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Department of Mechanical Engineering 

2054-6250 Applied Science Lane 

Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4

OUR TEAM 2018 - 2019

MANAGEMENT

Jeffery Schidlowsky

Safety Officer

Scott Fjordbotten

Captain

Connor Schellenberg

Treasurer

Collin Seib

Technical Project Manager

AERODYNAMICS

Jeffery Schidlowsky

  Aerodynamics Lead

The Aerodynamics team designs and builds lightweight carbon fiber components that maximize vehicle maneuverability and effective cooling.  Responsibilities include:
  • Complex Surface Modeling

  • Downforce Distribution

  • Drag Reduction

  • Heat Rejection Analysis

  • Computational Fluid Dynamics

  • Composite Materials Manufacturing

Rain Zhang
Sarvesh Ramalingam
Nil Ister
Nicholas Toglia
Kevin Klusmann
CameronLee-Ming
Sebastiaan Mainardis

BUSINESS STRATEGY AND MARKETING

The Business Strategy and Marketing team works with the executives to handle the non-technical aspects of the team.  Responsibilities include:
  • Sponsorship Liaison

  • Team Events

  • Social Media

  • Promotional Material

  • Business Presentation at competition

Pardis Bahaloo
Cristian Mihailescu
Berk Seyhan

CHASSIS

The Chassis team designs and builds a frame strong enough to withstand the forces of high speed maneuvering, rigid enough to ensure direct driver control, and as light as possible. Responsibilities include:
  • Chassis Design and Manufacturing

  • Torsional Stiffness Analysis

  • Development of Structural Composite Panels

  • Impact Attenuator Design and Validation

Scott Fjordbotten

Chassis Lead

Kevin Yeganeh
Marc Campeau

Controls

CONTROLS

The Controls team designs and builds the components that the driver directly interacts with. Ergonomics, intuitive layout and direct feedback are some of the design considerations for the control system. Responsibilities include:
  • Pedal Box

  • Steering Wheel

  • Seat

  • Driver Position

  • Brake System

Collin Seib

Controls Lead

Daniel Jardine
Melissa Coleman
Tessa Zolezzi
Kyle Kirkwood

Controls

DRIVETRAIN

The Drivetrain team connects the engine to the wheels. Responsibilities include:
  • Gearing Optimization

  • Differential Tuning

  • Differential Support Design

  • Carbon Fibre Axle Development

Connor Schellenberg

Drivetrain Co-Lead

Jason Hu

Drivetrain Co-Lead

Sophie Kenny
Steven Zhou
Daniel Alphonso
Kodai Kashima

Electrical

ELECTRICAL

The Electrical team provides power to and reads signals from components throughout the vehicle. Responsibilities include:
  • Power Distribution

  • Data Acquisition

  • Wiring Harnesses

  • Sensor Selection and Implementation

Carlos Castro

Electrical Co-Lead

Can Özdemir

Electrical Co-Lead 

Ayden Chow
Huntington Jasperson
Shawn O'Connell

Engine

ENGINE

The Engine team develops the vehicles power plant and supporting peripheries. Responsibilities include:
  • Intake and Exhaust

  • Cooling System

  • Lubrication System

  • Fuel System

  • Engine Tuning

Jerry Xiao

Engine Co-Lead

Manvir Brar

Engine Co-Lead

Andy Chung
Bill Yu
Logan Khan
Julia Zhuravleva
Ansen Ramsawmy
Thomas Oldreive

Materials

MATERIALS

The Materials team supports all other subteams with a variety of expertise ranging from R&D to failure analysis. Responsibilities include:
  • Material Characterization

  • Destructive Testing

  • Non-Destructive Testing

  • Failure Analysis

  • Composites Manufacturing

Valentina Vega

Materials Lead

AJ Ittisarnronnachai
Devin Passaglia
Freya Obersat-Rose
Danish Abbas

SOFTWARE

The Software team develops custom software tools to support vehicle design and development. Responsibilities include:
  • Track Data Analysis

  • Component Testing Data Analysis

  • Lap Simulations

  • Development of Tools to Simplify Data Access

Deniz Gülbaharlı

SUSPENSION

The Suspension team designs and manufactures suspension components and leads vehicle dynamics development. Responsibilities include:
  • Kinematic Design

  • Tire Selection

  • Spring and Damper Tuning

  • Vehicle Setup

Graham Rowe

Suspension Lead

Collin Seib
Maneezhay Hashmi
Zachary Huser
Wojtek Sobczyk
Chris Lam
Jeffrey Wu