CIVS undergraduate students, Hannah Amor, Stephen Builta and Michael Garcia, won 1st Place at the 2014 AISTech (Association for Iron and Steel Technology) Conference, Undergraduate Student Project Presentation Contest with students from University of Illinois at Urbana‑Champaign and the University of Toronto taking 2nd and 3rd Place. The competition was held on Monday, May 5 in Indianapolis, IN. CIVS students presented their project titled “Roughing Mill Vertical Edger and Strip Grade Analysis Using FEA” sponsored by ArcelorMittal Steel.
The student competition is held annually at AISTech, an international conference that is steel’s premier technical event and North America’s largest steel exposition. Over 40 countries were represented with over 6,900 professionals in attendance. AISTech features technologies from all over the world, allowing steel producers to compete in today’s global market.