Winners of the 2010 EMA Senior Design contest are the following. If you missed the presentations,
please see the Archived Video
We would like to recognize all participants for their substantial efforts this semester.
We would also like to thank all contributors.
Judges awarded "Honorable Mention" to he MAX Pallet Jack, a pallet jack that allows users to move pallets with greater
mobility while keeping the functionality of a traditional pallet jack. Users can move
a pallet laterally, rotate it, or move it like a traditional pallet jack.
Designed by: Nathan Wong, Paul Pezzi, Jamin Seippel, Joseph Elmquist, and Zach Cheplak
Judges awarded the $1000 Second Prize to Mowercycle, a pedal-powered riding lawnmower. Mowercycle is completely
human powered, eliminating the cost and environmental impact of fuel, while maintaining
the speed benefits of a traditional riding lawnmower.
Designed by: Derek Becker, Collin Bezrouk, Tyler Van Fossen, Dan Rohe, and Max Stein
Judges chose SAW Wheel, a wheelchair attachment that provides an increase in traction on snow
or ice, for the $2500 First Prize. SAW Wheel uses an expandable second wheel with an aggressive tread an inlaid studs to provide this traction.
Designed by: Nathan Cholewa, Jamie Hood, Craig Bolyard, Jameel Moore, Kevin Weiss
Taking almost 400 votes into account, the winner of the People's Choice award is team SAW Wheel.
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