Aeroshell for SC7

by Tom O’Donnell NUsolar members David, Andrew, and Crystal are working on completing the aerodynamic shell of the team’s new car, SC7. They are using WinCNC software to cut ten 3’ x 7’ white sheets of Ultra Plus, which is composed of high-quality extruded polystyrene foam between two layers of 1mm …

Gordon Prize Awarded to Dean Ottino

by Tom O’Donnell The National Association of Engineering announced in early January that the 2017 Bernard M. Gordon Prize for Innovation in Engineering and Technology Education will be awarded to Julio M. Ottino, dean of the McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science at Northwestern University. Mr. Ottino developed a …

FSGP 2016, Scrutineering Days

It’s here; we’re finally taking SC6 to a race, after two years of not participating in FSGP or ASC. We are very excited to be participating in FSGP 2016 and hope to give SC6 a good “last run” on the track before we retire her and begin working full-time on …