Driving Innovators in STEM

Science, technology, engineering and mathematics – STEM for short – is a lifelong commitment to exploration, research and discovery. It’s the cornerstone of the next generation of engineers and agents of change. The principles of STEM are what keeps a team like Alfa Romeo F1 Team ORLEN at the pinnacle of motorsport, in Formula One.

Driving Innovators in STEM gives you a look into Alfa Romeo F1 Team ORLEN experiences at the cutting edge of engineering innovation, and shows how ConceptD helps them achieve their goals.

Our Mentors

Frédéric Vasseur

CEO & Team Principal
at Alfa Romeo F1 Team ORLEN

Chara Lada

at Alfa Romeo F1 Team ORLEN

Alessandro Cinelli

Head of Aerodynamics
at Alfa Romeo F1 Team ORLEN

Beat Zehnder

Sporting Director
at Alfa Romeo F1 Team ORLEN

Florian Fiedler

Strategy Engineer
at Alfa Romeo F1 Team ORLEN

Fabian Gafner

Head of Engineering
at Sauber Technologies

Samuel Gacka

Vehicle Dynamics Specialist & Engineer
at Alfa Romeo F1 Team ORLEN

Jennifer Oakham

Operations Performance Engineer
at Alfa Romeo F1 Team ORLEN

Insights and testimonials from the team

Follow the Alfa Romeo F1 Team ORLEN on these insider videos and discover how the goals they set and the challenges they overcome determine the outcome of every single race.

Collaboration & Problem Solving _

With Beat Zehnder

The logistics of running a Formula 1 team is almost a science in itself. Find out how STEM keeps things in check and the team on target.

Big Data Analysis & Critical Thinking _

With Florian Fiedler

Data has forever changed Formula 1 but how it’s collected, analysed and implemented might come as a surprise.

Design Thinking, Math & Science Skills _

With Alessandro Cinelli

STEM isn’t just for scientists - it sits at the heart of our team, creates unity and drives us forward with method and clear objectives.

How STEM is applied in key areas of the team

If you’ve ever wondered how STEM skills are used to drive innovation, in these short videos you’ll find answers from professionals at the very top of their game.

Wind Tunnel Aerodynamics _

With Alessandro Cinelli

Air resistance isn’t the enemy of performance. In the right hands, it’s an ally. Our job is to discover new ways to use it to our advantage.

3D Cad Modeling _

With Fabian Gafner

The designs of Formula 1 cars are at the very edge of automotive design, and true innovation here can only happen through experience and ingenuity.

Telemetry, Vehicle Performance
& Math Skills _

With Samuel Gacka

Understanding how a car is performing in real time is critical to race strategy. Knowing what data to collect, how to analyse it and also how to act on that information is critical.

A closer look at STEM subjects

Aerodynamics & Women’s Inspiration _

With Chara Ladaand Jennifer Oakham

Insights from key women on the team, from education to career choices and the determination to make a difference in one of the world’s most competitive sports.

Up to the task. Discover ConceptD

For a team committed to driving innovation through a combination of science, technology, engineering and mathematics, only the best technology will do. ConceptD gives Alfa Romeo F1 Team ORLEN the power to overcome barriers and stay competitive in one of the world’s most demanding sports.

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ConceptD 5

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With an 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 processor1 and up to NVIDIA RTX™ A4000 GPU, this elegant mid-sized tower is designed to fit into any modern home or office while meeting each creator’s processing, graphics, and connectivity needs.

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