Team

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Derren Gregory
Graphic Designer

Sophmore student studying Graphic Design at the University of Akron. As well as being an artist, Derren enjoys racing, and… Read more »

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Rachit Garg
Team Advisor

Rachit Garg is currently our Team Advisor for this 2016-2017 season, and hopes to able to use his veteran expertise… Read more »

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Paul Olson
DAQ System Lead

Paul Olson is currently in charge of our DAQ System, with this being his 3rd year on the Zips Baja… Read more »

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Mason Hughes
Lead Welder

Mason Hughes is currently our Lead Welder for this 2016-2017 season, with this being his second year on the team. Read more »

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Michael Jadue
Differential Research

Michael Jadue is currently our Differential Research lead for the 2016-2017 season, with this being his 2nd year on the Zips… Read more »

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Michael Gardner
CVT

Michael Gardner is currently on our CVT team for this 2016-2017 season, with this being his 2nd year on the Zips… Read more »

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Seth Byers
Composites Lead

Seth Byers is currently our Composites Research Lead, with this being his being his first year on the Zips Baja… Read more »

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Melissa Furdak
Safety, Fuel, and Aerodynamics Lead

Melissa Furdak is currently our Safety, Fuel, and Aerodynamics Lead for the 2016-2017 season, with this being her 2nd year on… Read more »

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Tyler Elfers
Drivetrain Design Leader / Co-Captain

Tyler “Frito-Lay” Elfers is in his 4th year in the Mechanical Engineering Program at The University of Akron. He currently… Read more »

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Louis Lamosek
Frame Design Leader

Louis Lamosek is in his 2nd year in the Mechanical Engineering Program at Akron. Louis is the frame design leader… Read more »

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Elizabeth Clifford
Brake Design Lead / Co-Captain

Elizabeth Clifford is in her 3rd year in the Mechanical Engineering program at the University of Akron. She has worked as… Read more »

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Justin Crone
Steering Design Lead

Justin Crone is in his 3rd year in the Mechanical Engineering program at the University of Akron, with him being… Read more »

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Zachary Gnaboh
Suspension Design Leader / Lead Fabricator

Zachary “Nascar” Gnaboh is in his 3rd year in the Mechanical Engineering Program at the University of Akron. He is… Read more »

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Colton Huston
Lead Machinist

Colton Huston is in his 3nd year in the Mechanical Engineering Program at the University of Akron. He currently holds… Read more »

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Katie Kise
Treasurer

Katie “Mastodon” Kise is in her 3nd year at the Mechanical Engineering Program at the University of Akron. For this… Read more »

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Anthony Trunov
CVT

Anthony Trunov currently is on our CVT research team for this 2016-2017 season. This is his second year on the Zips… Read more »

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Zachary Novak
Website Administrator

Zachary Novak is in his 2nd year in the Management Information Systems program at the University of Akron. This is… Read more »