Endeavour Awards Night

The Endeavour Awards Night recognises the hard work of our students and celebrates their projects. Winning projects are recognised with department awards, industry-sponsored awards and the People's Choice Award.

Congratulations to all our students groups who participated in the semester 1 Endeavour Exhibition. Thank you to all of our industry partners for working with our students and attending on the awards night.

Meet the semester 1, 2022 winners:

Department Awards

Electronic and Electrical Engineering:

Discipline award:

Development of a Spatially Adaptive Photographic System

Team members:

  • Timothy van der Wolf
  • Jinghao Cao
  • Tao Huang

Merit awards:

Bluetooth Hearing Device: Xiangyu Yu, Lai Wei, Meng Qu, Jiapeng Yang

Demand Analysis and Forecasting of Shared Solar Energy: Sushma Pallapothu, Rachel Tan, Nathan Wong

Learning-Based Model Predictive Control for Unmanned Surface Vehicles based on Cameras: Yiping Qian, Xiangyi Zheng, Zilin Cui

Infrastructure Engineering:

Discipline award:

Kelp Aquaculture as a Nature-Based Solution for Coastal Protection: Wave Attenuation by Suspended Canopies

Team member: Roma Bodycomb

Merit awards:

Application of Machine Learning Algorithms to Predict the Ultra-High Performance Concrete Compressive Strength in Concrete Mix Design: Xinqi Guo, Xiao Xiao Shuting Chu, Zicheng Ning.

Mobile Solar Waterpumping System in Remote Indigenous Communities: Sean  Kempen, Abigail Montolalu, Zachery Mckee.

Upcycling Solar Panel Waste into Concrete: Tu Nguyen, Andrew Vincent Sutanto, Zahir Chedid.

Mechanical Engineering:

Discipline award:

To Design, Build and Demonstrate a ’System’ for Implementing Re-Usable Personal Protective Equipment in Victorian Hospitals

Team members:

  • Adrienne Koor
  • Nathan Thaipun
  • An-Tzu Chang

Merit award:

Closed-Loop Altitude Control Mechanism for Small-Scale Rocket: Cas Kent, Tristan Desombre, Cody Philipp, Clive Wang.

Mechatronics Engineering:

Discipline award:

Team members:

  • Nobel Wong
  • Harikrishnan (Hari) Kolamveettil
  • Vivek reddy (Vivek) Madireddy
  • Vinamra Goswami

Merit award:

From Virtual to Reality - Reinforcement Learning For Human-Robot Swarm Interactions: Samuel Mallick, Di (Thomas) Wu.

People's Choice Award

Understanding and Implementation of Knowledge Transfer in Machine Learning

Team members:

  • Xinyu (Joyce) Xia
  • Tianren (Peter) Zhao
  • Shengqing (Frank) Liu

Runner up:

Amphibious Drones:  Luke Santomartino, Dean Mcphee, Maurice Cutajar, Samuel Craig.

Industry awards

Airwallex Customer-Centric Technology Award

To Design, Build and Demonstrate a ’System’ for Implementing Re-Usable Personal Protective Equipment in Victorian Hospitals

Team members:

  • Adrienne Koor
  • Nathan Thaipun
  • An-Tzu Chang

Telstra Digital Innovation Award

Development of a Spatially Adaptive Photographic System

Team members:

  • Timothy van der Wolf
  • Jinghao Cao
  • Tao Huang

Telstra Customer and Community Impact Award

To Design, Build and Demonstrate a ’System’ for Implementing Re-Usable Personal Protective Equipment in Victorian Hospitals

Team members:

  • Adrienne Koor
  • Nathan Thaipun
  • An-Tzu Chang

Telstra Excellence in Learning and Application Award

Amphibious Drones

Team members:

  • Luke Santomartino
  • Dean Mcphee
  • Maurice Cutajar
  • Samuel Craig

Road to Endeavour

Demand Analysis and Forecasting of Shared Solar Energy

Team members:

  • Sushma Pallapothu
  • Rachel Tan
  • Nathan Wong

Runners up:

  • MUR Motorsports - Composite Suspension Design: Shawn Ingle
  • Learning-Based Model Predictive Control for Unmanned Surface Vehicles based on Cameras: Yiping Qian, Ziangyi Zheng, Zilin Cui
  • Risk Aware Path Planning for Autonomous Ground Vehicles: Boran Chen, Chang Qi, Jian Yang
  • To Design, Build and Demonstrate a ’System’ for Implementing Re-Usable Personal Protective Equipment in Victorian Hospitals: Adrienne Koor, Nathan Thaipun, An-Tzu Chang.