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2015 Innovation Award Competition Winners Announced

Thursday, April 23, 2015

The Electrical and Computer Engineering Innovation Award Competition challenges students to design and develop an innovative technology based on electrical and computer engineering, and to demonstrate the potential of the idea to address a practical business and/or social challenge. Through this competition, ECE awards $10K each to two winning teams. This year's winners are:

Dogstar invented a happiness tracker for dogs. Their technology measures dog emotions based on detailed tail positions and movements. Team members: Michael Karp, Cornell Tech MBA '15, Yannis Tsampalis, Cornell Tech MBA '15, and Li Guo, BS ECE '11, Cornell Tech MBA '15

Rapid Circuit Plotter is a functional and inexpensive desktop circuit printer that the team developed during ECE 4760, Designing with Microcontrollers. They also won two prizes during this year's BOOM showcase. Find more about their project here.Team members: Feiran Chen, CS/ECE '15 and Connor Archard, ECE '15

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