Photos: 2019 ECE Graduate Research and Capstone Design Conference
May 14, 2019
Inez Hutchinson

The UH Cullen College of Engineering’s electrical and computer engineering (ECE) department hosted its 15th annual Graduate Research and Capstone Design Conference on Friday April 26 at the UH Hilton.

The event showcases research and capstone projects created by undergraduate seniors and graduate engineering students. Outstanding student projects win top honors.

This year’s winners included:

Best Dissertation Award for fall 2018
Yongtian He
Faculty Advisor: Jose Contreras-Vidal
Dissertation Title: Neural Decoding of Walking in Stroke

Best Dissertation Award for spring 2019
Jingyi Wang
Faculty Advisor: Miao Pan
Dissertation Title: Big Data Privacy Preservation for Cyber-Physical Systems

Graduate Research Conference Awards

First Place:
Shah & Associates Award – Yuleng Feng

Second Place:
Exchange International TX South Award – Srinidhi Parshi

Third Place:
Halliburton Foundation Award – Hoang Nguyen

Capstone Design Conference Awards

First Place:
The Exchange International Award for Best Senior Design Project went to
Motion Kayak
Group members: Roger Canales, Vincent Collier, Cameron Gandy and Jeffrey Sy

Second Place:
The Shah CDC & Associates Award for Best Senior Design Project went to
Mobile Robotic Videographer (MRV)
Group members: Ramsey Daou, Rhema Ike, Farah D. Luba and Henry Nguyen

Third Place:
The Chevron Corp. Award for Best Senior Design Project went to
Knuckles, the Assistive Robotic Arm
Group members: Rym Benchaabane, Andrew Blanchard, Paola Hernandez and Matthew van Zuilekom

To view photos from the 2019 GRC/CDC, click here

For more information about the Capstone Design Conference, click here

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