Tech Spark

Wabtec at Tech Spark information session

October 15, 2021

11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. ET

Tech Spark’s Design Studio in Ansys Hall

The Tech Spark prototyping facility is excited to announce new opportunities in Spring 2022 to re-create freight transportation as smart, autonomous, safe, and environmentally-conscious. Through a connection with industry professionals at Wabtec, a company pioneering the future of freight in 2030, CMU students will lead the development of the next generation in locomotive technology. Join the informational session running every half-hour within 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. by Wabtec at Tech Spark to learn more about the upcoming make-a-thon, semester challenge, internships, fellowships, and monetary prizes.

The make-a-thon on the topic of rail safety is scheduled for January 10 - 14, 2022. Applications are open and are due by Friday, November 5. Late submissions will be waitlisted. First round invitations will be sent by November 12 and require commitment by November 19.

A Spring Semester 2022 challenge will focus on artificial intelligence, robotics, and net-zero emissions.