2006 History

Formula Hybrid Conference

Thayer School of Engineering, Hanover, New Hampshire

This conference was intended for faculty advisers, industry experts, and others with an interest in Formula Hybrid. Participants discussed safety issues, configuration of specific events, and technical aspects of scoring, and shared information on how to get started in this program.

Agenda

Tuesday, May 2, 2006

6:00-8:00pm
Reception

Wednesday, May 3, 2006

8:15-8:45am
Registration and continental breakfast

8:45-9:00am
Keynote address-Joe Helble, Dean of Thayer School of Engineering and Douglas Fraser, P.E., Director, Formula Hybrid Project

9:00-9:30am
Presentation: The evolution of the Dartmouth Hybrid race car (Thayer students)

9:30-10:00am
Steve Daum – SAE Collegiate Programs Manager: “Philosophical and organizational considerations of student design”

10:00-10:30am
Dr. Robert Wills P.E., Technical Director – American Tour de Sol

10:30-10:45am
Break

10:45-11:15am
Michael Royce, Chair of the Formula SAE Rules Committee: “The technical challenges facing a student Hybrid competition”

11:15-11:30am
Announcement and selection of panels (moderators and secretaries)

11:30-12:30pm
Panels meet

12:30-1:30pm
Lunch (provided)

1:30-1:40pm
Professor Li-Guang LI, Vice Dean of TongJi University of Shanghai and Wayne State University

1:40-2:45pm
Panels meet

2:45-3:00pm
Break

3:00-4:15pm
Panels meet

4:15-5:00pm
Panel Presentations

5:00pm
Closing remarks

5:30-7:00pm
Dinner in Thayer School’s Great Hall

Thursday, May 4, 2006

8:00-10:00am
Conference wrap-up and Continental Breakfast at the Hayward Lounge, Hanover Inn

11:30-3:30pm
Demonstration Formula-Hybrid Event at the New Hampshire International Speedway

Recruiting poster (PDF)

Original Dartmouth hybrid racecar (2006)