Will NIU Shell Eco-marathon Engineers Exchange Cars with Jay Leno?

Shell Eco-marathon Americas Day Two

The Northern Illinois University (NIU) College of Engineering and Engineering Technology has strong competitive, Society of Automotive and Aerospace Engineering teams in FSAE, BAJA, Clean Snowmobile, Aero Design and Supermileage.  The NIU Supermileage Team competes in the Shell Eco-marathon, a global program that challenges high school and college student teams to design, build and test the most energy-efficient vehicles.

NIU Supermileage Team helped promote the Shell Eco-marathon Americas Event by recording a television commercial with Jay Leno.

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NIU has a multidiscipline engineering team.  Four team members traveled to California to film at Jay Leno’s Garage NBC TV show.  Mechanical engineering graduate student Kallol Barai, senior Lindsey Dodis (mechanical engineering, mechatronics and robotics), senior mechanical engineering major Kevin Kuebrich and junior energy and environmental technology student Christian McAdoo represented NIU at the Shell-NBC commercial.

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Thank you NIU Supermileage team for sharing with the SolidWorks Community.  Marie

Marie Planchard

Marie Planchard

Director of Education & Early Engagement, SolidWorks at Dassault Systemes SolidWorks Corporation
Marie Planchard is an education and engineering advocate. As Senior Director of Education & Early Engagement, SOLIDWORKS, she is responsible for global development of content and social outreach for the 3DEXPERIENCE Works products across all levels of learning including educational institutions, Fab Labs, and entrepreneurship.
Marie Planchard