C2 GIKI: A talented and passionate Pakistani team is participating in SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Design Competition. This time around, a joint consortium of Pakistani universities including LUMS, PIEAS, GIKI, NUST will be participating.
Upon qualification, they get to present their idea in front of SpaceX engineers after which Team Pakistan will be able to build its pod and race it at SpaceX headquarters at Hawthorne, California, USA in the summer 2017.
Ali Mannan Tirmizi from LUMS (Team member) stated,
“Our team has come up with the design and is currently running simulations and tests, all the while improving its many aspects. We are looking for potential sponsors who can partner with us shape the future of travel, by financially backing the construction of the pod.”
Team Pakistan is mentored by Dr. Muhammad Sabieh Anwar who is an Associate Professor at the Physics Department at the Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering, Lahore University of Management Sciences.
Source: Technology Times