Meet the Team

The People Behind The Pod

The EPFL Hyperloop team was created by several motivated individuals in the September of 2017 at EPFL. This did not stop us from achieving great success and becoming one of the only two new teams accepted into the final round of the Hyperloop 2018 Pod Competition, and further being selected as one of the top three teams in the world to run our Pod in the Hyperloop tube.

Our dedicated team members have stayed together even when times got hard and the deadlines were close, and continued working diligently to bring the Hyperloop concept of transportation to life!

Diverse talents

The team

Martin Seydoux
Team Captain

Martin Seydoux

Engineering Team

Nicolas Paltenghi
Mechanical Lead

Nicolas Paltenghi

Engineering Team

Nicolo Riva
Aerodynamics Lead

Nicolo Riva

Engineering Team

Simone Rametti
Avionics Lead

Simone Rametti

Engineering Team

Théophane Dimier
Propulsion Lead

Théophane Dimier

Engineering Team

Karine Chammas
Business Lead

Karine Chammas

Non-Engineering Team

Jelena Malic
Media Lead

Jelena Malic

Non-Engineering Team

Prof. Mario Paolone
Principal Advisor

Prof. Mario Paolone

Academic Advisors

Lorenzo Benedetti
Technical Leader

Lorenzo Benedetti

Academic Advisors