College of Engineering News • Iowa State University

PrISUm at ASC ’18: James Kuhman

This is part of a series featuring students from Team PrISUm who are competing in the 2018 Formula Sun Grand Prix (July 10-12) and American Solar Challenge (July 14-22). This year’s race follows portions of the Oregon Trail, beginning in Omaha, Nebraska and finishing in Bend, Oregon.

For updates throughout the race follow PrISUm on Facebook and Twitter.

Name: James Kuhman

Hometown: Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Year: Entering my 3rd year at Iowa State University

Major: Aerospace Engineering

Role on PrISUm: Upcoming Vice-President/Vice-Project Director of PrISUm Solar Car for 2018-2019 (Fall, Spring, Summer)

Career aspirations: Entrepreneur, Inventor, & Space Exploration and Technology

Your favorite part of being on Team PrISUm?
PrISUm Solar Car allows me to do exactly what I want to do in a working environment. I have a basic goal of providing for those involved, the team and myself. As I do what I want I’m able to establish learning outcomes, and always be improving. Being able to always be improving is what I love about PrISUm Solar Car.

What advice would you have for a student interested in joining PrISUm?
Have passion for what you’re doing because you can learn how to be working intelligently, dedicated and block time in your day.