Electrical and Systems Engineering (ESE) Award Descriptions

Award: $1,000 to be divided among teams

The Fred Ketterer Memorial Award is given annually to the senior design team in the Department of Electrical and Systems Engineering who demonstrates outstanding creativity in an engineering design incorporating hardware.

Award: $1,000 to be divided among teams

The Honorable Harold Berger Award is given to the senior design team in the Department of Electrical and Systems Engineering whose senior design project best combines conceptual or technical innovation with an entrepreneurial possibility.

Award: $1,000 to be divided among teams

The Norman Gross Senior Design Project Award in Electrical and Systems Engineering has been created in honor and recognition of Norman Gross.  The award is given annually by the faculty of the Department of Electrical and Systems Engineering to the best senior design project that exemplifies Norman Gross’s personal achievements and professional accomplishments.

Award: $1,000 to be divided among teams

The award is given to the senior design team whose project is based on information systems that address societal problems.

Award: $500 for winning team

This award recognizes the team whose all-around team project captures the best of the senior design program – from ideation, scope of the project, problem solving and execution.

These award recipients are selected by the leadership of Penn student chapters of IEEE/HKN.

Mentor Teams Recognition – Award: $250 divided among teams

Freshman Recognition – Award: $250 divided among participants

ESE Senior Design Award Winners

Frederick Ketterer Memorial Award

Hon. Judge Harold Berger Award

Norman Gross Award

Societal Impact Award

Judges’ Choice Award

Winner: Jazz-o-Matic

ESE Senior Design Mentor Program Awards

Frederick Ketterer Memorial Award

Hon. Judge Harold Berger Award

Norman Gross Award

Winner: ScuttleBus

Societal Impact Award

Winner: Car-Tooning

Demo Day Awards

Frederick Ketterer Memorial Award

Winner: RespiRadar

Nominees: HeartWare, RespiRadar, TeaBot

Hon. Judge Harold Berger Award

Winner: HeartWare

Nominees: HeartWare, IV Sight, Solaride

Norman Gross Award

Winner: FundRight

Nominees: FundRight, PennGo, SPOT

Societal Impact Award

Nominees: ModuSolar, PennGo, Invest in Saving, Stakeholder Democracy

Andrew P. Sage Memorial Capstone Design Competition