Each year, the Madrona Prize is awarded to students participating in UW CSE’s Open House whose work shows the greatest potential for commercialization. This year’s crop of one winner and three runners-up earned their awards by doing groundbreaking research in computer vision, systems and networking, health sensing, and ubiquitous computing.
What Makes Tom Hanks Look Like Tom Hanks (Total Moving Face Reconstruction): Supasorn Suwajanakorn, Steve Seitz, Ira Kemelmacher-Shlizerman
ApneaApp – Diagnosing Sleep Apnea: Rajalakshmi Nandakumar
Building Consistent Transactions with Inconsistent Replication (TAPIR): Irene Zhang, Naveen Kr. Sharma, Adriana Szekeres, Arvind Krishnamurthy, Dan R. K. Ports
HyperCam – Hyperspectral Imaging and Their Applications: Mayank Goel, Eric Whitmire, Alex Mariakakis, Scott Saponas, Neel Joshi, Shwetak Patel
PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD
In addition, the People’s Choice Award, for which attendees vote for their favorite projects, went to EE graduate student Bryce Kellogg working in CSE’s Wireless Lab for Passive WiFi – WiFi at 10000x Lower Power by Vamsi Talla, Bryce Kellogg, Shyam Gollakota and Josh Smith.
Read more over on Madrona’s website here and an excellent GeekWire article here.
Congratulations to our winners – and thanks to Madrona Venture Group and all of the participants in last night’s event for supporting UW CSE!