Blog posts by Date
April 29, 2019
Who is Mahaveer?
EcoCAR became a central part of Mahaveer Satra’s life as he grew closer to his teammates and stronger as an engineer. The master’s in mechanical engineering student from Mumbai, India loves The Ohio State University and all the engineering opportunities that come with it.
Engineering was always a dream for Satra; he finds the idea of bringing a concept to life as highly motivating. After receiving his undergraduate degree in India, he chose to attend Ohio State for his master's degree in part because of the university’s known prowess in engineering and academic success.
The EcoCAR Experience … Read More
April 13, 2019
Yuvraj Singh is a graduate student studying mechanical engineering, and he helps the The Ohio State University EcoCAR team with system design.
The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree for Singh; his father is also a mechanical engineer. Growing up in Jalandhar, India, Singh has always been fascinated by race cars and motorcycles because of how fast they can go. He even refers to himself as a “big-time nerd.”
Previously working on parts design for Honda, Singh had a bit of a learning curve when he joined the EcoCAR controls team. He had already learned the C programming … Read More
March 30, 2019
Electrical systems team lead Kerri Loyd (left) presented Kamryn Russell (right) with the EcoCAR Women of Excellence Award.No matter what major we pursue or which path we take in life, the action or process of innovating is a concept we’ll all face. For Kamryn Russell, a second-year mechanical engineering student at The Ohio State University, she chose to look at innovation head-on by joining the EcoCAR and working alongside fellow engineers. I had the opportunity to speak with Russell about her experiences and why she brings a unique perspective to the team.
The sophomore recently earned the Ohio State … Read More
March 11, 2019
For Emmanuel Gyasi Baaye, becoming a member of the controls, systems modeling, and simulation team for EcoCAR was the first of many decisions made in his first semester at The Ohio State University. While some decisions fall through the cracks, the smile on Emmanuel’s face when speaking of his EcoCAR experiences shows this was a decision he will never regret.
During his first semester as a Buckeye in fall 2018, Emmanuel knew that pursuing his passion for robotics was a must. This interest first sparked during his high school years in his home country of Israel, where he … Read More
January 18, 2019
Automatically baked bread--modern technology has officially peaked.“Let’s Get This Bread” is going to take on a new meaning in 2019 with the advent of the BreadBot machine, giving this cornerstone of American meals a toasty new twist. Wilkinson Baking, the maker of the BreadBot, was just one of 4,500 companies at the Consumer Electronics Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. In terms of innovative mobility solutions, getting that bread will be more about getting to the bread. Here are a couple of mobility trends we can expect to see in the coming months.
Focus shifts from full autonomy to … Read More