Department Congratulates UM LEAFHouse ME Majors

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Clockwise from top left: Rifat Jafreen, Matthew Caplins, Jacob Cigna, Tony Giampapa, Dan Feng and Tyler Sines.

The following students from the Department of Mechanical Engineering contributed to the BP Solar People's Choice Award winner at the 2007 Solar Decathalon in Washington, D.C.:

  • Matthew Caplins, Jacob Cigna, Tony Giampapa, Tyler Sines and Daniel Zimmerman helped design, build and host Maryland’s LEAFHouse entry on the National Mall;
  • Dan Feng (M.S., 2006) helped with fundraising, public relations, construction, and mentoring from her experience with the 2005 team;
  • Development contributors – some of whom may have graduated - included Alexis Cox, Kyu S. Jang, Chang H. Lee, David Lemus, Rifat Jafreen (also a 2005 alumna), Jake Pomerantz, Ho Tsui, and Erik Vollmerhausen.
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