Momentum - November 2020 - 1

CONTENTS

VOLUME 11 ISSUE 6

4
2

3

EDITORIAL
Questioning the "if it ain't broke,
don't fix it" cliche
BENEFITS U
STUDENT GENERATION

4

7

10
15

16

BRIEFS

TODAY'S ENGINEERING
16 2021 ID.4 is Volkswagen's first
U.S.-market dedicated EV
17 UX designers and "engineering chefs"
cook up unique user interfaces

FEATURE

Michigan Baja Racing goes 4WD

SAENEWS
SAE 101: student engagement

Team wins big at 2020 virtual-only versions of Baja SAE
competitions.

18

FEATURE

CAREERPATH
19 Be an optimist and an opportunist
20 Dossier: Madeline Corrigan of
Northwestern University

A testimony to experiential learning
Avion Cargo Polytechnique Montreal's experience with
dedicating an entire team to new members reveals crucial
lessons about apprenticeship and the lifestyle of engineering.

10 One-on-One Liam MacGillivray
12

FEATURE

Talking chassis
Monocoque helps make team from the University of Washington
a Formula SAE winner.

ON THE COVER
Endurance Event action at Baja SAE California 2019, with Michigan
Baja racing (#3) leading the way.

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Momentum - November 2020

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Momentum - November 2020

Momentum - November 2020
Questioning the “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” cliche
BENEFITS U
Michigan Baja Racing goes 4WD
A testimony to experiential learning
One-on-One Liam MacGillivray
Talking chassis
BRIEFS
2021 ID.4 is Volkswagen’s first U.S.-market dedicated EV
UX designers and “engineering chefs” cook up unique user interfaces
SAE 101: student engagement
Be an optimist and an opportunist
Dossier: Madeline Corrigan of Northwestern University
Momentum - November 2020 - Momentum - November 2020
Momentum - November 2020 - Cover2
Momentum - November 2020 - 1
Momentum - November 2020 - Questioning the “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” cliche
Momentum - November 2020 - BENEFITS U
Momentum - November 2020 - Michigan Baja Racing goes 4WD
Momentum - November 2020 - 5
Momentum - November 2020 - 6
Momentum - November 2020 - A testimony to experiential learning
Momentum - November 2020 - 8
Momentum - November 2020 - 9
Momentum - November 2020 - One-on-One Liam MacGillivray
Momentum - November 2020 - 11
Momentum - November 2020 - Talking chassis
Momentum - November 2020 - 13
Momentum - November 2020 - 14
Momentum - November 2020 - BRIEFS
Momentum - November 2020 - 2021 ID.4 is Volkswagen’s first U.S.-market dedicated EV
Momentum - November 2020 - UX designers and “engineering chefs” cook up unique user interfaces
Momentum - November 2020 - SAE 101: student engagement
Momentum - November 2020 - Be an optimist and an opportunist
Momentum - November 2020 - Dossier: Madeline Corrigan of Northwestern University
Momentum - November 2020 - Cover3
Momentum - November 2020 - Cover4
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