Green Engineering Industry and Educational Partners

Publish Date: Apr 22, 2008 | 1 Ratings | 5.00 out of 5 | Print


National Instruments supports leading industry and educational programs and organizations which are fostering solutions to today's toughest environmental challenges. With NI Graphical System Design as the platform for green engineering, engineers and scientists are empowered to design, develop, and improve products and technologies resulting in environmental and economic benefits. These groups are helping to innovate the green tech or clean tech solutions of tomorrow.

1. Partners

Challenge X: Crossover to Sustainability

Challenge X: Crossover to Sustainable Mobility

Challenge X is a three-year competition that challenges university-level engineering students to decrease total energy consumption and emissions in a crossover vehicle, while maintaining or exceeding vehicle utility and performance.  Students to participate in hands-on development with leading-edge automotive propulsion, fuels, materials, and emissions-control technologies, including measurement and design tools from National Instruments.


EcoCAR: The NeXt Challenge

EcoCAR: The NeXt Challenge

The EcoCAR Challenge is a three-year competition among engineering students to design and build advanced vehicles that minimize the environmental impact of personal transportation.  The technologies explored in EcoCAR include full-function electric, hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and fuel cell hybrid vehicles. 


UC Davis Green Technology Entrepreneurship Academy

UC Davis Green Technology Entrepreneurship Academy

The Green Technology Entrepreneurship Academy (GTEA) provides science and engineering doctoral students, post-docs, and research faculty with the necessary knowledge and skills to move environmentally sustainable research out of the laboratory and into practice.


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