On Thursday, 01 February 2018, Clemson University hosted the SAE Carolinas Student Night in collaboration with the SAE Carolina Section and Greenville Tech’s Center for Manufacturing Innovation (CMI). Students from Duke, NC State, Georgia Southern, UNC-Charlotte, NC A&T State, UNC-Ashville, and Clemson exhibited their mini baja and formula cars as well as airplane. The students also offered presentations on their 2017/2018 collegiate design series competition. The Clemson University SAE students received second place with their Formula car presentation. The event was sponsored by BWM Manufacturing, Borg-Warner, Freightliner Custom Chassis Corp, JTEKT Corp, John Deere, and Michelin.