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Our Team

Team Leads

Marcus Cheung

Marcus Cheung

Captain and Co-Founder

As an original co-founder of the team, Marcus has truly showed his devotion and leadership skill over the past year. From working tireless hours to ensure the proper and complete construction of the car, to planning team building events to create a better team environment, Marcus has truly been an essential member and leader. In addition to team activities, Marcus has exceptional interest in automotive technology and innovation as seen through his YouTube Channel and too often work on his personal car, he knows his way around a car better than many.

Rachel Stolzman

Rachel Stolzman

Director of Engineering

From designing and building award winning carbon fiber bridges to navigating the deserts of California by ATV, Rachel is truly an engineer at heart. During the SAMPE (Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering) competition in 2016, her team came in fourth place nationally, highlighting her determination and standards of quality. Rachel joined the Baja team during its inaugural team and played a pivotal role in the manufacturing of the vehicle. This year, she will be leading our engineering team from design to manufacturing.

Austin Hunt

Austin Hunt

Founder

Austin Hunt is a Mechanical Engineering major at NYU and over the past year has brought our team to fruition. After nearly six months at SpaceX, Austin returned to NYU with the new skills and attitude necessary to found this Baja SAE team. Since then, Austin has not allowed the team's ambition to be stifled and constantly applies his practical knowledge to maximize this team.

Engineering

Laura Ahmetaj

Laura Ahmetaj

Head of Drivetrain

Class of 2018

Jules Brenner

Jules Brenner

Head of Manufacturing

Class of 2017

George DeWitt

George DeWitt

Head of Suspension

Class of 2018

Rachel Stolzman

Rachel Stolzman

Director

Class of 2018


An Shieh

An Shieh

Drivetrain

Class of 2018

Justin Talevski

Justin Talevski

Suspension

Class of 2018

Jasane Sandrakumar

Jasane Sandrakumar

Drivetrain

Class of 2018

David Kang

David Kang

Materials & Suspension

Class of 2017


Andrew Peterson

Andrew Peterson

Materials

Class of 2018

Sakir Hossain

Sakir Hossain

F.E.A.

Class of 2017

Kevin Zhao

Kevin Zhao

Suspension

Class of 2018

Mike Barnes

Mike Barnes

Frame

Class of 2017


David Shao

David Shao

Materials

Class of 2018

Arif

Muhammad Arifullah

Frame

Class of 2017

Shayan Abdul Karim Khan

Shayan Khan

Manufacturing

Class of 2019

Howard Chien

Howard Chien

Frame

Class of 2018


Alessandro Averardi

Alessandro Averardi

Suspension Specialist

Class of 2018

Taqi Anwar Nadvee

Taqi Anwar Nadvee

Manufacturing

Class of 2018

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Media

Marcus Cheung

Marcus Cheung

Director

Class of 2019

Sergey Smirnov

Sergey Smirnov

Web development

Class of 2017

Moojig Battsogt

Moojig Battsogt

Film & Photo

Class of 2018

Jessica Suplido

Jessica Suplido

Media

Class of 2017


Junwoo Shin

Junwoo Shin

Photo & Social Media

Class of 2019

Jenny Du

Jenny Du

Graphic Design

Class of 2019

Business

William Bierds

William Bierds

Director

Class of 2019

Jeff Ng

Jeff Ng

Head of Finance

Class of 2017

Anthony Shalagin

Anthony Shalagin

Advisor

Class of 2018

Karmit Goswami

Karmit Goswami

Sponsor Relations

Class of 2018

Mohammad Ali Sohail

Mohammad Ali Sohail

Sponsor Relations

Class of 2018

Advisors

Elizabeth Ensweiler

Elizabeth Ensweiler

Director of Enrollment Management

Cindy Lewis

Cindy Lewis

Assistant Director, Special Events

Dzung Luong

Dzung Luong, PhD

Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering

Jennifer Piro

Jennifer Piro

Manager of Academic Advising

Kee Park

Kee Park, PhD

Machine Design

The team in September 2016.

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