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ESTECO Academy Design Competition Winners Announced

With 13 top-level projects from universities around the world qualifying for the competition, it was quite a tough decision for the jury to make. Now the verdict is in, we are ready to announce the winners of the ESTECO Academy Design Competition, held in partnership with Aprilia Racing and Gamma Technologies. 


Optimizing waste reduction at HI-SEAS, NASA-funded Mars simulation habitat

HI-SEAS Mission V, the Earth-based Mars simulation habitat implemented by the University of Hawaii and funded by NASA, uses the ESTECO flagship software, modeFRONTIER, to optimize the resources used by the six-member crew during their analog isolation at Mauna Loa volcano in Hawaii. 

Early Stage Researchers Scholarship Opportunity at ESTECO

Early stage researchers with a Master's or equivalent degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Physics can apply for the scholarship opportunity at the ESTECO HQs in Trieste. The opportunity will be provided in the framework of the UTOPIAE training and research network, funded by the European Commission through the H2020 funding stream, in which ESTECO is a project partner. 

ESTECO Sponsors AIAA Student Design/Build/Fly Competition

ESTECO is proud to sponsor the 2016/2017 edition of the Student Design/Build/Fly (DBF) Competition, organized by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA). The contest provides a real-world aircraft design experience for engineering students by giving them the opportunity to validate their analytic studies. We will provide AIAA DBF teams with a free ESTECO Academy membership, including the use of modeFRONTIER multidisciplinary optimization platform and access to our online training materials. 

 

ESTECO Academy Design Competition: 233 qualified participants from 20+ countries

The registration deadline for the ESTECO Academy Design Challenge in partnership with Aprilia Racing and Gamma Technologies closed on Wednesday, 30 November. More than 500 individuals from over 30 countries have expressed their interest. Out of these, 233 have qualified to compete by satisfying all the criteria of the call.

VIDEO | Andrea Zugna, from University to Honda Racing

After graduating in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Trieste in 2001, Andrea Zugna started his career as a race engineer in the MotoGP. First he joined Masao Furusawa at Yamaha - just as Valentino Rossi joined the team - then he moved to Honda Racing Corporation in 2010 where he has held the position of Chief Performance Engineer ever since. In this video he discusses how he steered his engineer

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