The University of Utah team has arrived in China at the first annual Shenzhen Maker Open. Pictured are mechanical engineering freshmen Vincent and Nicolo Young, Palani Thangaraj and Nick Durkee. Led by design lab coordinator mechanical engineering graduate student, Mark Howell, teams have 48 hours to design, build and compete against 11 other international teams.

The winner is partially determined by facebook and other online votes. The time is now to like the Department of Mechanical Engineering FaceBook and support these students by liking and sharing their status.

Here is the Facebook voting page for Maker Open: