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.


Leadership


The directors work on team integration and the bigger picture. They also oversee sponsor relations.

Conlon Meek | LinkedIn

Conlon Meek | LinkedIn

Conlon Meek

Project Manager

Prakhar Agarwal | LinkedIn

Prakhar Agarwal | LinkedIn

Prakhar Agarwal

Director of Engineering


Braking


The braking team designs and implements the braking system that stops the pod from over 200+ MPH

Daniel Melles | LinkedIn

Daniel Melles | LinkedIn

Daniel Melles | Braking Lead

Nathan Lebherz | Atlas Yuen | Alexis Wei | Dixun Cui


Structures


The structures team designs and manufactures the chassis and other structural elements of the pod

Jay Lin

Jay Lin

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 | LinkedIn

Esteban Tabares | LinkedIn

Esteban Tabares | S&C Lead

Mark Theis | LinkedIn

Mark Theis | LinkedIn

Mark Theis | S&C Lead

Fuzail Shakir | Ben Liao | Jahnvi Doshi | Paran | Samuel


Stability


The stability team design the wheels, suspension and other stability systems for the pod

Musk | Wikipedia

Musk | Wikipedia

Musk | Stability Lead

Mayank Gupta | Kevin Mahoney


Propulsion


The propulsion team designs the drivetrain of the pod. They are responsible for power transmission and motor integration.

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Musk | Propulsion Lead

Nicholas Injo | Stephanie Sun | Aaron Bong


Business

Eric Hovagim | LinkedIn

Eric Hovagim | LinkedIn

Eric Hovagim | Business Lead

Carter Gache | LinkedIn

Carter Gache | LinkedIn

Carter Gache | Business Lead

William Vasseti | Donna Ye | Pancham Yadav| Uday Kalra | Sriharsha Guduguntla | Vishrut Rana | Stephen Ton


Advisors

Aaron Ong | Graduate Advisor

Cloud Lee | Graduate Advisor

Jordan Francis | Graduate Advisor

Akhil Devarakonda | Industry Advisor