Aztec Electric Racing (AER) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit, electric Formula SAE team at San Diego State University. We design, build, and race a small-scale, high performance race car every year. We Strive to stimulate student interest in engineering, the automotive industry, Business and racing. Each car is built in less than a year and taken to an annual competition for judging and comparison with other colleges from around the world. The purpose of AER is to enhance collegiate education via engineering design, manufacturing, marketing and business management of a small, open-wheel formula car company.
Aztec Electric Racing strives to design, manufacture, and test a high performance electric formula car that will compete among the top FSAE teams in the world, placing first at the FSAE California Event. In order to accomplish this task, we have made the decision to operate as a fully functioning Engineering firm, employing a host of communication platforms, systems engineering techniques, and business management strategies. Members of Aztec Electric Racing will leave with a host of real world engineering, business, and communication skills, prepared to enter the workforce as key players in the company of their choosing.