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 University
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 University
Clemson University
#48 1996 Melynda Stewart;
Clemson University
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