Students from Electrical and Electronic Engineering: Yağmur Kırkağaç, Sladjan Veselinovic and Ammar Talic, representing Marmara University have won the first prize at competition that was organized along with International Conference on Energy and Management (ICEM 2014) at Bilgi University on June 5-7, 2014. The project that they made is “Sound Plug” and was supervised by Prof. Dr. Murat Doğruel. Sladjan Veselinovic and Ammar Talic, have come to our university as one year exchange students from International Burch University. The project is about smart plug that provides insights into energy consumption and provides more control over appliances. What makes this smart plug unique is the way it’s controlled by using sound waves, working independently of Wi-Fi, LAN or Bluetooth.