificial Layer.