Wow! 5x Here's what TU/e Student Teams are Working on

The TU/e student teams test, build and develop new technologies that will change the world in the next ten years. Think of a camper van that drives entirely on solar energy or a drone that guides you out of the building in case of fire. Curious about what the future holds? In this list we put five teams in the spotlight. Read all about their plans, upcoming events and exciting vacancies.

Blue Jay

What
The students of Blue Jay are developing an autonomous drone that helps to evacuate people in case of fire. This year they collaborated with the fire department and a nursing home in Oirschot, where the first user test was conducted last month. An important question was: How can the link between the drone and the fire alarm control unit best be structured?

Events
The final event will take place on July 8 and 9 (subject to corona measures). Then the team will present the latest drone and visitors can experience interacting with the drone. Follow the team on Instagram.

Vacancies
At Blue Jay you can work part-time (16 hours) or full-time (40 hours). Join the management team or the hardware team, or check out other positions


Team CORE

What
Team CORE is researching how to recycle hard-to-process waste, think batteries and cell phones. Last year, the students unveiled their innovative oven that turns e-waste into, for example, metals for new products. Their other major project focuses on recycling impregnated wood.

Events
The unveiling of their oven can be viewed here. Updates on new events can be found here.

Vacancies
CORE is looking for a new team captain, among others. For an overview of all vacancies, please click here. Curious about what a day at CORE looks like? Take a look at this video.

Solar Team Eindhoven

What
Solar Team Eindhoven won the World Solar Challenge with their solar-powered family car four times in a row. However, this year the team from Eindhoven came up with something else: a small house on wheels that is completely self-sufficient. Driving, taking a shower, and making coffee on solar energy.

Events
The unveiling of the new vehicle SHOW (Self-sustaining House On Wheels) is planned for early September. Keep an eye on the website for more info.

Vacancies
Next year new positions will open at Solar. Check out the current team here or simply send a message for more info.


Team CASA

What
A comfortable, affordable and sustainable alternative to social housing, that's what Team CASA is currently building in the Brainport Smart District. The model house consists of sustainable materials such as wood and can be easily disassembled and reassembled. When the house is no longer needed, the parts can be reused elsewhere for new buildings.

Events
In June, Team Casa will unveil their innovative house. One of the team members will move into the house together with his partner and test it in the coming period. Follow the developments on Instagram.

Vacancies
You can apply for positions at CASA throughout the year. At the moment, the following vacancies are open. 

InMotion

What
This team wants to make the fast charging technology of electric cars as fast as petrol car refuels. To make this challenge exciting for both students and companies and to create extreme testing conditions, the team is building an electric LMP3 race car.

Events
In 2023, InMotion wants to demonstrate their ‘Electric Refueling’ technology during the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Their newest car will be released soon. Keep an eye on the website for more info.

Vacancies
All vacancies can be found here. But it all begins with a chat over a cup of coffee. Use this Google Form to indicate when you are available and who you would like to talk to.

TU/e has many more student teams. Curious about what the others are doing? Here’s a useful overview of all teams.

Would you like to join a student team? On May 17, the TU/e Student Team recruitment takes place. On that day you can meet the different teams and ask all your questions

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