Don't be a passenger princess, learn how to upgrade your car!

General description

Dear Adventurous Souls,

You're invited on a remarkable journey into the heart of automotive enchantment! Let's embark together on a quest to transform ordinary cars into symbols of ecological harmony and efficiency.

In a land where innovation meets nature, we'll learn the mystical arts of eco-friendly engineering. Guided by wise sages from Technical University of Lodz we'll uncover the secrets to optimize fuel efficiency, embrace renewable energy, and champion electric mobility.

Through trials and triumphs, you will emerge as a champion of the eco-realm, your carriage whispering tales of your noble deeds as you ride off into the sunset. Your quest will inspire all who hear it, proving that even a peasant can wield the power of innovation to create a greener future for their kingdom.

Join us as we overcome challenges and pave a path to a better future!


Academic information

Fields of activity:
Automotive Engineering , Computer Science/Automatic Control/Informatics , Electrical/Electromechanical Engineering , Electronic/Electrotechnical Engineering , Machine & Instrument engineering/Design , Mechanical Engineering , Mechatronics , Transport Engineering
Content and topics:
During our course you will have the unique opportunity to build and upgrade a model of a car, and learn how to make it more efficient and move using solar panels. Moreover you’ll get to know basics of how gears work, the importance of different car parts, how to tackle complex issues in teams, as well as obtain knowledge of designing and printing in 3D. You’ll have the opportunity to actually print the 3D prototypes and use them in your projects.
Learning goals and objectives:
Our objectives are for you to: -> learn how to design and print in 3D -> get to know fundamentals of gears, solar energy and material efficiency -> acquire the ability to find and solve complex problems -> be able to apply gained technical knowledge into practice -> be able to implement power efficient solutions -> get to know how to approach technical upgrades of machines and equipment -> create a prototype of actual solutions that could potential be applied on bigger scale in real life -> gain hands-on experience
Examination type:
presentation or project
ECTS credits issued:

Information for applicants

Selection criteria:
Motivational letter and answers to the required questions

Practical arrangements

All of the following are covered by the event fee:

Student dormitory or hostel
Three meals a day, at least one served hot
Public transport, feet