Our Team

Constructing a car powered solely by the sun not only requires the combined knowledge of a variety of disciplines but also a tight-knit community ready to tackle any challenge they face along their journey. Learn about our dedicated teams that are working to make sustainability a reality.

Subteams

Operations

Manage logistics, marketing, branding, outreach, and sponsor relations.

Through overseeing the external and internal relations of our team, Operations ensures that the rest of the team can focus on building our solar cars.

Mechanical

Physical design and construction of the structural parts of the car.

The Mechanical team designs and builds the car’s suspension, chassis, and powertrain.

Electrical

Program, design, and integrate the car’s electrical subsystem.

Using custom designed PCBs and the CAN network, the Electrical team implements the communication backbone of the car.

Solar

Design and integration of the car’s custom solar array.

Using custom-encapsulated cells, the Solar team constructs and integrates the ultra-high efficiency solar array that powers our car.

Composites

Design, test, and manufacture the car’s internal composite components and aeroshell.

Using advanced materials and simulations, the Composites team ensures the safety and structural integrity of the car.

 

Leadership

Executives

Program Director

William Ang

Ops Co-Directors

Emna Sellami
Srijana Kandadi

Engineering Co-Directors

Shira Shabtian
Parth Behani

Subteam Leads

Mechanical

Bryan Yang

Electrical

Viraj Ramakrishnan

Solar

Aidan Kim

Composites

Alec Dughi

Mechanical Leads

Brakes

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Pranav Kalra

Battery

Matteo Almaguer

Steering

Laura Sacristan-Lagunas

Hubs

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Yu Heng Cheng

Suspension

Xavier Barneclo

Structures

Michael Jia

Communications

Secretary

Jackson Hilton

Webmaster

Aashika Nair

Treasurer

Alex Gao