Executive Board


Below is the 2017-2018 MSOE SAE executive board.


Individual pictures with officer positions and background are below.

 

Position President
Name Britt Campbell
Year in School Senior
Major Mechanical Engineering
Why MSOE SAE Prior to starting college I was a Spec Miata racer. I always knew that the automotive industry was where I wanted to be, and SAE gives me a great place to develop my skills. I love the opportunities SAE has given me to grow.
SAE CDS Involvement Formula Hybrid and now Baja
Contact E-Mail campbellb@msoe.edu
Position Vice President
Name Lucas Bednarski
Year in School Senior
Major Mechanical Engineering
Why MSOE SAE I joined SAE to work on cars with likeminded individuals, and increase my employment opportunities by networking with industry professionals.
SAE CDS Involvement I have been on Formula Hybrid for 4 years. I was Chassis Lead for the 2017 competition year, and I am now on a Powertrain Senior Design team for the 2018 competition year.
Contact E-Mail bednarskil@msoe.edu
Position Program Coordinator
Name Kate Wallschlaeger
Year in School Sophomore
Major Industrial Engineering
Why MSOE SAE Interested in networking and fabrication in general
SAE CDS Involvement Formula during freshman year, nothing during sophomore year
Contact E-Mail wallschlaegerkl@msoe.edu
Position Treasurer
Name Courtney Wenzel
Year in School Senior
Major Mechanical Engineering
Why MSOE SAE As a freshman I knew nothing about cars, but I saw SAE as an opportunity to continue to do hands on work like I did in my high school shop classes. Now after almost 4 years, I’ve been able to do that and so much more and I now know slightly more than nothing about cars.
SAE CDS Involvement Formula Hybrid
Contact E-Mail wenzelc@msoe.edu
Position Secretary
Name James Moy
Year in School Sophomore
Major Mechanical Engineering
Why MSOE SAE To learn more about cars.
SAE CDS Involvement Formula Hybrid
Contact E-Mail moyjr@msoe.edu
Position Sponsorship Coordinator
Name Rudolph J Arlt IV
Year in School Junior
Major Mechanical Engineering
Why MSOE SAE To gather general engineering insight, and specifically insight into the engineering in the automotive fields.
SAE CDS Involvement Power-Train Lead of the Formula Hybrid team
Contact E-Mail arltrj@msoe.edu
Position Event Coordinator
Name Nicholas Vang
Year in School Senior
Major Mechanical Engineering
Why MSOE SAE Loved cars, and wanted to get involved
SAE CDS Involvement Formula Hybrid Project Manager
Contact E-Mail vangn@msoe.edu
Position Webmaster
Name Mitchell Carpenter
Year in School Junior
Major Computer Engineering
Why MSOE SAE I joined the Society of Automotive Engineers because I wanted to apply the knowledge I learned from the classroom to a design team project. This is my third year as a member, and my first as an officer.
SAE CDS Involvement Supermileage Electrical team for 3 years, EE Co-team lead, and SuperMileage Media Manager this year.
Contact E-Mail carpenterme@msoe.edu
Position Faculty Advisor
Name Dr. Christopher Damm
About Dr. Christopher Damm is a professor and Director of the Mechanical Engineering Program at the Milwaukee School of Engineering, where he teaches courses in thermodynamics, heat transfer, fluid mechanics, engineering design, renewable energy and advanced energy technologies. Dr. Damm’s research and consulting focuses on energy conversion and pollutants associated with energy conversion. Current research topics of interest include solar photovoltaics, solar thermal energy systems, combined heat, electric microgrids, power systems for advanced commercial buildings, emission factors from on-road motor vehicles, the development of laser diagnostic techniques for characterizing reacting flows, and the design and implementation of advanced energy technologies. His degrees in Mechanical Engineering are from the University of Minnesota (B.S. and M.S) and the University of California, Berkeley (Ph.D.) He holds a second masters degree in Physics from Brown University. Dr. Damm has been the faculty advisor for the MSOE SAE student chapter since 2004 and the faculty advisor for the SuperMileage project since 2008. You can learn more about his research and teaching by visiting his website at: https://faculty-web.msoe.edu/damm/