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Students winning national auto competitions highlight of Marshall Molen’s MSU career

When Dr. G. Marshall Molen, P.E., Ergon distinguished professor of electrical and computer engineering at Mississippi State University, first got involved in supervising MSU student teams to compete in the Challenge X Advanced Vehicle Technology Competitions (AVTCs) sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy, he could have little dreamed the outcome. When they first started, Molen and his colleagues—engineering Dean ...

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MSU students tops in 'EcoCAR' competition

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) – A future hybrid vehicle developed by students at Mississippi State University has won the second annual international EcoCAR competition to design a greener, more fuel-efficient vehicle. Students had said hybrid technology used a diesel engine paired with an electric motor. They say the engine helps charge the batteries. They said the vehicle could travel about 50 ...

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