Howard R. Hughes College of Engineering

Winners of Fall 2012 Senior Design Competition

Posted: December 19, 2012

DesertSol Structural Design Group is announced grand prize winner at the holiday party

The hard work of 79 senior design students at the College of Engineering was proudly presented and displayed at the fall semester's senior design competition on December 5. From a surfable wave pool to a mobile spray painting app, an automatic pool filter cleaner to a 3-D scanner for manufacturing, the projects showcased the best of students' creativity, dedication, and knowledge.

Judges from local industry evaluated the projects based on innovation, commercial potential, and presentation quality, and awards were presented at the college's holiday celebration on December 13. Congratulations to all!

Full List of Winners

Grand Prize: "2013 Solar Decathlon Structural Design"

Joanna Ayson, Iani Batilov, Russell McLellan, Ankush Sehdev

Civil 1st Place: "9th Island Wave Pool"

Erick Mata, Daniel Miller, Juan Carlo Pascua

Civil 2nd Place: "Grey Water System Design"

Joseph Marsella, Russell Penner, Maryna Shkrobat

Computer Science 1st Place: "Mobile Spray Painting (MSP)"

Mikhak Misaghian

Computer Science 2nd Place (3-way tie): "AliVe: Mars" // "AudioVis" // "Smart Phone Augmented Reality Puzzle Platformer"

Jan Espejo // Geoffrey Gardner // Raymond Imber

Electrical 1st Place: "Energy Harvesting Wireless Sensors"

Sean Crippen, Eduardo Olivares, Yelthin Orochena, Angsuman Roy

Electrical 2nd Place: "High Efficiency Power Supply"

Anh Bui

Mechanical 1st Place: "M.A.S.S. (Mechanical Arm Support System)"

Jian Paolo Buzar, Hugo Chiang, Vincent Poon

Mechanical 2nd Place: "Electronic Sway Bar Disconnect"

Scott Cacal, Jonathan Poblete, Jacob Woolman

Commercial Potential 1st Place: "Electronic Sway Bar Disconnect"

Scott Cacal, Jonathan Poblete, Jacob Woolman

Commercial Potential 2nd Place: "Motorized TV Wall Mount"

David Fyda, Ryan Ghanaatrad, Jorge Pulido

Sustainability Prize (tie): "2013 Solar Decathlon Structural Design" // "Energy Harvesting Wireless Sensors"

Joanna Ayson, Iani Batilov, Russell McLellan, Ankush Sehdev // Sean Crippen, Eduardo Olivares, Yelthin Orochena, Angsuman Roy

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