During last week’s Year One Finals, EcoCAR 3 teams presented the breadth of work done this past year to rooms full of judges. The presentations covered eight themes: mechanical, electrical, controls, systems modeling & simulation, innovation, project initialization approval, project management, and communications. This eight-track program provides an opportunity for teams to win over the judges with their plans for the next three years and are similar to interviews these students will have with potential employers after they graduate.
These presentations give students the valuable experience of presenting their work in front of an audience they are not familiar with, further preparing our next-generation of automotive professionals. Take a look: