Two college teams among round one winners in Foxconn competition

Congratulations to Zihao Jin, teaching assistant and PhD student, civil engineering, and Mohammad Rizwen Ur Rahman, teaching assistant and doctoral student, mechanical engineering, who led teams that were named among the finalists Nov. 13 in the Foxconn Smart Cities-Smart Futures competition.

Rahman’s team includes Shamsi Trisha, master’s student, on a proposal to assess salt runoff into lakes. Jin’s team includes John December (’91 MS Computer Science) and Yue Liu, professor, civil & environmental engineering and team advisor, on a proposal for next-generation transport management systems.

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