The team reports one of the best results to date for a sodium-ion battery. It is able to deliver a capacity similar to a low-end lithium-ion battery and to recharge successfully, keeping more than 80 percent of its charge after 1,000 cycles.
Recognition as Clinton Fellows came after Nam Nguyen and Aaron Ramadan submitted a lengthy business proposal outlining their plan for a handheld device that guides students through a session of meditation in response to mental health stresses.
Each year, Wazzu Racing competes in Formula SAE, a student design competition organized by the Society of Automotive Engineers. Teams of students are tasked with designing, building and testing small open-wheel style race cars.