Awards from EcoCAR’s Competition Finale

By now we’ve all heard that Virginia Tech was selected as the Year Three EcoCAR winner, but there were many other awards presented during last night’s Competition Finale Awards Ceremony at the Library of Congress! Congratulations to all the winners:

Teams gathered at the historic Library of Congress

MathWorks Modeling Award
1st University of Victoria
2ndOhio State University
3rdMississippi State University

National Instruments Most Innovative Use of Graphical System Design
1stVirginia Tech
2ndRose-Hulman
3rdEmbry Riddle

dSPACE Embedded Success Awards
1stUniversity of Victoria
2ndOhio State University
3rdTexas Tech University

Dr. Don Streit Sportsmanship Award – Mississippi State University
Most Improved Team – Missouri University of Science and Technology
Ron Stence Spirit of the Challenge Award – Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Editor’s Pick Award – Penn State University
Best Lange Change – West Virginia University
Shortest 60-0 MPH Braking Distance – Virginia Tech
Fastest High Speed Passby Maneuver –Mississippi State University
Best Autocross Time – Penn State University
Best Autocross “Fun Run” Time – Virginia Tech & Patrick Walsh
Fastest Acceleration 0-60 MPH – University of Victoria
Fastest Acceleration 50-70 MPH – University of Victoria
Best AVL Drive Quality – TIE: Penn State and Virginia Tech
Best Static Consumer Acceptability  – Mississippi State University
Best Vehicle Testing Complete Presentation –  Virginia Tech
Best Dynamic Consumer Acceptability – Virginia Tech
Best Technical Presentation – Mississippi State University
Best Controls Presentation – The Ohio State University
Best Fuel Consumption Runner Up – Penn State
Best Fuel Consumption – Virginia Tech
Best Petroleum Energy Use Runner Up – Virginia Tech
Best Petroleum Energy Use – Missouri University of Science and Technology
Well to Wheel Greenhouse Gas Emissions Runner Up – Missouri University of Science and Technology
Best Well to Wheel Greenhouse Gas Emissions – Penn State
Tailpipe Emissions Runner Up – Virginia Tech

The Virginia Tech team wins the competition!

Best Tailpipe Emissions – Missouri University of Science and Technology
National Science Foundation Outstanding Incoming Faculty Advisor – Shawn Midlam-Mohler, The Ohio State University
National Science Foundation Outstanding Long Term Faculty Advisor – Marshall Molen, Mississippi State University

6th Place Overall – Mississippi State University
5th Place Overall –Missouri University of Science and Technology
4th Place Overall – Penn State University
3rd Place Overall – University of Waterloo
2nd Place Overall – The Ohio State University
1st Place Overall – Virginia Tech

Special Recognition – Jim Tulpa

Special Recognition – Frank Falcone

Lifetime Achievement Award – Phil Patterson of the U.S. Department of Energy

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