FSGP 2015 Race Participation Canceled

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Dear All, This is the last kind post we ever wanted to make on this blog. Unfortunately, our car, SC6, will not be able to participate in this month’s Formula Sun Grand Prix in Austin, TX. While testing some new temperature sensor boards in … Read More

Medill Student Reports on NUsolar

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Medill Student Hangda Zhang put together a nice multi-media report on one of our recent testing trips. You can read her article here. NUsolar is a very eclectic team, and we really enjoy being able to reach out across schools … Read More

Outreach and Education Events

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This winter NUsolar will be hosting several outreach events in local Chicgo-area schools. Later this February we will be traveling to Orrington Elementary school to talk to give a hour-long presentation on the solar car. This is a really exciting … Read More

We’re Back!

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It’s time to get back to work again: another exciting school year has started. This year NU solar is focusing on preparing SC6 for FSGP 2015 where we hope to be highly competitive. We are also begining the design process … Read More

Final Fall Meeting

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It’s that time of year. Classes are over, finals are here, and we wrapped up our last solar car meeting for fall quarter this past Saturday. While not a lot of work was done on the car itself this quarter, … Read More

NU Solar Team 2013

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Today we had our first ‘real’ work session of the 2013 year (the last two were just introductions and cleaning out the Autobay for inspection). Everybody is jumping right into projects so that we can get the car road-ready before … Read More

Project Pumpkin 2013

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This past Thursday, the NU Solar Team participated in its first ever Project Pumpkin. We set up a table at the Norris Student center and served up a Halloween-themed STEM activity (and candy, of course) to kids from the greater … Read More