Student Programs

Power the Community

Energy Mentors and Founding Sponsor EY, supported by MathWorks, are excited to offer the "Power the Community" design competition for college students around the world.  This competition challenges students to design the energy infrastructure for a community of 2,000 families, each supported by the combined salaries of a nurse and a schoolteacher.  Their designs must be affordable, reliable, and sustainable, and should improve the lives of community members by providing access to clean, safe, and efficient energy.  The competition runs during the 2023-2024 academic year.  The winning team will receive a grand prize of $10,000 and the opportunity to showcase their design to industry experts.

Complimentary Software

MathWorks provides complimentary software for this competition. If your team is participating in this competition and needs software, fill out the software request form.

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Student Tutorials and Videos

Learn how to use MATLAB and Simulink to design algorithms, create simulations, deploy code, and speed up software development for your projects.

Video Tutorials for Your Team

Interactive Online Tutorials

Learn by doing! Our two-hour online courses provide a hands-on learning environment where you will interact with a web-based version of MATLAB and receive instant and contextual feedback.

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Learn to Code with MATLAB

Learn to Code is an online, interactive one-hour tutorial that teaches the basics of programming using MATLAB for ages 12+.

Simscape Essentials for Automotive Student Teams

Get started with the fundamentals of vehicle development for student competitions, such as Formula Student, using Simscape.