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Bracket Challenge

Engineering University Challenge, Round 4

Thirty-two U.S. engineering universities have been pared down to four. It’s time for round four of the tournament, and once again we need your input.

Our annual Engineering University Bracket Challenge is now into round 4 (see figure). You have pared down the initial thirty-two U.S. engineering universities to these four: Duke University, the University of Wisconsin, Stanford, and the University of Michigan.

Unfortunately the Ramblin’ Wrecks from Georgia Tech—along with Texas A&M, Illinois, and Purdue—didn’t garner enough votes to stick around for the next round. Will Duke beat Wisconsin? Will Stanford beat Michigan? Only time, and your votes, will tell.

We’re down to the final four in our annual, single-elimination tournament, and once again we need your input.

The selected university that makes it to the end will win an exclusive event on their campus with food, music, and prizes. One lucky university student will win the grand prize: an all-expense-paid, 3-day trip to Maker Faire, May 17-20, 2018, in San Mateo, Calif.

In addition to bragging rights, one student from the top four universities will have a chance to win a Digi-Key InstaLab. Three random participants who vote and register in a single round will win a $50 Amazon gift card, while five random participants who vote and register for all the rounds will win a $100 Amazon gift card.

The competition is brought to you by Electronic Design and Machine Design, plus our sponsors Digi-Key, Microchip, and Renesas.

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