Team Phantom is comprised of approximately 25 students. While most are from the School of Mechatronic Systems Engineering based at SFU’s Surrey campus, students from all disciplines are encouraged to join.
“The first thing that comes to mind when thinking about Team Phantom is family,” says Chiang. “We are a team that not only strives to innovate, but also to include all faculties across SFU.
"While the technical team works hard to make the project a reality, the promotions team is educating the public on the importance of moving to electric vehicles and hopes to improve the world’s efforts to look for more sustainable ways to travel and live.”
The team is also testing its mettle at fundraising – yet another skill this talented group of students can add to their resumes. They’ve set up a peer-to-peer campaign on SFU’s crowdfunding channel, USEED, to raise an initial $3,000 to help cover their vehicle and competition costs.
For more information: sfu.useed.net/give/teamphantom
ABOUT TEAM PHANTOM:
Team Phantom is one of just a few SFU clubs that operate towards a project-based goal, and is inclusive of members from all faculties. Building an SAE Electric race car requires a diverse body of students with different skillsets from a wide variety of backgrounds. To achieve this, the team strives to build a tight-knit family working together to connect with the community. The team is based at SFU’s Surrey campus, which offers a wide range of programs and provides a convenient location. The team shares information about sustainable transportation by participating in community events such as Fusion Fest, Party for the Planet Surrey and more.