EcoCAR Sponsors Help Make the Competition a Reality

The EcoCAR sponsors are a critical part of making the competition, the Year Two Finals and most importantly, the vehicles a reality. Check out the video below from this week’s Sponsor Social in San Diego and hear from EcoCAR students about how the sponsors’ products and support played such an instrumental role in their work.

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During the Sponsor Social, the following awards were distributed:

Best Engineering and Fabrication Workmanship – University of Waterloo
Best Vehicle Appearance Award
–  Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
Best Sponsor Success Story
– The Ohio State University
Best Social Media Program
– Penn State University
Best Creative Promotion of EcoCAR Award – Mississippi State University
Spirit of Outreach – University of Victoria
Best Media Relations –  Mississippi State University
Best Education Award –  Mississippi State University
Best Collaboration with a Clean Cities Coalition – The Ohio State University
Best Outreach Presentation Award – Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology

Overall Outreach Award
Third Place – Penn State University
Second Place – The Ohio State University
First Place – Mississippi State University

BOSCH DIVERSITY Award
Third Place –  The Ohio State University
Second Place – the University of Ontario Institute of Technology
First Place – Missouri University of Science & Technology

“Freescale Innovation” Award – The Ohio State University
“Outstanding Women in Engineering Rookie of the Year” Award –  Sarah Cavanagh from Michigan Technological University
“Outstanding Women in Engineering” Award –  Beth Bezaire from The Ohio State University
“Outstanding Incoming Faculty Advisor” Award – Dr. Zuomin Dong and Dr. Curran Crawford from the University of Victoria
“Outstanding Long-Term Faculty Advisor” Award – Dr. Roydon A. Fraser from the University of Waterloo

Congratulations to the winning teams! The competition was fierce throughout Year Two and continues to be here in San Diego.

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