Solar Electric Vehicle Team
  • The three-wheeled Valkyrie with an aluminum-carbon-fiber composite chassis
  • 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:

17 members in 2014-2015
Team leaders: 
  • Rose Abramson, Team Captain
  • Dillon McConnon, Systems-Lead
Year began: 
Team goals

The team traveled to Austin, Texas for the 2014 Formula Sun Grand Prix in July, racing Valkyrie, their three-wheeled vehicle. The team is on an agressive build schedule, preparing for the 2015 Formula Sun Grand Prix and the World Solar Challenge 2015 in Australia.


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