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.
December 9 2022
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM ET
December 15 2022
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM ET
Tech Spark, ANSYS Hall/Hamerschlag Hall C-level