AMU Team get top ranks for designing Formula Electric Car


Aligarh : An ergonomic and powerful Formula-Student Electric Car designed by a student team of the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Z H College of Engineering and Technology (ZHCET), the collegiate club of the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) has garnered various rankings and awards for its ability to improve air quality and lower carbon emissions in the online ‘6th Annual FSEV Concept Challenge’ (Pi-EV 2022) of Formula Bharat.

The AMU SAE ZHCET team secured the ninth rank in Procurement Strategy, 12th position each in Engineering Design and Software and Intelligence Integration categories, 17th place in Team Management and a 13th overall rank for designing the Formula-Student Electric Car in the Concept Challenge comprising student teams from IIT Madras, IIT Guwahati, IIT Kharagpur, IIT Goa, IIT (ISM) Dhanbad and VIT among other top institutions.

“The vehicle is incorporated with a power transmission mechanism to improve the driving experience as well as a driving assistance system consisting of accelerometer, gyroscope, magnetometer sensors, and a digital speedometer using Raspberry pi”, said Syed Imaduddin (Captain, SAE ZHCET).

Syed Taimoor Ali (Vice-Captain, SAE ZHCET) pointed out: “The Orion Battery Management System capable of data acquisition in the electric car will come handy in improving the future design”.

Congratulating the team, Prof Mohammad Muzammil (Chairman, Department of Mechanical Engineering), said that the achievement will motivate the other students to follow the footsteps of SAE ZHCET in exploring the realm of electric mobility.

Faculty advisors, Dr Syed Fahad Anwer and Nafees Ahmad said that the AMU community stands proud for the nation-wide recognition of SAE ZHCET Club for providing environment friendly mobility solutions.

“The team members Abhishek Kumar (Manager), M Ashraf (Technical Head), Haisam Khurshid, Fawwaz Bin Tasneem, Mohd Saif Usmani, Ammar Salman, Faraz Khan, Shahil, Mohammad Areeb Siddiqui, M Athar Zaid, Mohd Rehan, Mohd Ahad, Syed Haider Ali, Mohd Areeb, Mohd Saif, Abdul Rehman, Abu Athar, Ali Hesham Raza, Mohd Zeeshan Khan and Mohd Asad were rigorously trained”, said Arquam Hashim Siddiquie, student-chairperson, SAE ZHCET Club.