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Dublin High School Entrepreneur Competition Features Engineering Academy Students

June 13, 2013

Dublin High School Entrepreneur Competition and Showcase First Place AwardDublin High School’s Engineering and Design Academy closed out the 2012-13 school year with an evening of engineering creativity, invention and a Shark Tank-style competition. Prior to the evening of competition, teams of students from Ms. Chou and Mr. Uken’s Introduction to Engineering Design and Principles of Engineering classes had two weeks to create and develop their own ideas for products that they could sell in today’s marketplace. Ms. Chou hopes to make this an annual event.

Dublin High School Entrepreneur Competition and Showcase Measuring Seasoning Dispenser Design

First Place Presentation

Eight teams made it to the final round where a  panel of judges from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Chevron, IBM, Support.com and Dublin San Ramon Services District followed a strict rubric to score and judge the presentations. Each team had 5 minutes to present and 2 minutes to answer questions. Prizes included a posted signed by MythBusters Adam Savage and Kari Byron from the Dublin High School Engineering Academy Open House Starring MythBusters and a one-of-a-kind set of coins created for the event by a 3D metal printer.

In addition to the live presentations, student teams also competed for the best display in the showcase competition.

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After difficult deliberations, the judges announced the winners:

  • First Place: Measuring Seasoning Dispenser – Zoie MacDougall, Navneedh Maudgalya, Kana Mishra, Connor Rathjen
  • Second Place: Chalk n’ Roll – (Kenneth Ainslie), (Brandon Hilomen), Mike Reinemann
  • Third Place: Shopping Cart 3000 – (Connor Burzynski), Rahbar Khan, Jun Lee
  • Sales & Marketing Award – Mike Reinemann
  • Technical Challenge Award: Delivery Drone – (Karl Johansson), Winnie Liu, Rithvik Reddy, Ajay Singh
  • Green Award: JUMPS – Elizabeth Child, Aileen Jeong, Alison Jones
  • Fun Award: Deskopus – (Corey Dickson), Luis Dominguez, Connor Last, (Parviz Nouripour)
  • Best Showcase: The Arbiter – Calvin Loebrich, Savigion Nugen

Presentation Teams:

  • JUMPS – Elizabeth Child, Aileen Jeong, Alison Jones
  • Beverage Shaker – Justin Gau, Abdul Kasim, Curtis Lee, Billy Sahota
  • Chalk n’Roll – Kenneth Ainslie, Brandon Hilomen, Mike Reinemann
  • Delivery Drone – Karl Johansson, Winnie Liu, Rithvik, Ajay Singh
  • Measuring Seasoning Dispenser – Zoie MacDougall, Navneedh Maudgalya, Kana Mishra, Connor Rathjen
  • Megastroller 9001 – Naser Abotel, Brayden Benzien, Sidney Kim, Nick Johal
  • Deskopus – Corey Dickson, Luis Dominguez, Connor Last, Parviz Nouripour
  • Shopping Cart 3000 – Connor Burzynski, Rahbar Khan, Jun Lee

Showcase Teams:

  • The Arbiter – Calvin Loebrich, Savigion Nugen
  • Deskopus – Corey Dickson, Luis Dominguez, Connor Last, Parviz Nouripour
  • Graphene Supercapacitor – Robert Kaehms, Nazineen Kandahari, Jeffrey Jenkins, Nick Sinai
  • Groovie Smoothie – Tim Elkana, Goutham Marimuthu, Jordan Romero, Ajah Singh
  • Hoverboard – Tim Fong, William Hearne, Jasmine Lin, Sruthi Veerangandham
  • JUMPS – Elizabeth Child, Aileen Jeong, Alison Jones
  • Measuring Seasoning Dispenser – Zoie MacDougall, Navneedh Maudgalya, Kana Mishra, Connor Rathjen
  • Port-a-Fold Board – Rei Echizenya, Justin Rabe, Rile Smith
  • Scrubby Shoes – Sirin Baireddy, Wesley Estrada, Bryce Knox, Dylan Tuell
  • The Swivel – Aaron Colmenares, Chandler Cruz, Krishna Rammohan
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