Country:United States
Policy status:In Force
Date Effective:1998
Policy Type:Voluntary Approaches>Negotiated Agreements (Public-private sector), Information and Education, Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D)>Research programme , Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D)>Research programme >Technology development
Policy Target:Transport>Passenger, Transport, Transport>Freight
Agency:US Department of Energy (DOE)

Graduate Automotive Technology Education (GATE) Centers of Excellence is an educational programme that provides student engineers and scientists with knowledge and skills in advanced automotive technologies. Seven GATE centres have been established. GATE centres receive Department of Energy (DOE) funding for student fellowships and curriculum development. GATE supports research fellowships for approximately 30 students for research in advanced automotive technologies. Each center has established a graduate engineering education programme that offers courses emphasizing that centres technology specialty. Specialties include: hybrid propulsion systems, fuel cells, advanced computation and simulation, energy storage systems, biofuels and lightweight materials.

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