2012: Year at a Glance

2012 Challenge Problem
All Aboard: Can High-Speed Rail Get Back on Track?

This problem asked teams to salvage the Department of Transportation’s planned High-Speed Intercity Passenger Rail program. Teams recommended the best regions for establishing high speed rail lines, projected cost of implementation, & considered effects on foreign-energy dependence.

M3 Challenge 2012 Champion

High Technology High School Team #286, Lincroft, NJ

Coach: Ellen LeBlanc

Students: Vineel Chakradhar, Stephen Guo, Daniel Takash, Angela Zhou, Kevin Zhou

Winning Solutions

See where the winning teams are from and how they rose to the Challenge!

Judge Commentary

A judge’s thoughts on this year’s submissions and modeling in general.