2017 Spring Senior Design Award Winners

Members of the Grand Prize winning team, The Electrical Tester (top row), pose with (bottom row, from left to right) UNLV President Len Jessup, Mrs. Harriet Cox, and College of Engineering Dean Rama Venkat.

May. 12, 2017

The bi-annual Senior Design Awards Dinner, held the day after the Fred & Harriet Cox Senior Design Competition, celebrates the students’ achievements and provides their families, faculty and the greater Las Vegas Community an opportunity to share the excitement of their work. The 2017 awards were held on May 5 at the Cox Pavilion at UNLV.

Congratulations to all of our winners! To view photos from the event, visit our Facebook Competition Album and Awards Album. Photos For more information on the event, click here.

Grand Prize

Sponsored by NSTec

Winner: The Electrical Tester

Civil & Environmental Engineering and Construction Awards

Sponsored by Las Vegas Paving

1st Place: Hoover Dam Security Checkpoint

2nd Place (tie): LVB Light Rail & Demand Responsive Pedestrian Safety Rumble Strips

Computer Science Awards

1st Place: Convention Logistics Tracker

2nd place: Spots

Electrical & Computer Engineering Awards

Sponsored by JT3

1st Place: Card Shoe Projection System

2nd Place: Micro Grid II: Load Share

Mechanical Engineering Awards

Sponsored by Switch

1st Place: Wastewater Evaporator

2nd place: Coanda Quadcopter

Entertainment Engineering and Design Awards

Sponsored by Cirque du Soleil

1st Place: The Hi Ball

Interdisciplinary Award

Sponsored by Rich Robotics

Winner: Carpal Tunnel Relief Massager

Sustainability Award

Sponsored by NV Energy

Winner: The Electrical Tester

Commercial Potential Awards

Sponsored by Cox

1st Place: Universally Expanding Cage-ME Team

2nd place: Linked

Popular Choice

Winner: Hoover Dam Security Checkpoint