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IEEE Canada - TELUS Innovation Award Winners

I am pleased to announce the results for the 2006 IEEE Canada TELUS Innovation Award Competition. Of the 9 projects that advanced to this year’s competition finals, Jonathan Anderson, from Memorial University, took home the $10,000.00 first place cash award. Jonathan’s winning project/presentation was titled Scribe: A Real-Time Transcription Tool.

The second place award of $5000.00 was presented to the University of Saskatchewan team comprised of Dylan Carson, Matthew Drotor and Dan Kos. Their project/presentation was titled iHold Music on Hold Device.

The third place award of $2000.00 was presented to the Connestoga College team, comprised of Jonathan Musselman, Derek Novakowich and Stephen Connell. Their project/presentation was titled DigiPhase Acoustic Processor.

Congratulations are also extended to our 6 runner-up teams. Each team took home a $500.00 cash award. The runners up in no particular order were:

- Digital Altimeter with Jump Logger - Red River College
- Building Blocks for a 60GHz Radio Transceiver in 90nm CMOS - University of Toronto
- Conversion of a Front Loading Washer to 12 VDC - Dalhousie University
- Smart Sleep Cycle Alarm Clock - University of Alberta
- Energy Efficiency Assessment Using Zigbee Sensor Platform - Ryerson University
- Road Vehicle Simulation Infrastructure - Carleton University

I would like to thank all the participants who submitted projects to our 2nd IEEE Canada TELUS Innovation Award competition. I would also like to thank our competition sponsor, TELUS for their continued generous support of this event.

All of the projects demonstrated a combination of creativity, innovation and Engineering skills. Each member of the judging panel expressed how difficult the decision process was and were truly impressed by the diversity and enthusiasm displayed by all final competition participants. I wish you all success in your future endeavours.

Janet Bradley
Region 7 Student Activities Coordinator

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