SHAMSHER PRAKASH FOUNDATION
(NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION)

 

President: SHAMSHER PRAKASH
Secretary: SALLY PRAKASH

 

2013 SALLY AND DR. SHAMSHER PRAKASH PRIZE FOR CREATIVE DESIGN(MS&T)

First Prize     :  $500
Second Prize :  $250

INRODUCTION:

This prize has been instituted in honor of Sally Prakash, who intiated the first Mechanical Design Competition for undergraduate students in MST(then UMR) in 1990.

The future of a country is in the hands of the young. This is a small opportunity to bring out the best in science and engineering in our young people at Missouri S&T.

RULES:

The competition is open to only full time undergraduate students of Missouri S&T in all the departments. The subject of competition is open in all discipline . The students are advised to prepare a design and submit their entry by May 31, 2013. Students may discuss and seek clarifications from any source but the final submission of design idea must be their own.
Please submit 6 hard copies and a single soft copy in PDF format not to exceed 2MB size , for each entry which must include the following in described order:

  1. Cover Page which must include name(s) of the candidate(s),complete postal address, and E-mail address of Candidate(s)
  2. Name, address of your Department Head, and teacher/s guiding you, with their Email address on the cover page / or a separate page.
  3. Topic of the Project
  4. Project Details
  5. Any other relevant information which you think might be useful

Please submit an e-file in PDF not to exceed 2Mb in size to:

Dr. Shamsher Prakash
Emeritus Professor
Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Missouri University of Science and Technology,
Rolla, MO 65409 USA
Email : prakash@mst.edu

“Anand Kutir”,1707 Jackson Cirlce
Rolla, MO, 65401 USA
http://www.yoga10.org

Tele/Fax : (573) 364-5572
Email : prakash@mst.edu


CRITERIA FOR WINNERS:

Genuine new idea, with emphasis on creativity and simplicity. Target lowest cost/performance ratio including energy, accessibility, safety, specialization vis-à-vis universalization, utilization of natural resources where possible, universal design concept and flexibility and versatility in use. Emphasis is on creativity and simplicity. All original submissions are valuable.

COMMITEE FOR INITIAL CONTACT:

Members

Name Email
1: David J. Westenberg djwesten@mst.edu
2: Lokesh Dharani Dharani@mst.edu
3: K. Chandra Chandra@mst.edu
4: Joel Burken Burken@mst.edu
5:Cesar Mendoza mendozac@mst.edu
6:Parthasakha Neogi neogi@mst.edu
7:Nuran Ercal nercal@mst.edu
8:Roger A. LaBoube laboube@mst.edu
Facilitator
Shamsher Prakash Email : prakash@mst.edu

Prospective competitors are advised to direct their queries by Email only to any member of the above committee.
Please do mark a copy, however, to: prakash@mst.edu

JUDGING :

A Judging Committee of international experts will be appointed in each discipline, in which the entries are received. The winning design will be announced by August 31, 2013. Arrangements will be made to award the prize/s at a suitable function in Rolla.

MAY GOD BLESS YOU

Previous Years Award Winners

Award Ceremony