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.
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 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.