Niner Engineer Student Awards

DateStudent OrganizationCompetitionDescription
June 202449er Rocketry TeamNASA Student Launch3rd place overall in NASA competition (claiming a podium spot 7 straight years)
May 2024Layne RiggsNASCAR Truck SeriesMechanical engineering student finishes in 3rd in NASCAR Truck Series race
May 2024Astrobotics Team (49er Miners)NASA Lunabotics Challenge49er Miners win 1st place in Presentation and Demonstrations
May 202449er Racing Formula SAE Internal Combustion TeamFormula SAE Internal Combustion49ers Racing FSAE IC takes 2nd place among 113 international schools
April 2024ASCE TeamConcrete Canoe, Steel Bridge, Surveying, Sustainable SolutionsUNC Charlotte’s ASCE chapter wins 10 awards at the 2024 Carolinas ASCE Student Symposium
January 2024URBAN GREEN NINERS TeamJump into STEM1st place for the Challenge “You and Me, Carbon Free”
October 2023ASCE TeamASCE Innovation ContestUNC Charlotte ASCE team wins national Innovation Contest
June 2023Robotic Mining TeamRobotic Mining ChallengeUNC Charlotte Robotic Mining Team continues tradition of innovation and awards
May 2023Formula SAE TeamFSAE International Collegiate Competition49ers Racing speeds into top 10 in international FSAE competition
April 202349er Rocketry TeamNASA Student Launch Rocketry team places 2nd overall
October 2022ASPE TeamASPE Student Challenge – Optical ProfilometryPrecision metrology PhD students win first place in national competition
June 202249er Rocketry TeamNASA Student Launch 1st place again this year in NASA competition
May 2022WATER BROSWaves to Water PrizeUNC Charlotte team of researchers and students finish 2nd in U.S. Department of Energy competition
June 202149er Rocketry TeamNASA Student Launch1st place for first time for 49er rocketry team
July 202049er Rocketry TeamNASA Student Launch2nd place in U.S. for third year in a row
May 201949er Rocketry TeamNASA Student Launch2nd place in NASA competition
May 201849er Rocketry TeamNASA Student Launch2nd place – highest award to date for rocketry team