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Winners Unveiled For 2015 IEEE ComSoc Student Competition

Winners Unveiled For 2015 IEEE ComSoc Student Competition
(From Stefano Bregni, Chair of the Student Competition Committee & VP Member Relations; Nelson Fonseca, Director Conference Development)
 
The winners of 2015 IEEE ComSoc Student Competition - “Communications Technology Changing the World” have been announced.
 
The top prize winners are Prodromos-Vasileios Mekikis,  Angelos Antonopoulos, Elli Kartsakli, Luis Alonso, Christos Verikoukis from Telecommunications Technological Centre of Catalonia (CTTC). The team will receive US $2,000, and a Plaque. The team leader will also be invited to receive the prizes during the Awards Ceremony at the IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference 2015 (IEEE GLOBECOM 2015). The 2nd Prize winner Dylan Smyth from the Cork Institute of Technology will receive US $1,000 and a Plaque.  Honorary Certificates will be sent to seven teams or individual.
 
Congratulations to all the winners! Thank you all for your participation and support to this event!
 
FIRST PRIZE 

Emergency Flexible Aerial Relay Nodes for Communication Recovery and D2D Relaying
Prodromos-Vasileios Mekikis,  Angelos Antonopoulos, Elli Kartsakli, Luis Alonso, Christos Verikoukis, Telecommunications Technological Centre of Catalonia (CTTC)
 
SECOND PRIZE

HEATS: Hospital Emergency Alert Trafficking System
Dylan Smyth, Cork Institute of Technology
 
HONORARY MENTIONS
(In no order)

Managing Crowds in Hazards With Dynamic Grouping

Huibo Bi, Olumide J Akinwande, Erol Gelenbe, Imperial College London
 
PranaPulse: A Low-Cost, Telemedicine-Enabled 12-lead ECG for Low Resource Clinical Settings
Vignesh Sadras, Ashish Aman, Dylan Hirsch, Vignesh Sadras, Yamini Vyas, Soumyadipta Acharya, Johns Hopkins University
 
IoT Based Smart City 
Muhammad Mazhar U Rathore, Kyungpook National University
 
AvaRange, Using Sensor Network Ranging Techniques to Explore the Dynamics of Avalanches
Felix
Erlacher, Bernhard Weber, University Innsbruck
 
Modular Optical Wireless Elements (MOWE)
Asaad Kaadan, Hazem Refai, University of Oklahoma
 
ProximAid
Konstantinos
Koumidis, Panagiotis Kolios, Christos Panayiotou, University of Cyprus
 
Indoor Navigation System Using Visible Light
Muhammad Yasir, Siu-Wai Ho, Badri N. Vellambi, University of South Australia
 
For detailed information on 2015 IEEE ComSoc Student Competition "Communications Technology Changing the World," visit the website at http://www.comsoc.org/communications-technology-changing-world
Question Contact: scp@comsoc.org

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