2018 Fall Senior Design Poster Competition
Faculty members judged the posters and a peer vote was taken by all those in attendance. First place was awarded to Team Buchanan, who optimized their laser etching operations, created a more efficient process and increased their daily throughput by over 90%. Team members are George Chien, Adam Goodman, Cassandra McCormack, Abby Trusler, and Lauren Werner.
Second place was awarded to Team Endress+Hauser, who greatly improved the facilities inventory storage and material flow through decreasing route cycle time, increased manpower utilization and reduced non-value added work content. Team members are Kyu Chang Yeoun, Vincent Sandjaja, Simon Hoffman, Ashwin Venkateshan, and Deelaka Bandara.
Third place was awarded to Team Bonnell (Niles, Michigan Facility) who greatly impacted the facility's packing capacity and improved throughput. Team members were Natalia Bak, Scott Blomberg, Joey Niederberger, Pablo Schwiep, and Jonathan Toong.
In addition, a Peer Choice Award was won by Team Faurecia Seating, who created a pallet defect detection system to reduce downtime and improve productivity of its assembly line. Team members are Farhan Sohail, Aspasia Padgiotis, Kevin Chamberlin, Disha Anandpara and Qianlian Zheng.
Congratulations to all the seniors who participated and provided a poster!
(l) 1st Place - Team Buchanan; (r) 2nd Place - Team Endress+Hauser
(l) 3rd Place - Bonnell Aluminum; (r) Peer Choice Award - Team Faurecia Seating
Writer & Photographer: DeEtte Starr, email@example.com