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Green Brain Award for two Jacobs students


December 15, 2017

Congratulations! Kiran Adhikari a Physics major in his third year, and Larissa Oliveira, who studies Industrial Engineering, received the “Green Brain Award”, organized by Middle East Technical University, Cyprus.

The duo handed in a paper on “Wireless Resonance Power Transfer For Reducing Batteries and Other Electronic Wastes”. The purpose was to provide a description of how to reduce waste by replacing batteries with wireless resonance power transfer with superposition of multiple coils.

In the competition, more than 200 papers were submitted from teams from more than 20 countries, four finalists were invited for the presentation in Cyprus. Based on their performance Kiran and Larissa were chosen as the Green Brains of the Year 2017 – and received 2000 Euro.