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UD's solar canoe team by Larry Burgess

Making a solar splash

1:47 PM  Jun 25th, 2014
by Larry Burgess

(second from left) Skipper Alex Meyers, a senior mechanical engineering major from Cleveland, sits at the helm of UD’s solar canoe while surrounded by some of his team members in Kettering Labs. The pit crew members are (from left) Alex Hamilton, a senior computer engineering major from Grand Forks, North Dakota, (third from left) Cody Baker, a senior mechanical engineering major from Beavercreek, Ohio, and Jon Meyer, a senior mechanical engineering major from Piqua, Ohio. On the weekend of June 15, the World Championship of Intercollegiate Solar Boating was held at Eastwood MetroPark in Dayton, and the UD team secured a fourth-place overall finish. This was UD’s first appearance in this event.

6-25-14 by Larry Burgess

2 Responses to Making a solar splash

  1. troy says:

    Our solar splash team is looking for some advice on our build for the 2016 competition. Is there anyone who can help be contact some of the members from this Dayton team from 2014? Please advise.

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