Meet the Team
img_0221Nick Vang
Position: Project Manager
Years on team: 4
Major: Mechanical Engineering – 2018
Project undertaking:  Manage and coordinate between the sub teams the construction of the new 2017-18 Hybrid Performance Vehicle, and to ensure its completion by the May 2018 competition. 
Favorite Vehicle: 1974 Toyota Celica Gt
James Moy
Position: Assistant Project Manager and Side Pods Captain
Years on team: 2
Major: Mechanical Engineering – 2020
Project undertaking: Project Management, Management of personnel, Creation and fabrication of the accumulator housing mounted on the side of the Hybrid Performance Vehicle 

RJ Arlt
Position: Power Train Sub Team Leader
Years on team: 3
Major: Mechanical Engineering – 2019
Project undertaking:  responsible for integrating new hybrid Drive train into new chassis and all required supporting components such as engine mounting hardware.
Favorite Vehicle:Fourth generation Honda Civic Hatch, Ferrari F40
img_0207-2Jacob Wood
Position: Electrical Team Lead
Years on team: 3
Major: Electrical Engineer – 2019
Project undertaking: As electrical team lead I provide direction and oversight in our many sub-projects assigned to our other electrical engineers to optimize and develop the vehicle’s electrical system from the power train, to the sensors and controls.
Favorite Vehicle: Sea Ray L650 Fly
img_0210-2Alex Bense
Years on team: 3
Major: Mechanical Engineering – 2019
Project undertaking:  Ensure the safety of team members while engaging in activities relating to the team. Overlook sub-teams to ensure the vehicle is designed correctly in order to pass technical inspection. Perform as a means first contact in the event of an incident during competition.
Favorite Vehicle: Lamborghini Sesto Elemento