Presentation on theme: "The IEEE-PELS SOLAR SPLASH The World Championship of Intercollegiate Solar Boating An Intercollegiate Student Design SOLAR/ELECTRIC BOAT COMPETITION"— Presentation transcript:
The IEEE-PELS SOLAR SPLASH The World Championship of Intercollegiate Solar Boating An Intercollegiate Student Design SOLAR/ELECTRIC BOAT COMPETITION http://www.solarsplash.com Jeff Morehouse, Solar Splash Organizer
EDUCATIONAL GOALS Develop Project Management Skills Leadership, planning, business-related Exposure to Multi-Disciplinary Teams Electrical, mechanical, marine, business Exposure to Solar Energy Application Panels, batteries, motors, controls Develop Systems Integration Outlook Design, construction, testing, funding Provide International Education Experience Promoting collaboration, diversity and gaining life learning skills that are essential to engineering/technology program goals
COMPETITION “Happenings” ( 5 DAY EVENT: Wed – Sun ) WEDNESDAY - register, begin technical inspection, attend Opening Reception. THURSDAY – continue Tech Inspections and run Qualifying Events FRIDAY – run Slalom Race and 300-meter Sprint Heats SATURDAY – run 4-hour Endurance Event SUNDAY – run Final Sprint Events and attend Awards Ceremony
2011 Competitors 1. University of New Orleans 3. University of Northern Iowa 4. Kansas State University - Salina 5. Cedarville University 6. Washington State University 7. University of Arkansas 8. Middle Tennessee State University 9. University of Rochester 10. University of South Carolina 11. Orono Senior High School 12. Carnegie Mellon University 13. University of Central Florida 14. Dokuz Eylul University (Turkey) 15. SUNY - Stony Brook 16. St. Louis University 17. Cal-Poly Pomona 18. Northeastern University 19. Istanbul Technical University 20. University at Buffalo 21. Geneva College 22. Tecnológico de Monterrey (Mexico)
Many thanks to our Solar Splash Host Team Planning Committee Jan Hanish – Assistant Vice President Outreach & Special Programs Dean Shoars – Director Physical Plant Administration Doug Jensen – Associate Director Facilities Operations Eric O’Brien – University Sustainability Coordinator Lori Eberhard – Park Manager George Wyth State Park Kim Burger – Cedar Falls Tourism & Visitors Bureau Manager Mike Boomer – Former Solar Splash Student Doug Bechthold – Former Solar Splash Student Kendra Willey – Event Coordinator Intern Dr. Reg Pecen - Professor & Coordinator Electrical Engineering Technology
The most wanted pinky truck of the 2010 Solar Splash event!
Many Thanks to our Sponsors Cedar Valley Alliance Iowa Math and Science Education Partnership Cedar Valley Sports Commission Cedar Falls Tourism & Visitors Bureau University of Northern Iowa IEEE-Power Electronics Society Cedar Falls Utilities Iowa DNR
Welcome to Heartland - Iowa 2011 Solar Splash in Cedar Falls/Waterloo George Wyth State Park: George Wyth Lake where the event will be held.
UNI Wellness Center & Swimming Pool UNI Campus Cedar Falls, Iowa is proud of hosting Solar Splash 2011
For any questions Solar Splash Organizer Jeffrey Morehouse, Ph.D., P.E Professor, Mechanical Engineering Dept Univ of South Carolina e-mail: email@example.com Tel: (803) 777 3017 Host Contact Reg Pecen, Ph.D. Professor & Coordinator Electrical Engineering Technology Univ of Northern Iowa e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: (319) 273 2598 Kendra Willey email@example.com