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About SZEnergy Team…

SZEnergy team

Our Goal

In the SZEnergy team, we consider the development of students as our mission. Beyond the university classes, we provide professional experience and mentoring to all our team members to help their professional development. The SZEnergy team is an investment in the future for both companies and students, as many of our talented team members will later work for one of our partners and companies. 

Our History 

Since 2005, the Department of Road and Railway Vehicles and the Automotive Research Center with the mentorship of the instructors and researchers, we have built many electric-powered racing cars. At first, solar panels provided the electrical energy, and later the team developed and built battery-operated, purely electric powered cars. Our cars have already achieved great results both nationally and internationally, thanks to the team’s research and development. Every year since 2008, we have participated in the world’s largest energy efficiency competition, the Shell Eco-marathon. Our team operates as a section of the Jedlik Ányos College of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering. The operation of the SZEnergy team is supported by the Student Community Association for the Development of Alternative Transportation. 

Our Race

The Shell Eco-marathon is an energy efficiency competition held for more than 30 years. In the competition, students compete with their own designed and built racing cars to see who can cover the greatest possible distance with a unit of energy. At the Shell Eco-marathon, teams can race in 3 energy classes: purely electric, hydrogen and internal combustion. Within this, they can enter in the prototype or small city car categories. Our team participates in the category of small electric city car at the international competition. 

Technical inspection in 2022 at Shell Eco-marathon

Our departments


Department of mechanical engineering

In order to comply with the unconventional competition regulations, we design many unique components. These elements are placed in a simulation environment and then manufactured using additive technologies. 

Construction design tasks 
Structure optimization 
Engineering project management 
3D printing 
Mechanical assembly 

Department of electronics 

In our electronics department, we develop our vehicle’s own electronic system and designed printed circuits, for which we produce the hardware and software parts within the team. 

Electronics systems development 
Embedded system programming 
Vehicle informatics systems development 
Electronic circuit design 

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 Department of autonomous vehicles 

In our self-driving vehicle development department, we deal with the development of artificial intelligence, where our team members work to build a self-driving car. 

Artificial intelligence 
Robot Operating System
Robotics, sensorics, signal processing
Control and planning algorithms, SLAM 

Department of Marketing &

Social Media marketing and the compilation of the team’s marketing plan are an integral part of our activity. Our department is also responsible for the team’s sponsorship and the organization of the team’s events.

Operative marketing tasks 
Organisation of events 
PR management 
Sponsorship management 
Creation of media content 
Graphic design 

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