Dimension 3D Printing, a brand of Stratasys Inc. (NASDAQ: SSYS) announced the winners in its eighth annual Extreme Redesign 3D Printing Challenge. The global contest encourages students to submit an innovative product design, a redesign of an existing product, or an original work of art or architecture.
Dimension 3D Printing is awarding each of three student winners $2,500 or $1,000 scholarships in the categories of Middle and High School Engineering, College Engineering, and Art & Architecture. A list of winners follows. For full descriptions and supporting artwork of designs, visit www.DimensionPrinting.com/extremeredesign
Designs are awarded based on creativity, usefulness, part integrity and aesthetics. Instructors of the three first-place student winners will receive an Apple iPad for use in the classroom. With this year’s awards, the contest will exceed the $100,000 mark in scholarships granted since the contest’s inception. This year’s contest also features a bonus award category: Students who incorporated a school-spirit theme into their designs competed for a $250 gift card.
College Engineering Category
1 Continuous water supply hand pump: Akshay Gautam & Gauray Singh, Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design & Manufacturing — Jabalpur, India
2 Diabetic Testing Station: Zahraa Bazzi, Abrar Wazier, Stanley Marek, Wayne State University — Dearborn, MI
3 Scissors for right and left-handed Users: Isabell Boqvist, Luleå University of Technology — Luleå, Sweden
Art & Architecture Category
1 Desert Rose Kyle Whybrew, University of Central Florida — Grant, FL
2 Community Library Alex Tseng, Rice University — Houston, TX
3 Green Art Cristina-Maria Agape & Robert-Sebastian Dron, Palatul Copiilor si Elevilor Drobeta Turnu Severin — Drobeta Turnu Severin, Romania
Middle/High School Engineering Category
1 Pro Sump Nicholas Pio, Warren High School — Downey, CA
2 Diagonal Slice Rubik’s Cube Quentin Torgerson, Mars Area High School — Mars, PA
3 Sand/Salt Spreader Erik Fredrickson, Kingswood Regional High School — Wolfeboro, NH
Bonus Category: School Spirit
Tigre’s Bot Tyler Kilgore, Mansfield Sr. High School — Mansfield, OH
Beer Stein Redesign Joseph Huser, Oklahoma State University — Stillwater, OK
Winners were selected by a distinguished panel of independent judges from industry and the engineering media. This year’s judges were David Mantey, Editor at Product Design & Development magazine, Ian Kovacevich, VP of Engineering at Enventys, LLC, Patrick Gannon, Engineering Manager at rp+m (a Thogus partner), and Todd Grimm, Editor at Engineering.com.
Full descriptions and supporting artwork of designs