FRP Competition Past Winners

2015 FRP Composites Competition Winners
Past Winners

2015

Kansas City, MO, April 12, 2015

Structure Type 1 Category – view overall results
1st Place: Universidad Central del Ecuador (UCEVG)
Students: Edwin Ivan Cahuatijo Sojos, Verónica Yolanda Torres Cueva, Verónica Alexandra Castro Cerón, Juan Carlos Cajamarca Chauca, Erick Fernando Zumárraga Potosi
Advisor: Luisa Paulina Viera Arroba
2nd Place: Escuela Politécnica Nacional (EPNEC)
Students: José Antonio Samaniego Pactong, Julieana Maribel Romero Gualán, Edwin Iván Lituma Cruz, Juan José Torres Valdivieso
Advisor: C E Eugenia De Las Mercedes Villacis
3rd Place: The University of Texas at Austin (TEXAS)
Students: Noah Mcilhon, Matt Comer, Andrea Cruz, Ricardo Soto, Chi Phung
Advisor: Kevin Folliard
Structure Type 2 Category – view overall results
1st Place: Universidad de Cuenca (UCUEN)
Students: José Alberto Gallardo Briones, Teodoro Esteban Amaya Astudillo, Juan Pablo MendietaCorrea, Pedro José Márquez Pesantez, Klever Marcelo Maurad Guncay
Advisor: Fernando Zalamea
2nd Place: Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQA)
Students: Andres Robalino, Daniel Murray, David Gonzales, Juan Pablo Stacey, Victor Tapia
Advisor: Eva Lantsoght
3rd Place: Universidad Central del Ecuador (UCEMF)
Students: Victor Andrés Carpio López, Luis Fernando Cando Lara, Pedro Vicente Corregidor Maldonado, Angel Daniel Paucar Velasteguí
Advisor: Dr. Margarita Flor

2013

Minneapolis, MN, April 14, 2013

FRP Predictions Category
1st Place: Universidad de Cuenca – UC1
Students: Santiago Velez Guayasamin, Patrcicio Rodriguez, Eduardo Plaza, Carolina Vallejo, Ismael Portillai
Advisor: Ivan Canizares
2nd Place: University of Utah – UTAH
Students: Christopher York, Hyun-Soo Kim, Jem Locquiao, Chase McDonald
Advisor: Amanda Bordelon
3rd Place: Lawrence Technological University – LTU1
Students: Jordan Britz, Carl Durden, Jacob Theurer, Nicole Gerou
Advisor: Luis Mata
FRP Load-to-Cost Category
1st Place: Universidad de Cuenca – UC1
Students: Santiago Velez Guayasamin, Patrcicio Rodriguez, Eduardo Plaza, Carolina Vallejo, Ismael Portilla
Advisor: Ivan Canizares
2nd Place: University of Minnesota Duluth – UMD1
Students: Kyrstyn Haapala, Miranda Anderson, Matt Jansen, Ben Cammack, Ray Stockinger
Advisor: Eshan Dave
3rd Place: Missouri S&T – MST2
Students: Scott McDonald, Marcus Eckstein, Jeff Mayer, Colleen Lewis
Advisor: Lesley Sneed

2011

Tampa, FL, April 3, 2011

Highest Load to Cost Ratio
1st Place: British Columbia Institute of Technology
Students: Ilario Ghilarducci, Iraj Manshadi, and Mehdi Janatipour
Advisor: Dr. Rishi Gupta
2nd Place: University of Minnesota Duluth
Students: Kyle Berg, Andrew Venaas, Justin Baker, and Allison Carlson
Advisors: Eshan Dave and Eric Musselman
3rd Place: University of Houston
Students: Claude Bonanni, Chantalle Oyardo, Kim Pham, Luan Tran, and Rodolfo Vilicana
Advisor: Dr. Ashraf Ayoub
Predictions
1st Place: University of Utah
Students: David Thomas, Levi Roberts, Mike Vrtis, Mike Larsen, and Chris York
Advisor: Dr. Paul J. Tikalsky
2nd Place: Université de Sherbrooke
Students: Vincent Labrie, Simon Martel, Éric Michaud, Charles Pouliot, and Marcel Thum
Advisor: Dr. Brahim Benmokrane
3rd Place: University of Minnesota Duluth
Students: Kyle Berg, Andrew Venaas, Justin Baker, and Allison Carlson
Advisors: Eshan Dave and Eric Musselman

2009

San Antonio, TX, March 15, 2009

Most Accurate Prediction of Load and Deflection
1st Place: University of Sherbrooke
Students: Valerie Rosa Paradis, Marie-Josee Blais, Jonathan Dubuc, Christian Dulude, and Stephanie Kim Bonneville
Advisor: Dr. Brahim Benmokrane
2nd Place: Missouri University of Science and Technology
Students: Corey Grace, Dane Shaw, Hishem Belarbi, Frank Morrissey, and Isaac Ferguson
Advisor: Dr. Abdeldjelil Belarbi
3rd Place (tie): Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon
Students: Juan Humberto Gonzalez-Moreno, Paulo Joel Gomez-Salas, Aaron Longoria-Laines, and Eduardo Salinas-Ibanez
Advisor: Jorge M. Rivera-Torres
3rd Place (tie): University of Houston
Students: Leslie Valle, Jacqueline El-Salmi, Raul Bautista Jr., and Fernando Alquicira
Advisor: Dr. Ashraf Ayoub
Highest Ultimate Load-to-Weight Ratio
1st Place: Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Students: Dan Vielhaber, Mike Shaughnessy, and Matt Bennett
Advisor: Kerry Slattery
2nd Place: University of Houston
Students: Leslie Valle, Jacqueline El-Salmi, Raul Bautista Jr., and Fernando Alquicira
Advisor: Dr. Ashraf Ayoub
3rd Place: University of British Columbia
Students: Gordon Shannon, Aaron Post, Zhasmina Mihova, and Sijie Xu
Advisor: Dr. Nemkumar Banthia

2007

Atlanta, GA, April 22, 2007

Most Accurate Prediction of Load and Deflection
1st Place: Ryerson University
Students: Gregory Norton and Heidi Woytiuk
Advisor: Dr. Reza Kianoush
2nd Place: Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon
Students: Fidel Martinez-Martinez, Jose Acosta-Flores, Arturo Garcia-Martinez, Miguel Castillo-Monrroy, and Angel Martinez-Garza
Advisor: Alejandro Duran-Herrera
3rd Place: University of Missouri Rolla
Students: Matt Flint, Chris Mills, Dan Drury, Emilie Els & Everett Litton
Advisor: DJ Belarbi
Highest Ultimate Load-to-Weight Ratio
1st Place: Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Students: Oliver Coulson and Suzanne Shaffer
Advisor: Kerry Slattery
2nd Place: Ryerson University
Students: Au Lu, Jicheng Xu, and Yu Ngai Hong
Advisor: Dr. Reza Kianoush
3rd Place: University of British Columbia
Students: John Lavoie, Josh Loh, Helen Chin, Garret Lim, and Ben Hong Lau
Advisor: Dr. Nemkumar Banthia

2005

New York, NY, April 17, 2005

Most Accurate Prediction of Load and Deflection
1st Place: Purdue University
Students: Brant Jason Taylor, Erik Sandved, David Delong, Robert Keith
Advisor: Robert Frosch
2nd Place: British Columbia Institute of Technology
Students: John Lavoie, Eric Yin, Aziz Akhtary
Advisor: Svetlana Brzev
3rd Place: Queen's University
Students: Brant Oldershaw, Liz Oldershaw, Nick Bronsema, Karl Repka
Advisor: Mark Green
Highest Ultimate Load-to-Weight Ratio
1st Place: Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville
Students: John Clark, Jim Vogt
Advisor: Luke Snell
2nd Place: Widener University
Students: Daniel Braxton, Reid Hankins, Adam Powell
Advisor: Vicki Brown
3rd Place: Queen's University
Students: Brant Oldershaw, Liz Oldershaw, Nick Bronsema, Karl Repka
Advisor: Mark Green

2003

Vancouver, BC, March 30, 2003

Most Accurate Prediction of Load and Deflection
1st Place: Khajeh Nasir Toosi University of Technology (HOTAN)
Students: Yashar Moslehy, Siavash Hashemi, Masoud Moallemi Oreh, Foad Khayyer
Advisor: Ali Reza Bagheri
2nd Place: Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon (Team #1)
Students: Alma Casas-Galvan, Francisco J. Loredo Herrera, Carlos A. Muniz Ruiz, Manuel A. Rodriguez Flores
Advisor: Raymundo Rivera-Villarreal
3rd Place: Queen's University
Students: Ehab Boutros, Meagan Garrett, Andrew Hoskin, Jennifer Lavoie, Matthew Makarenko
Advisor: M. F. Green
Highest Ultimate Load-to-Weight Ratio
1st Place: Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (Team F1)
Students: Camargo Jose Perez, Hector Guerrero Bobadilla
Advisor: Ing Marco Antonio Alvarez Solis
2nd Place: Widener University
Students: Daniel Braxton, Eric Cimo, Emily Maurer, Renee Robert, David Sledziewski
Advisor: Vicki Brown
3rd Place: Khajeh Nasir Toosi University of Technology (HOTAN)
Students: Yashar Moslehy, Siavash Hashemi, Masoud Moallemi Oreh, Foad Khayyer
Advisor: Ali Reza Bagheri

2001

Fall 2001

Highest Ultimate Load-to-Weight Ratio:
1st Place: Universidad National Autonoma de Mexico Team #2
Students: Sofia Arroyo Loranca, Bernardo Fernandez, Arturo Godoy Simon, Diego Rivera Benard, and Juan Manuel Jimenez
Advisor: Carlos Gomez Toledo
2nd Place: University of Missouri-Rolla
Students: Joe Clendenen, Jay Brown, Rich Dubois, Steve Stack, and Michael Purol
Advisor: D. J. Belarbi
3rd Place: Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon Team #l
Students: Jose Torres, Pedro Ramirez, and David Reyes
Advisor: Raymundo Rivera Villarreal
Most Accurate Prediction of Load and Deflection:
1st Place: Universidad National Autonoma de Mexico Team #l (6.4% Discrepancy)
Students: Gregorio Hernandez, Daniel Castrejon, Mario Castellanos, Carlos Rico Grajeles, and Jorge Moguel
Advisor: Carlos Gomez Toledo
2nd Place: Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon Team #2 (27.3% Discrepancy)
Students: Luis Manuel Torres Flores, Hugo Gauna Rodriguez, and Victor Hugo Gonzalez Rangel
Advisor: Raymundo Rivera Villarreal
3rd Place: University of Missouri-Columbia (53.1% Discrepancy)
Students: Michael Ash and Curtis Stundebeck
Advisor: Steve Kurtz

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