ó A group of Carroll University students and a faculty member
are moving to the next round of the Foxconn Technology Groupís
Smart Cities/Smart Future competition.
Carroll team is one of 30 teams advancing to the third and final
round of the competition, which began in October with 325 entries,
according to an announcement.
the Carroll University team thatís moving on to the third round
are students Amanda Ferr and Donald Novak, and senior lecturer in
physics, Tate Wilson, PhD. Their project is LightSense (Light When
You Need It).
two winners will receive $1,500 awards.
the competition at the end of round two are students Ben Zott and
Marika Thrams, and Mike Konemann, associate professor of computer
competition is designed to elicit ideas from Wisconsin students
and faculty regarding areas such as smart mobility, smart
buildings, smart homes, smart energy and smart health, as well as
quality of life, efficiency, productivity and management of
for round three include a business plan and a video pitch as to
why Foxconn would want to invest in the teamís concept.
to 16 round-three winners will receive $5,000, with results
announced by the end of April.