We are an ambitious group of students working alongside our studies to create the transportation system of the future.
Through use of advanced composite materials, sophisticated software and electronics integration and innovative new propulsion systems, HYPED lead the field in creating truly scalable Hyperloop prototypes.

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Directors and Managers

 

Daniel Carbonell

Technical Director

Neil Buchanan

Technical Manager

 

Static

Responsible for the structural integrity and bodywork of HYPED’s prototype pods. The Static Team design, model, build and test primarily with carbon fibre composite materials at the University of Edinburgh.

Maisie Edwards-Mowforth

Head of Static

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Alexander White

Chassis Engineer

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Elly Silverstein

Manufacturing Engineer

Piotr Toka

Manufacturing Project Manager

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Cheryl Wong

Manufacturing Engineer

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Callum Hay

Manufacturing Engineer

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Minjie Li

Chassis Engineer

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Rachel Ho

Manufacturing Engineer

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Alex Vagionas

Manufacturing Engineer

Greg Cunning
Chassis Project Manager

Despina Demetriadou
Manufacturing Engineer

Juliette Franqueville
Chassis Engineer

Oliver Reynolds
Manufacturing Engineer

Andrejs Mezaraups
Manufacturing Engineer


Dynamic

The Dynamic Team designs, tests and manufactures the purely mechanical systems for The Flying Podsman such as the stability, suspension and braking modules.

Abdul Hakim Norazman

Head of Dynamic

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Albert Barany

Stability Project Manager

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Frankie Leung

Emergency Braking Engineer

Jacques Faba Martinez

Suspension Engineer

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Grisha Karagulakov

Stability Engineer

Elvis Lepardinas

Emergency Braking Project Manager

Linda Di Felice

Emergency Braking Engineer

Albin Grip

Emergency Braking Engineer

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Kayleigh Fowler

Stability Engineer

Tom Shallcross

Suspension Project Manager

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Buddhison Suboonson

Emergency Braking Engineer

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Topo Regoeng

Emergency Braking Engineer

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Ata Tuna

Stability Engineer

Adrian Fernandez
Emergency Braking Engineer

Thomas Rodger
Suspension Engineer

Alp Bolluk
Emergency Braking Engineer

Funmi Moriyele
Stability Engineer

Vikentios Fisentzou
Suspension Engineer


Power

The Power Team researches and develops the novel Arc Synchronous Motor propulsion system and a complementary high-power battery system for The Flying Podsman. The Team also researches active electrodynamic levitation for the pods to come.

Ani Vasudevan

Head of Power

Hugh Rees-Beaumont

Levitation Project Manager

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Kevin Siby

Propulsion Engineer

Daniel Mutia

Batteries Engineer

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Gonzalo Gil

Propulsion Project Manager

Luisa Schrempf

Propulsion Engineer

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Carlos Alonso

Propulsion Engineer

Cornelius Wong

Batteries Engineer

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Jan Oledzki

Batteries Project Manager

Filippo Pucci

Propulsion Engineer

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Jose Tiemblo

Propulsion Engineer

Kenna McRae

Levitation Engineer

Emma Corlett
Propulsion Engineer

Konstantinos Vlamis
Propulsion Engineer

Edward Eriksson
Propulsion Engineer

Katelin Donaldson
Levitation Engineer

Andres Rochia Tapia
Batteries Engineer


Software

Software Team is responsible for building the brains of the pod.

Kofi Kufuor

Head of Software

Sean Mullan

Lead Software Engineer

Calum McMeekin

State Machine Engineer

Ian Ma

State Machine Engineer

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Justus Rudolph

Navigation Engineer

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Iain Macpherson

Sensors Engineer

Jack Horsburgh

Lead Software Engineer

Neil Weidinger

Telemetry Engineer

Sneha Sinha

State Machine Engineer

Neil McBlane

Navigation Engineer

Gregor Konzett

Propulsion Software Engineer

Brano Pilnan

Lead Software Engineer

Gregory Dayao

Sensors Engineer

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Kornelija Sukyte

State Machine Engineer

Lukas Schäfer

Navigation Engineer

George Karabassis

Propulsion Software Engineer

Martin Kristien
Lead Software Engineer

Michaela Brezinova
Telemetry Engineer


Electronics

Controls, wiring, PCB design. You name it, we do it.

Cheng Hao Lim

Head of Electronics

Oscar van Egeren

Electronics Engineer

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Callum Paterson

Electronics Engineer

Tommy Serrano Price
Electronics Engineer

Maximilien Gomart
Electronics Engineer


Simulations

The Simulations team is responsible for components parametrisation and design verification using FEA simulations. Also, from time to time they do topology optimisations which are then never used.

Arturas Jocas

Head of Simulations

Simona Prokopovic

Simulations Engineer

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Rafael Anderka

Simulations Engineer

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Luciano Niedermann

Simulations Engineer

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Simon Scott

Simulations Engineer

Petros Zantis
Simulations Engineer

Richard Zheng
Simulations Engineer

Kyriacos Xanthos
Simulations Engineer

Gabrielle Du Toit
Simulations Engineer