Air-Levitation: A New Hyperloop Transport Method

Mar 12, 2019

12:30pm – 1:30pm CT

The Hyperloop and the possibility of traveling at transonic speeds is gaining more momentum as companies are developing full-scale transport systems. As the founder and advisor for Texas Guadaloop, a research group turned Hyperloop startup from The University of Texas at Austin, I am working with a team of engineers to build the first Hyperloop Transport Vehicle that uses air as a source of levitation and friction-less movement, making transportation more cost-effective and efficient. Our design won the Innovation Award at the SpaceX-Hyperloop II in August 2017, and we presented our latest designs at Competition III in July 2018. We believe these enabling technologies will push the boundaries of transportation and bring the world closer together.

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Deborah Navarro

Texas Guadaloop

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Primary Entry:
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Secondary Entry:
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Format:

Solo

Type:

Session

Track:

Tech Industry & Enterprise presented by Embraer

Level:

Advanced