Simulink Student Challenge Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the 2011 Simulink Student Challenge!

First Place

Reaching with MATLAB/Simulink

Claudio Loconsole from Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna wins $500 for "Reaching with MATLAB/Simulink."

Second Place

Reaching with MATLAB/Simulink

Jonny Lin University of Auckland wins $300 for "Renewable Energy System for Rural Households."

Third Place

Reaching with MATLAB/Simulink

Jared Frank from Polytechnic Institute of New York University wins $200 for "iPhone-Controlled Laboratory."

Challenge Guidelines

  • You must be a currently enrolled student at a degree-granting institution.

  • MathWorks employees are not eligible.

  • All entries will be judged by MathWorks application support engineers on a 100-point scale using these criteria:

    • Appropriateness of entry to contest theme of learning with Simulink (30-point maximum)
    • Creativity and originality of the video (40-point maximum)
    • Depth of Simulink knowledge demonstrated in the challenge solution (30-point maximum)
  • If two or more videos receive the same winning score, the corresponding submitters will receive the same prize.

  • Winners will be notified by telephone or email.

  • The top three winners will be announced here and on Facebook and Twitter.

  • Decisions by the judges are final.

  • Recommended length for the YouTube video is 3 to 5 minutes.

  • Teams can enter, but each team should designate only one representative per entry who receives that prize should that team win.