We received news yesterday that the Ohio State University Eco-Car2 Team is coming to Starry Night to talk about their project…and bringing their project car!
What is Eco-Car2?
EcoCAR 2 is a three-year student engineering competition sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and General Motors (GM). The competition’s mission is a vital one: offer an unparalleled hands-on, real-world experience to educate the next generation of automotive engineers. The competition challenges 15 universities across North America to reduce the environmental impact of a 2013 Chevrolet Malibu without compromising performance, safety and consumer acceptability.
The Ohio State University EcoCAR 2 Team
The Ohio State University Team is one of the 15 competing teams in the EcoCAR 2 competition. Comprised of nearly 40 students ranging from undergraduate students to Ph.D. candidates. The team consists of a wide range of majors including mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, marketing/business and photography. The team can be divided into three categories: Engineering, Communications and Business.
And they are coming to Starry Night 2014. And we are so excited about it.am is currently competing in the third and final year of the EcoCAR 2 competition which will finish in June 2014.