Category Archives: Competitions

iF Concept Design Ceremony

Industrial design graduate students Danwei Ye, Jason Liu, and computer graphic design grad student Yakun Zhang recently received two awards for “Best 100″, at the iF Concept Design Awards ceremony in Hamburg, Germany on May 31st. The team was awarded … Continue reading
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The Battery Conservancy Americas Design Competition 2012

The Battery Conservancy Americas Design Competition 2012, has an open call for students and professionals in the Americas (North, Central, South, and the Caribbean) to design an iconic, movable outdoor seating element. The winning design will be fabricated for use … Continue reading
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IDSA Northeast District Conference

August Kawski, the winner of the RIT’s 2012 IDSA Student Merit Award, and approximately twenty other RIT ID students traveled to Philadelphia for IDSA’s Northeast District Conference on April 13-14. August and the Merit Award winners from ten other design … Continue reading
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iF Concept Design Award 2012

Congratulations to industrial design grad students Yu Liu, Danwei Ye, and computer graphic design grad Yakun Zhang for winning two, “Best 100” iF Concept Design 2012 Awards. The team was awarded for their concept designs on The Backbone and Acoustic-Optical … Continue reading
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NCIIA Best Cutting Edge Innovation: Strong Arm

The National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance’s (NCIIA) Open Minds student competition winners for best cutting edge innovation are RIT’s team of Justin Hillery and Sean Petterson. This is the first time in the 16 year history of the conference … Continue reading
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2012 IDSA Student Merit Award at RIT

Congratulations to the winner August Kawski, of the RIT 2012 IDSA Student Merit Award, and to all the other nominees, for their outstanding presentations on Friday evening: Ben Hudson, Chen Guo Wei, Katherine Sears, Rob Guglielmo and Will Alusitz. A … Continue reading
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Vote for Design Museum Boston on MassChallenge

Learn how to vote for Design Museum Boston, on MassChallenge 2012. MassChallenge is the world’s largest accelerator program and startup competition. They strengthen finalist organizations by providing high-quality, personalized mentorship, free office space, and $1 million in cash awards. Design … Continue reading
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IDSA Student Merit Award Presentations

IDSA Student Merit Award Presentations Friday, March 23rd Carlson Auditorium – RM 1125 Building 76, 7:00PM Free. Open to the public.
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American Packaging Corp. Competition

Students from Industrial Design, Packaging Science, and Graphic Design teamed up to re-work several Wegmans product packages in a competition sponsored by American Packaging Corporation. Juice containers, sauces and laundry detergent, were designed to be more eye-appealing, sustainable and easier … Continue reading
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NCIIA Open Minds Competition

Industrial Design senior Sean Petterson and Interdisciplinary Studies senior Justin Hillery have entered their Strong Arm lifting system in “Open Minds”, a national competition sponsored by the National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance (NCIIA). Please support their entry by viewing … Continue reading
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Metaproject02: Winners and Runners-up

Congratulations to everyone who participated to make Metaproject02 a success. Winner in Glass: – Thomas Zogas Winner in Industrial Design: – Daniel Ipp Runners-up in Glass: – Karen Mahardy – Surim Lee – Allyson Klopp – Jasper Signer – Namdoo … Continue reading
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Metaproject02: Event Schedule

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The Strong Arm Lifting System

RIT students Sean Petterson (Senior Industrial Design) and Justin Hillery (Senior Multidiciplinary Studies), were recently awarded patents for their new invention, the Strong Arm. Both students sat down with Professor Chance Glenn (host of Intelligent Conversations) to discuss their invention … Continue reading
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RIT’s Shark Tank Winner: The Kinetic Beacon

Industrial Design sophomore Alexander Bennett and Management Information Systems junior Christopher Burton were recently selected as 1st place winners in RIT’s Shark Tank Exhibition, sponsored by the Saunders College. The students received a $2,000 prize for their concept and prototype … Continue reading
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Metaproject 02: Invitation

Please click on the image to view details on Metaproject 02, the Corning Museum of Glass Student Design Competition. Held on February 16th at RIT’s Center for Student Innovation.
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RIT Students Invent Back-Saving Vest

Sean Petterson, an Industrial Design senior & Justin Hillery on the News with their strong arm project done a CSI. The accomplishments of the Strong Arm project: -Runner up NY state business plan competition -1st place at RIT’s business plan … Continue reading
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Paula Garcia: A McNair Scholar

This past summer I did federally funded research through the McNair Scholars Program. My research focus was the splints used by spinal cord injury patients. I worked with Professor Kim Sherman to improve the product’s function, pricing, and safety. The … Continue reading
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Industrial Design Seniors’ 90-Second Laptop Disassembly Among Top Projects in International E-Waste Design Contest

Congratulations Joe & Isaac for winning 2nd place!! June 7, 2011 by Kelly Downs Watch the winning video – “Dismantle” Two industrial design students from Rochester Institute of Technology, Isaac Alves and Joseph Lapke, won second place in the 2011 … Continue reading
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Industrial Design Professor Lobos and The Golisano Institute of Sustainability awarded $25,000 from AT&T

Callie Babbitt (GIS), Gabrielle Gaustad (GIS) and Alex Lobos (CIAS) have received a grant from AT&T’s Technology and Environment Awards Program. This program selects up to three proposals each year and supports them in stimulating interdisciplinary research involving environmental issues, … Continue reading
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Metaproject Winners posted on Core77

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