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  • Posted: 1 year 5 months ago

    In its second year as a capstone design option for fulfilling the College of Engineering's senior capstone design project requirement, the Motorsports Capstone Design program saw the participation of five teams--a total of 15 students. Industry judges selected the division winner as mechanical engineering team “Automated Manual Transmission Actuation Capstone."

    Design-Build-Test
    Students in the program complete a full academic year project beginning from traditional classroom...

  • Posted: 1 year 5 months ago

    Join us tomorrow from 2-4pm for our Motorsports/Student Projects Open House! Hear from team leaders, find out about upcoming competitions, and let us thank you for your support! Come to the back building at 930 Kinnear Road; visitor parking is behind chain link fence.

     

     

     

     

  • Posted: 1 year 5 months ago

    The primary objective of the Automotive Systems Engineering Specialization (ASES) program is to provide interdisciplinary graduate education and training in the engineering discipline of primary interest to the student, while focusing on the application area of automotive systems. Read an overview here.

    Download qualifying guidelines here (these are pending university approval).

  • Posted: 1 year 5 months ago

    Have you ever wondered 'what's next in automotive engineering?' Answering that very question is OSU CAR's Dr. Giorgio Rizzoni. In ASME's online magazine article, 3 Emerging Trends in Automotive Engineering, Rizzoni provides an in-depth description of current hot topics.

    Much of the work being done at OSU CAR--accessory load reduction through the intelligent energy management of other vehicle components, vehicle electrification, hybridization, and improved battery management systems,...

  • Posted: 1 year 5 months ago

    Dr. Michael Bargende, Professor at Universität Stuttgart and board member of Research Institute of Automotive Engineering and Vehicle Engines Stuttgart (FKFS), presented Natural Gas as a Fuel–The European Perspective, on Monday, April 15, 2013 at OSU CAR.

    This lecture, which detailed current issues in the use of natural gas as a fuel for transportation, was the same he gave at the SAE Natural Gas Symposium in Greenville, South Carolina last month. Read more about this and other...

  • Posted: 1 year 5 months ago

    April 11, 2013--Senator Troy Balderson met with administrators and researchers from The Ohio State University to learn more about natural gas trends and related initiatives at the university. During the vist he toured the Ohio State Center for Automotive Research (OSU CAR) facilities and spoke to student leaders, who took a break from 'garage' work to talk about their projects.

    In attendance were Kate Bartter, Ohio State Office of Energy and Environment; Jeff Daniels, Subsurface...

  • Posted: 1 year 5 months ago

    Mechanical and electrical engineering students by day and record-breaking vehicle masterminds by night, the Venturi Buckeye Bullet students consistently push the limits. Read ASME's online article Bullet Over Bonneville to learn about the team's next quest.

     

     

     

     

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  • Posted: 1 year 5 months ago

    Natural Gas as a Fuel – The European Perspective
    Dr. Michael Bargende Professor, Universität Stuttgart, Board Member, FKFS
    WHEN: Monday, April 15th, 2013, 9:00 – 10:00 am
    WHERE: Room 198, Center for Automotive Research

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • Posted: 1 year 6 months ago

    The results of the Denman Undergraduate Research Forum are in, and Luke DeBruin, mechanical engineering student researcher from OSU CAR, has achieved a first place rating in the engineering category! DeBruin's project, Energy & Feasibility Analysis of Gasoline Engine Start/Stop Technology, was judged 'one of the best' in all categories: poster presentation, oral presentation, and research achievement.

    The Denman Undergraduate Research Forum, created in 1996 by the...

  • Posted: 1 year 6 months ago

    Postdoctoral Researcher position in the area of Dynamic Systems and Control available at the Ohio State Center for Automotive Research. Applicants should have strong background in system and control theory, with knowledge of optimal control, hybrid systems modeling and control, and exposure to applications of control in energy systems. In particular, this position focuses on dynamic energy management for residential and automotive applications. PhD in mechanical engineering, electrical...

  • Posted: 1 year 6 months ago

    A total of six undergraduate students from OSU CAR are presenting at the 2013 Denman Undergraduate Research Forum, March 28. The students have spent the last several months working on projects with faculty from OSU CAR--projects range from battery aging to transmissions.

    Mechanical engineering student Cassandra Carr has researched heat generation in aged and non-aged batteries for use in vehicle applications. Her work involves characterizing lithium ion battery cells at various charge...

  • Posted: 1 year 6 months ago

    The OSU EcoCAR 2 team is wrapping up an intense week of work. The team and OSU CAR were site hosts for the EcoCAR 2 Spring Safety Inspection. The EcoCAR 2 competition, which involves 15 colleges and universities from throughout North America, held the inspection in preparation for the Year 2 Spring Competition in May.

    This year for the first time, schools shipped their vehicles to one of three host sites with technical administrators visiting these sites to inspect the...

  • Posted: 1 year 6 months ago

    Julia Cline, a third year student in electrical and computer engineering, received the Arcelor Mittal Leadership Award for service to Buckeye Current, Ohio State’s electric motorcycle racing team. The award was presented at the 33rd annual Women in Engineering Recognition Banquet on February 26, 2013...

    Read more about Julia's contribution to the team here!

     

     

     

  • Posted: 1 year 7 months ago

    Fearless leader and charismatic advisor, Dr. Giorgio Rizzoni, is featured in the Columbus Dispatch story OSU professor who directs Buckeye Bullet project lives life in the fast lane. "Those who know the Ohio State University professor in charge of the Buckeye Bullet—the school’s electric racing car—know that tapping the brakes is not in his nature."

    Read the complete story and watch the video interview here! http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/science/2013/03/03/sci-buckeye-bullet...

  • Posted: 1 year 7 months ago

    The OSU CAR IT department seeks a part-time student assistant to help with various departmental tasks. The position will begin end of March/beginning of April and will continue through the summer. This is a temporary position.

    Contact Luka Wahab (wahab.1@osu.edu) for more information or to apply.

  • Posted: 1 year 7 months ago

    If you haven't yet heard, the student-led Buckeye Bullet program is working on it's next project: the Venturi Buckeye Bullet 3. The vehicle is set to debut on the Bonneville Salt Flats this August aiming for an amazing 400mph. Hear this interview from Dick Gordon's The Story for history and future plans.

    "Building a car--a battery powered car that can go up to 400 miles per hour. It's under way at [The] Ohio State University and the racing team, the Buckeye Bullet, plans to...

  • Posted: 1 year 7 months ago
    Speeding Down a New Path: Meet Julia Cline

    Julia Cline isn’t afraid to do something new, from reinventing her career and pursuing a degree in electrical and computer engineering, to joining Ohio State’s electric motorcycle race team as a novice engineer.

    “I grew up in Columbus and Ohio State was always in my big back yard, but I’m a nontraditional student,” said Cline. “I started my career in music education, then in arts management, and I decided that I wanted more of a challenge.”...

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    Life in 2030, a one-hour special from Spectrum Radio's Engineers of the New Millennium, explores the latest advances in science and technology to give listeners a glimpse of what life may be like in the not-too-distant future.

    Listen as Drs. Umit Ozguner, Keith Redmill, and Ashok Krishnamurthy, along with graduate student Scott Biddlestone (electrical and computer engineering) discuss their work in autonomous vehicles. Listen to and read the nine minute segment posted on IEEE's...

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