2018 Annual Student Conference Chem-E-Car Competition® | AIChE

The student team from Georgia Institute of Technology clinched the top trophy in the 2018 Annual Student Conference Chem-E-Car Competition® finals, winning with a distance of just 1 cm. The second place winner was Rutgers University, followed by the teams from City College of New York, Clarkson University and Cooper Union (in a tie for 4th place), and Tsinghua University.

See the results and all the winners from the 2018 Chem-E-Car® Competition.

2018 Official Chem-E-Car Competition® Video


See photos on Flickr.

2018 Competition Rules

Please visit the Chem-E-Car Competition® Rules website here for the updated rules and deadlines.

A highlight of the Annual Student Conference, more than 40 student teams from around the world will be racing their chemically powered vehicles. Come and cheer for your favorite team as they compete for the international title! Please note that the first run of the competition will begin at 12:30pm. The Chem-E-Car Competition is sponsored by Chevron.

2018 Chem-E-Car Competition® Competitors


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Western Cal Baptist University  Chitty Chitty Bong Bong
Western Cal Poly Pomona Scoot Scoot
Brazil Senai Cimatec Carnaval
Mid Atlantic City College of New York Zincotron
Northeast Clarkson University Team 2 Cherry Red!
Rocky Mountain Colorado State University Starch Your Engines
Southern Georgia Institute of Technology Ramblin Wreck
Hong Kong  Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Alchemist
Indonesia Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember Spektronics
Mid America Iowa State University Cy-Onara
South Korea KAIST Young M.E.
Middle East KFUPM Element X
Southern Louisiana State University Team 1  Mike XII Volt
Northeast McGill University Swage-Lock and Loaded
North Central Michigan State University The Spartan Speeder
North Central Michigan Technological University Pineapple
Mid America Oklahoma State University Team 1 Orange Juice
Pacific Northwest Oregon State Univeristy Team 1 Chem Possible
North Central The Ohio State University Nails
Mid Atlantic Rutgers University Knight Wagon
Qatar Texas A&M University at Qatar MG-Cruiser
Southwest Texas Tech University Tortilla Power
Mid Atlantic The Cooper Union Vitawin C
North Central Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology Might-Go-Chondria
China Tianjin University T-Panda
China Tsinghua University THUnder
Western UC Berkeley Techni-CAL difficulties
Pacific Northwest University of British Columbia Vancruiser
Rocky Mountain University of Colorado Boulder Oh-the-Fe-ney!
Northeast University of Massachusetts, Amherst Team 1 Squid Squad
Greece University of Patras Zeus
Mid Atlantic University of Pittsburgh The Tank
Southern University of South Florida The Phoenix
Southern University of Tennessee at Chattanootga Stirred, Not Shaken
Southern University of Tennessee, Knoxville Myst-Air-y Machine
North Central University of Toledo A Series of Unfortunate Events
Mid America University of Tulsa Lead Zepplin
Rocky Mountain University of Utah Wattson
Mid Atlantic Virginia Tech Cinnamaldhyde Roll
India VIT University Team Vidyutha