First Place - California State University, Fullerton
Team Advisor: Yun Tian
Team Members: Luis Covarrubias, Joseph Porter, Shelley Pham, Harpreet Saini, Yijie Sun, Bowen Tian, Yuting Zhang
Application: Titan Power App
Titan Power App allows users to track data and help manage power consumption on campus. It provides the user with key consumption data for each of the power sources on the CSUF campus, including solar panels and a trigeneration plant. The application increases the efficiency of the trigeneration energy sources, resulting in the reduction of natural gas consumption, a reduced carbon emission footprint, and cost savings for their campus.
Second Place - California State University, Los Angeles
Team Advisor: John Hurley
Team Members: Andrew Ahn, Rowan Edge, Luis Fisher, Steven Hewitt, Ryan Ho, Milinc Joshi, Vrushank Shah
Application: Alternative Energy Solutions Kit
Alternative Energy Solutions Kit solves the problem for reduction of costs associated with small, interrelated energy consumption activities which are commonplace across many campuses. Alternative Energy Solutions Kit is enticing for any entrepreneur or campus interested in a renewable energy solution.
Third Place - San Francisco State University
Team Advisor: Bill Hsu
Team Members: Pooja Kanchan, Ammar Naqvi, Swati Patel, Rujoota Shah, Abhilash Shrivastava
Application: Smart Watering System
Smart Watering System aims to conserve water and create positive environmental and economic impact by reducing water usage for landscape management. The application computes the evaporation rate of the soil to determine the best time for activating irrigation systems installed on the SFSU lawn areas.
California State University, Northridge
Team Advisor: Vijay Bhatt
Team Members: Daniel Benusovich, Sunny Desai, Robert Morris, Shivanshu Naithani, Christian Ngiyulu, Jeffrey Rubi, Seyed Sajjadi, Saumil Soni
Application: Sense to Save
Sense to Save tackled the problem of saving energy and optimizing uptime of servers and electronic devices. The main goal is to connect all possible electronic devices to the app and increase the overall energy efficiency of each device.
San Jose State University
Team Advisor: Jerry (Zeyu) Gao
Team Members: Saikrishnan Baskaran, Sivakumar Sivaraman, Devon Sun, Koushik Ram Kunathur Thikshaja
Application: Savegreen Smart Water Systems
Savegreen Smart Water Systems focuses on reducing the wastage of water consumed by campus irrigation systems. Their smart irrigation system used sensors to detect soil moisture and then applied an advanced analytical algorithm running in the Predix cloud to provide insight on ideal watering times.