Formula Student UK Teams

Get recognition for your outstanding achievements by using MATLAB and Simulink to optimize the design of your car. You could win £500.

Challenge Details

How to Enter

  1. Create an original video that includes the criteria below.
  2. Upload your video to YouTube with the tag: #MATLABFSUK16
  3. Complete the entry form by 11 July 2016.

Important Dates

  • 11 July 2016: Submission deadline
  • 14-17 July 2016: FS2016 competition at Silverstone Circuit; winner announced

Prizes for the Winning Team

  • Team trophy
  • £500
  • One day of MathWorks training or the equivalent as online training (for up to 10 team members)
  • MATLAB T-shirts (for up to 25 team members)

Challenge Rules:

  • You must currently be an enrolled student at a degree-granting institution

  • MathWorks employees are not eligible

  • All entries will be judged by MathWorks engineers on a 100-point scale using these criteria:

  • YouTube video length should be three to five minutes

  • Winners will be announced on the MathWorks site, Facebook, Twitter, and Google+

  • Decisions by the judges are final


MathWorks will select the top three submissions and schedule meetings with those teams during the Formula Student UK competition at Silverstone Circuit. Teams (up to three delegates) will present in the MathWorks booth for 10 minutes, followed by 20 minutes of Q & A.

A winner will be selected and announced at the event.


Dr. Christoph Hahn

Dr. Kameswarie Nunna