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Winners from 2019 Graduate Engineering Research Showcase announced

By Chris Anthony

Published: Nov 8, 2019 8:53:00 AM

Auburn Engineering graduate students from across the college highlighted their research endeavors at the 2019 Graduate Engineering Research Showcase on Thursday, Nov. 7. 

The annual event, sponsored by the Council of Engineering Graduate Students, consists of poster presentations that showcase the work of Auburn Engineering’s graduate researchers. 

The event promotes engineering scholarship, professionalism and interdisciplinary research. 

The following students earned top honors: 

Top prizes 

1st place: Promod Chowdhury, Mechanical Engineering

2nd place: Dan Jackson, Civil Engineering

3rd place: Iman Hassani, Chemical Engineering 

Honorable Mentions 

Morgan Ellis, Chemical Engineering

Ferdous Finklea, Chemical Engineering

Ehsan Hassani, Chemical Engineering

Kanak Parmar, Aerospace Engineering

Amanda Sterling, Mechanical Engineering

Departmental Awards 

Aerospace Engineering: Paul Kovacic

Biosystems Engineering: Vivek Patil

Chemical Engineering: Mohammadjafar Hashemi

Civil Engineering: Fanqi Qin

Computer Science and Software Engineering: Hairuo Xu

Electrical and Computer Engineering: Michael Bolt

Industrial and Systems Engineering: Christy Evans

Materials Engineering: Ralf Fischer

Mechanical Engineering: Chris Gomes

Media Contact: Chris Anthony,, 334.844.3447

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