Purdue student team wins 2018 International Bridge Competition
Purdue civil engineering students took first place in the 2018 International Bridge Competition, tied with Tohoku University in Sendai, Japan. The team consisted of undergraduate students Hassan Bin Ammar, Eshana Kolli, Ziyan Lu, Darryl Sexton, Tianlong Sun, Ertica Susanto, Charley Yang, and PhD student Kinsey Skillen. Support for the team was provided by Prof. Santiago Pujol, Associate Professor Ayhan Irfanoglu, and Visiting Professor Luis Fargier.
The competition was conceived in 2007 by Prof. Toshikatsu Ichinose from Nagoya Institute of Technology in Japan. This year it involved teams from the United States, Colombia, Peru, Mexico, Chile, Turkey and Japan.