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3D Printing Winners in 2012 Extreme Redesign contest disclosed

Editor: Eric Culp

Dimension 3D Printing, a brand of Stratasys, has announced the winners in its eighth annual Extreme Redesign 3D Printing Challenge, a global competition that encourages engineering students to pursue innovative product designs.

Contestants were invited to submit an original product design, a redesign of an existing product or an original work of art or architecture. Designs received awards on the basis of creativity, utility, part integrity and aesthetics. The winners were selected by a distinguished panel of independent judges from industry and the engineering media.

Contest winners were: in the College Engineering category, Akshay Gautam and Gauray Singh of the Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design & Manufacturing in Jabalpur, India; in the Art & Architecture category, Kyle Whybrew of the University of Central Florida in Grant, FL, USA; and, in the Middle/High School Engineering category, Nicholas Pio of Warren High School in Downey, CA, USA.

Dimension 3D Printing is giving each of three student winners in each of the three categories scholarships with a nominal financial value. Instructors of the three first-place student winners are receiving an Apple iPad for use in the classroom.

Full descriptions of the designs and supporting artwork for them can be viewed online at www.dimensionprinting.com/extremeredesign, where all of the clever young designers, from the United States, Europe and Asia, are identified.

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Frankfurt/Main, Germany

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