Winners Announced: Matrix Tray Student Design Competition

Faculty sponsors Dr. Astrid Layton (far left, Mechanical Engineering) and Dr. Ahmed Ali (far right, Architecture)

We would like to thank everyone for your participation in the design competition! There were many innovative submissions that highlighted the excellent students here at A&M, across all disciplines. I’m happy to finally be able to announce the winners to you all! The jury is pleased to announce that three prizes, first, second, and a tie for third, as well as one honorable mention, have been awarded to the following submissions:

First prize of $1000 goes to:

  • The team of Will McKinney and Brooks McKinney for their innovative modular aquaponics design

Second prize of $500 goes to:

  • Britteny Martinez for her unique flexible and customizable ceiling tile design

Third prize of $200 is split between two designs:

  • The team comprised of Aamer Arshad Kazi, Sitangshu Chatterjee, Het Pandit, Vivek Patel, and Omprakash Das for their design of an innovative optic fibre matrix containment unit
  • Shelby Warrington for her customizable lamp shade featuring colored glass design

Honorable Mention goes to:

  • The team of Sarojeet Deb and Shantanu Vyas with their green building façade design

The winners have been announced on the competition website:

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