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, Antonio Rubio, Atilla Veyssal, Joseph Ladin, Anna Scheibengrab

 

  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

  Kevin Byrne | Drivetrain Lead

Kevin Byrne | Drivetrain 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

 

 

DriveTRAIN TEAM

The Drivetrain Team is responsible for taking all of the energy of the accumulator in the form of AC current from the inverters and convert it into torque at each one of the tires. We design custom planetary gear boxes, electric motors, motor splines, and work in collaboration with the chassis team on housing everything including the upright and brakes inside of each tire. Our team is also responsible for cooling design of the vehicle, keeping the motors and inverters working at optimal states.

 

Team Members: Jake Boxleitner, Tristan Hinoul, Max Liben, Alex Pletta, Ryan Porter, Finn Roberts, Will Sixel, Nick Zoellick


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