The Florida A&M University Undergraduate Seismic Design team of Andrea Jones (Captain), Wally Barnawi, Vince Ruiz, Andrea Smith, and Karla Villarreal represented MCEER at the Second Annual PEER Undergraduate Seismic Design Competition, where they placed second overall. The FAMU team placed first in the presentation and workmanship categories. The PEER Competition was held April 29, 2005-May 1, 2005 at the University of California at Berkeley. Five other undergraduate teams participated in the competition. Oregon State University; the University of California at Berkeley; the University of California at Davis (two teams); and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (MAE representative) were the other participants.
Submitted by Marlon Hill,Florida A&M University