2013 Top 100 Entries

The following entries received the highest overall scores from the panel of judges. They are listed in alphabetical order by title.

48V Town & Country Hybrid Powertrain 

A Coordinated Powered Flexion/Extension/Rotation Prosthetic Wrist

A Device and Method for Screening for Cancer Metastasis 

A New Concept of Computer Tomography with Fixed Anodes (Fixed Anodes CT, FA-CT) 

Active Kinematics Suspension for a High Performance Sports Car 

Aerial Arms 

Air-Rops: Active Rollover Protection System 

Air Filter Maintenance Alert

ATOM: A Multipurpose Tool

Audio Imager 


AUTO Stop Lamp (Brake Light Bulb) 

Automated Active Flow Control System based on Fluidic Oscillators for Fuel-efficient Aircraft

Avian-safe Wind Power 

Beam Irradiance on Target System (BITS) 

BluDAQ: Android Bluetooth Oscilloscope

Bio Fertilizers Using a Microbial Surface

Bio-Inspired Vision for Safety and Security 


CASP Controller: Cascading Array of Sequenced Power, for ATX Supplies 


Child Security Band and App

Compensator of Voltage Sags and Short Time Interruptions of Voltage at Power Grid 

Deep Ocean Benthic Sampler 

Electrically Conducting Proteins for Continuous Assay 

Electroless 3D Micro Incubator Array

Electron Exciter 

Electronic Aerial Emergency Flare

Energy Cell with Multi-layer Capacitors 

Exo Dynamics - ExMS

Flexible, Inexpensive, Wireless Data Acquisition Unit

Flow Control Bridging Smart Devices with Cooking & Heating 

Fuel Flexible, Ultra-Portable Microturbine Generator

Fuel Quality Sensor 

Grass Powered Robot Mower 

Gravity Development Board 

Hybrid Micro-Composite E-Springs for Vehicle Suspension Systems 

Hybrid Opposed Piston Engine - HOPE


INCREDICLAMP - A Safer, Stronger Machine Clamp

Intelligent Electric Roller Skates

iPecs Pro Clinical Prosthetic Alignment and Assessment Tool 

Isowalk Intelligent Mobility 


"Line-Wise" Snap-On Identifier

LOC Micro 

Low Angle Sunlight Collector

LunarSail - Developing and Demonstrating a Mission-Capable Solar Sail for the Interplanetary Cubesat

Lyophilized Container for Plasma

Making Night Time Driving Safe and Automated 

Manta Ray Cell Phone Detector 

Microwave Extraction of Water for Space Propellant

Mobile Amputee Prosthetic Limb Management 

Mycolysis - Pathogen Extinguisher

New Powertrain to Achieve 80mpg for Midsize Car 

New Spinal Tap Kit for Improved Accuracy and Accessibility 

OCOR Multiple Segment Lobe Pump 

OrthoSensor Verasense System

Pedal Signal Correction to Improve Fuel Economy

Plant Air Purifier 

Power Fingerprinting Monitor: Protecting Critical Infrastructure from Cyber Attack 

Prillings for Next Generation Rocket Fuel 

Prism - Urban Commuter Backpack 

Pulsed Fusion Propulsion

Responsive Valve for Fuel Systems 

RL Mark VI Space Skydiving Suit 

Rotatable Telescopic Wingsail 

Self-Powered Wireless Dimming Switch

Sensitive, High Resolution Thermal Infrared Imagers Based On Visible Digital Cameras 

Simple Rapid Method of Water Quality Control 

Simplest Opposed Piston Combustion Engine 

Ski Helmet with Retractable Visor 

Skin Assessment and Decubitus Ulcer Prevention System 

Small Sample Analysis Device 


Solar Textile: Ultra-Light, Low-Cost, Flexible, and High-Efficiency Solar Energy Harvesters 

Sol Power LLC - Solar Powered Charging Stations 

Speed Transmission Changer 

Supercolor Multiplexing

Swift Tram: High Speed Automated People Mover

Test Strip Mixture Indicators 

TH-Mission, Thumb-Sized Transmission 

The Afterburning Rocket Engine

The Carbonator: Converting CO2 and Water into Plastic and Oxygen for Long-term Space Travel

The Daysimeter 

The Omeguitar Project: The Ultimate Digital Song-Training Accessory

The Paradigm Shift in Wind Turbine Technology 

Torque Stabilized, Vertical Lifting System 

Tractional Stability Control System for Automobiles (Based on Integrated ABS and Weight Transfer Mechanism) 

Two Roll Gripper End of Arm Tooling 

Ultra-Miniature External Defibrillator System 

UV Imager Useable In Ambient Lighting Environments 

Varada Innovations 

Variable Angle, Depth Controlled, High Speed Manual Cranial Access Device

Vehicle with Autonomous Operation Robocar UMech

Vibration Energy Harvesting 


Wave Thread Geometry Adds Strength and Durability to Applications 

Wearable Bio-Sensing Platform 

Wellhead Power Solution for Gas Venting