Can I Join CalSol?
Thank you for considering joining CalSol. Most members of CalSol are undergraduate Engineering students, but no experience is required and all majors are welcome to join the team. We will attempt to train you in, but be prepared that to get the most out of CalSol requires the ability to independently research and find solutions.
What Will I do in CalSol?
Members of CalSol can get involved in all of the stages of designing and constructing a solar vehicle. CalSol provides a unique experience for students at Berkeley to get hands-on with a large-scale engineering project, and is a great supplement to your education. You can get as much out of CalSol as you are willing to put in. Members in CalSol can gain experience in:
- 3D modeling with software such as SolidWorks
- Structural Analysis
- Designing Circuit Boards
- Programming in C
- Using CAN communications
- and much more..
Joining the Team
The best way to join is to come to a meeting during the semester, subscribe to the email list, and email our Team Lead Mike Vogel. We have weekly meetings . To find out more about upcoming meetings, join the mailing list for prospective members below.