This is part of a 15-part series featuring students from Team PrISUm who are competing in the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge in Australia. For updates throughout the race follow PrISUm on Facebook and Twitter.
Name: Elliot Suiter
Hometown: Johnston, Iowa
Major: Mechanical Engineering
What did you choose to attend Iowa State?
I love the campus, and Iowa State has a great engineering program. It was simply a good fit.
Career aspirations: I would love to work with advanced technologies – I have particular interest in the automotive industry.
Advice for aspiring engineering students: Join a club, and figure out what interests you most (or least) about your chosen major early on.
Role on Team PrISUm: Hatch project lead. I also work with media, and am managing cooking on the Australia trip.
What are you looking forward to most about Australia?
I am looking forward meeting a kangaroo in the Outback.