Maptek recognises emerging software engineer

Monday, May 14th, 2018

Adelaide University student Abdul Jawaid took out the Maptek Prize in Computer Science at the faculty’s awards presentation this month.

Maptek Chief Technology Officer Simon Ratcliffe presented Abdul with the award for the highest achieving second-year student from the university’s School of Computer Science in 2017.

Maptek Prize in Computer Science winner Abdul Jawaid with Maptek Chief Technology Officer Simon Ratcliffe.

Abdul is studying an Advanced Computer Science degree and has worked closely with the Department of Computer and Robotics Vision at the University of Adelaide, exploring place recognition and visual localisation techniques.

Maptek software engineer Hope Lee, who joined the Evolution development team in January this year, was also recognised at the awards night.

Hope won the Australian Computer Society Prize for Computer Science (top third-year student) and was a member of the team which claimed the Software Engineering Group Prize.

Maptek software engineer Hope Lee chats with Maptek Chief Technology Officer Simon Ratcliffe at the awards.

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