Tag: make to innovate

MAVRIC takes on University Rover Challenge

The MAVRIC team competed in the 2017 University Rover Challenge held in Hanksville, Utah and organized by the Mars Society. The competition, which took place from June 1-3, featured a record 82 teams from across the world.   Based on a video submission and report, the URC trims the field to 36 teams that are then invited … Continue reading MAVRIC takes on University Rover Challenge

M:2:I’s Cardinal Flight has successful first flight

Arrow, the newest aircraft created by the Make to Innovate Program, Cardinal Flight, had it’s inaugural flight on Sunday morning in an airfield in Newton, IA. Arrow is a 18 ft. wingspan electric powered sailplane designed to incorporate solar panels. The aircraft was designed and manufactured entirely by students of Cardinal Flight. With Arrow, Cardinal Flight’s goal is … Continue reading M:2:I’s Cardinal Flight has successful first flight

CySLI competes in NASA’s Student Launch

Huntsville, AL –  Iowa State’s Student Launch Initiative team, CySLI, was in Hunstville, AL Saturday for NASA’s Student Launch Initiative. Forty universities competed, launching rockets to as close to one mile above ground level as possible. CySLI is part of the Department of Aerospace Engineering’s Make to Innovate program. At the competition, CySLI took home hardware for the … Continue reading CySLI competes in NASA’s Student Launch

M:2:I projects on display at Aero Expo

Make to Innovate held the Aero Expo on Tuesday afternoon in Howe Hall. The 13 M:2:I groups had a chance to display their projects and speak with students and faculty regarding the progress and future goals. The aerospace engineering Industrial Advisory Council, which is made up of aerospace professionals, was in attendance and spent an … Continue reading M:2:I projects on display at Aero Expo

Team CySat selected for NASA’s CubeSat Launch Initiative

This article was first published on iowastatedaily.com. To view the article in it’s entirety, please click here.  By Mitchell LaFrance A group of students from the Make to Innovate program (M:2:I) has recently been chosen by NASA to participate in the CubeSat Launch Initiative (CSLI), which aims to enable universities and other institutions to learn more … Continue reading Team CySat selected for NASA’s CubeSat Launch Initiative

M:2:I project featured in E&T Magazine

After winning the Rhode & Schwarz 2 Minutes Competition, the M:2:I MAVRIC team was featured in Engineering & Technology Magazine. E&T Magazine is a science, engineering and technology magazine in the United Kingdom that is distributed to over 140,000 people. Click here to read the entire article at E&T’s website. A Mars rover project developed … Continue reading M:2:I project featured in E&T Magazine

MAVRIC wins Rohde & Schwarz 2 minutes competition

Rohde & Schwarz, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of test & measurement, communications and broadcasting equipment,announced the winner of the 2 minutes competition. MAVRIC, a Make to Innovate project at Iowa State University was declared the winner of the international competition. Applicants were asked to submit a two-minute video detailing how they would use … Continue reading MAVRIC wins Rohde & Schwarz 2 minutes competition

M:2:I projects on display at the poster expo

Make to Innovate hosted the fall poster expo today in Howe Hall. All 13 M:2:I teams put their projects on display for spectators to observe and learn about. At this point in the semester, many teams have begun fine tuning their designs for competitions that will occur in the spring. The expo gave teams a … Continue reading M:2:I projects on display at the poster expo

The Make to Innovate program announces sponsorship with Boeing

The Make to Innovate (M:2:I) program at Iowa State University is delighted to announce sponsorship from The Boeing Company. Boeing, the world’s largest aerospace company will sponsor a partnership that aligns an industry leader with engineering students at Iowa State University. The M:2:I program, which began in 2011, provides students the opportunity to participate in … Continue reading The Make to Innovate program announces sponsorship with Boeing