The fifth edition of DesignACE, DesignACE 2013 – South India’s largest engineering design contest for students, successfully drew to a close on the day of the Grand Finale last Saturday, September 21, 2013.
- Students from Sri Shakthi Institute of Engineering & Technology, Coimbatore won the 1st Prize with cash award of Rs.40,000 for their Foldable Car Project.
- Students from Sona College of Technology, Salem won the 2nd prize with cash award of Rs.30,000 for their Multi-purpose Wheel Chair and
- Students from KCG College of Technology, Chennai won the 3rd Prize with cash award of Rs.20,000 for their Regenerative shock Absorber project.
The Grand Finale was presided over by Mr. S. Rajendran, Chief Marketing Officer, Acer India Pvt Ltd. His keynote address resonated with the audience with some of the highlights particularly hitting home that included the reference to design being relegated to “professional priesthood in the past”, the Red Dot Design award and Acer, and also the flexible walker designed by a school student especially with regard to the climbing of stairs. Read more »