2013 IIE GLOBAL AND REGIONAL UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT TECHNICAL PAPER COMPETITION WINNERS

Global first, second and third place winners:

First Place:
Mexican Region
Alfonso Alejandro Lara Negrete; Instituto Tecnologico de San Luis Potosi
"Labor Cost Decrease Due to Air Supply Component Process Introduction"

Second Place:
South Central Region
Jordan Bever; Kansas State University
"Designing a Palletization Process for Heart to Heart International"

Third Place:
North Central Region
Eric Pearson; Milwaukee School of Engineering
"Implementation of Quick Response Manufacturing on a Build-to-order Product Line"

Regional first place winners:

Canadian Region:
Joseph Langer
Dalhousie University
"A Procedure for developing Blood Product Ordering Policies"

Great Lakes Region:
Matthew Toter
Oakland University
"Measurement Uncertainty Analysis of Hioki Power Analyzer and the Positioning of its Current Measurement Clamp"

Mid Atlantic Region:
Faith Calhoun
West Virginia University
"Excess Material Reduction Project at Special Metals, Inc."

Northeast Region:
August Grimm
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
"Optimum Routing and Scheduling of Circuit Board Drilling"

Southeast Region:
Stefan Calle
University of Central Florida
"Utilizing Lean Principles to Improve the Screen Printing Process at Screen Works USA"

Western Region:
Ryan Amigliore
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
"Optimization of a Manufacturing Cell within a Biomedical Company"

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