9th CTI Young Drive Experts Award
+ Presentation of the paper as Pecha Kucha and poster display
+ Prize money: 2,000 €
The award addresses students and graduates of all technical disciplines in the field of automotive powertrain engineering.
Conditions of entry and selection criteria
The award is open to: Bachelor-, Master-, and PhD Theses. We welcome all topics that examine solutions and concepts relating to any aspect of transmission, drive and component development for vehicles (in all areas). The assessment criteria are: innovation, originality, and practical relevance for tomorrow’s sustainable, efficient and cost-effective drive technology.
- Please submit the following as an attachment by email:
- The short version of the paper (2 pages and max. 4 images/graphs) describing the task and the solution, and explaining why the paper is innovative
- Proof of grading (confirmation by the examiner)
- A short CV and a color portrait photo
- Your full contact details
We will confirm receipt by email.
Applicants may submit only one paper.
The closing date for entries: 1 November 2017
Award and Pecha Kucha Presentation: 6 December 2017
Poster presentation: 5 and 6 December 2017
Publishing of the best entries on the event’s homepage: from 7 December 2017 on
Evaluation by the Panel
Technische Universität Braunschweig, Prof. Dr Ferit Küçükay
Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Prof. Dr Peter Tenberge
Technische Universität Darmstadt, Prof. Dr Stephan Rinderknecht
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Sascha Ott
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Under the patronage of Sigmar Gabriel, Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy
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Winners of the 8th CTI Young Drive Experts Award
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