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 … Read More
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 … Read More
Here is the Fall Quarter newsletter. Stay warm!
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 … Read More
The race is less than 20 days away, and here is the newsletter from Spring Quarter.
The mechanical team has finished most of the frame. Check out the comparison of the design and the actual work progress! As expected, they perfectly match! The mechanical team turns over the frame and finishes the welding spots. … Read More
Diving into the fifth week of the spring quarter, the mechanical team started building the SC 7, based on the design developed in this winter. Having hands on machining, welding and polishing, the team is training and growing with the members … Read More
Check out what we’ve been up to this past quarter. Includes a description of the new frame, outreach events, and a special member interview.
The Northwestern Solar Car Team visited Dewey Elementary School fifth graders in Evanston, on Feb. 26. Showing videos and pictures of solar cars and letting students play with sample materials that are used in the car. Alexander Martin and Ben … Read More