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SPRING/SUMMER 2003

Featured articles

FutureTruck: National champions once again!

Sanders receives 2003 CAREER award

Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Building project

Moskwa receives ASME innovators award

ME fares well in invention competitions

ME student wins returning student award

Small engine consortium meets needs of Wisconsin industry

Shear-strain sensors advance

MEMS technology receives research boost

Engineering EXPO 2003

Regular features

Alumni news

Student news

Faculty news

ME fares well in invention competitions

Aaron Bland

ME student Aaron Bland won the Tong Prototype Prize for his bicycle suspension invention. (23K JPG)

The ME department played a major role in the winning entries in the college's Schoofs Prize for Creativity and Tong Prototype Prize this year. ME senior Aaron Bland's prototype (above), a mountain bike with a rear-wheel shock-absorbing system, took first place and $2,500 in the Tong Prototype Prize. Chemical and Biological Engineering senior Katie Plzak's invention, "Two-Phase Flow Regime Detection System," earned first place and $10,000 in this year's Schoofs Prize for Creativity. Plzak did her research on the system while under the direction of Mechanical Engineering Assistant Professor Tim Shedd.

 


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