23rd International Technical Conference on the Enhanced Safety of Vehicles
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Message from the SSTDC
The 23rd ESV Conference Organizers welcome you to the 5th Student Safety Technology Design Competition (SSTDC), a competition that offers unique opportunities to students who compete. We invite all undergraduate and graduate students from our ESV member countries in North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific to consider participating.
IS THE SSTDC?
The Student Safety Technology Design Competition gives young scholars an exciting opportunity to design, build, and demonstrate a cost-effective conceptual scale model of a vehicle safety technology.
PARTICIPATE IN THE SSTDC?
² To compete with other students and have the opportunity to present to a live audience of automotive safety professionals at an international technical conference. Finalists for the competition travel to Seoul, Korea for a final presentation.
² The three finalists' teams from each region compete for top honors at the 23rd ESV 2013 in Seoul, Korea, May 27 - 30, 2013 and their prototype devices are on display in the Exhibition Hall. An international panel of judges, made up of vehicle safety engineering experts from around the globe, will select a first-place winner team and a runner-up team, and both will receive an award and international recognition for their achievements.
² Teams consisting of university-level seniors and/or graduate students, guided by one faculty advisor, enter a 300-word abstract related to a global vehicle safety research priority. Entries are judged in each of the three geographical regions and six teams are selected to participate in their regional competition. A panel of safety experts visits each team's school and evaluates the designs, and selects three finalist teams per region.