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Who We Are

We are an interdisiplinary team of 30 students and professors competing in SpaceX's Hyperloop Pod Competition. The competition involves designing and building a pod to be tested on a track constructed at SpaceX's Hawthorne headquarters in August 2017.

What is the Hyperloop?

The Hyperloop is a proposed advanced method of high speed transportation between cities that are less than about 900 miles apart (e.g. Los Angeles and San Francisco). The system uses a capsule that is propelled through a low pressure steel tube as it rests on frictionless air bearings or magnets.

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Our 2016 - 2017 Team

Project Manager

Celeste Bean

Technical Manager

Paymon Shariat-Panahi

System Integration Manager

Kevin Kha

Mechanical Engineering

  • Paymon Shariat-Panahi
  • Eric Seeberger
  • Adam Chinn
  • Robert Palfini
  • Brooks Peterson
  • Zach Guilford
  • Forrest Wanket
  • Jared Kai Caindec
  • John (Jack) Abram
  • Martin Grabau
  • Colin Hardy
  • Mike Reinemann

Electrical & Computer Engineering

  • Asitha Kaduwela
  • Jesus Diera
  • Yang Ren
  • Tristan Seroff

  • Ricardo Castro
  • Kevin Kha
  • Alex Santos
  • Brian Canty