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HyperXite is FAST, The Future of Affordable and Sustainable Transportation 

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Background:  To win first place at the SpaceX Hyper-

Loop Pod Competition in both overall point total and speed. Design and build a 1:2 scale Hyperloop pod that utilizes air based levitation and

is optimized for a 1 mile test track.

Educate and train students in simulation and advanced manufacturing Collaborate with industry partners and students from many disciplines


Faculty Advisors: Roger Rangel

Dr. Jacob Brouwer -  Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering   

Lorenzo Valdevit          

Farzin Zareian   

Daniel Mumm   

George Meier    

Alexander McDonald               

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HyperXite is FAST, The Future of Affordable and Sustainable Transportation - UCI Dean's Choice Award 2016, University of California Irvine