Students

Solar car racing on road in Australia.

Record-breaking second place for Solar Car Team

The national champions celebrate the most successful world race finish in team history.|Medium Read
Team of people block the wind

Blue through the Outback | Race, day four

Racing clean and collected, Michigan holds on to second place with the finish line on the horizon|Medium Read

Our panel of solar supporters | Race, day three

The Michigan car ended the day in one of the best positions in team history, and the family, friends and alumni riding along are doing more than just cheering. |Medium Read

Solar Car team spotlight: Andrew Dickinson

Computer science student Andrew Dickinson is the race strategist on the solar car team.|Short Read

Cloudy with a chance of machine learning | Race, day two

The top four teams are in a tight battle with each other, and the elements|Medium Read
Chae Woo Lim hops in Novum to drive the second leg of day one from Katherine to Daly Waters.

Hot sun. Cool heads | Race, day one

Currently in fifth place, Michigan finishes day one with confidence. |Medium Read
Novum completes the hot lap as the team cheers on the sidelines.

Speed pageant | T-minus 10 hours

One at a time, each solar car competes for the fastest lap around the track. The outcome determines tomorrow’s starting line. |Medium Read
Driver, Nate Silverman drips with sweat after driving Novum.

­­­In the hot seat | T-minus 35 hours

It’s the day before pole placement is determined for the start of the race. Go inside the team’s garage and meet the drivers.|Medium Read
Sarah Zoellick and Perry Benson secure Novum’s upper shell over driver Chae Woo Lim.

Ready to Race | T-minus 5 days

Live coverage of U-M in solar car race begins soon |Medium Read
The solar car parked in the Outback.

The mock race | T-minus 9 days

Eight long days in the desert strengthened our team and tested our rigor|Short Read
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Student’s digital art makes the Cube even more interactive

Keenan Rebara hopes to add to the fun of spinning the Cube using his a bit of physics and sensors.|Short Read
Student tests assistive software

Designing for our own

CSE students designed technology for a fellow student who returned after a decade away because of a brain hemorrhage. |Medium Read