Frequently Asked Questions

What are the different teams?

You can get involved with Mechanical, Electrical, Tractive, Firmware or Operations sub teams! Not sure which one to join? You can get a taste of each sub team by attending weekly meetings and can decide where you belong.

Do you need any experience to join?

No experience is required to join! We welcome students of any year from any program in any faculty. All training and assistance will be provided.  If you have a desire to learn, you will be a perfect fit!

How to join the team?

  1. Fill out our recruitment form to be added on Slack
  2. Attend weekly meetings
  3. Complete assigned work

What kind of projects does each sub-team work on?

Mechanical Sub Team

Designing mounts for the frame

Solid mechanics analysis

Design and manufacturing molds for carbon fiber and kevlar

Apply Computational-Fluid-Dynamics (CFD) to the car

Electrical Sub Team

Schematic capture and PCB layout design

PCB assembly and bring-up

Wire harness design and manufacturing

Tractive Sub Team

Designing mounts for motors, controllers and the cooling loop.

Designing jigs and test fixtures

Work with Solidworks FEA

Gain experience with manufacturing and assembly

Firmware Sub Team

Develop firmware for the various FreeRTOS ARM boards in embedded C

Develop software for driver data collection on the Beaglebone in Python

Design and update drivers for new chips

Use CAN signals to interact with the various boards on the system

Operations Sub Team

Establishing business relations with sponsors

Project management using JIRA

Marketing, recruitment and merchandise

Finance and procurement


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