Yesterday afternoon, the student team from Indonesia's ITS University clinched the top trophy in the Annual Student Conference Chem-E-Car Competition® finals, winning with a distance of just 2 cm. The target distance was 23.5 m and the required load was 157 ml of water.
The second place winner was University of California, Irvine, followed by the teams from University of North Alabama, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, and Cooper Union. Following the photos below, a chart below lists all final-run results.
Winners in the poster competition were Cornell University in first place, followed by the University of Puerto Rico in second place, Mc Master University in third place, Georgia Institute of Technology in fourth place, and the University of Cincinnati in fifth place.
The award for the most creative drive system went to Texas Tech. The SACHE Safety Award went to Tianjin University, whose team also won the Golden Tire Award, which is given to the team and car most admired by fellow participants. KAIST was awarded a plaque for the most consistent performance, and the City College of New York won the Spirit of Competition Award. The award for best video went to ITS University, and Laval University received the award for outstanding sportsmanship.