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ME-EM Students win several awards in University-wide Undergraduate Research Expo


Human-Powered Grain Processor

2nd Place- Team # 121 - Human-Powered Grain Processor - Katie Olkkonen and Caleb Colyer, Mechanical/Biomedical Engineering; Tyler Blank, Nathan Fetting, Luke Winter, and Eric Boeckers, Mechanical Engineering; Dr. John Beard, Advisor; Woychowski Charitable Foundation, Sponsor

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3rd Place - Team # 114 - Off-Road Trail Assist Vehicle - Colin Fay, Eric Jacobsen, Derrick Metz, Mindy Miller, Craig Slattery, and James Peitzmeier, Mechanical Engineering; Dr. John Beard, Advisor; U2Explore Enterprise team, Sponsor

Honorable Mention - Team # 123 - Dryer Support Roller Design Harmonization - Travis Jansen, Jamie Dufner, Keegan Burggren, Colin Neese, Steven Worster, and Robert Hambrock, Mechanical Engineering; Dr. Josh Loukus, Chuck Van Karsen, Michael LaCourt, Dr. John Beard, and Dr. Gregory Odegard; Whirlpool, Sponsor

Honorable Mention - Team # 135 - Axial Flux Vertical Axis Wind Turbine - Kyle Peters, Tyler Bair, and Jim Kramer, Mechanical Engineering Technology; Dr. John Irwin, School of Technology, Advisor; UPPCO, Sponsor

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2009 Expo Booklet PDF

2009 Expo Results

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