EcoCAR 3

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 EcoCAR 3, 16 universities from North America are competing over the four-year span of the competition. These universities include:


Arizona State University

  • Location: Tempe, Arizona
  • Faculty Advisor(s): Abdel Mayyas, Laurie Ralston, Jane Humble, James Contes, Kristine Csavina, Micah Lande


California State University – Los Angeles

  • Location: Los Angeles, California
  • Faculty Advisor(s): David Blekhman


Colorado State University

  • Location: Fort Collins, Colorado
  • Faculty Advisor(s): Thomas Bradley


Embry Riddle Aeronautical University

  • Location: Dayton, Florida
  • Faculty Advisor(s): Patrick Currier


Georgia Tech

  • Location: Atlanta, Georgia
  • Faculty Advisor(s): Thomas Fuller, David Taylor, Michael Leamy


McMaster University

  • Location: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
  • Faculty Advisor(s): Ali Emadi


Mississippi State University

  • Location: Starkville, Mississippi
  • Faculty Advisor(s): Randy Follett


Ohio State University

  • Location: Columbus, Ohio
  • Faculty Advisor(s): Shawn Midlam-Mohler


Pennsylvania State University

  • Location: University Park, Pennsylvania
  • Faculty Advisor(s): Gary Neal


University of Alabama

  • Location: Tuscaloosa, Alabama
  • Faculty Advisor(s): Paul Puzinauskas, Hwan-Sik Yoon, Tim A. Haskew, Robert Morgan, Mike Pope


University of Tennessee, Knoxville

  • Location: Knoxville, Tennessee
  • Faculty Advisor(s): Butch Irick, Lynn Youngs, Scott Curran


University of Washington

  • Location: Seattle, Washington
  • Faculty Advisor(s): Brian Fabian


University of Waterloo

  • Location: Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
  • Faculty Advisor(s): Roydon Fraser, Michael Fowler, Nasser Abukhdeir


Virginia Tech

  • Location: Blacksburg, Virginia
  • Faculty Advisor(s): Doug Nelson


Wayne State University

  • Location: Detroit, Michigan
  • Faculty Advisor(s): Jerry Ku


West Virginia University

  • Location: Morgantown, West Virginia
  • Faculty Advisor(s): Andrew Nix, Scott Wayne, Yaser Fallah