What Makes the Georgia Tech EcoCAR 3 Team Unique

What makes the Georgia Tech EcoCAR 3 team unique is not only our range of technical experience in various engineering fields, but a highly diverse leadership, each with a distinct background compassing all six inhabited continents and the furthest depths of engineering prowess.

Greg Chipman, our project manager, is one of the few chemical engineers in the GT EcoCAR 3 team. His background includes full fluency in Indonesian, where he served as a missionary for his church for two years.

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Douglas Cox is our Lead Engineer. He brings with him not only a wealth of technical know-how, but a diverse worldview, having traveled to 11 countries during his time as a student.

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Lee Sargent joined us as a graduate student from Mississippi State, bringing with him experience from Mississippi State’s own EcoCAR 2 team. Lee serves as our Electrical Engineering lead over the ESS assembly and high voltage systems.

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Using enrichment funds from his Stamps Presidential Scholarship, Ben Horst is building his own personalized electric hybrid automobile from the ground up. Ben is our incoming Lead Engineer for Year 3 of the competition.

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Ganesh Sriram brings an international perspective to our team, being born and raised in India and having worked professionally in Germany before joining the Georgia Tech EcoCAR 3 team. Ganesh serves as our Electrical Engineering lead over our systems and controls sub-team.

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