ME 481 THOMAS ALVA EDISON UNDERGRADUATE DESIGN AWARD
The Edison Scholars are recognized as the ME 481 Design Team that has produced the most outstanding technical design project. This semester’s winning Edison Scholars were Marcus Cannon, Karsten Harns, Zachary Hoyle, and Joel St.Cyr. They carried out a project sponsored by Williams International of Walled Lake, MI in which they designed, tested and demonstrated a complete system to reduce the noise leakage from an aircraft-engine test facility. The project was supervised by Thomas Hartley at Williams International, and by Dr. Ron Averill at MSU.
ME 481 PROJECT PRESENTATION AWARD
The ME 481 Project Presentation Award is given to the ME 481 Design Team that is judged to have given the best technical project presentation. Last semester’s winning team comprised: Ryan Aenis,Zachary Albright, Sarah Haas and Andrew Stuckwisch. The team presented and demonstrated a new laser-based robotic approach to measuring the inside diameter of steel pipes, in a project sponsored by U.S. Steel. The project was supervised by Mary Beaver at U.S Steel, and by Dr. Farhang Pourboghrat at MSU.
ME 471 LEONARDO DA VINCI AWARD
The members of the student team winning the ME 471 competition on Design Day are given the Leonardo da Vinci Machine Design Award. The award winners are determined by the course instructor, based on the team’s score in the competition.
ME 412 HEAT TRANSFER DESIGN AWARD
The student team members winning the ME 412 competition at Design Day are recognized by the Heat Transfer Design Award. The award winners are determined by the course instructor based on team scoring in the competition.
ME 456 BEST MECHATRONIC PRODUCT DESIGN AWARD
The integrated design of products and processes that include mechanical and electrical components under intelligent control.