Eight engineering students from Oklahoma Christian placed at the
annual Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Region 5
student contest in Dallas April 17-18.
Students Nathan West and Xu Chen placed second in the circuit design
competition. Steven Bell placed second in the student paper category.
His article was titled "An Overview of Optimal Graph Search Algorithms
for Robot Path Planning in Dynamic or Uncertain Environments.”
J.P. Karenzi, Alain Shema, Alex Tulikumwenayo, Yves Mujyambere and
Todd Lukkason placed fifth in the robotics team competition. These five
students competed against 26 teams from 10 states.
"Our students represented Oklahoma Christian very well,” said David
Waldo, professor of electrical and computer engineering. "We are very
proud of them.”
The IEEE is the world’s largest professional organization for the
advancement of technology. International, national and regional student
competitions are held each year.