The University of Tehran Solar Car Team was formed in November 2004. It all started by an idea! Design and built a solar car and take part in a challenge! Eight brilliant students from the School of Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering, University of Tehran formed a team under the supervision of Prof. K. Abrinia and built the first solar car ever in Iran and the Middle East.
The team so far has designed and built 3 solar cars (Persian Gazelle I, II and III). Persian Gazelle III is a four wheeled, two seater car with two BLDC electric motors on the raer wheels designed and built by a group of 25 students. The experience gained, knowledge obtained and students trained during this period of time is hoped to help the domestic problems of pollution by cars in big cities in Iran.
Provide a bold platform for the faculty and students to express their ideas.
Promote the innovative ideas and designs and built and manufacture real products.
Propagate team work amongst students and coach and prepare them for entrepreneurship activities in the society.
Take part in national and international challenges.