Winners from Graduate Engineering Research Showcase announced

More than 140 graduate students participated in the 2016 Graduate Engineering Research Showcase.

Graduate students from across the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering presented their research at the 2016 Graduate Engineering Research Showcase on Thursday, Oct. 20.

The annual showcase, sponsored by the Council of Engineering Graduate Students, consists of poster presentations which highlight the work of Auburn Engineering graduate students. The event promotes engineering scholarship, professionalism and interdisciplinary research.

More than 140 graduate students and 81 judges, including faculty, alumni and special guests, participated in the event.

The winning students received more than $7,500 in cash prizes. The following students won prizes:

Top prizes

1st place: Remington Harrison, Electrical and Computer Engineering

2nd place: Bahareh Ramezan Pour, Mechanical Engineering

3rd place: Kyle Johnson, Aerospace Engineering

Honorable Mention

Johnathan Bolton, Aerospace Engineering

Christopher Duron, Mechanical Engineering

Nakul Kothari, Mechanical Engineering

Aravind Tankasala, Civil Engineering

Xingxing Zhang, Materials Engineering

Departmental Awards

Aerospace Engineering: Tharikaa Ramesh Kumar

Biosystems Engineering: Ravishankar Mahadevan

Chemical Engineering: Matthew Hilliard

Civil Engineering: Sarah Gustitus

Computer Science and Software Engineering: Hamza Alkofahi

Electrical and Computer Engineering: Yuan Meng

Industrial and System Engineering: Alejandro Teran-Somohano

Materials Engineering: Hossein Talebinezhad

Mechanical Engineering: Hao Zhang

Polymer and Fiber Engineering: Mehul Barde 

Media Contact: Chris Anthony,, 334.844.3447

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