Meet the team

Discover the Divisions that make up the Team

Our Committee

SEMERIA

savinien

CEO

ferchiou sami

Vice CEO

Gibouin  Jade

COO & CFO

gounot louis

CTO

Our Statistics

Our Divisions

Aerodynamics

The Aerodynamics division designs and manufactures the aero kit of the car, which improves the performance of the car. The aero kit is also very visual and, along with the Chassis, gives the car its shape, thus also becoming the esthetic expression of the car.

Members of aerodynamics : Simone Minervini (Teamleader), Alvaro Solans, Edgar Clement, Ray Dayem, Valentin Perret, Jean-Karim Ekra, Hugo Huas, Elie Saroufim, Mohamed Becha, Lucas Coudevylle

BESS

The Battery Energy Storage System division, or BESS for short, designs and manufactures the battery pack. The battery pack being custom made, they are responsible for the selection of the cells that will be used, as well as the mechanical structure that holds everything together that is adapted to the specific needs of the car.

Members of BESS : Etienne Hofstetter (Teamleader), Vincent Rasse, Pauline Boillat, Sophia Shuleva, Leticia de Sousa, Robin Guillaume-Gentil, Loïc Ginesi, Jonathan Gos

Chassis

The Chassis Division designs the structure of the vehicle, as well as the seat and headrest. These elements must be light, rigid and ergonomic, as they are a large part of the car and ensure the safety and comfort of the driver. The next step for the chassis will be to develop a monocoque body!

Members of chassis : Chiara Pettini (Teamleader), Emeric Martin, Laura Cheng, Jade Gibouin, Alexis Ruprecht, Victor Dubois, Karl Abdelnour, Melvin Arnold, Jay Khoury, Mina Attia, Brian Lupton

Communication

The communication division is in charge of all public relations. This includes managing the teams different social media accounts and  website and designing marketing materials like brochures and newsletters.

Members of communication : Mathieu Pardoux (Teamleader), Cherilyn Christen, Gabriel Leroyer, Edouard Lemoisson, Samuel Barbey, Darina Zahnd

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Driverless

The Driverless division was founded in 2020, aiming to make the EPFL Racing Team cars autonomous. They are remodelling Mercury to become the first such car! The scale of this division means that the other divisions all have members who work on the various other aspects of the integration process!

Members of driverless : Mattéo Berthet (Teamleader), Tudor Oancea, Philippe Servent, Auguste Poiroux, Joe Najm, Narek Alvadian, Maximilian Ganglof, Julie Böning, Kamil Mellouk, Antonio Pisanello, Baudouin Bosc

dRIVERLESS iNTEGRATION

The Driverless Integration division aims at replacing the pilot's body: Actuates the steering wheel and the brakes with custom-made electromechanical systems, but also sense the environment using cameras, lidar, INS and other sensors.

Members of driverless integration : Vincent Philippoz (Teamleader), Emile Caillol, Rafael Boisel, Francesco Nonis, Matteo Cirillo, Imane Benkamoun, Kilian Scheiwiller, Aurélien Thépaut

Logistics

Logistics is the process of getting, transporting and storing resources. It manages the operational spaces and warehouses. This division takes care of the members' organization during competitions and it aims to improve the stability of the whole supply chain.

Members of logistics : Verter Stoilov

Low Voltage Electronics

The Low Voltage Electronics division develops the entire on board electronics and the entire safety system of the car, from developing their own PCBs, to powering the entire low voltage system using a self developed li-ion battery. They also implement the security system throughout the vehicle.

Members of low voltage electronics : Rafael Riber (Teamleader), Colin Bocquillon, Colin Parisod, Ruben Laorden Poveda, Ruben Laorden Poveda, Louis Arbogast, Loriane Schafer, Alexandre Moy, Charles Boissier, Hippolyte Soulier, Rami Issa El Khoury

Power electronics

The Power Electronics division is in charge of the electronic aspect of the car’s power. They manage engine control, design and implement systems to operate the car on the edge of its traction limit, which includes launch control, traction control and torque vectoring.

Members of power electronics : Antonin Stampbach (Teamleader), Valentin Riat, Johan Germanier, Michael Richter, Alexandre Vray, Nathan Décurnex, Otto Rhia, Ece Ergöz

Sponsoring

The sponsorship division is in charge of contacting companies for the annual search for sponsors and the renewal of current sponsors. The division is the point of contact with sponsors throughout the year, discusses with them the terms of the partnership and is brought to the various events in which the association participates.

Members of sponsoring : Savinien Semeria (Teamleader), Andrea Orlando, Piotr Kleymenov, Alexy Blanchard-gaillard, Hisham Tazi-Riffi, Youssef Mamlouk

Statics

The Statics division is in charge of the implementation of the team's business plan, the elaboration of the Cost Report and the Engineering Design Report

Members of statics: Sami Ferchiou (Teamleader), Souhail El Dlimi, Audrey Kubler, Grégoire Menoux

Sustainability

The sustainability division is a new entity that focuses on the environmental footprint of the association (including a Life Cycle Assessment of the car) and the interest of our industry in the global issue of global warming. 

Members of sustainability : Hugo Fenoli-Rebellato (Teamleader), Nicolas Wille, Thanusya Thambirajah, Aleksa Maslac

vehicle dynamics

The Vehicle Dynamics division designs and builds the various systems that control the wheels, namely the steering, the suspensions and the braking systems. Thus, the division has to work closely with the chassis design, to ensure a solid meeting between body and suspension, and the in-wheel powertrain systems.

Members of vehicle dynamics : Julien Grandmougin (Teamleader), Daniël Bakker, Peter El Kadi, Justin Marichal, Zakarya Souid, Alex Tremey, Thibault Marty, Mark El Hage, Martino Allegri

WheeL ASSEMBLY

The Wheel-Assembly division is responsible for the implementation of the 4-wheel drive system, a first for the team. Our work consists mainly in the design and simulation of the parts inside the wheels while trying to minimize their weight. We also take care of the gearbox design, trying to find the best balance between top speed and acceleration. Finally, we are responsible for the cooling of the motors and power inverters to prevent them from exceeding a certain temperature.

Members of powertrain : Mathieu Depalle (Teamleader), Jonas Harbarth, Alexandre Vincent, Julien Schluchter, Ilian Djoulait, Jérôme Boisonnas, Adib El Ansari, Sébastien Roux

 

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