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Wayne State University chosen as Michigan's sole participant in EcoCAR 2
Date:4/21/2011

DETROIT A team of Wayne State University students from the College of Engineering have been chosen to participate in EcoCAR 2: Plugging in to the Future, a one-of-a-kind program established by the U.S. Department of Energy and General Motors. This three-year collegiate engineering program will educate the next generation of automotive engineers, giving them the knowledge and skills needed to continue the evolution of automotive propulsion technology and energy efficiency.

Wayne State University's team, led by Jerry Ku, Ph.D., associate professor of mechanical engineering and resident of Troy, Mich., will explore advanced vehicle solutions to minimize petroleum usage, energy consumption and reduce emissions through research collaboration with industry, as well as workforce preparation-oriented curriculum development. Ku serves as the director of Wayne State's electric-drive vehicle engineering graduate program, in which many of EcoCAR 2's participating students are enrolled.

The competition will challenge 16 North American universities to reduce the environmental impact of vehicles without compromising performance, safety or consumer acceptability. WSU was the only university in Michigan invited to participate in EcoCAR 2.

"Being in the heart of the automotive capital of the world, it makes sense for Wayne State University to participate in the EcoCAR 2 program," said Ku. "Through EcoCAR 2, the university will be able to strengthen our newly established electric-drive vehicle engineering program, strengthen our industry collaborations, and provide invaluable learning opportunities for our students."

Shaped by the greatest design changes in the history of the automotive industry, EcoCAR 2 requires students to explore a variety of powertrain architectures and follow a real-world engineering regimen modeled after GM's Global Vehicle Development Process. EcoCAR 2 teams will use a Chevrolet Malibu donated by General Motors as t
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Contact: Julie O'Connor
julie.oconnor@wayne.edu
734-748-4207
Wayne State University - Office of the Vice President for Research
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