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Each year, university teams compete in a variety of static and dynamic events that range from oral presentations to on-road vehicle testing to communications and project management tactics. These static and dynamic events are judges by industry sponsors and professionals, both throughout the year and in-person at the year-end competition.

 

Below includes more detail about event awards and winners:

 

2014-2015

  • 1st Place Overall – Ohio State University
  • 2nd Place Overall – Virginia Tech
  • 3rd Place Overall – University of Waterloo
  • 4th Place Overall – Embry Riddle Aeronautical University
  • 5th Place Overall – Pennsylvania State University
  • 6th Place Overall – McMaster University
  • Architecture Selection Proposal – Virginia Tech
  • Baseline Waiver – Wayne State University
  • Best Final Technical Report – Wayne State University
  • CAD Tool Check – Arizona State University, Pennsylvania State University, University of Washington, University of Waterloo, Virginia Tech, West Virginia University
  • Best Final Stakeholder Status Presentation – Ohio State University
  • Best Feasibility Study Report – Embry Riddle Aeronautical University
  • Best Facilities Inspection – Arizona State University, Virginia Tech, West Virginia University
  • Best Winter Workshop Innovation Topic Review – Ohio State University
  • Best Winter Workshop Systems Modeling & Simulation Presentation – University of Waterloo
  • Best Innovation Presentation – Ohio State University
  • Best Control Systems Presentation – Ohio State University
  • Best Mechanical Systems Presentation – McMaster University
  • Best Electrical Systems Presentation – University of Washington
  • Best Trade Show Presentation – Ohio State University
  • HV Safety Demonstration – Virginia Tech
  • Project Initialization Approval Presentation – Embry Riddle Aeronautical University
  • SMS Presentation and Demonstration – Ohio State University
  • Best Communications Plan – Pennsylvania State University
  • Best Implementation Plan – Pennsylvania State University, Virginia Tech
  • Best Media Relations Report – University of Alabama
  • Sponsor Collaboration Video and Blog Post – West Virginia University
  • Most Creative Outreach Event – University of Alabama
  • Spirit of Communications – Carol Mamon, California State University Los Angeles
  • Best Outreach Presentation – University of Alabama
  • 3rd Place Communications – West Virginia University
  • 2nd Place Communications – Pennsylvania State University
  • 1st Place Communications – Ohio State University
  • Most Compelling Mission & Vision Statement – Colorado State University
  • Spirit of Project Management – Alyse Waldhorn, Wayne State University
  • Best Project Management Plan – University of Waterloo
  • Best Consumer Market Research Report – Ohio State University
  • Best Winter Workshop Stakeholder Status Presentation – University of Waterloo
  • 3rd Place Project Management – University of Waterloo
  • 2nd Place Project Management – Ohio State University
  • 1st Place Project Management – Virginia Tech
  • Team to Watch – University of Alabama
  • Ron Stence Spirit of the Challenge Award – Wayne State University
  • Donald Streit Sportsmanship Award – Embry Riddle Aeronautical University
  • 3rd Place Excellence in Leadership – Jordan Freight, West Virginia University
  • 2nd Place Excellence in Leadership – Stephen Hayes, Mississippi State University
  • 1st Place Excellence in Leadership – Kaylie Crosby, University of Alabama
  • dSPACE Embedded Success Award (3rd-1st, respectively) – McMaster University, Virginia Tech, Ohio State University
  • MathWorks Modeling Award (3rd-1st, respectively) – University of Washington, Ohio State University, McMaster University
  • Clean Cities Collaboration Award – University of Alabama & Arizona State University
  • General Motors Women in Engineering Award – Jessica Boles, University of Tennessee- Knoxville
  • National Science Foundation Outstanding Incoming Faculty Advisor Award – Andrew Nix, West Virginia University