IT students are finalists in national Collegiate Inventors Competition

A team of two recent graduates and a current student are among the 12 finalist teams in the National Inventors Hall of Fame Foundation's 2008 Collegiate Inventors Competition for their Solar LED Lighting Innovation, a low-powered economical device that could bring light to thousands of people around the world without electricity. The team will vie for the competition's grand prize of $25,000 to be announced Nov. 19. The team includes Patrick Delaney, who received a degree in electrical engineering in May 2008; Matthew Beckler, who received a degree in computer engineering in May 2008; and Caleb Braff, a current electrical engineering student. The team is advised by electrical and computer engineering professor Paul Imbertson. Read more>>

November 13, 2008