Michigan State Solar Car Team and Saturn Electronics to team up in exhibiting at the NAIAS 2015.
December 17, 2014
EAST LANSING, MI – The Michigan State University Solar Car Team will collaborate with local PCB manufacturer and team sponsor Saturn Electronics to cover expenses of participating at the NAIAS 2015. This will be the first participation of the MSU Solar Car Team at the show after the team was re-launched in 2007. “Participating at the NAIAS is of great significance to us as it gives us a platform to showcase the team’s most innovative designs and cutting-edge technology advancements within the renewable energy and automotive fields.” Ali ElSeddik – Project Manager of the Solar Car Team.
Saturn Electronics will be covering the team’s logistical expenses related to exhibiting at the show. Saturn has been donating all the printed circuit boards for the Solar Team’s latest car: Leonidas. Together, MSU Solar and Saturn are working on advancing technologies used in the team’s solar cars to further realize the team’s goals. “As a MSU graduate and stakeholder in the State of Michigan’s economy I feel it’s important to support our educational institutions and programs like the MSU Solar Car and hope that other Michigan based companies will step up to the challenge and contribute as well” Raj Sutariya –V.P. Saturn Electronics
Press preview: January 12-13
Industry Preview: January 14-15
Charity Preview: January 16
Public Show: January 17-25
About Saturn Electronics:
Saturn was founded in 1985 by Nagji Sutariya. From the beginning, Saturn’s mantra was to focus solely on quality and to learn from, but never repeat, mistakes. From this seemingly simple philosophy Saturn grew from a humble 3 person operation at an average rate of 25% per year to become a top 10 PCB fabricator in North America.
About MSU Solar:
Re-launched in 2007 after an unsuccessful initial founding in 1999, the MSU Solar Car team is a student-run organization dedicated towards the design, building, testing, and racing of entirely solar-powered vehicles. Compromised of undergraduate and graduate students at Michigan State University, the team gives its members a hands-on multidisciplinary experience within the engineering, business, and management fields.