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Engineering grad gets cameo in Nissan’s Super Bowl commercial

Feb. 6, 2015—Race car driver and engineering alumnus Brad Jaeger can be seen very briefly in a 90-second Nissan commercial during the 2015 Super Bowl on Feb. 1 featuring the relationship between a race car driver and his son and set to the 1974 folk song “Cat’s in the Cradle.” His cameo comes in the scene of...

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Engineering alumnus and racecar driver Brad Jaeger BE’07 Edison2 team wins fuel-efficient car top prize

Sep. 24, 2010—Teams from Virginia, North Carolina and Winterthur, Switzerland, with roots in the world of auto racing have won the first Progressive Insurance Automotive X Prize, the $10 million competition aimed at advancing the technology for more fuel-efficient vehicles. One of the two Edison2 Very Light Car models, whose design took first place, was driven by...

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Engineering grad takes top honors in one of the nation’s most innovative technical challenges

Aug. 11, 2010—Vanderbilt engineering alumnus Brad Jaeger, BE’07 is part of an elite group of nine vehicles from seven teams that will continue in their pursuit of a multimillion dollar prize for super fuel-efficient cars. Jaeger is the Director of Research and Development for the Virginia-based team called Edison2. The Progressive Insurance Automotive X PRIZE is a...

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Jaeger’s team finishes 16th in class in Rolex 24

Jan. 27, 2008—  DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Cincinnati’s Brad Jaeger, BE’07, competed well in the Rolex 24 at Daytona International Speedway, Feb. 2-3. He crossed the finish line in 16th place in the top class, Daytona Prototype, the team’s Kodak Doran Ford. “My first two stints were pretty uneventful,” Jaeger said. “I was the first driver to...

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