Electric Leadership

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Austin Wooldridge | Team Principal

Austin Wooldridge | Team Principal

 

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Max Liben | Technical Director

Max Liben | Technical Director

Jason Sylvestre | Power Lead

Jason Sylvestre | Power Lead

Power Team

The power systems team deals with any high voltage - everything from the battery pack to the inverter which controls our motors. We are developing the world’s first 100kW quad inverter and a custom battery management system.

Team Members: Cole Burek, Ryan Gao, Jake Boxleitner, Lee Waddell, Hunter Alexander

Mike Pyrtko | Accumulator Lead

Mike Pyrtko | Accumulator Lead

Accumulator Team

The accumulator team is responsible for designing and building the high voltage battery which will power the electric car. This battery is made up from many small cells which must be packaged into a form which minimizes weight, maximizes total capacity, and optimizes space in the vehicle.

Team Members: Kyle Anderson, Vito Immordino, Sanket Singal, Brandon Wang, Michael Guzman, Nicolas Pavlakovic, Antonio Rubio, Jake Free, Atilla Veyssal, Joseph Ladin

 

Cory Karnick | Controls Lead

Cory Karnick | Controls Lead

Controls TEAM

The controls team is responsible for creating and implementing algorithms which make use of data provided by sensors to make the car run faster and more efficiently.

Team Members: Evan Wildenberg, Evan Williams, Siddhartha Edara, Jack Zhou, Mostafa Hassan

 

 

Matt Hanson | Composites Lead

Matt Hanson | Composites Lead

Louis Rigo | Chassis Lead

Aerodynamics TEAM

The aerodynamics team for the electric car collaborates closely with their combustion equivalents. They are responsible for manufacturing any parts of the car that are carbon fiber, mainly the monocoque, bodywork, and the wings.

Team Members: Matt Hanson, Amber Westlund, Alex Miller, Neil Outarsingh

 

 

 

Chassis Team

The chassis team works to take advantage to the good work done by the other sub-teams and turn it into lap times. They are responsible for the hybrid monocoque frame, steering, suspension, Brakes and vehicle dynamics to make Wisconsin Racing vehicles some of the best handling in the world.

Team Members: Vedant Agrawal, Connor Keleher, Kissak Saraijan, Brett Prussack

Michael Siem | Electrical Systems Lead

Michael Siem | Electrical Systems Lead

Electrical Systems Team

The Electrical Systems Team is responsible for all low voltage components on the car. Connected by a wiring harness, they are the ECU, Steering Wheel, Data Logger, Sensors, Low Voltage Battery and distribution, and Wireless Modem. We design custom PCBs using Altium and develop software mostly in C. Our custom circuits include a power distribution panel and embedded electronics in the steering wheel.

Team Members: Danny Christensen, Wesley Cirves, Alex Halloran, Zheyu He, Jacob Hoeg, Quinn Sabin, Marisa Tisler, Mostafa Wail Hassan, Evan Wildenberg, Evan Williams


ALUMNI

2017

Liam West- Accumulator

James Neville- Drivetrain

William Kuinski- In hub transmissions, Brakes

Tim Coutre- Electronics

2016

Steve Krug - Vehicle Dynamicist, WR-215 Monocoque Designer