Luke Morris '17

Staff Mechanical Design Engineer, Battery Engineering, Tesla


Luke Morris Portrait


  • B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Olin College of Engineering

Luke Morris is a Staff Mechanical Design Engineer and technical lead for the Battery Engineering team at Tesla.

He is currently technical lead of the Cybertruck High Voltage Battery Ancillary Bay and leads the design team responsible for the integration of High Voltage PCBAs, HV devices, HV busbars, liquid cooling, and all battery pack connections. He is a technical expert in design for reliability, assembly, automation, and functional abuse in automotive applications.

Prior to joining the Battery team, Luke was a member of the Chassis Engineering team at Tesla where he designed the foundation brake systems for Model S and Model X, including the standard fitment brakes and ultra-high performance carbon ceramic brakes.

While in college, Luke was a founder and the first project manager of Olin’s Formula SAE team: Olin Electric Motorsports. He designed and built the Mk.I and Mk. II vehicles!

On the weekends you will find Luke soaking up the joys of living in Northern California: going on hikes with his wife and dogs, snowboarding in Tahoe, cycling the Bay Area’s hills, or enjoying the amazing food scene of San Francisco.