Board of Caster
Caster board consist of a strategy team, an operative team and also trainees, that are people who is interested of joining the board that tries out how it is to be a part of the board. As it sounds the strategy team work with strategic questions and coordinates the strategic work surrounding caster, while the operative team works with different activities to develop and advance the simulator.
As an members coordinator at Caster my task is to fulfill all members desire and keeping them updated on what’s going on. Caster has not been around so long so we have plenty to learn from our members. I always try to make there thoughts and ideas to reality to keep Caster moving and making it more attractive for existing and new members. To keep our serious and professional image that we have and want to send out to all visitors and members, I always try to keep Caster nice and tidy. Because you need the whole picture and every detail is important. It is a philosophy I have and try to spread to my surroundings.
I started my trainee period working with the webpage and marketing as my traniee-project, which was very fun and educational because I had very little experience in webpage development and have learned a lot. During my trainee period I also worked with recruitment. Today I work with a little bit of everything relating to the organization of Caster, like keeping track on our organization tool Nodemap but also recruiting new board members for example.
My role in Caster is to ensure the well being and personal development of each member of Caster. The sole purpose of a leader is to function as the building block who enables a team to grow and create a dynamic where the organization develops through its members engagement. Together with the strategy team our purpose is to stay ahead and lay the foundation of upcoming projects and collaborations. By connecting all this together my goal is that Caster shall enable as many students as possible to be Engineers in the Front Seat.
As technical coordinator my task is to coordinate our technical work and I’m responsible for our technology development in the bigger perspective. This includes being technical expert from our side at meetings with partners. I’m working in close connection with our education coordinator during the start of a new course cooperation regarding which possibilities we have.
Content deveopment team
Most of my time at Caster is spent programming scripts that will be supporting further development of the organization. I also assist in various events, labs and creation of car models.
What I like the most about Caster is that you get tools to enhance your skills in engineering development and being part of a group that is offering students a hands on experience during our labs.
My role at Caster is as a vehicle dynamicist where I focus on setting up parameters for the physics model of cars in the internal vehicle model. Alongside this I perform testing of these models where I tune the parameters to ensure proper functionality and achieve the desired performance. I have created models used for educational purposes, to perform driver practice for the formula student team and for the members of Caster to analyze.
Software development team
Here will the Trainees of Caster be presented.
Worked during his time at Caster with development of course material, building and improvment of the facility.
As one of the first people to join the Caster board members I have during my time in the board been responsible for a wide range of different tasks. With a great interest in both electronics and vehicle dynamics I have developed course material for Caster’s collaborations with both bachelor and master’s courses but also been part of building up and improving our facility to make it as efficient as it is today.
My role in Caster Board was well described as education coordinator. This means making the simulator and the opportunities that comes with it available for as many students at Chalmers as possible. Caster is currently involved in three courses in form of assignments and labs in bachelor and master level. In my role I got to meet many students, teachers and of course a lot of collaboration with fellow board members.