our team

At NYU Tandon Motorsports, we’re committed to applying the latest cutting-edge technologies to our Baja racer. From incorporating next-generation composites into our body panels to building a custom data-logging unit, we’re pushing the boundaries of our car, and the competition.


Amanda Zhou

Co-Captain & Ergonomics Co-Lead

Darren Yip


Cole Kromer

Head of Manufacturing

Ethan Aquino

Testing & Brakes Lead

Yasha Ormut Durbin

Design Lead

Claire Velau

Director of Operations


Subteam Leads

Devlin Chang

Suspension Lead

Tammy Li

Steering Lead

Chris Garcia

Frame Lead

David Lau

Drivetrain Lead

Daniel Alarcon

Ergonomics Co-Lead

Alice Zhang

Composites Lead

Allen Lu

Media Co-Lead

Yusuf Husain

Media Co-Lead

Zach Ruskiewicz

Electronics Co-Lead

Daniel DiPietrantonio

Electronics Co-Lead

Paul Kim

Electronics Co-Lead

Team Members

Alex Salazar

Alex Zhao

Barton Qian

Berenice Martinez

Bharti Kakkar

Brandon Wang

Broden Lee

Cecily Schultz

Efrain Escamilla

George Sanchez-Sabido

James Lee

James Liang

Jasper Robertson

Joel Mendoza

Kevin Salazar

Levi Olevsky

Lilly Gottlieb

Marzuqa Ahmed

Maximilian White

Michael Lally

Oz Oren

Paola Terolli

Rommi Vetter

Senthia Ahmed

Safin Rob Choudhury

Steven Ng Yu

Yiqing Guo

6 MetroTech Center, Brooklyn, NY 11201


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