Viraj Patel, Communications Manager at UWAFT, Talks About His Experience

In this video, Viraj Patel, the communications team lead for the University of Waterloo Alternative Fuels Team (UWAFT) talks about his role at UWAFT and how he got to be involved in the EcoCAR 2 competition.

Viraj Patel is in his first year with UWAFT and the EcoCAR 2 competition. Although fairly new the team, Viraj has several years of automotive experience while working for Harley-Davidson Canada.

“This experience has taught me not only about marketing of our team and vehicle, but also about the technical aspects of our vehicle. Working closely with engineers and learning about our vehicle has been a great experience”, said Viraj.

Viraj will be completing his MBA at Wilfrid Laurier, a partner school of the University of Waterloo, in August of this 2014, and is very interested in working within the automotive industry after graduation.