Chen, Pina Win IHA Student Design Competition
February 9, 2012,
ROSEMONT, Ill.-Students Samuel Chen of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Mariel Pina of the University of Houston have taken first-place honors in the 19th annual Student Design Competition sponsored by the International Housewares Association.
Chen and Pina each received $2,500 for their winning designs. The competition challenges students to redesign a current housewares product to meet the needs of the future or to create a concept for a new product.