MSU AVTC History

MSU’s AVTC History

MSU first became involved in the AVTC series with the four-year Challenge X competition in 2004. The team is currently competing in its eighth year of AVTCs. In addition to Challenge X, Mississippi State also competed in EcoCAR: The NeXt Challenge. The MSU teams have achieved tremendous success in each of these events, including the following honors:

2012 First Place Overall
2010 First Place Overall
2008 First Place Overall
2007 First Place Overall

2013 Fifth Place Overall

2013 Best Vehicle Design Review Presentation

2013 Best Outreach Presentation

2013 Best Controls Presentation

2013 3rd Place Overall Business Program

2013 3rd Place Mathworks Modeling Award

2013 Best dSPACE Video Award

2012 Best Overall Public Outreach Program

2012 Best Final Technical Report

2012 Best Facilities Inspection (CAVS)

2012 Best Trade Show Evaluation

2012 Best Project Initiation Approval Presentation

2012 Best Controls Presentation

2012 Women In Engineering Award

2011 Fastest Acceleration Time

2011 Fastest Autocross Time

2011 Best Static Consumer Acceptability Presentation

2011 Best Technical Presentation

2011 Best Towing High-speed Passby

2011 Best Sportsmanship Award

2011 Best Influencer Campaign

2011 Best Creative Promotion of EcoCAR

2011 Best A123 Battery Pack

2011 Outreach Third Place

2011 NSF Outstanding Faculty Advisor

2010 Best Acceleration

2010 Best Autocross

2010 Best Well-to-Wheel Petroleum Energy Use

2010 Best Well-to-Wheel Greenhouse Gas

2010 Best Vehicle Design Review Presentation

2010 Best Team Website

2010 Best Tailpipe Emissions

2010 Best Media Relations Program

2010 Best Mechanical Presentation

2010 Best Fuel Consumption

2010 Best Education Program

2010 Best Creative Promotion of EcoCAR

2010 Best Controls Presentation

2010 Best A123 Systems Battery Pack

2011 Mathworks Award Third Place

2010 Mathworks Modeling Presentation Third Place

2010 Hardware-in-the-loop Evaluation Third Place

2010 First Place Outreach Program

2010 dSpace Sponsor Award Second Place

2009 Best Mechanical Presentation

2009 Best Creative Promotion of EcoCAR

2009 Outreach Second Place

2009 Written Reports Third Place

2008 Best Acceleration

2008 Best Well-to-Wheel Greenhouse Gas

2008 Best Static Consumer Acceptability

2008 Best On-road Energy Use

2008 Best Marketing Plan

2008 Best 1/4 Mile Time

2008 Best Rookie Women in Engineering Award

2008 Written Reports Second Place

2008 Tailpipe Emissions Second Place

2008 Outreach Second Place

2008 Handling Third Place

2007 Best Acceleration

2007 Best King of the Hill

2007 Best Static Consumer Acceptability

2007 Best Realization of xVDP

2007 Best PR/Media Outreach

2007 Best Outreach

2007 Best On-road Energy Use

2007 Best Engineering and Fabrication Workmanship

2007 Best AVL Drive Quality

2007 NSF Outstanding Faculty Advisor

2007 VTC Presentation Second Place

2007 Tailpipe Emissions Third Place

2007 Autocross Second Place

2007 Controls Presentation Second Place

2006 Best Acceleration

2006 Best PR/Media Outreach

2006 Best Well-to-Wheel Greenhouse gas

2006 Best Towing

2006 Best Realization of VTS Targets

2006 Best On-road Energy Use

2006 Best AVL Drive Quality

2006 Outreach Second Place

2006 Well-to-Wheel Petroleum Energy Use Second Place

2006 Tailpipe Emissions Second Place

2006 Autocross Second Place

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