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Senior Design Showcase Awards


The inaugural college-wide Senior Design Showcase, which featured more than 125 teams of Engineering Vols from all disciplines, took place on April 25, 2019. The students showed the creative, innovative, and practical solutions that they developed from real-world challenges presented from university, business, and community clients.

The department presented five awards, including Best Poster, Most Creative, and People’s Choice.

Best Poster–CBE 490

Small Scale Avermectin Production

Team Members: Scott Dixon, Wilson Pang, Sarah Wellborn, Sydney Whitson
Advisor: Sankar Raghavan
Sponsor: CBE



Most Creative–CBE 490/People’s Choice

Craft Beer Production

Team Members: Seth Anderson, Justin Holladay, Jake Jolley, Jess Ossyra, Adam Soper
Advisor: Sankar Raghavan
Sponsor: Balter Beerworks Microbrewery



Best Poster–CBE 488

Extraction of Thorium and Rare Earth Elements from Monazite Ore

Team Members: Patrick Green, Michael Lin, Evan Wilmer
Advisor: Robert Counce
Sponsor: Electric Power Research Institute/CBE



Most Creative–CBE 488

Extraction of Thorium and Rare Earth Elements from Monazite Ore

Team Members: Paige Jones, DeLys Valentine, Morgan Walker
Advisor: Robert Counce
Sponsor: Electric Power Research Institute/CBE


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