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CAPA and IIB Award Ceremony 2020

last modified Jun 17, 2020 12:04 PM

Six CAPA winners and two IIB Award winners have collected their CAPE Acorn certificates and the research prizes.

The ceremony took place via online platform, please see the footage here:


Six CAPA projects of Cambridge PhD students have been selected as the CAPA winners 2020:

1. Focal depth tracking for improved 3D Holographic Displays

Researchers: Jamie Lake, Peter Christopher and Ralf Mouthaan

Supervisors: Dr Hannah Joyce, Prof. Tim Wilkinson


2. A wireless power transfer system using High-Temperature Superconducting capacitors

Researchers: Mengyuan Tian, Jiabin Yang

Supervisor: Dr Tim Coombs


3. 3D Deep learning for large scale point cloud process

Researchers: Hanchen Wang

Suppervisor: Prof. Joan Lasenby


4. Mastery of Microchip Technology to Tackle Air Pollution

Researchers: Malar Chellasivalingam

Supervisor: Prof. Ashwin Seshia


5. Three-electrode electrochemical cell with integrated pressure sensor

Researchers: Liam Bird, Dylan Maxwell

Suppervisors: Professors. Caterina Ducati, Andrea Ferrari and Clare Grey


6. Simulation and Modeling of piezoelectric nanoscale resonators for sensing application: Nano Bulk Acoustics Wave Resonators (NBARs)

Researchers: Phoebe Xin Gao, Alkausil Tamboli

Supervisors: Professors Daping Chu and Andrew Flewitt

Two IIB Projects of undergraduate engineering students were selected as CAUPA 2020 winners: 

1. Stanislaw Szymanowicz: Anomaly detection and explanation in videos

2. Rahul Swaminathan: High voltage GAN/SIC brushless DC motor controller for solar-electric vehicles.


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