TAGA Student Competition Winners

Student Competition Winners

The TAGA Board of Directors congratulates all the students and chapters who participated in the 2018 competitions. As always the level of quality of the papers and publications were excellent. We look forward to more outstanding entries next year.

The 2018 Winners were announced during the Annual Technical Conference and are:

  • Harvey Levenson Undergraduate Student Paper Award
    • Kelsey Burgett, California Polytechnic State University
  • Dusty  Rhodes Graduate Student Paper Award 
    •  Bilge Altay, Western Michigan University
  • Helmut Kipphan Student Publication Grand Prize 
    • Ryerson University
  • Special Recognition - Student Publication, Technical Writing 
    • Grenoble Institute of Technology
  • Special Recognition - Student Publication, Design Quality 
    • California Polytechnic State University
  • Special Recognition - Student Publication, Production Quality 
    • California Polytechnic State University
  • Special Recognition - Best Electronic Publication
    • Rochester Institute of Technology
  • Attendee's Choice - Student Publication
    • Ryerson University

Past Student Competition Winners

Conf.
#

Year

Harvey Levenson
Undergradute
Student Paper Award

Dusty Rhodes
Graduate
Student Paper Award

Helmut Kipphan Student Publication Award

#70

2018

Kelsey Burgett;
California Polytechnic State University

Bilge Altay;
Western Michigan University

Ryerson University

#69

2017

Justin Furgurson;
Clemson University

No Recipient

California Polytechnic State University

#68

2016

Diondra Filicetti;
Ryerson University

Michael J. Joyce;
Western Michigan University

Ryerson University

#67

2015

Alex Chheun and Amy Nguyen;
Ryerson University

No Recipient

Ryerson University

#66

2014

Emily Wong & Lisa Carley;
Ryerson University

Vickrant Zunjarrao;
Rochester Institute of Technology

Ryerson University

#65

2013

Trey Riedmeyer;
Clemson University

No Recipient

Grenoble Institute of Technology

#64

2012

C. Michael Shedd & Nathan Ostrout;
California Polytechnic State University

Alexandra Hartman;
Clemson University

Clemson University

#63

2011

R. Tupe, M. Kosterina & R. Luksiarto;
Ryerson University

No Recipient

Rochester Institute of Technology

 #62

2010

Rebecca Dykopf, Gloria Leung, Pauline Wut;
Ryerson University

John Jay Jacobs, Sarah Stafford, Andy Walker;
Clemson University

Ryerson University

#61

 2009

Saleh Abdel Motaal / Samee Sikander;
Ryerson University

John Jay Jacobs / Joanna Church / Jen Olberding;
Clemson University

Rochester Institute of Technology

#60

2008

Zeinab Panahi;
Ryerson University

Kathryn O. Cole;
Rochester Institute of Technology

Ryerson University

#59

2007

Ashley Childers
Clemson

Erika Hrehorova;
Western Michigan University

California Polytechnic State University

#58

2006

No Recipient

Dimitrios Ploumidis;
Rochester Institute of Technology

Rochester Institute of Technology

#57

2005

Christine Wheatley;
Western Michigan University

Kang Ha;
Rochester Institute of Technology

Rochester Institute of Technology

#56

2004

Franck Medlege;
EFPG

Hrishikesh Bhide;
Western Michigan University

Rochester Institute of Technology

#55

2003

Dustin LeFebvre;
Western Michigan University

Andrea Frimova;
Western Michigan University

Rochester Institute of Technology

#54

2002

Kathleen Edwards/Kris Finnen;
California Polytechnic State University

Hrishikesh Bhide
Western Michigan University

Rochester Institute of Technology

#53

2001

Eliot Harper;
Rochester Institute of Technology

Sebastien Arnaud;
EFPG

Rochester Institute of Technology

#52

2000

Alex Castellanos/Paul Haak;
California Polytechnic State University

Ludovic Fouche;
EFPG

Clemson University

#51

1999

Veronika Pekarocicova;
Western Michigan University

Rodrigo Sosa;
Western Michigan University

Clemson University

#50

1998

Gilles Gonzalez;
EFPG

Bruno J. Schrappe;
Rochester Institute of Technology

Clemson University

#49

1997

Sharron Henley/Mark Shaw;
West Herts College

Michelle Warfford;
Clemson

Clemson University

#48

1996

Melynda Stewart;
Clemson

Lambros Protopapas;
Rochester Institute of Technology

Rochester Institute of Technology

#47

1995

Maureen Armstrong;
California Polytechnic State University

David Romano;
Rochester Institute of Technology

Clemson University

#46

1994

Todd Skidmore;
Clemson University

-

Clemson University

#45

1993

Susan T. Fennell;
Clemson University

-

California Polytechnic State University

#40

1992

Keshav Sharma;
Western Michigan University

-

-

#39

1991

Mark J. Montecalvo;
Rochester Institute of Technology
Derek Seaton/Tracy Visser;
Ryerson University

-

-

#38

1990

James C. Hook;
Clemson University

-

-

#37

1989

William W. Pope;
Rochester Institute of Technology

-

-

#36

1988

Simons Ann Bryan;
Clemson University

-

-

#35

1987

Dean K. Freeman;
California Polytechnic State University

-

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