INFINITI partners with DR. Minson of Harvard University
How ignoring your gut will put you in pole position You make thousands of decisions every day. Some are seemingly insignificant, while others can have a seismic impact on your life. ‘Go with your gut’ is advice that we have all received when tackling a big life decision, yet according to Harvard University Professor Dr. Minson, that’s exactly w...
SEVEN ENGINEERING DREAM JOBS ON OFFER
INFINITI LAUNCHES 2018 ENGINEERING ACADEMY INCLUDING TRACKSIDE FINALS AT F1 GRANDS PRIX WITH RENAULT SPORT Hong Kong – INFINITI has announced today the launch of the 2018 edition of its highly successful INFINITI Engineering Academy - its fifth consecutive year recruiting the best engineers worldwide to work both with INFINITI Motor Company and Renault Sport Formula One&trad...
Chinese winner announced as Yifei Liao
Yifei Liao was announced as the Chinese winner of the 2017 INFINITI Engineering Academy, during the Finals event held in Beijing in June. Yifei is currently 22 years old and is set to graduate from Tongii University this summer with a degree in Mechanical Design Manufacturing. Yifei will join six other global winners from around the world on a once in a lifetime, year-long placement working ...
Mexican winner announced as José Pablo Avalos
José Pablo Avalos, an engineering student from the Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, Mexico, winner of the 2017 INFINITI Engineering Academy. José wins an opportunity of a lifetime with INFINITI and Renault Sport Formula OneTM Team. Selected from thousands of entries and having an edge over the nine other finalists from around the country, the ...
Canadian winner announced as Matthew Crossan
An engineering student from Canada has been awarded the career opportunity of a lifetime in Automotive and Formula One, as INFINITI announces Matthew Crossan as the Canadian winner of the 2017 INFINITI Engineering Academy. Having been selected from thousands of entries and beating nine other finalists from around the country in an action-packed event at Luciani INFINITI in Montreal...
INFINITI Engineering Academy - Most Popular Edition Ever
After an exhaustive global search for the freshest and brightest young engineering talent, the recruitment phase of the 2017 INFINITI Engineering Academy closes with another year-on-year leap in applications. Driven by the success of previous editions, the fourth running of this unique automotive-to-motorsport engineering recruitment program attracted some 12,020 registrations, a n...
Jaden Partridge at the Australian GP
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At the conclusion of the INFINITI Engineering Academy challenges, Asia-Oceania and Academy Engineer Jaden Partridge secured his place to be part of the Renault Sport Formula OneTM Team Race Team onsite at the Australian Grand Prix. Starting as race engineer for Nico Hülkenberg during the Simulator Challenge, Jaden then went on to compete against three of his fellow engineers in the Hybr...
Automotive & motorsport dream job on offer
Applications open today for the 2017 edition of the INFINITI Engineering Academy. Now in its fourth successive year, the Academy will once again offer seven engineering students an unparalleled opportunity to join a 12-month placement working on both automotive and Formula One™ technologies, thanks to the technical partnership and strong collaboration between INFINITI Motor Company and th...
Performance Engineer Challenge with Nico Hülkenberg
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As part of the INFINITI Engineering Academy placement, the Academy Engineers (IAE’s) have been set a series of challenges to undertake. The first two challenges, the Simulator and Hybrid challenges saw European winner Riccardo Manfredini and Asia-Oceania winner Jaden Partridge excel and progress to the third and final test. The final challenge for the two IAE’s was to act as Perf...
Hybrid Challenge with Jolyon Palmer and Jack Aitken
Keywords: , Infiniti Q50, Promoted, Felix Lamy, Alexandros Palaiologos, Riccardo Manfredini, Jaden Partridge
Following Felix Lamy, Riccardo Manfredini, Alexandros Palaiologos and Jaden Partridge’s success on the Simulator challenge, the four winners all progressed to the next challenge in the series. This trial was created to challenge their skills on the INFINITI Q50 Hybrid’s Energy Recovery System (ERS). The four INFINITI Academy Engineers were split into two teams. Each team was give...
Simulator Challenge with Nico Hülkenberg
Keywords: Promoted, Felix Lamy, Alexandros Palaiologos, Riccardo Manfredini, Jaden Partridge
The seven INFINITI Academy Engineers recently got their first high intensity taste of the incredible pressure to perform in Formula OneTM through a series of complex race and road car engineering challenges. The first of these challenges began in a high tech simulator with Nico Hülkenberg, Renault Sport Formula OneTM Team driver, at the wheel. Working with Nico and his Trackside engi...
Félix Lamy meets press at Montréal Auto Show
INFINITI gave attendees of the 2017 Montreal International Auto Show (MIAS) press day a uniquely Canadian glimpse into its involvement with the Renault Sport Formula One™ Team. The Canadian winner of the 2016 INFINITI Engineering Academy, Félix Lamy, returned to home soil from his engineering placement in the UK with INFINITI and the Renault Sport Formula One™ Team, to att...
DREAM JOB WITH INFINITI & RENAULT SPORT FORMULA ONE TEAM AWAITS
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INFINITI announced yesterday the 2017 edition of the INFINITI Engineering Academy during a presentation at the Autosport International Show, with Tommaso Volpe, Director, INFINITI Global Motorsport and Cyril Abiteboul, Managing Director, Renault Sport Formula One™ Team. It will be the fourth successive year of this unique recruitment program, which provides a money-can’t-buy, lif...
Jaden Partridge Bio
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After becoming the first Australian winner of the Academy, Jaden will start work with the Renault Sport Formula One™ Team before carrying on his placement at INFINITI. He has spent time with his university's Formula SAE team and has gained invaluable experience during his three years there, as well as with the Australian Ford Series as a data engineer. Region: Asia-Oceania Name: Jaden Par...
Shihab Solaiman Bio
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Shihab has been a lead member of the Solar Car Club since 2013, and has also spent time on designing and racing a hybrid-electric car for his university. He has a real passion for engineering and automotive technology. He is looking forward to gaining experience at both INFINITI and the Renault Sport Formula One™ Team. Region: UAE Name: Shihab Solaiman Age: 23 University: ...
Xuezi (Sally) Li Bio
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Sally took part in the INFINITI Engineering Academy Chinese Regional Final for the second year running. After winning the Regional Final this year, Sally is now keen to take advantage of the opportunity to work for both INFINITI and the Renault Sport Formula One™ Team. Region: China Name: Xuezi (Sally) Li Age: 23 University: Beijing Institute of Technology, China and Politecni...
Riccardo Manfredini Bio
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Riccardo has been a keen member of Formula SAE. He will begin the first six months of his placement at INFINITI Technical Center and will finish off at the Renault Sport Formula One™ Team. Region: Europe Name: Riccardo Manfredini Age: 25 University: Brescia University Degree: Aerodynamics Engineering for Motorsport From: Brescia, Italy What is it about automotive and motors...
Alexandros Palaiologos Bio
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Alexandros will be returning to the Tecnológico de Monterrey University following both of his respective placements at INFINITI Technical Center and Renault Sport Formula One™ Team. He is hoping to continue his career in the Renault Sport Formula One Team after finishing his studies. He has had a passion for automotive and motorsport since he was 8 years old and looks forward ...
Félix Lamy Bio
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Félix Lamy Bio - Canada – 2016 INFINITI Academy Engineer Region: Canada Name: Félix Lamy Age: 21 University: McGill University Degree: Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng.), Mechanical Engineering From: Gatineau, Quebec Félix has been involved with McGill University’s Formula SAE team since 2014, and has worked in Canadian For...
Caitlin Bunt Bio
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Caitlin Bunt Bio - US – 2016 INFINITI Academy Engineer Region: US Name: Caitlin Bunt Age: 24 University: Kettering University, Michigan (Undergraduate Degree) and Oxford Brookes University, UK (Master’s Degree) Degree: Motorsport Engineering From: Rockford, Illinois Caitlin won the US Regional Final of the INFINITI Engineering Academy 2016. She has a p...
Solaiman Meets Media
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Shihab Solaiman Meets Media at Abu Dhabi Grand Prix as 2016 INFINITI Academy Engineer UAE winner of the 2016 INFINITI Engineering Academy, one of seven new Academy Engineers, Shihab Solaiman, met INFINITI media guests at the Formula One™ season finale, the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix recently. With Tommaso Volpe (Director, INFINITI Global Motorsport), Bob Bell (Chief Technical Of...
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INFINITI Engineering Academy Welcomes Latest Winners The seven winners of 2016’s INFINITI Engineering Academy began their placements recently at the INFINITI Technical Center in Cranfield and at the Renault Sport Formula OneTM Team in Enstone, Oxfordshire. More than 4,000 engineering students applied for the positions, with the best battling it out at Regional Finals across the g...
Palaiologos meets Media
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Mexico Academy Winner meets the Media at the Mexican Grand Prix Alexandros Palaiologos, the INFINITI Engineering Academy winner for Mexico, joined INFINITI and a past IEA graduate at the Mexican Grand Prix recently to take part in a media assignment.
Engineer’s Dream Trip
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An Engineer’s Dream Trip to the US Grand Prix The 2016 INFINITI Engineering Academy US winner, Caitlin Bunt, got her engineering career off to the perfect start with an engineer’s dream trip to the US Grand Prix at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas. As guests of INFINITI and their Technical Partner, the Renault Sport Formula OneTM Team, Caitlin, and...