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The judging of these awards take place during the Formula Student Event by National Instruments staff. Teams who are interested in being judged for the award in 2014 can contact us in advance to arrange a time for us to view your car.
This award recognises the team that most successfully implements control systems and sensor measurement systems within the design, development and deployment of their car.
From on-board data structural test to electric car management systems, live telemetry to post race analysis this award showcases software-based innovation and discovery in Formula Student cars.
For their professional approach to measurements and data analysis and the integration of this into their overall team strategy.
2013 winner - University of Hertfordshire
For their adaptive suspension system and custom electronics design complexity.
2013 winner - Norwegian University of Sciences and Technology
Extensive use of data aquisition using over 80 sensors throughout the car to rigorously test and validate the design.
Monitored continuous race data in order to improve the vehicle using a multi channel data aquisition approach. Enabling the team to evolve the car for future races.
The winning team will recieve a Formula Student Development Kit. The kit includes: