The Berkeley Hyperloop team comprises of 35+ University of California, Berkeley students who are designing and manufacturing a pod for the SpaceX Hyperloop Pod competition. Our roles include engineering design, manufacturing, project management, maintaining sponsor relations, and a lot more.
The directors work on team integration and the bigger picture. They also oversee sponsor relations.
Director of Engineering
The braking team designs and implements the braking system that stops the pod from over 200+ MPH
Daniel Melles | Braking Lead
Nathan Lebherz | Atlas Yuen | Alexis Wei | Dixun Cui
The structures team designs and manufactures the chassis and other structural elements of the pod
Jay Lin | Structures Lead
Zachary Elshaer | Rachel Williams | Seth Bloomer
Signals and Controls
S&C is responsible for the electronics, software and navigation system of the pod.
Esteban Tabares | S&C Lead
Mark Theis | S&C Lead
Fuzail Shakir | Ben Liao | Jahnvi Doshi | Paran | Samuel
The stability team design the wheels, suspension and other stability systems for the pod
Musk | Stability Lead
Mayank Gupta | Kevin Mahoney
The propulsion team designs the drivetrain of the pod. They are responsible for power transmission and motor integration.
Musk | Propulsion Lead
Nicholas Injo | Stephanie Sun | Aaron Bong
Eric Hovagim | Business Lead
Carter Gache | Business Lead
William Vasseti | Donna Ye | Pancham Yadav| Uday Kalra | Sriharsha Guduguntla | Vishrut Rana | Stephen Ton
Aaron Ong | Graduate Advisor
Cloud Lee | Graduate Advisor
Jordan Francis | Graduate Advisor
Akhil Devarakonda | Industry Advisor