Engineering Students Earn Awards at ASEE Southeastern Regional Conference

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The American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Southeastern Regional Conference was hosted by Mercer University, March 30-April 1.Over 190 people attended the conference, representing over 50 universities.

The following School of Engineering students won awards during a banquet held on March 31 at the Brickyard Golf Club:

Award: First Place

Category: First-/Second-Year Design Team Division

Students: James McNichols and Spencer Penley

Advisor: Dr. Phillip McCreanor

Poster title: “Development of a low-cost high altitude research platform” Award: Second Place

Category: Junior/Senior Design Team Division

Students: Trung Thanh Le and Benjamin McDeed

Advisor: Dr. Ha Van Vo

Poster title: “Biomechanical Evaluation of Non-locking Bone Plate Fixation with Hybrid Screw Constructs in Humerus Mid-Shaft Fractures: A Study on Cadaveric Bone” Award: Third Place

Category: Junior/Senior Design Team Division

Students: Caroline Cooper and Matheus Ramin

Advisor: Dr. Philip McCreanor

Poster title: “Treatment of Gray Water with Sand Filters” Award: Third Place

Category: Individual Undergraduate Research

Student: Bich Nguyen

Advisor: Dr. Ha Van Vo

Poster title: “The biomechanical effect of different screw angle configurations with locking compression plates on stability of femoral shaft fracture fixation”