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Imagine a vehicle that can achieve more than 3,500 miles per gallon - the distance from Maine to Washington State - on one gallon of gasoline. Sounds impossible, right? Well, not exactly!
Graduate ME student Dallin Swiss was invited on a Colorado television program to explain the prescription medication device they designed and prototyped as part of their Capstone team's project earlier this year. Click on the link and forward to 28:45 to see his five and a half minute segment.
A team of BYU students built a vehicle and got the most miles per gallon of any university team in the country in a recent competition — 1,331 mpg to be exact. That’s right, there is no decimal point in that figure.
BYU's supermileage car bested the competition at the annual event to determine which university has created the most fuel-efficient vehicle in North America, registering a top mark of 1,331 mpg.
Prescription pain medicine abuse is a growing problem, and some Brigham Young University students have created a device they hope will help prevent abuse.
With the help of a Las Vegas paramedic who has seen far too many overdose deaths, a group of students from BYU’s Engineering Capstone program is doing its best to curb prescription painkiller abuse.
Congratulations! BYU's Supermileage Capstone team won 2nd place at the 33rd Annual SAE Supermileage Competition last week in Michigan with a fuel economy of 1,135 mpg! It was the first time BYU competed and also won 1st place Newcomer Award!!
After 21 years of leading BYU’s Mechanical Engineering Capstone program, Dr. Robert Todd is retiring – but not before he does one final victory lap.
PROVO — A flash of blue is speeding by, a champion not for speed, but for how it is powered. BYU just brought home the first place trophy, at the international 2012 Formula Hybrid competition, at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
PROVO -- More than 7,500 hours of work paid off for 16 BYU students and their adviser last week when they were awarded first place at the international 2012 Formula Hybrid competition. The mechanical engineering students have been working on their car, Hybrid Blue, since September having built...


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