Max Urquhart's Profile

  • Member for:
    3 years 2 months
  • Institution:
    Michigan Technological University


Max Urquhart is the president of the Formula SAE enterprise at Michigan Tech for the 2020-2021 school year. He has been a member of the team since 2018, and has been involved with many cool engineering projects, community outreach, and managing the team social media pages. Max is also currently serving as the vice president of the SAE Executive board at Michigan Tech, which is the student chapter for SAE that oversees all 5 of the SAE competition teams.

Max's research projects

Formula SAE - Advanced Motorsports (AMS) Enterprise - Trailer Improvements

Currently, the two trucks and enclosed trailers have room for improvements in function and safety. After several years of wear and tear, the trailer non-slip floor covering needs replacement. Other identified areas for improvement include corrosion and leak repair on the older pickup truck, trailer imaging/wrap replacements, lighting, maintenance, and safety inspections.

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