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Three Minutes To Win It
Jennifer Craft, a recent civil engineering graduate, won first place and $5,000 at the BYU Three-Minute Thesis competition. The competition gives students the opportunity to present their research in an engaging and concise manner. Craft shared her passion for using an innovative structural technique to protect buildings from earthquakes.
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BYU recently won several Technology and Engineering Education Collegiate Association (TEECA) competitions. The BYU teams won first place in the communications category and second place in three other categories.
Dozens of real-life applications of academic research make it into the marketplace every year from BYU. This year's crop includes a multi-user CAD software created by ME faculty Greg Jensen and Ed Red.