Team leader

The leaders are responsible for the overall project. Their tasks include the management of the individual departments, external representation, the overall organisation and the administration of finances and the team members. The students in this department have been part of the team for a long time and have distinguished themselves through their special commitment and prudence.

Viola Mc Kearney
Viola Mc KearneyTeam Captain
Till Merkle
Till MerkleTechnical Manager
Dipl.-Ing. Robert Helfrich
Dipl.-Ing. Robert HelfrichFaculty Advisor
Tobias Schenk
Tobias SchenkBusiness Manager

Body department

The Body department is responsible for the vehicle chassis and the aero package. During the production they laminate carbon, mill the moulds and carry out welding work. The students in this department mainly study mechanical engineering.

Sophie Lange
Sophie LangeHead of Department, Monocoque
Till Adler
Till AdlerSafety
Marcel Endres
Marcel EndresMainhoop, Clutch
Pirmin Fletschinger
Pirmin FletschingerSafety
Gerrit Floss
Gerrit FlossAerodynamics
Per Hermes
Per HermesAerodynamics
Cathrine Laport
Cathrine LaportErgonomics
Till Merkle
Till MerkleRear Frame
Maximilian Schmock
Maximilian SchmockPedals

Business & media department

The Business and Media department develops the business plan.  This theoretical marketing strategy for the racing car is presented at the various events. They also take care of sponsor acquisition and maintenance, offline and online marketing and the planning of all events.

This department consists of students from diverse study programmes, such as industrial engineering, business administration, communication design, media management and media technology.

Heidi Enzmann
Heidi EnzmannHead of Department, Business Plan
Lena Benz
Lena BenzPhotography, Graphic Design
Lennart Köster
Lennart KösterEvent Manager
Klara Luckert
Klara LuckertSocial Media, Website
Mike Maul
Mike MaulBusiness Plan
Dominic Reichelt
Dominic ReicheltPhotography, Video
Michael Schifferer
Michael SchiffererBusiness Plan

Drive- & powertrain department

The Drive- & Powertrain department deals with the vehicle’s drive train. This includes the engine, transmission, differential, but also the gearshift and clutch. In this department you will mainly find students of mechanical engineering.

Fabian Schröfel
Fabian SchröfelHead of Department, Cooling System, Engine, Airbox
Matin Etefaq
Matin EtefaqDifferential
Enkido Gabriel
Enkido GabrielAirbox / GT Power
Timur Mukarov
Timur MukarovDifferential
Maximilian Müller
Maximilian MüllerExhaust System
Carolina Neumann
Carolina NeumannExhaust System
Minh-Quan Pham Dinh
Minh-Quan Pham DinhShifting
Lorenzo-Claudio Weide
Lorenzo-Claudio WeideFuel System

Electrics department

The Electrics department is responsible for the vehicle’s nervous system. This is particularly focused on the acquisition, evaluation and storage of measurement data. All switches, buttons and displays must fulfil their specific function. Students in this department mainly come from the field of electrical engineering.

Sven Kluson
Sven KlusonHead of Department
Richard Bohlig
Richard BohligPCBs
Adrian Eisentraut
Adrian EisentrautWire Harness
Daniel Lantzsch
Daniel LantzschSteering Wheel, HMI
Timo Rohloff
Timo RohloffSteering Wheel PCB
Pascal Schütz
Pascal SchützWire Harness
Thomas Struwe
Thomas StruweETC
Anton Wagner
Anton WagnerStoplight

Suspension department

The Suspension department takes care of the design of the chassis. Before deciding on a concept, it is necessary to study the individual subject areas such as the tyres, lateral and vertical dynamics, steering and the braking system in detail, in order to understand the mutual influences on the respective areas.

Jakub Prasek
Jakub PrasekHead of Department, Chassis
Marcel Tschillaev
Marcel TschillaevDeputy Head of Department, Brake
Tobias Deisenroth
Tobias DeisenrothFEM Analysis
Jan Kilian
Jan KilianSteering
Marvin Sanner
Marvin SannerMaterial Testing

Driverless department

The Driverless department is working on an autonomous system for future Scuderia Mensa racing cars. The main tasks include environment recognition, actuator technology and vehicle dynamics control.

Tobias Moosler
Tobias MooslerHead of Department, Image Recognition

High Voltage department

The members of the High Voltage department are working on the development of the SPR21e. They are responsible for the concept development, the accumulator, the BMS and the electric powertrain.

Jonas Zeisler
Jonas ZeislerHead of Department, Battery, BMS, Electric Drive Train
Luca Engelmann
Luca EngelmannBattery, BMS, Electric Drive Train


Former members of the Scuderia Mensa, who help us with advice and support.

Dominic Amaral
Dominic AmaralIT Administration
David Gandyra
David GandyraVDO
David Hoke
David HokeAerodynamics
Svenja Leonhardt
Svenja LeonhardtAdministration