We have designed a number of activities for Students and Young Engineers at FISITA 2018 before and during the Congress. These include a Call‐for‐Papers for the FISITA Student Congress, the FISITA Travelling Fellowship programme and the opportunity for universities and educational institutions to showcase their exciting, ground‐breaking and unique automotive‐related engineering projects with the Islands of Excellence.
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Student Congress will provide the perfect opportunity for students and young engineers to learn, exchange knowledge and network with their peers as well as senior engineers and leaders from industry.
This is comprised of sessions running in parallel with the Main Congress, with presentations and posters. It provides students an opportunity to share knowledge, work with their peers and listen to key speakers from the automotive industry. Target Group: Full‐time engineering students (both undergraduates and post graduates).
Deadline for Extended Abstract Submission
31st January 2018
Abstract Selection Notification
15th March 2018
Deadline to upload Draft Manuscript
10th April 2018
Draft Acceptance Notification
30th May 2018
Deadline to upload Final Paper
30th July 2018
Topics for Student Congress:
1. Powertrain & Emissios
2. Fuels & Lubricants
3. Noise & Vibration
4. Vehicle Dynamics
5. Active and Passive Safety
6. Electric & Hybrid Vehicles
7. Autonomous & Connected Vehicles
8. Manufacturing & Materials
9. Vehicle Concepts
View full details about the topics for student congress abstracts here
Travelling Fellowship Programme
This programme comprises of technical tours to various automotive industry and cultural sites in Chennai and surrounding region followed by participation in the Student / Main Congress. Travelling Fellows will take part in an activity‐packed programme starting a week before actual congress.
Target Group: Young automotive students and engineers under the age of 35.
Call for Application : 1st February 2018
Deadline for Application : 1st May 2018
Islands of Excellence
This competition provides an opportunity for universities and research institutes world‐ wide to showcase their new and innovative projects as a part of the exhibition of the FISITA 2018 Congress. FISITA and FISITA 2018 partner SAEINDIA are offering 50m2 exhibition space and basic exhibition equipment.
Deadline for Application Submission : 30th March 2018
This is an excellent opportunity for universities to display their automotive‐related engineering projects and capabilities as well as foster new and existing international relationships with industry and academia. For student teams it is the perfect place to display their Research/Project work, share knowledge and start networking and building contacts for a future career in the automotive industry. Target Group: Universities, educational institutions that are interested in showcasing creative, unique and forward‐thinking research projects to address the future needs of the automotive industry.
To apply, send your application to:
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- 25 December 2017
- Deadline for abstract submission
- 28 February 2018
- Abstract acceptance notification to authors
- 27 April 2018
- Deadline to upload Draft Manuscripts
- 30 July 2018
- Deadline to upload Final Papers
- 2–5 October 2018
- FISITA 2018 World Automotive Congress