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iMOVE 2018 Undergraduate Student Industry Program awards

Ungdergraduate Student Industry Program dinner. Image courtesy of iMOVE CRC
Ungdergraduate Student Industry Program dinner. Image courtesy of iMOVE CRC

At a dinner to mark the end of the 2018 intake of the iMOVE Undergraduate Student Industry Program, awards were handed out for the students’ work.

Months on from being matched with industry partners, the students not only worked on the projects, but documented that work in mid-project videos, and an end-of-project video presentation.

An iMOVE panel was assembled to judge the students’ work, and award prizes for Best Video, Runner-up, and Most Improved. We thank the students for their drive and enthusiasm, and the mentors for passing along their advice and experience.

We’re already talking to companies and universities for the 2019 Undergraduate Student Industry Program, and would also like to encourage interested parties to get in touch via the program’s Enquiry Form.

The winning videos were:

Best video – Katherine Zheng

Katherine is from Deakin University, and was mentored in her project by Toyota Australia. In her project Katherine examined research on the cognitive load impact of Human Machine Interface (HMI) of C-ITS Displays.

Runner-up #1 – Michael Talia

Michael is a student at Swinburne University, and was mentored in this project by Hardedge. He worked on an app to encourage more young Australians to use the bicycle as their main mode of transport.

Runner-up #2 – Sophie Chen

Sophie is also from Deakin University, also worked with Toyota Australia, and also worked on how Intelligent Transport Systems could provide supplementary, low-distraction information to promote safer and more efficient driving.

Most improved – Rhydian Gong

Rhydian hails from RMIT, and he was mentored by Dennis Savic. Savic Motorcycles is a Melbourne-based organisation developing its first production electric motorcycle model, the C40. Rhydian was tasked with R&D on a tyre for this motorcycle.

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