Home‎ > ‎

2015 International Future Energy Challenge

2015 International Future Energy Challenge (IFEC 2015)
Topic A: High-efficiency Wireless System for Electric Vehicles and Other Applications. 

IFEC is an international student competition for innovation, conservation, and effective use of electrical energy, which is open to college and university student teams from recognized engineering programs in any location. The competition is sponsored by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Power Electronics Society (PELS), Power & Energy Society (PES), Industry Application Society (IAS), Industrial Electronics Society (IES), Vehicular Technology Society (VTS) and Power Sources Manufacturers Association (PSMA). 

For the Request for Proposals and more information, please visit http://energychallenge.weebly.com/ifec-2015.html 

Important Dates: 

Proposal Due: September 30, 2014 

16 proposals are received.

Notification of Acceptance: November 1, 2014  

The following 12 teams are selected for the second-round review.
  • Cologne University of Applied Sciences 
  • Federal University of Mato Grosso do Sul 
  • Huazhong University of Science and Technology 
  • Kunming University of Science and Technology
  • North China University of Technology 
  • National Taiwan University of Science and Technology 
  • Osaka Institute of Technology 
  • University of Michigan-Dearborn 
  • University of Texas at Dallas 
  • Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology 
  • Wayne State University 
  • Zhejiang University
Workshop at APEC 2015: March 8, 2015 

The following 9 teams are accepted for the final competition.
    • Cologne University of Applied Sciences 
    • Federal University of Mato Grosso do Sul 
    • Kunming University of Science and Technology
    • National Taiwan University of Science and Technology 
    • Osaka Institute of Technology 
    • University of Michigan-Dearborn 
    • University of Texas at Dallas 
    • Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology 
    • Zhejiang University
    Final Competition at University of Michigan-Dearborn, July 13-15, 2015 


    2015 IFEC (Topics A) Final Results:

    National Taiwan University of Science and Technology (Grand Prize, $10,000)

    Kunming University of Science and Technology (Best Engineering Design, $5,000)

    University of Michigan-Dearborn (Best Innovative Design, $1,500)

    Osaka Institute of Technology (Best Innovative Design, $1,500)

    Federal University of Mato Grosso do Sul (Best Educational Impact, $1,000)

    Zhejiang University (Best Control Implementation, $500)

    Cologne University of Applied Sciences (Participation Award)
    University of Texas at Dallas (Participation Award)
    Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (Participation Award)
    North China University of Technology (Participation Award)

    If you have any question, please feel free to contact Topic A chairs Dr. Kevin Bai (hbai@kettering.edu) and Dr. Wencong Su (wencong@umich.edu).