Engineering Students Earn Awards at ASEE Southeastern Regional Conference

Engineering Students Earn Awards at ASEE Southeastern Regional Conference

June 6, 2014

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"