Michigan Technological University

March 2–7, 2015

KRC Keweenaw Research Center



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Teams (2014)

  • Internal Combustion
  • Internal Combustion
  • Clarkson University
  • École de technologie supérieure
  • Kettering University
  • Michigan Technological University
  • North Dakota State University
  • Northern Illinois University
  • Rochester Institute of Technology
  • State University of New York at Buffalo
  • University of Idaho
  • University of Minnesota–Duluth
  • University of Waterloo
  • University of Wisconsin–Madison
  • University of Wisconsin–Platteville
  • Zero-Emissions
  • Clarkson University
  • McGill University
  • Michigan Technological University
  • Queen’s University
  • South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks at Bristol Bay

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About the SAE Clean Snowmobile Challenge

The Clean Snowmobile Challenge is the newest collegiate design competition of the Society of Automotive Engineers. Engineering students from participating schools reengineer a stock snowmobile to reduce emissions and noise and increase fuel efficiency—all while preserving the riding excitement demanded by snowmobile enthusiasts.

The Challenge also includes a zero-emissions category, for battery-powered sleds, sponsored by the National Science Foundation. NSF uses electric snowmobiles while conducting atmospheric research in pristine arctic locations.

The Challenge is held annually at Michigan Technological University's Keweenaw Research Center.