2022 ITEE Innovation Showcase

11 Nov 2022

Since 2012, the School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering has been hosting its annual Innovation Showcase event, which highlights a range of premier end-of-year and capstone student projects.

Students who took part in the event were eligible to win $1,000AUD in prize money, generously sponsored by various industry organisations including; The Australian Power InstituteintegratedCAPITALHoneywellEmesentBoeingCochlearData#3Inspect Real EstateRGB AssuranceRinstrumShorthandGridQubeL3Harris Technologies, and Redback Technologies.

This year, the exhibited projects fell within a wide range of areas such as electrical engineering, information technology, computer science, software engineering, design computing, and cyber security. On the evening of Thursday 3 November, over 80 students (across 46 projects) were able to showcase their end-of-year projects to industry sponsors and guests, VIPs and the wider UQ community. Head of School, Professor Michael Brünig gave an address and awarded the prizes at the conclusion of the event.

Congratulations to the following prize winners:

Best Project in Power and Energy Systems, sponsored by The Australian Power Institute

  • “Stability Analysis of a Renewable Energy Hub" by Mei Le

Best Project in Blockchain, sponsored by integratedCAPITAL

  • “Efficiency Analysis Model of PBFT-based Blockchains" by Zhaolin Li
  • "NFT-based Event Ticketing Solution" by Komei Jo and Ryan Ward

Emesent Diversity Prize, sponsored by Emesent

  • "Gamified language learning for teachers and learners creating their own materials" by Ashleigh-Rae O'Neill
  • "Assistive swimming system for people with visual impairment" by Calvin Atkinson

Best Project in Avionics and UAV, sponsored by Boeing

  • "Tiny Giant Robot: Baleful Eye of Doom III" by Fraser Ledlie

Best Biomedical Device or Systems, sponsored by Cochlear

  • "Assistive swimming system for people with visual impairment" by Calvin Atkinson

Best Cyber Security and Data Privacy Project, sponsored by Data#3

  • “Measuring Cyber Resilience in Modern Organisations" by Edward Tilleard

Best Non-Thesis Project, sponsored by Inspect Real Estate

  • “Electrical Power Management System for the UQ Mantis Autonomous Aquatic Vehicle" by Brendon Duncan

Les Dobson Memorial Prize. Best Project in Systems and Software Engineering, sponsored by RGB Assurance

  • "The Effect of Training Data Quantity on Uncertainty in Deep Learning" by Harrison Cusack

Best Hardware Solution, sponsored by Rinstrum

  • “Water Tank Smart Control" by Harrison Newitt
  • "Water Tank Smart Cover" by Samuel Beashel

Best User Experience Design, sponsored by Shorthand

  • “Memory Trail" by Jonathan Tang, Madison Feddema, Maryam Khan, Tam Pham, and William Barker

Best Software Project, sponsored by GridQube

  • “Atlantis Sinks" by DECO2800 Studio 2

Best Project in Microwave, Photonics and Communications, sponsored by L3 Technologies

  • “3D Tomography with mid-IR inter-band cascade lasers" by Bryan Herrington

Project with the Most Commercial Potential, sponsored by Redback Technologies

  • “Computational Thinking, Young Children & Educational Robots" by Royce Danam

People’s Choice Award, sponsored by the School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering

  • “Signed Explorations" by Aditya Modi, Thomas Webber, Ethan Roderick, Hannah Hinkfuss, Joseph Metcalf, and Treffery Webb
  • "Sensing the world using EM Signals: Intelligent Transportation" by Matthew Kumar