We heartily congratulate the four teams that advanced to the Y-Prize Grand Finale.

The finalist teams pitched to a panel of tech industry judges at the Grand Finale on April 21, 2014.

Each finalist team received $1000 in recognition of their achievement. Learn more about the four finalist teams here.

Congratulations to Emily Plumb, 2013-2014 Y-Prize WInner!

Y-Prize 2013-2014 Winner Emily Plumb

Emily Plumb, a Mechanical Engineering Masters student in the School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS), is the winner of the 2013-2014 Y-Prize Competition. She is pictured here with her GRASP Lab Tech Consultant Gavin Kenneally and Wharton Business Consultant Isabelle Park.

Emily is a passionate advocate of STEM education for young children, and her enthusiasm showed clearly throughout her presentation at Monday night’s Grand Finale. Before a panel of judges and a standing-room-only audience, she pitched her business plan: TRHex, a teaching robot hexapod designed to give kids hands-on experience with physics and engineering concepts.

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