SSCP’s first Open Garage Talk

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This last spring quarter, SSCP held its first ever Open Garage Talk at the Volkswagen Automotive Innovation Lab, entitled “Racing Through the Outback (Without Stopping for Gas)” on May 8th. Sponsors, faculty, friends, and others joined Solar Car team members in a celebration of the team’s 4th place finish at …

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Stanford Visits STMicroelectronics

SSCP and Luminos Visit STMicroelectronics

On May 19, SSCP visited our sponsors STMicroelectronics with Luminos, our 2013 car. STMicroelectronics is one of the world’s largest semiconductor companies, and supplied our team with STM32 microcontrollers for use in Luminos. These chips control many of the car’s electrical systems, from headlights to battery management. We brought Luminos …

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Spring Quarter Update

spring outreach ASURPS

It’s hard to believe that it’s already been half a year since the last race, and that in a year we’ll be hard at work in the midst of constructing our next car. Things have been picking up in pace ever since the full team’s return this winter; spring quarter …

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Sabalcore Sponsorship

Thank you to our latest silver-level sponsor, Sabalcore! Sabalcore provides access to high-performance computing (HPC) systems on-demand with a pay-as-you-go price model. The HPC systems are specifically designed for scientific and engineering problems that require vast amounts of compute resources. The service enables scientists and engineers to take advantage of …

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Winter Quarter Summary


It’s been a while since we’ve had a proper update. In the time since our return from Australia, we’ve selected new team leadership, welcomed Luminos back to the United States, and moved our sights onwards towards WSC 2015. We’ve recruited (and are still recruiting!) an excited batch of new members …

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Selling Luminos Molds!


Are you interested in building your own solar car? Our team is looking to sell the fiberglass molds we used for Luminos to place 4th in the 2013 WSC. If you’re interested and would be willing to handle the logistics, contact the team at !