Working as a joint team, ECE and ME students built an electric racecar and successfully competed at the Society of Automotive Engineers Formula Hybrid Competition.
Students working in ECE and ME senior capstone design projects collaborated to design a and build a complete electric racecar to the exacting standards of the Society for Automotive Engineers (SAE) Formula Hybrid Competition. The team took the car to the competition, which was held at New Hampshire Motor Speedway April 30-May 4, 2018. At the competition the team worked to successfully pass a set of rigorous mechanical and safety inspections. The team was awarded 4th place overall in the Electric Only category and the Fiat Chrysler Award for Gracious Professionalism.