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Student Projects for Engineering Experience & Design

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  • Combining Forces 

    Students from Clarkson and Kyushu University in Japan are coming together to share ideas about robotics and technology for the FIRST Robotics program. The Japanese students came to Clarkson in January 2012 and our students will head to Japan later this year. 

  • Robots Invade Clarkson 

    The FIRST Robotics Championship competition brought more than 400 students, and their coaches and robots to campus. 

  • Civil engineering students demo their concrete canoe & steel bridge building skills. 

  • A dream to design and engineer the snowmobiles he loves to ride  

    While a student in middle school, Ben Edwards '13 had one dream –to design and engineer the snowmobiles that he loved to ride. Specifically, he wanted to work for Polaris Industries. 



SPEED Teams to Watch in 2017

FRC Team 229 (division by zero) wins regional and spot in 2017 FIRST World Championships. Be sure to watch and cheer them on while they are in St. Louis from April 26-29.

SAE Clean Snowmobile was featured on PBS for their efforts to create an eco friendly snowmobile that runs cleaner, quieter and more efficiently than the manufacturer produces. Watch the video

Real-World Experience
Clarkson's "SPEED" programs enrich your education through real world team projects. Enhance your problem-solving abilities and gain collaboration and communication skills prized in the global marketplace by joining a SPEED team of your interest.

15 Teams From All Majors
Choose from 15 exciting design projects — from remote-control airplanes and robots to concrete canoes and solar-electric cars. Join students from all majors, working together from project design, fabrication, and testing, to marketing and public relations.

Scott Keefe

Recently graduated Scott Keefe '10 had the experience of a lifetime when he was chosen to represent his Zero Emissions Snowmobile SPEED team by bringing their winning snowmobile to Summit Station, Greenland for NSF research.

Read more about Scott's story here.