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2006 PACE Engineering Design Competition

PACE - Partners for the Advancement of Collaborative Engineering Education - is a university and industry partnership to support strategically-selected academic institutions worldwide, to develop the automotive product life cycle management team of the future. PACE partners include General Motors (GM), Electronic Data System (EDS), UGS and Sun Microsystems, with contributing companies such as Hewlett Packard, Altair Engineering and MSC Software. PACE has already provided over $10M in CAD/CAM/CAE hardware and software to the ME-EM department.

 

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December 2006  PACE judges are, from left to right, Jim Ryan – MSC Software, Michael Zelek – General Motors, John Baker– UGS, Prof. Barbara Dai– MTU, Deborah Peak – PACE, General Motors, Leonard Brohl Jr – General Motors,

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Judges and some of the participants

1st place

First Place winning team representatives getting award from Leonard Brohl Jr and Michael Zelek of General Motors. The team members were:Andrea Werner,  Kimberly Tuinstra, Bailey Gamble

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1st Place: Rock Climbing Cam

Andrea Werner,  Kimberly Tuinstra,
Bailey Gamble

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2nd place

Second Place winning team representatives getting award from Deborah Peak of PACE. The team members were : Brekke Quade, Daniel Maher,  Thomas Sandor

2nd place

2nd Place: Snow Blower Crankshaft
Brekke Quade, Daniel Maher, 
Thomas Sandor

Video Clip WMV 4 Mb

3rd place

Third Place winning team representatives getting award from Deborah Peak of PACE. The team members were: Tyler Wenzel,  Justin Stuckmann, Kiel Vanderhovel, Gregory Nagel

3rd place

3rd Place: BMX Bicycle
Tyler Wenzel, Justin Stuckmann,
Kiel Vanderhovel, Gregory Nagel

Video Clip WMV 1.6 Mb

Team Entries
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MICHIGAN TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY
PACE Design Competition
for MEEM 4403 Computer-Aided Design Methods, Dr. Barbara Dai, instructor