Public Affairs Spec.
Cal State L.A's Super Eagle
goes on Display at the 2002 Greater L.A. Auto Show
Los Angeles, CA -- California State University, Los AngelesÂ award-winning supermileage vehicle, Super Eagle, will go on display at the 2002 Greater Los Angeles Auto Show from January 5 through January 13 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. The vehicle will be located in Kentia Hall, space K-930 (Society of Automotive Engineering Student Expo).
Super Eagle, a supermileage vehicle built by students from the College of Engineering, Computer Science, and Technology at Cal State L.A., won recognition for its successful electronic fuel injection system, advanced engine design concepts and high quality construction. Weighing only 67 pounds (the lightest vehicle in the 2000 Society of Automotive Engineering Supermileage Competition), the Super Eagle reached 53 miles per hour during its first run, which was the fastest recorded time. The fuel-efficient Super Eagle also received a $200 award at the Society of Automotive EngineeringÂs 2000 Future Transportation Technology Conference in Costa Mesa, California. This past October, the Super Eagle won first place in vehicle design at the Michelin International Challenge Bibendum 2001. For more information on Super Eagle, go to http://drive.to/SAE.
As one of six colleges at Cal State L.A., the College of Engineering, Computer Science, and Technology is divided into five departmentsÂÂCivil Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Technology. Collectively, these departments offer 12 undergraduate programs, five graduate programs and two teaching credentials. More than 70 faculty and staff service nearly 1,300 engineering and technology students.
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