SIUE engineering students earn 6th place in Winter Baja race
EDWARDSVILLE — Going for walks into the Fowler Pupil Layout Middle on the SIUE campus, 1 simply cannot support but observe the casual atmosphere, in particular at night.
On a modern gentle winter night, the school’s Cougar Baja team talked about its strong displaying at a Winter season Baja competition that took spot Jan. 28 in Houghton, Mich. The team’s most recent auto, Reeba No. 81, placed sixth out of 42, an improvement from very last year’s opposition, when they put seventh.
“I was happy to see that our vehicles are extremely competitive competing versus some of the ideal groups in the country,” reported Matthew Buchholz, senior mechanical engineering college student and president of Cougar Baja. “This continued good results demonstrates that our dedication to a quality create can aid us to accomplish incredibly effectively at a wide variety of events.”
Cougar Baja’s Night time Rider No. 57 had a couple of troubles throughout the race, but still placed 20th. General, staff customers have been joyful with their performance and are seeking forward to their upcoming prospect to compete.
“Being on a crew like ours shows students the simple facet of engineering and administration of time and other important assets,” Buchholz said. “We have a wonderful time seeing the results of our structure by way of competitors and how effectively our design can conduct as opposed to other teams.”