About Holly Ubellacker

Holly Ubellacker is the current Program Director of CalSol. She has been on the team for three years and has worked with the design and fabrication of both the solar array and the carbon fiber shell of the vehicle. She is studying Material Science and Engineering at the University of California, Berkeley.

Calsol Solar Team Produced Optimized Design Using Simulation

CalSol Solar Vehicle Team, UC Berkeley, is a student-run organization that designs, builds, tests, and races solar vehicles capable of traveling at highway speeds. Through participation in solar races and alternative energy as well as community outreach events, the team also aims to raise awareness of solar energy while focusing on the engineering challenges inherent in solar vehicle technology.

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In order to be a competitive vehicle team, an aerodynamic vehicle design and good battery cooling systems are very important. Continue reading