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UBC CHEM-E-CAR

ABOUT uS

Chem-E-Car is a multi-disciplinary engineering design team that competes in the annual AIChE (American Institute of Chemical Engineers) Regional and National Chem-E-Car Competitions.

 

The goal of the competition is to build a shoebox sized car that travels a specified distance. Chem-E-Car provides the opportunity for UBC Engineering students to work on Mechanical, Propulsion, Circuitry, and Laboratory teams - learning valuable technical, interpersonal, and project management skills.

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team executives

Captains and Sub-Team Leads for the 2022-2023 academic year.

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Join Us

Applications closed for now, thank you for your interest!

Current Work

​​UBC Chem-E-Car will attend the 2022 National AlChE Chem-E-Car Competition in Phoenix, Arizona.

 

The team strives to design innovative timing mechanisms, fuel cells, and a unique car every year. We hope to continue to do this while teaching others about this technology, and growing as a team.

Accolades

2022

AIChE Regionals Chem-E-Car Competition - 1st Place

AIChE Regionals Poster Competition - 1st Place

2021

AIChE Nationals Chem-E-Car Competition - Top 5 

AIChE Nationals Poster Competition - 2nd Place

AIChE Regionals Chem-E-Car Competition - 1st Place

AIChE Regionals Poster Competition - 1st Place

2020

2019

Competitions were cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

AIChE Regionals Chem-E-Car Competition - 1st Runner-Up

AIChE Regionals Poster Competition - 1st Runner-Up

AIChE Student Paper Competition - 1st Runner-Up

2018

AIChE Nationals Chem-E-Car Competition - 25th out of 40 teams

AIChE Nationals Poster Competition - 1st place
AIChE Regionals Chem-E-Car Competition - 1st place
AIChE Regionals Poster Competition - 1st place 

2017

World Congress Competition - 7th out of 18 teams

World Congress Poster Competition - 1st place