Solar Electric Vehicle Team
  • The MIT Solar Electric Vehicle Team racing in the 2011 World Solar Challenge in Australia
  • SEVT racing in the World Solar Challenge
  • Left to right: Liotta, Chang, Sloane, Uyehara, Kikani, Gonzalez, Fellows, and Chao
    Denis Paiste

The Solar Electric Vehicle Team is a student organization dedicated to designing, building, and racing 100% solar-powered electric vehicles in long-distance international competitions.

Solar Electric Vehicle Team At a glance

Number of Members:

21 members in 2013-2014
Team leaders: 
  • Thomas Villalon
  • Julia Hsu
Year began: 
1985
Location: 
N51
Team goals

The team will be racing their new car, Valkyrie, a three-wheeled solar car built with an all-composite chassis, in the 2014 American Solar Challenge this July. The team has plans to enter the 2015 World Solar Challenge.

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