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AEI Announces the Winners of the 2019 Student Design Competition

Monday, April 22, 2019

The Architectural Engineering Institute (AEI) of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) announced the winners of the 2019 AEI Student Design Competition (SDC) on April 5, 2019 at the biennial AEI Conference 2019, hosted by the Pennsylvania State University. The Pennsylvania State University earned the top award for building integration and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln won the awards for Outstanding Achievement in Innovation for: 1) Acoustics, and 2) Wood, Timber, Engineered Wood.

This year the students were challenged to address the design, integration, and construction issues associated with The Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts, at Hope College.

This year eighteen teams registered for the competition. Seven teams from seven architectural engineering programs participated in the submittal portion of the competition, and four teams were invited to present at the finals for the competition before a volunteer panel of practitioner jurors. Congratulations to all the winners!

Results

  • Building Integration
    1st Place: The Pennsylvania State University 
    2nd Place:  Kansas State University
  • Construction Management and Development
    1st Place:  The Pennsylvania State University 
    2nd Place:  Kansas State University
  • Electrical Systems Design
    1st Place:  The Pennsylvania State University 
    2nd Place:  Kansas State University
  • Mechanical Systems Design
    1st Place:  The Pennsylvania State University 
    2nd Place:  Kansas State University
  • Structural Systems Design
    1st Place:  The Pennsylvania State University 
    2nd Place:  University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Special Awards:

  • Outstanding Achievement in Innovation - Acoustics
    Winner: University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Outstanding Achievement in Innovation - Wood, Timber, Engineered Wood
    Winner: University of Nebraska-Lincoln

AEI SDC 2019 Penn StateThe Pennsylvania State University
Front row, left to right : Alissa Anselmo, Elena Gowdy, Kylie Scovern, Sierra Scott, Rebecca Brott;
Back row, left to right:  Prof. Ryan Solnosky, Tanner DeCrapio, Eric Iavarone, Austin Heidelbaugh, Alex Gubler, Andrew Stanton, Prof. Moses Ling, Dr. Jonathan Dougherty (competition chair).

AEI SDC 2019 KSUKansas State University
From left to right:  Kris Koenig, Jose Ramos, Colton Fuller, Kristen Graves, Kyle Johnson, Katherine Benton, Tessa Davids, Brianna Mertens, Sidney Kiser, Leah Collins, Hannah Bartel, Prof. Derek Clements, Dr. Jonathan Dougherty (competition chair).

AEI SDC 2019 UNLUniversity of Nebraska-Lincoln
Front row from left to right: Aisha Al Hashmi, Shamsa Al-Salami, Monica Houck, Sarah Drummey, Brooke Scherer, Dr. Ece Erdogmus, Rahil Al Jabri, Dr. Jonathan Dougherty (competition chair);
Back row from left to right: Gabriel Larsen, Prof. Todd Feldman, Lucas Dolezal, Austin Seagren, Jeffrey Thompson

2019 Video Presentations