Bridgestone World Solar Challenge: Final Day

ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA – PrISUm Solar Car finished the 2017 Bridgestone World Solar Challenge in classic Iowa State style: blasting Neil Diamond’s “Sweet Caroline” as they crossed the finish line in South Australia’s capital city. The team finished the 3021-kilometer journey around 2 p.m. local time on Friday. The day began in Port Augusta and the … Continue reading Bridgestone World Solar Challenge: Final Day

Bridgestone World Solar Challenge: Day 1

NORTHERN TERRITORY, AUSTRALIA – Iowa State’s PrISUm Solar Car team kicked off the 2017 Bridgestone World Solar Challenge by driving 380 kilometers from Darwin to south of Katherine. Sean Collins, the team’s Aerodynamics Manager, drove the first leg of the race. The junior aerospace engineering major said he was able to utilize the information the … Continue reading Bridgestone World Solar Challenge: Day 1

Bridgestone World Solar Challenge Video Profiles: Nathan Coonrod

Nathan Coonrod, Assistant Electrical Director for Team PrISUm and a senior in electrical engineering, discusses day two of dynamic scrutineering at the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge, his role on the team’s electrical unit, and the importance of the team’s sponsors.

Bridgestone World Solar Challenge Video Profiles: Tom Burtnett

Tom Burtnett, Structures Manager for Team PrISUm and a senior in mechanical engineering, discusses his role as a driver for the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge, what he learned after a day of test driving, and his impressions thus far about the team’s trip down under.

PrISUm in Australia: Matt Goode

Matt Goode, a materials science engineering senior from Coggon, Iowa, is among 15 students on Iowa State University’s Team PrISUm competing in the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge in Australia.

PrISUm in Australia: Dylan Neal

Dylan Neal, a mechanical engineering senior from St. Louis, Missouri, is among 15 students on Iowa State University’s Team PrISUm competing in the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge in Australia.

PrISUm in Australia: Andrew Mallek

Andrew Mallek, a mechanical engineering senior from Clarendon Hills, Illinois, is among 15 students on Iowa State University’s Team PrISUm competing in the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge in Australia.