Shop Talk: The Baja SAE Podcast

Shop Talk: The Baja SAE Podcast
The official must-listen podcast of Baja SAE.
2019 CDS Virtual Career Fair
Dec 18, 2018 • 8 min
We are joined by Martha Tress, Recruitment Sales Manager at SAE, to talk about the Virtual Career Fair. What can we expect from this year, what can you expect if you’re new, and what changes will there be? Find out more about the CDS Virtual Career…
2018 Baja SAE Oregon Preview
May 24, 2018 • 9 min
On this episode, we speak with Drew Stratton, organizer for Baja SAE Oregon, about Sales Finals, their signature event, and what to expect from their courses.Links:Baja SAE Oregon Welcome Packet
2018 Baja SAE Kansas Preview
May 10, 2018 • 16 min
On this episode, we discuss the updates to Baja SAE Kansas with Baja SAE Kansas Organizer Trent Lindbloom, including changes to dynamic events, the live broadcast, and severe weather plans.Links:Live StreamingShirt Sales"Color Commentary" for Live Stream…
Introducing the Baja SAE App
Apr 18, 2018 • 35 min
On this episode, we talk to the developers of the first ever Baja SAE App about their favorite features, the philosophy of the app, and what the future state looks like.Links:Baja SAE App on Apple App StoreBaja SAE App on Google Play Store
2018 Baja SAE Maryland Preview
Apr 13, 2018 • 13 min
In this episode, we discuss the upcoming Baja SAE Maryland event with Steven Storck. We touched on what makes this site unique, the brand new Sponsor Skillshops, and how their committee focuses alleviating pain points for teams.
A Look Back at the Collegiate Design Series
Jan 15, 2018 • 41 min
On this episode, we say goodbye to Bob Sechler, longtime manager of the Collegiate Design Series, as he retires in 2018. Bob shares his favorite and craziest stories from CDS competitions for the past 30 years.Special Guests: Bob Sechler, Kaley Zundel,…
Maximizing Your SAE Membership
Dec 12, 2017 • 27 min
On this episode, we met up with Amanda and Donna from the SAE Membership team to discuss what benefits student members are entitled to, what to expect from the Membership team onsite in 2018, and what other things students can take advantage of as an SAE…
New Cost Module for 2018
Dec 5, 2017 • 46 min
On this episode, we meet with Matt, Alex, and Mike to discuss the brand new Cost Module for the 2018 competition season. We explore why we are moving to a catalog system, what it means for teams onsite, and how teams will use the new Cost Module.Special…
2018 CDS Virtual Career Fair
Nov 6, 2017 • 12 min
On this episode, Amanda and Martha expand on the previously announced CDS Virtual Career Fair, to be held on January 25, 2018. They discuss what a virtual career fair is, why CDS is hosting one, how students can prepare for it, and what they can…
2017 Registration Day Preview
Sep 15, 2017 • 23 min
Amanda and Sara take a look at the changes to Formula SAE Registration Day including Pre-Registration, Attending Status, and the New Engine Order Process.
Managing the Technical Inspection Process 2017
Mar 8, 2017 • 36 min
On this episode, we spoke to National Tech Inspectors Joe, Darrell, and Brett about how to make the Technical Inspection go smoothly.
Cost Report Explained
Feb 10, 2017 • 47 min
We spoke to Matt Moody, Cost Report Captain, about the theory behind the Cost Report, what happens in an audit, the future of the Cost Event and more.
Frame Check Submission
Feb 6, 2017 • 27 min
Our first episode of 2017 focused on the first required submission – the Frame Pre-Check. We are joined by Marc and Jeremy from the National Tech Inspectors team to discuss some of the common mistakes, best practices, and theory behind this submission.
Learn Twice with Ken Francis from SAE International
Nov 30, 2016 • 10 min
On this episode, we talk to Ken Francis about the Learn Twice Initiative. By volunteering just a few hours per week in a local elementary or middle school (30 hours total that can be split amongst your team members), you can earn $$$ soon with A World in…
2017 Baja SAE Rules Review
Sep 29, 2016 • 24 min
In this episode, the CDS Staff chat with Mike Zimmerman (Briggs & Stratton), Bo Neilan (National Tech Inspector), and Chris Reedy (National Tech Inspector) about the 2017 Baja SAE Ruleset. We talk new engines, fuel tanks, frame checks, and tech inspection…
2017 Baja SAE Registration Tips
Sep 22, 2016 • 15 min
In this episode, the CDS Staff discusses the biggest mistakes teams make during online registration, some pro tips, and resources to have a smooth registration day.
Baja SAE Rochester Recap
Jul 14, 2016 • 14 min
This week, we take a look back at Baja SAE Rochester, including an interview with the mind behind one of the more interesting obstacles from the event, and the presentation of the Mike Schmidt Memorial Award.
Baja SAE Rochester Preview
Jun 7, 2016 • 19 min
In this episode, we talk with Marty Gordon, organizer of Baja SAE Rochester! We talk two locations, food drives, the spirit of Baja, and the Mike Schmidt Iron Team Award. Listen and be prepared!
Baja SAE California Recap
Jun 6, 2016 • 18 min
Baja SAE California is in the books as we return to California the first time since the 80’s. We discuss going out West, the latest tips for getting through the Tech Line, and that incredible “Himalayan” Hill Climb at this event! Plus: What is the future…
Preparing for Baja SAE California with Joe Batwinis
May 16, 2016 • 17 min
This episode, we talk with Baja SAE California organizer Joe Batwinis about preparing your team for the event, some environmental tips, where to eat, and his experience coming up as a former student participant!
Baja SAE Tennessee Tech Recap
May 9, 2016 • 11 min
Summary The first Baja SAE event of 2016 is in the books! We talk with organizer Dale Wilson about the history and event, members of the tech team for tips and what they had seen at the event, and several participating teams in their secrets to success!…
Mike Zimmerman of Briggs & Straton on the 2017 Engine
Apr 29, 2016 • 3 min
Summary In this episode, we catch up with Mike Zimmerman of Briggs & Straton at Tennessee Tech University to discuss the new engine being shown off for next year’s competition. Show Notes [00:14] Interview with Briggs & Stratton
Top Tips For Competition
Apr 12, 2016 • 9 min
Summary In this episode, we are joined by Sara Guffey, University Programs Coordinator, with the top tips to make your competition experience the best! ===================================== Subscribe on Stitcher Subscribe on iTunes
Preparing for Baja SAE Tennessee Tech with Sam Barill
Apr 11, 2016 • 15 min
Summary On the first edition of the Baja SAE Podcast, we talk with Sam Barill, Program Manager for Baja SAE, as we discuss what to look out for at the upcoming event! Show Notes [00:37] What’s New in 2016 [02:35] Baja SAE Tennessee Tech Preview Fast Track…