Congratulations to Idaresit Edem Udoh, 3rd year BEng Electronic and Communications Engineering student in the School of Engineering and Digital Arts (EDA) who won the Kent round of the IET’s Present Around the World competition. Idaresit gave a presentation on “ECG: Key to Your Heart”, explaining how electrocardiograph signals could be used as a biometric. She will receive a £150 prize and go forward to the UK final, to be held in Manchester later this year.
Notable mentions should also be given to other University of Kent EDA competitors, Luc Harding (3rd year BEng Electronic and Communications Engineering) and Naoise Oluwalogbon (3rd year BEng Computer Systems Engineering). Naoise achieved 2nd place in the competition, and will receive a £100 runners-up prize.
The Kent round of the competition took place on Wednesday 11th March, and was hosted by the University of Kent, in the Chipperfield Lecture Theatre. The event was sponsored by the IET Kent Local Network, with judges from the IET Young Professionals: Kate Self (BT, head judge), Jonathan Taylor (BAE Systems), and Matthew Taylor (VU-City).