Written by IEEE | May 13, 2016

IEEE has chosen the winner of its 2015 IEEE DIY Project.

Please join us in congratulating Usman Maqsood and his team, Amir Salman and Reeba Raza, who won for their EcoSens, Wireless Sensor and Actuation Network project.

The winning project was created to monitor and control environmental conditions that can adversely affect the comfort of life.

The EcoSens system is a wirelessly distributed monitoring and control system with nodes to monitor fluctuation in the environment and also control it. This system can be used to reduce the number of seasonal colds and flus. This network for environmental monitoring and control would be perfect for high rise buildings like offices, apartments, hotels, hospitals chemical, material, pharmaceutical and textile industries along with laboratories.

We’d like to extend our thanks to all who submitted their DIY projects.

All submissions were judged based on originality, innovation and potential benefit to humanity.

Other finalists included:


Our 2016 IEEE Maker Project Contest is coming soon!

Want your chance to win a $500 prize? Are you a tinkerer or creator? The upcoming IEEE 2016 Maker Project is the place for you to showcase your ideas! We’re looking for entries from participants who are working on an exciting new technology. Projects can be an app, robot, 3D-printed gadget, wearables, or anything you have engineered. We want to see what you are building from scratch and how it can help enhance our world.

Submission Categories:

  • Accessibility
  • Education
  • Entertainment
  • Health & Safety
  • Sustainability
  • Transportation

Follow IEEE on Facebook and Twitter or check back on IEEE Transmitter for more information about the 2016 content, including how to enter.  




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