UT has received an in-kind software grant from Siemens PLM Software estimated at $37 million for use in the College of Engineering.
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Students and faculty were on hand Friday morning at Ayres Hall to send off the university’s EcoCAR 2 team for its final-round competitions in Milford, Michigan, and Washington, DC, where the cars will be put through a series of tests to determine which one best meets the competition’s goals of reduced emissions and increased fuel economy and safety. The competition will wrap up mid-June.
UT has been selected to compete in the EcoCAR 3 Advanced Vehicle Technology Competition, continuing a tradition of extended participation in all but one competition series in the twenty-six-year history of AVTCs.
Imagine a world without man-made climate change, energy crunches, or reliance on foreign oil. It may sound like a dream world, but UT Knoxville engineers have made a giant step toward making this scenario a reality.