RAWALPINDI: University students on Thursday gathered to demonstrate their design skills as well as took part in an eco-marathon with cars that they had made themselves.
The event entitled Shell Eco-Marathon 2021 was arranged by Shell Pakistan. Students from leading Pakistani universities showed performance of their self-built lorries from two classifications: ‘Prototype’ (Battery powered) or ‘Urban Idea’ (Gas run).
The vehicles were reviewed by a panel of experts.
Group NUSTAG from National College of Sciences and Innovation (Nust) College of Design and Mechanical Design (Nust-EME) was identified as the winner of ‘Gasoline Urban’ group whereas in the ‘Battery Electric Model’ category, team Hammerhead from Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Design Sciences as well as Innovation (Giki) protected the top spot.
The panel of judges stated team Urban from Giki, runners-up in the ‘Fuel Urban’ classification, while team Envision from Pakistan Navy Design University (PNEC), Karachi ended up being runners-up in the ‘Battery Electric Model’ classification.
Another team from the NED College Karachi, NED Racers had actually been welcomed to exhibit their fuel-efficient automobile.
Proceeding for over 35 years now, SEM has actually become an international programme. Because 2010, leading Pakistani universities have actually been competing in SEM Asia that has been hosted in Malaysia, Singapore as well as the Philippines.
The global event brings together over a 100 pupil teams from across 21 countries from Asia as well as the Center East and also acts as a learning platform for Pakistani trainees to engage with as well as bring home best methods from their equivalents from across the area.
Trainees appreciated the beneficial support provided by their mentors and industry professionals to get ready for the local and international SEM competitors next year.