Local student excels in NDSU Innovation Challenge
FARGO, N.D. — An area student has been named a track winner in North Dakota State University's Innovation Challenge '17. Winners were announced during an awards luncheon Feb. 28 at the Fargodome.
"NDSU Makerspace," won the $5,000 first prize in the Social track. The project is the brainchild of Ted Zipoy, a sophomore majoring in industrial engineering from Kimball, Minn., and Kyle Stapleton, a senior majoring in electrical engineering from Hastings.
The team is working to develop a makerspace on campus that will allow students from all areas of study to meet and create together. Makerspaces combine the ideas of a lab setting, community and an educational experience to promote interdisciplinary projects and offer access to tools and resources.