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Kogakuin University Solar Team

Kogakuin University Solar Team

Team overview

Kogakuin University Solar Team

  • Car name

    Wing

  • University

    Kogakuin University

  • Country

    Japan

  • WSC class

    Challenger

  • Static Scrutineering

    Pass

Daily event results

Arrival time Control stop Kms from Darwin
Day 1 Oct 8 16:46:32 Daly Waters 588.225
Day 2 Oct 9 13:19:24 Tennant Creek 986.718
Day 3 Oct 10 14:59:10 Alice Springs 1493.369
Day 4 Oct 11 13:20:24 Kulgera 1765.894
Day 5 Oct 12 14:40:23 Glendambo 2431.647
Day 6 Oct 13 15:19:46 Adelaide 3020.59
Day 7 Oct 13 15:19:46 Adelaide 3020.59

How many times has your team participated in the event?

3 times

What is the design philosophy behind your solar car?

“Only One Concept” and “Designed by Kogakuin University” are our team’s the design philosophy. We are enjoying “Art and Science” through the solar car design. And also, the team would like to grant a lot of children’s dreams.

What is unique about your solar car?

The solar panel upper body is a feature of the vehicle. This is one of the beautiful designs of the nature. Car name is "Wing". “Wing” is equipped with artificial solar cells on 3D curved surfaces designed by nature. “Wing” is named after “Nature morphing” and “Young engineers fly to the future with nature".

Why does your team value participating in the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge?

We believe that the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge is a competition to contribute to the global environmental issue by developing novel technologies which will lead to the next 50 years. Exchanging ideas about new technologies with students and engineers worldwide is exciting. Moreover, we can gain good experience through camping in the Australian outback. We would like to grow as a team and as an individual.

What is the one thing your team is looking forward to when you visit Australia?

We can gain good experience through camping in the Australian Outback. We would like to enjoy the food and conversation in the Outback.