Top 10 Finalists Announced in Extreme Redesign Contest
Todd Grimm posted on March 15, 2012 |
Stratasys Inc. has selected the finalists for its Dimension brand’s eighth annual Extreme Redesign 3...

2011 contest winnerStratasys Inc. has selected the finalists for its Dimension brand’s eighth annual Extreme Redesign 3D Printing Challenge . The global contest encourages students to submit an innovative product design, a redesign of an existing product or an original work of art or architecture.

Dimension 3D Printing will award each of three student winners $2,500 or $1,000 scholarships in the categories of middle school and high school engineering, college engineering and art & architecture. A list of the top 10 finalists and their school names can be found at: Dimension 2012 Finalists.

Designs are awarded based on creativity, usefulness, part integrity and aesthetics. Instructors of the three first-place student winners will receive an Apple iPad for use in the classroom. With this year’s awards, the contest will exceed the $100,000 mark in scholarships granted since the contest’s inception.

This year’s contest also features a bonus award category: Students who incorporated a school-spirit theme into their designs will have a chance to win a $250 gift card.

From the 10 finalists in each category, a panel of independent judges from industry and the engineering media will select the winners this spring. This year's judges are David Mantey, editor at Product Design & Development magazine, Ian Kovacevich, VP of engineering at Enventys, LLC, Patrick Gannon, engineering manager at rp+m (a Thogus partner, and Todd Grimm, editor at Engineering.com.

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