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Electrical Engineering

Two teams finalists in UH accelerator

Two teams with members from the Electrical Engineering Department were announced as finalists in the second cohort of the University of Hawaii's XLR8UH proof of concept center.  

  • Adnoviv, team composed of Professors Olga Boric-Lubecke and Victor Lubcke:  a smart occupancy sensor that detects true human presence by heartbeat and respiration.

  • Akabotics, team composed of EE MS student Monica Umeda and architecture student Newton Parks:  an autonomous robotic platform used to conduct continuous maintenance dredging on shallow waterways.

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