Student Awards and Recognition

2022-2023 Awards

B Mudd

Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA)

West District - Student Merit Winner

Brendan Mudd, Industrial Design, Class of 2023

Coming from a background of painting, a passion for entrepreneurship, and an all-around maker of things, industrial design seemed to find Brendan naturally, catalyzing his interest in consumer tech, medical, and action sports design. To Brendan, a well-designed product streamlines the path to achieving a desired goal. It has the potential to become an asset to our individual growth and shape society around us. As an industrial designer, Brendan strives to make products that make a difference by understanding the interactions that give us peace of mind and fulfillment.

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SAMPE Conference 2023
First Place Poster Session


Tyronne Woodard, Ingrid Shipstead, Luke Grant, Jakob Walz, Nicholas Gajkowski


Polymer Materials Engineering
Undergraduate Research

"Impacts of Mechanical Recycling on the Processing & Properties of ULTEM 1000"
Sponsored by Boeing


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Previous Awards

ID student merit
Intel award - Asaki Nelson
Intel award - Connor Barrett
Jarvis Research Award
SAMPE award
Madeline - ID award
Carson - ID award
Rose - ID award
Elliott ID award