Solar Spotlight: Brian Kamusinga

Serving as a faculty advisor for the 2021 team, Professor Kamusinga has overseen the creation of five solar cars for 11 races at Principia. He emphasizes the importance of students “learning by doing” and as a chemist, he loves adding undergrads of any major onto the team.

“It’s important to ensure multiple perspectives, a variety of thought on the team”

American Solar Challenge 2021

Hello, Solar Enthusiasts! The team has been hard at work preparing for the 2021 American Solar Challenge. The race will take place between July 27 – August 7 along the Santa Fe Trail, in honor of the Santa Fe Trail Bicentennial. Stay tuned for updates on the completion of RA XI.

Michael Brooke working in the Solar Shop.
Brian Kamusinga and Robbie Robison in the Engineering Maker Space.