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Four Portland State University engineering students win top national prize for design

Published: Wednesday, May 09, 2012, 12:16 PM

Cornell UniversityPortland State electrical engineering students accept the $10,000 first- place prize for winning the Cornell Cup USA, presented by Intel.

A team of four electrical engineering students from Portland State University has won first place in the inaugural Cornell Cup USA, presented by Intel, competition for their design of a prescription drug identification device.
Thang Duy Vo, Anh Viet Ngo, Hoa Van Nguyen and Hung Minh Nguyen, seniors who came to PSU through the Intel Vietnam Scholars Program, successfully challenged 23 other finalist teams from other top national engineering schools such as UC Berkeley and MIT to win the $10,000 top prize May 5 at Walt Disney World in Florida.