Chem-E-Leon took on the Goliaths and came out as David. The little car that could — designed and built by the UTC Chem-E-Car Team — came in second place in the regional American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Chem-E-Car Competition, beating schools such as Georgia Tech, the University of Tennessee at Knoxville, the University of South Alabama and Auburn University. With that win under its belt, in November the…
Each year, a student team from the Chemical Engineering Department at UTC designs and fabricates a car that can be powered and stopped by chemical reactions. Disassembled, the car must fit into a shoe box.
For the second consecutive year, a group of UTC Engineering students achieved national recognition for their performance at the 2013 American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Chem-E Car Competition held in San Francisco on November 3rd.
For the second year in a row, the UTC student Chem-E Car team will compete on the national level. The team will travel to San Francisco, California for the competition sponsored by the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE).