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Chem-E Car National Competition

Organized by: Kata Kozma

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THE STORY:

The Chem-E Car competition, organized by the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE), requires undergraduate students to build a car that fits in a shoebox and runs (and stops) based entirely on chemical reactions.

The City College of New York is a public university in New York City, with a team of 23 chemical and electrical engineering students who have built their car, RuSTi. CCNY is a chapter of the AIChE, a non profit organization.

RuSTi has made it to nationals, but Salt Lake City is very far from New York. Without funding, we cannot make it to the national competition, after sleeping very few nights to make sure RuSTi shows all of the love that was put into it. Any donation will make us closer to Utah (literally)!

Our previous results:

2013: 2nd Place overall in the Nationals

2014: 11th Place overall in the Nationals

2015: 4th Place overall in the Regionals

All Checks are made payable to: The American Institute of Chemical Engineers- The City College of the City University of New York

Under the Care of Dimitri Foster, President of CCNY-AIChE chapter

FOR FELLOW CHEMISTRY GEEKS:

RuSTi runs on a nickel-zinc battery, and stops with a catalyzed rusting reaction that breaks the circuit upon reaching a certain temperature.

The Chem-E Car competition requires students to build a car which will then stop at a distance revealed an hour before the start of the competition. If you have any questions regarding the car or the breakdown of funds, please do not hesitate to contact us at chemecar.ccny@gmail.com!

For more information about the competition: 

http://www.aiche.org/community/students/chem-e-car

$610

 

12% Raised of $5,000 Goal

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  • Gotta Start Somewhere

    $10

  • Iantha

     

  • Anonymous

    $10

  • Mom and Dad

    $50

  • Rebecca

    $10

  • Gift for Rusti

    $100

  • Umzsi & Ágbor

     

  • Just because I plan to sabotage your car ;)

    $50

  • The Silva's (134)

    $100

  • Claudia Kraemer

    $20

  • camera shy

    $50

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Organized by

Kata Kozma

This is a direct to organizer fundraiser.

Donor Comments

camera shy

camera shy

DONATION: $50

Good luck to you! Thank you for giving us the opportunity to support such a great cause! 3 years ago

Claudia Kraemer

Claudia Kraemer

DONATION: $20

3 years ago

The Silva's (134)

The Silva's (134)

DONATION: $100

Go Kata 3 years ago

Just because I plan to sabotage your car ;)

Just because I plan to sabotage your car ;)

DONATION: $50

3 years ago

Umzsi & Ágbor

Umzsi & Ágbor

Go CCNY team!!! 3 years ago

Gift for Rusti

Gift for Rusti

DONATION: $100

Good luck! - Pshaps' family 3 years ago

Rebecca

Rebecca

DONATION: $10

3 years ago

Mom and Dad

Mom and Dad

DONATION: $50

Good Luck Andrew! 3 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $10

3 years ago

Iantha

Iantha

3 years ago

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