Thank you for participating in the MGCC Case Competition, please look forward to the competition next year.
We would like to congratulate our winners for the competition:
Case Presentation, First place:
from left: Chang Yup Seo, Rosemarie Figueroa, Wenjun Huang, Amy Wu
Case Presentation, Second Place:
from left: Kanika Agrawal, Zachary Abbott, Yusuf Salloum, Abigail Garrity
Case Composition, First Place:
Haolu Feng, Nephi Johnson
Case Composition, Second Place:
Case Composition, Third Place:
Sriram Vaidyanathan, Jason Wang, Michael Taborn
This competition is possible through the generous sponsorship by:
2015 Event Board
Yashar is a Ph.D. candidate at Department of Mechanical Engineering. His research studies nanoscale heat transfer, which
would be crucial for future ultra-efficient thermo-photovoltaic energy conversion. He got
his undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering from University of Tehran, where he did
research at the Vehicle, Fuel, and Environment Research Institute (VFERI). His concern for
future of STEM education in US led him to become a FIRST robotics competition (FRC) mentor
for Ann Arbor’s Pioneer High School team, Pi Hi Samurai. His interests include exercise and
fitness and helping others reach their fitness goals, traveling and walking his Siberian
Husky. His interest in business strategy has led him to seek a career in management consulting
as a generalist upon graduation.
Sung Hei (Sunny) is a Post-doctoral researcher in the Department of Chemistry under the mentoring of Professor Theodore Goodson.
His current research focuses on both the fundamental science of metal nanoclusters and their
application in medicine. Sung Hei has a few publications about these materials and has presented
in numerous conferences. Outside of the lab, Sunny enjoys photography and has worked with
SHEI magazine for 2 years and served as the creative director for FORMzine in the past. Sunny
is looking for a career outside of academia and has focused his energy into management consulting.
He feels excited and challenged by the work of consultants and is looking forward to challenges
Ph.D candidate student in the Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology at the University of Michigan. Background in
gene regulation and reproductive science. My interests are in consulting, global health,
early-stage investment, and product development and commercialization.
Ha is currently a Ph.D. candidate in Civil Engineering at University of Michigan. She has a strong passion for efficiency,
sustainability, and innovation, especially the link between various disciplines for a greater
impact. She would like to work in consulting, where she can constantly improve her knowledge
and skills and solve challenging real-world problems. She sees herself as an entrepreneurial
strategist with a mixed ENFJ/INTJ personality.
As a cultural learner, Ha loves working in a diverse and dynamic environment. Her ideal teamwork
style is to collaborate with people from different backgrounds and perspectives, and to encourage
creativity, critical thinking, and constructive criticism. Besides research and classes,
she likes organizing events and involving in leading student organizations. Her hobbies include
healthy cooking/baking, outdoor, experiential traveling, and dancing.
Jeremy Lapham is a member of the Co-Op as serves as a member judge for the competition. Jeremy is a registered nurse and
family nurse practitioner with over ten years experience in the health care delivery system.
He has acquired clinical experience in a variety of health care settings including: emergency
care, urgent care, occupational health, international health care, quality improvement, team-training,
clinical education, curriculum development and evaluation, and organizational research. MGCC
wants to recognize Jeremy’s commitment to this competition and for connecting us with the