• Apr 23, 2018

    For the second time, the PSR-STA experimental vehicle won the Drivers' World Championship Americas! 

    Power Systems has sponsored the high school Experimental Vehicle team at St. Thomas Academy in suburban St. Paul, Minnesota, USA, for several years.

    The team won the International Championship in London last year, competing against some of the best high school and university engineering teams in the world.

    The team posted a run of 102 kilometers per kilowatt hour or the gas equivalent to around 3,250 MPG!!!

    After its win on Sunday, April 22, in the Shell Eco- >Read more

  • Apr 13, 2018

    Katie Hendricksen, a senior at First Baptist High School, Eagan, Minnesota, is the recipient of the 2019 Power Systems Research $2,500 academic scholarship.

    Hendricksen will use the scholarship to study computer science at Bethel University, St. Paul, MN.

    "My favorite subject is computer science," says Hendricksen. "It's fun and I can share what I have learned through community outreach."

    She participates in the school's robotics program, and she says she loves to ice skate and play the ukulele in her free time.

    Power Systems Research has been supporting >Read more

  • Aug 22, 2017

    Editor's Note: Caroline Little teaches all levels of French and moderates an engineering co-curricular at St. Thomas Academy, an all-boys school in Mendota Heights, Minnesota. Here she provides a report on the program and the benefits it provides to participating students.

    Power Systems Research has been a lead sponsor of the special Experimental Vehicle Team (EVT) at St. Thomas for many years. This year, the team won its class in the Shell Eco-Marathon international competition in London. This report from Ms. Little discusses the program and the benefits it provides >Read more

  • May 31, 2017

    Power Systems Research again has contributed $2,500 to the Eagan (Minnesota) Foundation to fund a college scholarship.

    The scholarship is awarded to a student who will attend a four-year college with a career objective in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM).

    Gnatkowski plans to attend the University of Iowa where he is going to study Actuarial Science.

    His favorite subject? "Math. I love challenging myself and finding solutions to different types of problems. It is also one of the classes where you learn something new every time, and that is very >Read more

  • May 28, 2017

    Eagan, Minnesota--The St. Thomas Academy (STA) high school Experimental Vehicle Team (EVT) that's sponsored by Power Systems Research, won its class in the International Shell Eco-Marathon Driver's World Champions held May 28, 2017, in London.

    The race was cancelled after the first of four laps due to rain, but STA had the fastest lap in the time trial and was in first place by a wide margin when the race was called. Our team's good fortune this year makes up for our bad luck last year when the STA car crashed while leading the race. >Read more

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