Team Description: The Mississippi State University EcoCAR team is a diverse, student-led organization that strives to create future engineering and business professionals who can design, build and market fuel efficient and environmentally friendly vehicles. The MSU team recognizes the unique access to knowledge and hands-on experience available to students through Advanced Vehicle Technology Competitions. The MSU EcoCAR team has competed in Challenge X, EcoCAR: the NeXt Challenge, EcoCAR2, EcoCAR3, and now EcoCAR Mobility Challenge. MSU has a history of success in the competition with four overall victories and numerous other awards. We strive to repeat this success in the following years for the EcoCAR Mobility Challenge, and continue to set a basis for success in future competitions. The team plans to improve the fuel efficiency, exhaust emissions, and consumer acceptability for Mobility as a Service of a Chevrolet Blazer, all while retaining the vehicle’s performance features.   Team Members:
  • Faculty Advisors: Randy Follett, Dr. Andrea Strzelec, and Dr. Omid Askari
  • Project Manager: Matthew Comish
  • Engineering Manager: Nicholas Geeslin and Vance Hudson
  • Communications Manager: Morgan Gay and Adam Sabes
  • Safety Systems Engineering Manager: Paul Smith and Aaren LaFrance
  • PSI Lead: Matthew Bilson and Kaeden Smith
  • CSMS Lead: Amine Taoudi


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200 Research Boulevard
Starkville, MS, 39759

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