hev HEV Challenge

Since the beginning, more than 93 universities across North America and 16,500 students have participated in AVTCs. Each year, 200-500 students join forces in AVTCs mission of educating the next generation of automotive engineers and advancing state-of-the-art fuels and vehicle technologies.

During HEV Challenge, 30 universities competed in 1992-1993, and 40 universities competed in the second year from 1993-1994, and 39 universities competed in 1994-1995. These universities spanned across the United States and Canada and include the following:

Alfred University

  • Location: Alfred, New York
  • Years: 1993-1994, 1994-1995
  • Vehicle: Ford Escort and
  • Fuel: M85
  • Faculty Advisors: George Tannous and Joe Rosczikowski

California State Polytechnic University – Pomona

  • Location: Pomona, California
  • Years: 1992-1993, 1994-1995
  • Vehicle: Ground Up
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Faculty Advisor: Thomas Banwell and Dennis Fitzgerald

California State Polytechnic University – San Luis Obispo

  • Location: San Luis Obispo, California
  • Years: 1992-1993, 1994-1995
  • Vehicle: Ground Up
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Faculty Advisor: Safwat Mustafa

California State University – Chico

  • Location: Chico, California
  • Years: 1993-1994, 1994-1995
  • Vehicle: Saturn Sedan
  • Fuel: Ethanol
  • Faculty Advisors: Charles Allen and Ron Hall

California State University – Fresno

  • Location: Fresno, California
  • Years: 1993-1994, 1994-1995
  • Vehicle: Saturn Sedan
  • Faculty Advisor: Les Aldrich

California State University – Northridge

  • Location: Northridge, California
  • Years: 1992-1993, 1993-1994, 1994-1995
  • Vehicle: Ford Escort
  • Fuel: M85
  • Faculty Advisor: Tim Fox and Phyllis Russel

Cedarville College

  • Location: Cedarville, Ohio
  • Years: 1993-1994, 1994-1995
  • Vehicle: Saturn Sedan
  • Fuel: M85

Colorado School of Mines

  • Location: Golden, Colorado
  • Years: 1992-1993, 1993-1994, 1994-1995
  • Vehicle: Ford Escort
  • Fuel: M85 and Ethanol (1994-1995)
  • Faculty Advisor: Chuck Allport, Chris Braun, and David Munoz

Colorado State University

  • Location: Fort Collins, Colorado
  • Years: 1992-1993
  • Vehicle: Ford Escort
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Faculty Advisor: Bryon Winn

Concordia University

  • Location: St. Paul, Minnesota
  • Years: 1992-1993, 1993-1994, 1994-1995
  • Vehicle: Ford Escort and Dodge Neon
  • Fuel: Gasoline and CNG (1994-1995)
  • Faculty Advisor: Tadeusz Krepec

Cornell University

  • Location: Ithaca, New York
  • Years: 1992-1993, 1993-1994, 1994-1995
  • Vehicle: Ground Up
  • Fuel: M85
  • Faculty Advisor: Richard Warkentin

Ecole de Technologie Superieure

  • Location: Montreal, Quebec
  • Years: 1993-1994, 1994-1995
  • Vehicle: Saturn Sedan
  • Fuel: M85
  • Faculty Advisor: Anh Dung Ngo

GMI Engineering and Management Institute

  • Location: Flint, Michigan
  • Years: 1993-1994, 1994-1995
  • Vehicle: Saturn Sedan
  • Fuel: Ethanol
  • Faculty Advisors: Colin Jordan, Mark Thompson, and Massud Tavakoli

Illinois Institute of Technology

  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Years: 1993-1994, 1994-1995
  • Vehicle: Saturn Sedan
  • Fuel: Ethanol
  • Faculty Advisor: Francisco Ruiz

Jordan Energy Institute

  • Location: Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • Years: 1992-1993, 1993-1994
  • Vehicle: Ford Escort
  • Fuel: M85
  • Faculty Advisor: Paul Zellar and Jim Keyzer

Lawrence Technological University

  • Location: Southfield, Michigan
  • Years: 1992-1993, 1993-1994, 1994-1995
  • Vehicle: Ground Up
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Faculty: Charles Schwartz, Dr. Brancik, Dr. Anneberg, and Dr. Johnson

Michigan State University

  • Location: Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • Years: 1992-1993, 1993-1994, 1994-1995
  • Vehicle: Ground Up
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Faculty Advisor: John Gerrish and Elisa Strangas

New York Institute of Technology

  • Location: New York, New York
  • Years: 1992-1993, 1993-1994, 1994-1995
  • Vehicle: Ground Up
  • Fuel: M85
  • Faculty Advisor: Professor Beheshti and Edward Urban

Pennsylvania State University

  • Location: University Park, Pennsylvania
  • Years: 1992-1993, 1993-1994, 1994-1995
  • Vehicle: Ford Escort
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Faculty Advisor: Kon-Well Wang, Brian Gilmore, and Jeff Mayer

Seattle University

  • Location: Seattle, Washington
  • Years: 1992-1993, 1993-1994
  • Vehicle: Ford Escort
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Faculty Advisor: Ray Murphy and Jack Mattingly

Stanford University

  • Location: Stanford, California
  • Years: 1992-1993, 1993-1994
  • Vehicle: Ford Escort
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Faculty Advisor: Martin Hellman and Reginald Mitchell

Texas A&M University

  • Location: College Station, Texas
  • Years: 1994-1995
  • Vehicle: Dodge Neon
  • Fuel: CNG

Texas Tech University

  • Location: Lubbock, Texas
  • Years: 1992-1993, 1993-1994, 1994-1995
  • Vehicle: Ford Escort and Dodge Neon
  • Fuel: Ethanol and CNG (1994-1995)
  • Faculty Advisors: Dr. Jones, Dr. Maxwell, Dr. Parten, and Dr. Ernst

U.S. Naval Academy

  • Location: Annapolis, Maryland
  • Years: 1992-1993, 1993-1994, 1994-1995
  • Vehicle: Ford Escort
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Faculty Advisors: Greg Davis, Frank Madeka, Gary Hodges, and Gerald Ballman

University of Alberta, Edmonton

  • Location: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
  • Years: 1992-1993, 1993-1994, 1994-1995
  • Vehicle: Ford Escort
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Faculty Advisor: David Checkel

University of British Columbia

  • Location: Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Years: 1994-1995
  • Vehicle: Dodge Neon
  • Fuel: CNG

University of California – Davis

  • Location: Davis, California
  • Years: 1992-1993, 1993-1994, 1994-1995
  • Vehicles: Ground Up
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Faculty Advisor: Andy Frank

University of California- Irvine

  • Location: Irvine, California
  • Years: 1992-1993, 1993-1994, 1994-1995
  • Vehicle: Ford Escort
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Faculty Advisor: Roland Schinzinger

University of California – Santa Barbara

  • Location: Santa Barbara, California
  • Years: 1992-1993, 1993-1994, 1994-1995
  • Vehicle: Ground Up
  • Fuel: Ethanol
  • Faculty Advisors: Nick DiNapoli and Dr. Bothman

University of Connecticut

  • Location: Storrs, Connecticut
  • Years: 1994-1995
  • Vehicle: Dodge Neon
  • Fuel: CNG

University of Florida

  • Location: Gainesville, Florida
  • Years: 1994-1995
  • Vehicle: Dodge Neon
  • Fuel: CNG

University of Idaho and Washington State University

  • Location: Moscow, Idaho
  • Years: 1992-1993, 1993-1994, 1994-1995
  • Vehicle: Ground Up
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Faculty Advisors: Dean Edwards, Dr. de Sam Lazaro, and Charles Pezeshki

University of Illinois at Chicago

  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Years: 1994-1995
  • Vehicle: Dodge Neon
  • Faculty Advisors: Robert White and Phil Klein

University of Illinois, Urbana

  • Location: Urbana, Illinois
  • Years: 1992-1993, 1993-1994
  • Vehicle: Ford Escort
  • Fuel: Ethanol
  • Faculty Advisor: Robert White

University of Maryland

  • Location: College Park, Maryland
  • Years: 1993-1994, 1994-1995
  • Vehicle: Saturn Sedan
  • Fuel: M85
  • Faculty Advisor: David Holloway

University of Michigan – Ann Arbor

  • Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • Years: 1994-1995
  • Vehicle: Dodge Neon
  • Fuel: CNG

University of Tennessee, Knoxville

  • Location: Knoxville, Tennessee
  • Years: 1992-1993, 1993-1994, 1994-1995
  • Vehicle: Ground Up and Dodge Neon
  • Fuel: Gasoline and CNG (1994-1995)
  • Faculty Advisors: Dr. Adams, John Snyder, Jeff Hodgson, Fred Symonds, and Lori Snook

University of Texas, Arlington

  • Location: Arlington, Texas
  • Years: 1992-1993, 1993-1994
  • Vehicle: Ground Up
  • Fuel: M85
  • Faculty Advisor: Robert Woods

University of Texas, Austin

  • Location: Austin, Texas
  • Years: 1993-1994, 1994-1995
  • Vehicle: Saturn Sedan
  • Fuel: M85
  • Faculty Advisor: Matt hall

University of Texas, El Paso

  • Location: El Paso, Texas
  • Years: 1994-1995
  • Vehicle: Dodge Neon
  • Fuel: CNG

University of Tulsa

  • Location: Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Years: 1992-1993, 1993-1994, 1994-1995
  • Vehicle: Ground Up
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Faculty Advisor: John Henshaw

University of Western Ontario

  • Location: London, Ontario
  • Years:  1993-1994, 1994-1995
  • Vehicle: Saturn Sedan
  • Fuel: Ethanol
  • Faculty Advisors: Dr. Singh and Dr. Adamiak

University of Wisconsin

  • Location: Madison, Wisconsin
  • Years: 1992-1993, 1993-1994, 1994-1995
  • Vehicle: Ford Escort
  • Fuel: M85
  • Faculty Advisor: John Moskwa and Wayne Milestone

Virginia Tech

  • Location: Blacksburg, Virginia
  • Years: 1994-1995
  • Vehicle: Dodge Neon
  • Fuel: CNG

Washington University – St. Louis

  • Location: St. Louis, Missouri
  • Years: 1992-1993, 1993-1994
  • Vehicle: Ford Escort
  • Fuel: Ethanol
  • Faculty Advisor: Richard Rabbitt and Theodosis Korakianitis

Wayne State University

  • Location: Detroit, Michigan
  • Years: 1992-1993, 1994-1995
  • Vehicle: Ford Escort
  • Fuel: Gasoline and M85 (1994-1995)
  • Faculty Advisor: Jerome Meisel

Weber State University, Ogden

  • Location: Ogden, Utah
  • Years: 1992-1993, 1993-1994
  • Vehicle: Ford Escort
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Faculty Advisor: David Erb, Kerry Tobin, Kermit Reister, Rick Dore, and Dolly Samson

Wentworth Institute of Technology

  • Location: Boston, Massachusetts
  • Years: 1993-1994, 1994-1995
  • Vehicle: Saturn Sedan
  • Fuel: M85
  • Faculty Advisors: Peter Philliou and Richard Riels

West Virginia University

  • Location: Morgantown, West Virginia
  • Years: 1992-1993, 1993-1994, 1994-1995
  • Vehicle: Ford Escort
  • Fuel: M85
  • Faculty Advisor: Parviz Famouri, Chris Atkinson, and Roy Nutter

Western Michigan University

  • Location: Kalamazoo, Michigan
  • Years: 1993-1994
  • Vehicle: Saturn Sedan
  • Faculty Advisors: Richard Hathaway and James McCarthy

Western Washington University

  • Location: Bellingham, Washington
  • Years: 1994-1995
  • Vehicle: Dodge Neon
  • Fuel: CNG