Relive the Year Three Competition and List of Winners

The Year Three Competition has come to an end, and it was Ohio State University who took home the 1st Place Overall award, with University of Washington and Penn State University winning second and third place respectively.

Over the last two weeks, EcoCAR 2 students participated in more than a dozen dynamic and static events including emissions and energy consumption, ensured the safety of their vehicles, raced their vehicles in an Autocross course, networked with sponsors, relaxed with a fun night, held two educational events in Michigan, welcomed local and national media, and showcased their vehicles at the U.S. Department of Energy’s headquarters at L’Enfant Plaza.

Take a look back at the last two weeks spent at General Motors Milford Proving Ground and Washington, D.C., and check out the list of winners from the Year Three Competition Awards Ceremony below:

Overall Winners:

Dynamic Awards:

  • Best 0-60 MPH and 50-70 MPH Acceleration: University of Washington
  • Best 600 MPH Braking Distance: Purdue University
  • King of the Hill Award: University of Washington
  • Best Autocross Time: Wayne State University
  • Dynamic Consumer Acceptability – University of Washington
  • Best Maximum Lateral Acceleration – Wayne State University
  • Best AVL DRIVE Quality – Penn State University
  • Lowest Energy Consumption Runner Up– Penn State University
  • Lowest Energy Consumption- University of Washington
  • Lowest Petroleum Energy Use Runner Up – Penn State University
  • Lowest Petroleum Energy Use – The Ohio State University
  • Lowest Well-to-Wheel Greenhouse Gas Emissions Runner Up –  Purdue University
  • Lowest Well-to-Wheel Greenhouse Gas Emissions – University of Washington
  • Lowest Criteria Emissions Runner Up – Penn State University
  • Lowest Criteria Emissions- The Ohio State University

Static Events:

  • Best Final Technical Report: The Ohio State University
  • Best Static Consumer Acceptability – The Ohio State University
  • Best Vehicle Design Review Presentation – Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
  • Best Controls Presentation – The Ohio State University
  • Best Mechanical Presentation – Penn State University
  • Best Electrical Presentation – The Ohio State University

Communications Awards:

  • Creative Promotion of EcoCAR – Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
  • Spirit of CommunicationsRose-Hulman Institute of Technology
  • Best Outreach Event Presentation – The Ohio State University
  • 3rd Place CommunicationsMississippi State University
  • 2nd Place Communications – Penn State University
  • 1st Place Communications – The Ohio State University

Business Awards:

  • Best Impact Report – Virginia Tech
  •  Final Business Presentation – The Ohio State University
  • Spirit of BusinessUniversity of Tennessee, Knoxville
  • 3rd Place BusinessUniversity of Waterloo
  • 2nd Place Business – Virginia Tech
  • 1st Place Business – The Ohio State University

Organizer Awards:

Sponsored Awards

  • ETAS ECU Excellence Award (2nd – 1st Respectively) University of Waterloo and The Ohio State University
  • Freescale Innovation Award (3rd – 1st Respectively) –  Virginia Tech, University of Washington, and Mississippi State University
  • dSPACE Embedded Success Award (3rd – 1st Respectively) – University of Waterloo, University of Victoria, and The Ohio State University
  • MathWorks Modeling Award (3rd – 1st Respectively) – Virginia Tech, The Ohio State University, and University of Victoria
  • Clean Cities Collaboration Award (3rd – 1st Respectively) Penn State University, The Ohio State University, and University of Tennessee, Knoxville
  • General Motors Women in Engineering Award – Sylvie Troxel of the University of Washington
  • National Science Foundation Outstanding Incoming Faculty Advisor Award – Patrick Currier of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
  • National Science Foundation Outstanding LongTerm Faculty Advisor Award: Roydon Fraser of the University of Waterloo

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