Engineering Expo II winners announced

May 25, 2016 - By Kim Delker

Several student teams in The University of New Mexico School of Engineering won prizes for projects and pitches at the Engineering Expo II, held May 13 at the Centennial Engineering Center.

The senior design expo featured projects from more than 200 students from all departments in the school, in addition to an elevator pitch competition and an edible car presentation.

The poster competition winners were:

First place, $300: “Treatment of Wastewater for Reuse,” Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
Second place, $200: “Internet of Things Security System,” Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Third place, $100: “PoWifi,” Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

The elevator pitch winners were:

First place, $300: “PoWifi,” Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Second place, $200: “Low Enrichment, High-Flux Reactor for Moly-99 Medical Isotope Production,” Department of Nuclear Engineering

Judges for the poster competition were Stephanie Kean, field representative for Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham; Shannon Fonseca, intern for Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham; and Lisa Holden, R&D S&E mechanical engineer at Sandia National Laboratories. Judge for the elevator pitch were Marc Powell, CEO of ReCARnation; James Salsbury, senior vice president of HB Construction; and Matthew Martin, COO of Brycon Construction.