Electric Leadership

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William Kucinski | Tech Director 

William Kucinski | Tech Director 

 

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Max Liben | Team Principal

Max Liben | Team Principal

Jason Sylvestre | Electronics Lead

Jason Sylvestre | Electronics Lead

Electronics Team

The electronics team designs and manufactures the printed circuit boards and wiring harness for the vehicle. 

Team Members: Wesley Cirves, Tim Coutre, Marisa Tisler, Michael Siem, Sam Latto, Cameron Craig,  Danny Christensen

 

Liam West | Accumulator Lead

Liam West | 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 factor which optimizes space in the car and battery capacity.

Team Members: Mike Pyrtko, Joe Ladin, Nathan Karabon, Karl Koesser, Kyle Roethle, Barry Shepherd, Josh Howell, Jake Free

 

 

Will Sixel | Controls Lead

Will Sixel | 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: Michael Siem, Cory Karnick, Kass Chupongstimun, Andy Egofske, James Richison

 

 

James Neville | Drivetrain Lead

James Neville | Drivetrain Lead

Sam Scheffler | Aerodynamics Lead

DRivetrain TEAM

The drivetrain team is responsible for designing the transmissions for the motors, as well as implementing the motors inside the frame of the car. In this particular vehicle, two front and two rear drive motors are used.

Team Members: Kevin Byrne, Jake Boxleitner, Nick Ladas, Nils Justen, Rocky Liang, Matt Masucci, Peter Sauer, Alex Pletta, Trevor Roessler

 

 

 

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, sidepods, and the wings. 

Team Members: Amber Westlund, Bradley Mergener, Matt Hanson, Neil Outarsingh, Wyatt Uhl-Chmiel


ALUMNI

2016

Steve Krug - Vehicle Dynamicist, WR-215 Monocoque Designer