About Eric Oswald

Eric Oswald is the current Project Manager of the RIT Clean Snowmobile Team SAE. The 2017 season will be his 3rd season with the team starting on fabrication his first year, moved up to Powertrain Design lead for the 2016 season. Eric is studying Mechanical Engineering Technology with a minor in Mathematics at Rochester Institute of Technology and is expect to graduate May 2018.

RIT SAE Team Developing Snowmobile Using ANSYS

image001RIT Clean Snowmobile Team SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers) is a student organized team that is designing, building, and racing a low emissions and high efficiency snowmobile in the SAE Clean Snowmobile Challenge. The Clean Snowmobile Challenge (CSC) is an engineering design competition for college and university students that challenges future engineers to redesign an existing snowmobile for reducing emissions and noise. The intent of the competition is to develop a snowmobile that is acceptable for use in environmentally sensitive areas, such as our National Parks and other pristine regions. Continue reading