Voting participants in the bracket challenge were eligible to win one of several prizes each week including Texas Instruments Launch Pads, a set of 3 TE Connectivity Sensors, and a Schneider Electric Motor. At the conclusion of the bracket voting, one Grand Prize winner, John K. of Indesign LLC, Indianapolis, INreceived a bundle of all of the weekly prizes plus a GoPro camera.
The Academic Engineering Program was the third annual bracket contest held by the Design Engineering & Sourcing group and spearheaded by Electronic Design and Machine Design. This year’s program is an excellent example of how current engineers and manufacturers are helping future engineers navigate the competitive world of engineering.
Last year’s bracket contest pitted popular engineering kits, toys, models, and tools against one another to determine the ultimate STEM STARTER with Legos taking home the title. Movies where engineers and technology drive the plot battled it out the year before to become THE WORLD’s GREATEST ENGINEERING MOVIE – Apollo 13!
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