Lynch then invited Nawwaf Kharma to the podium to present awards for the COEN/ELEC 390 Projects. As an instructor of the 390 class, Kharma was pleased to be reunited with some of his former students as he handed out the certificates in the following categories:
1st Place: Mad Men - Michael Hasenfratz, Ashkan Ahmadi, Samuel Fisher, Sri Vengadesa
2nd Place: DKHY - Da Zhong Huang, Thanh Khiet Pham, Thanh Khiet Pham, Yong Yi Xian
1st Place: Green light - Diego Czul, Amel Affani, Charles Tessier, Randall Arlitt
2nd Place: Robo-follower - Andrew Wolczak, Nicky Gandhi, David Cuddihy, Christopher Derrig
1st Place: S.U.M.O.B.O.T - Matthew Harris, Wojciech Galuszka, Mathieu Dubé, Christopher Williams
2nd Place: Yokozuna Destroyer - Michal Mlek, Michael Bianco, Anthony Tanzer, Ardeshir Shahabi
3rd Place: XYZ - Rizwan Intwala, Radu Oana, Anas Abusalah, Alaa Refaei
1st Place: NewType_Racing - Nicolas Vicenzo, Korhan Akcura, Seoung-Doo Kang, Ayman Elkhashab
Once the 390 awards had been given out, Dr. Lynch returned to the stage to hand out the 490 awards to the final-year teams of undergraduates. The first award presented was the first place prize, which went to the Qx4 Quadrotor Hovering Robotic Platform team, made up of Zaid Al-Khatib, Hasan Ghazi Al-Khakani, Samer Komarji, Jaime Yu. The project was supervised by Amir Aghdam and is also the winner of the MTT Alive video competition, an international competition that featured short videos generated by students describing their wireless systems-oriented design projects, and organized by the IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society. (Look at the video on YouTube.)
The second place prize went to the Wireless Gesture Recognizing Human Interface Device project, made by Jesus Garcia, Jordan Blanchard, Radwan Al-Shami, Noran Al-Shami, Aristomenis Tefanis; and supervised by Rabin Raut and Abdelwahab Hamou-Lhadj
Third place went to the Smart Home System by Chamrong Pheng, Zhaoqing Liu, Yue Gao, Guang Jian Zeng; supervised by Christopher Trueman and Dmitry Rozhdestvenskiy
Honorable Mention Certificates were also given out for the following projects:
Digital Video Broadcasting for the Handheld (DVB-H) - Kamal Preet Kaur, Rwan Ibrahim, Morshedul Ahsan Noble, Subathira Kandasamy. Supervised by Reza Soleymani.
Front Desk Information Board - Valitov Sergey, Brian Rubin, Alan Silva, Jennifer Correa. Supervised by Abdelwahab Hamou-Lhadj.
Congratulations to all the students on their hard work.