Electric Leadership

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  Michael Siem | Team Principal

Michael Siem | Team Principal

 

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  Kevin Byrne | Technical Director

Kevin Byrne | Technical Director

  Evan Wildenberg | Firmware Lead

Evan Wildenberg | Firmware Lead

Electrical Firmware Team

The Electrical Firmware Team is responsible for all software on the car. They create and manage software for micro-controllers on the car for controls, safety, and communication between both low voltage and high voltage components on the car.

Team Members: Hunter Alexander, Michael Siem, Marissa Tisler, Cole Burek

  Vito Immordino | Accumulator Lead

Vito Immordino | 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, Sanket Singal, Brandon Wang

 

  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

 

 
  Alex Miller | Aerodynamics Lead

Alex Miller | Aerodynamics Lead

Connor Keleher | 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: Amber Westlund, 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: Kissak Saraijan, Louis Rigo

  Quinn Sabin | Electrical Hardware Lead

Quinn Sabin | Electrical Hardware Lead

  Tristan Hinoul | Drivetrain Lead

Tristan Hinoul | Drivetrain Lead

 Louis Rigo | Structures Lead

Louis Rigo | Structures Lead

EleCTRICAL HardWARE 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: Mostafa Wail Hassan, Marisa Tisler, 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. Designing custom planetary gear boxes, electric motors, and working in collaboration with the chassis team on housing everything including the upright 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: Max Liben, Nick Zoellick, Tyler Hanzlik

 

Structures TEAM

The structures team handles the main chassis of the car. Working on the design, analysis, and manufacturing of our monocoque and rear space frame. The structures team, chassis team, and aerodynamics team work heavily in unison to ensure the cars main envelope is rules compliant and will keep our driver safe.

 

Team Members:  Connor Keleher, Alex Miller


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