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UWinTeam wins People's Choice Award at Erie Hack competition

On June 20, 2019, nine teams competed in the Erie Hack 2.0 Final, showcasing their innovations at Windows on the River in Cleveland, Ohio. New this year, Erie Hack 2.0 awarded a People’s Choice Award, allowing the public to vote for who they believed to have the best innovation to address the Great Lakes’ water challenges.

The University of Windsor's UWinTeam took home the award, winning a plaque of distinction and a cash prize of $500 at the Final.

The team is comprised Windsor Law student Vinay Thapliyal; Dylan Verburg, a graduate student in the Civil and Environmental Engineering program; Mohammed Madani, a PhD student in Environmental Engineering; Monika Saha, a MASc Civil Engineering student; and Saranya Jeyalakshmi, a PhD student Civil Engineering.

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