Indy Autonomous Challenge

Project Overview:


The goal of Indy Autonomus Challenge is to implement a software stack capable of operating a Formula One style car in a head to head competition against teams all over the world in a setting similar to the Indy 500. The final race is scheduled for October 23, 2021 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, however preceding that there are multiple qualifing rounds including the writing of a white paper, a demonstartion of basic operation, and competing in a simulated race.

Read Our Whitepaper!

Project Leads:

Nayana Suvarna
Project Co-Lead
Prem Bharatia
Project Co-Lead
Andrew Saba
Project Mentor
Joshua Spisak
Project Mentor
Samuel Dickerson
Project Advisor

Project Members:

Elissa Wilton, Matthew Sivaprakasam, Michael Finnegan, Michael Sohnen, Mike Hayden Morgan Visnesky, Shane Raible

How to Join

Whether you are just starting out or you have years of experience, you can find a place to contribute to our team. The best way to get involved is to join our slack. No experience is necessary but please note that this project is a rather large time commitment.


Join us on Slack, a powerful messaging service where we coordinate project teams, general announcements, ask for help, and discuss anything we want. Sign up with your Pitt email at Slack. Make a post in #general and introduce yourself!


Email if you have any questions or want to get involved.


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