search

UMD    CORE




Goal

Design and build a prototype of an electric bicycle that will have a range of 125 miles.

Criteria

  1. Must travel at an average speed of 20 mph
  2. Must be under 30 kgs
  3. Can be rider assisted
  4. Minimum payload 75 kgs

Rules

  1. Open to any University of Maryland engineering student team (at least two members must be A. James Clark School Students)
  2. Can include technical advisor and members not affiliated with the University of Maryland
  3. Must have a UMD faculty or staff advisor 

Support

  1. Eligible team* will be provided up to $2500 in materials cost including shipping
  2. Team can raise additional funding from outside sponsors 

*Eligibility: Based upon successful preliminary design presentation (Fall 2018).

The Competition: Fall 2019

125-mile endurance race around the UMD oval track.

1st Place: $10,000
2nd Place: $7,500
3rd Place: $5,000
 

Register your team here!

Questions? Email Professor Mel Gomez at rdgomez@umd.edu



Related Articles:
UMD Students Win Poster Session at NASA's Thermal and Fluids Analysis Workshop
UMD Welcomes Inaugural Class of Distinguished A. James Clark Scholars
With Engineering Projects, UMD Students Seek to Boost Education Access, Public Health, and Sustainability
Elon Musk Tweets Back
Brin Family Prize to Support Excellence in Drone-Related Activity
Reaching for the Sky
UAS Test Site Seeks Summer 2018 Interns
UMD Takes First in Technical Design at DOE Competition
Four Aerospace Students Receive Society of Satellite Professionals International Scholarships
UAS Test Site Seeks Summer 2017 Interns

August 21, 2018


«Previous Story  

 

 

Current Headlines

APL Names Alumnus David Van Wie Head of its Air and Missile Defense Sector

In the news: Transplant organ delivery by drone

Fab Lab lithography instrument now available for high-res imaging

Fearless Ideas: Open Access

Elizabeth Paul and Jaideep Pathak win Outstanding Graduate Assistant Awards

Researchers make liquid crystals do the twist

Student autonomous robotics competition slated for June 2019

Mechanical engineering major urges students in STEM to create

Innovation Shines on Design Day

Season's Greetings from the Clark School!

 
 
Back to top  
CORE Home Clark School Home UMD Home Aerospace Engineering