Industrial Engineering Students Andrew Linfoot and Austin Saragih win Inaugural Mini-Grants

Austin Saragih
Andrew Linfoot
Andrew Linfoot and Austin Saragih both Juniors in the School of Industrial Engineering won Student Proof-of-Concept Prototype Mini-Grants recently.

Andrew won $2,286 for his project, titled "Perspectives." Austin won $3,600 for his project, titled "Electricity and Circuits Education." The Mini-Grants were designed to help students construct their first prototype in order to accelerate the entrepreneurship activities at Purdue University. A total of 24 proposals were submitted to this inaugural competition, and 11 teams won the grants; 2 of 11 were given to the two IE undergraduate students. The awardees are expected to build their first prototypes and pursue additional opportunities to advance their projects, such as business plan competitions and other grants.