2017 FEKO Student Competition

The FEKO Student Competition is an international contest organised annually by the Altair team in support of engineering education.  The competition is open to all under-graduate and post-graduate students, anywhere in the world, who are using FEKO.

Solve an engineering problem using FEKO and you could win!


 What are we looking for?

You submission should clearly describe: 

  1. The research problem
  2. The modelling approach and soultion method(s) used
  3. The results and conclusions drawn


What can you win?

  1. A state-of-the-art laptop computer to the value of $2000 USD OR paid attendance to one of Altair's Techincal Conferences (ATC or ATCx) of your choice, including travel accommodation costs to the value of $2000 USD
  2. Recognition on our company website as well as reference in all press releases relating to the FEKO Student Competition event.
  3. Your supervisor also can win an online store gift voucher to the value of $400 USD.


What do you do next?

  1. Complete the form on the right side of this page.
  2. You will receive an email from us confirming your registration. Full details, rules and requirements will be included in this email.
  3. Submit your entry before the due date of 31 October 2017.


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See our past FEKO Student Competition Winners!

2016 Winner
Daniel Ung, Curtin University/ICRAR (Australia)
"Embedded Element Pattern Beam Model for Murchison Widefield Array"

2016 Honorable Mention
Montaha Bouezzeddine, RheinMain University of Applied Sciences (Germany)
"Design of a 4-Port Tunable MIMO Antenna System for a Femto-Cell Base-Station using FEKO"

2015 Winner
Ting-Yen Shih, University of Wisconson-Madison (USA)
"Deisgn of Platform-Mounted HF Antennas with Enhanced Bandwidth using Characteristic Mode Configuration in FEKO"

2015 Honorable Mentions
Marno van Rooyen, University of Pretoria (South Africa)
"Dual Band Directional WLAN Antenna with High Gain"

Mahrukh Khan, University of Missouri (USA)
"Characteristic Mode Analysis of a Class of Emperical Design Techniques for Probe-Fed U-Slot Micro-Strip Patch Antennas using FEKO"

Stanley O'Kuja University of Stellenbosch (South Africa)
"Characterization of RF Signal Coupling Between MeerKAT Telescopic Structures"

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