Students compete in ‘Insight @ BMW’ poster contest
Erik Antonio, a graduate student in materials science and engineering at Clemson University, won the poster contest at “Insight @ BMW,” an Automotive Circle Conference in Greenville.
The contest was organized by Laine Mears, the BMW SmartState Chair in Automotive Manufacturing at Clemson University.
Antonio’s poster was titled, “Solving adhesive problems in 3D printed structures.”
Andrew Billings, a senior in mechanical engineering, took second with “Understanding bearing defects through vibration analysis.”
Third went to Breno Schwambach, an automotive engineering graduate student whose poster was titled “Conceptualization and implementation of an alternative cooling system on the Deep Orange 7 concept vehicle.”
The competition was open to all students in the Clemson University College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences.
Dr. Stefan Baginski
Department Manager Body Shop
BMW Manufacturing Co., LLC
Edward J. Sizen
Director, Global Body VD, VSWs, Innovation & SDL
General Motors Company
Project Leader Body Shop
Mercedes-Benz U.S. International, Inc.
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Marion Merklein
Chair of Manufacturing Technology
Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg