written by ajim at Tuesday, April 13, 2010
1. What is UTeM FormulaVarsity?Blogsite:
UTeM Formula Varsity is a student racing competition that challenges students to design, manufacture and race their single seat open-wheel formula style racing car in real track condition. This event is inspired by similar student based formula style racing events such as Formula SAE and Formula Student. The aim of the event is to provide a platform for Malaysian students with interest in motorsport engineering to put into practice their engineering knowledge and skills in developing a working model of a formula style racing car. The event hope to foster the tie and collaboration between all Malaysian higher education institutions especially among the students as well as to help create the needed competent human capitals for our country automotive industries.
2. Where and when will the event held?
The event will be held from 2-3 October 2010 at Melaka.
3. Who is the organizer?
For the 2010 event, the competition will be organized by Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka (UTeM).
4. When was the last event?
The last event was held in 2008 in UTeM main campus.
5. Who participated in the last event?
Five teams participated in the 2008 Formula Varsity, which are UTeM, UPM, University of Nottingham (Malaysian Campus), Politeknik Shah Alam & Politeknik Kota Bharu.
6. Who can participate in the event?
All students from all Malaysian higher education institutions (IPTA, IPTS, Polytechnics, IKMs, ILPs etc) are welcomed to participate in this event.
7. How can I participate?
All teams who wish to participate in this event, must submit their registration form together with the registration fee to the 2010 Formula Varsity organizing committee (contact Dr Muhamad Zahir Hassan at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 06-3316559). Only teams with official endorsement and approval by their institutions are allowed to participate in the event.
In the other hand, for FKM UTeM students, you can contact Dr Muhamad Zahir Hassan (email: email@example.com or tel: 06-3316559) for info on how to participate as team member in the organizing committee.