Chemical engineering seniors holding their big checks from Engineering Design Day 2016Hard workers, big winners! Two teams of chemical engineering seniors received awards at Engineering Design Day 2016.

At left, Team 15079 – composed of Phillip Befus, Matthew Fry, Juan Sandoval and Matthew Bahr – won the Arizona Technology Council Foundation Award for Innovation in Manufacturing for the project Process Improvement to Minimize Fractures in Water-Soluble Mandrels, sponsored by Advanced Ceramics Manufacturing.

At right, Team 15086 – composed of William Blair, Michael Bauman and Joseph Gaul – won the second-prize Bly Family Award for Innovation in Energy Production, Supply or Use for the project Ethanol Plant Repurposing, sponsored by the department.

University of Arizona College of Engineering