Challenge X:Mississippi wins first place!

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"Someday, your work could be in our museum inspiring those who come after you. You are today's pioneers, today's risk takers." Cristian Samper Acting Secretary, Smithsonian Institute Smithsonian Castle, Washington DC May 21, 2008 In May, 2004 Challenge X started a competition involving 17 university teams from the United States and Canada to improve fuel [...]

Challenge X: EERE’s David Rodgers

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Washington, DC - David E. Rodgers is Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency within the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) at the U.S. Department of Energy. Rogers talks about the six cellulosic ethanol plants that the DOE has given $1 billion dollars to in order to have them up and running by [...]

Challenge X: Argonne’s Hillebrand

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Washington, DC - Argonne National Laboratory is a research center for the U.S. Department of Energy's. Argonne's 200 research projects range from studies of the atomic nucleus to global climate change research. Don Hillebrand is the director of the Center for Transportation Research at Argonne National Laboratory. He leads Argonne National Labs Transportation activities including [...]

Challenge X: Beth Lowery

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The longest thesis in the world. Beth Lowery Vice President, GM Environment, Energy & Safety Policy, waved the checkered flag in Washington DC at the final Challenge X competition. Four years ago Challenge X started and Beth Lowery was there. Each year Lowery has watched these teams go through the paces. General Motors has an [...]

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