Stratasys Selects Winners for the 2015 Extreme Redesign 3D Printing Challenge
MINNEAPOLIS & REHOVOT, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Ltd. (Nasdaq:SSYS), a leading global provider of 3D printing and
additive manufacturing solutions, has selected winners for the 11th
Redesign 3D Printing Challenge.
First place in the Art and Architecture category is Helix-Shaped Sharpener submitted by Haya Alnibari and Ti Fu from Ryerson University in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo: Stratasys)
This worldwide contest gives students in secondary and post-secondary
educational institutions the opportunity to redesign an existing product
or to create a new product that improves how a task is accomplished.
Entries were evaluated based on creativity, being mechanically sound and
being realistically achievable.
The judges this year were industry experts Tim Shinbara of the
Association for Manufacturing Technology, Patrick Gannon a 3D printing
industry veteran, Leslie Langnau of Design World magazine and Todd Grimm
of T.A. Grimm and Associates.
Visit the Stratasys Extreme Redesign webpage
for descriptions, photos and/or videos of the winning designs.
Art and Architecture
First place: Helix-Shaped Sharpener; Haya Alnibari and Ti Fu; Ryerson
University; Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Second place: The Subspace; Hou Shun Poh; National University of
Third place: Prismatic; Ashley Christensen and Lauren Aquilina; Michigan
State University; East Lansing, Michigan, USA
Secondary Education Engineering
First place: HUNCH 2015 Zero Gravity Scale; Thomas Vagnini; Tri-County
Regional Vocational Technical High School; Franklin, Massachusetts, USA
Second place: Zero Gravity Mixer; Joshua Fuller; Tri-County Regional
Vocational Technical High School; Franklin, Massachusetts, USA
Third place: Socket Cube Concept; Li Cheng Yu; Etobicoke Collegiate
Institute; Toronto, Ontario, Canada
First place: Cooling with Heat; Melanie Gralow and Lena Heemann;
University of Bremen; Bremen, Germany
Second place: Flex Key; Mahan Navabi and Mark Eyk; Ryerson University;
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Third place: Ice Twist; Alexandre Beznogov and Jossef Roozitalab
Shirazi; Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
New this year, the first-place student winner in the post-secondary
category wins a trip to a 2015 3D printing/additive manufacturing
conference (location to be determined). Stratasys is awarding first
place winners a $2,500 scholarship, with second and third place winners
both receiving a $1,000 scholarship. The instructor of the first place
winner in each category receives a demo 3D printer to use in the
classroom for a limited time. Since the contest's inception, Stratasys
has awarded more than $100,000 in scholarships to innovative students.
Stratasys Ltd. (Nasdaq:SSYS), headquartered in Minneapolis,
Minnesota and Rehovot, Israel, is a leading global provider of 3D
printing and additive manufacturing solutions. The company's patented FDM®,
PolyJet™, and WDM™ 3D Printing technologies produce prototypes and
manufactured goods directly from 3D CAD files or other 3D content.
Systems include 3D printers for idea development, prototyping and direct
digital manufacturing. Stratasys subsidiaries include MakerBot and
Solidscape, and the company operates the digital parts manufacturing
service, Stratasys Direct Manufacturing. Stratasys has more than 2,800
employees, holds over 600 granted or pending additive manufacturing
patents globally, and has received more than 25 awards for its
technology and leadership. Online at: www.stratasys.com
Stratasys is a registered trademark of Stratasys Ltd. and/or its
subsidiaries or affiliates.
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