The Hooper Memorial Presentation highlights the outstanding project work of the Faculty of Science, Technology and Engineering final year undergraduate and Master’s students.

La Trobe University Department of Computer Science and Computer Engineering and Department of Electronic Engineering hold an annual event for students to present their final-year projects to industry professionals. The Hooper Memorial Presentation highlights the outstanding project work of the Faculty of Science, Technology and Engineering final year undergraduate and Master’s students.

The annual student project showcase provides high-performing students with an opportunity to present their work to industry professionals, network with prospective employers and demonstrate their acquired technical knowledge, problem solving-skills and hard work during the course of their study.

Latrobe-Uni-2013-239x3002013 marks the 21st anniversary for the Hooper Memorial Presentation, and Future Fibre Technologies (FFT) has been supporting the Hooper Memorial Presentation since 1993. This year FFT sponsored the Hooper Memorial Prize for the Best Project Poster which was awarded by FFT’s Global Marketing Manager, Lama Tayeh to the undergraduate electronic engineering student Keith Brown; for the production of the best project presentation poster at the Hooper Memorial student projects showcase.

“We are delighted to partner with La Latrobe University Faculty of Science, Technology and Engineering once again, and continue to support this key annual event for the faculty students”. Says FFT’s Global Marketing Manager, Lama Tayeh.

“Congratulations to all the talented faculty students that presented their final-year projects this year. It is simply brilliant to continue to see so much talent, ingenuity,  passion, technical knowledge and high standards of quality demonstrated year after year; with the projects showcased by the upcoming generation of new engineers”. She added.

Each year, students select a project from one of the faculty many streams which include biomedical, communication, electronic systems, optical, sustainability in energy production, robotics, mechatronics and power systems. Students develop individual projects and are expected to demonstrate entrepreneurship, innovation, global citizenship and sustainability thinking.

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