Meet the 2020-2021 Team

The Lafayette Motorsports team is comprised of a group of undergraduate seniors who study at Lafayette College.  These seniors are either Electrical and Computer Engineers or Mechanical Engineers who join together in a class for an interdisciplinary project, demonstrating the experience gained by the team throughout their college experience.

The Faculty Advisors for the 2021 LFEV Team are Professors Nadovich (ECE), Helm (ME).  There are 17 ECEs and 14 MEs on the project team.

Management

Andrew Bachman (ECE)

Thomas Stranick (ECE)

Zach Pitner (ME)

Devin Murphy (ECE)

System Engineers

Ben Surman (ME)

Adam Tunnell (ECE)

Lucas Foulk (ME)

Battery Packs

Tony Xiao (ECE) (Team Lead)

Da Cheng (ECE)

Ethan Miller (ECE)

John Mueller (ME)

CarMan

Ethan Miller (ECE)

Nathan Beal (ECE)

John Burk (ECE)

Troy Coleman (ECE)

Zack Martin (ECE)

Zhanfan Yu (ECE)

External Panels & Lights (EPAL)

Han Xu (ECE) (Team Lead)

Andrew Bachman (ECE)

Thomas Stranick (ECE)

Chris Mackey (ME)

Drivetrain & Cooling

Matthew Eckhart (ME) (Team Lead)

Bert Atwater (ME)

Lucas Foulk (ME)

Jack Mills (ME)

Chassis

John Mueller (ME) (Team Lead)

Sam Bluvol (ME)

Chris Mackey (ME)

SCADA

Irwin Frimpong (ECE) (Team Lead)

Lia Chrysanthopoulos (ECE)

Mithil Shah (ECE)

Adam Tunnell (ECE)

Harrison Walker (ME)

Steering & Suspension

Mike Anderson (ME) (Team Lead)

Jackson Pogue (ME)

Emily Cook (ME)

Interconnect

Ben Surman (ME) (Team Lead)

Devin Murphy (ECE)

Jonathan Rosenblum (ME)

Class of 2020

Electrical Engineers

Jon Abel

Jordyn Brosemer

Alicia Carone

Leah Diamantides

Noah Engime

Phillip Harding

Clement Hathaway

Zhengxie “Tony” Hu

Simone Khalifa

Maureen McShane

Feng “Tiger” Qiu

Dwayne Whittaker

Connor Winiarczyk

Mechanical Engineers

Dan Becker

Luc D’Andrea

Carl Doucette

Gabriel Fagan

Tim LaGreca

Monserrat Mendez

Zach Miller

Jack Mueller

Cat Neely

Austin Ray

Michael Rittmaster

Nick Steele

 

Class of 2019

2019 Team

Cooling: Hongbo Du

GLV: Robson Adem, Max McFarlane

Interconnect: Drew Carlton, Weston Lickfeld

Management: Robson Adem, Yishak Desta, Alex Kmetz, Katie Lee,

TSI: Xiaonan Chen, Hongbo Du, Antonio Esposito, Tianyu Zhu,

TSV: Yishak Desta, Hayden Dodge, Clement Hathaway,  Weston Lickfeld

VSCADA: Zian Geng, Samuel Mwaura

Advisors: Prof. Nadovich

Class of 2018

2018 Team

Cooling: Russell Tanaka

DYNO: Russell Tanaka, Chen Xin

GLV: Tianmin (Kevin) Kong, Russell Tanaka

Interconnect: Amrit Bhandari, Shuyu Jia, Matt Hyde, Nakul Talwar

Management: Waseh Ahmad, Amrit Bhandari, Tianmin (Kevin) Kong, Nakul Talwar

TSI: Tom Clagett, Austin Mam, Peter Phelan

TSV: Waseh Ahmad, Sarah Botteron, Shuyu Jia

VSCADA: Connor Nace, Geoff Watson, Chen Xin

Advisors: Prof. Nadovich, Prof. Nestor

 

Class of 2017

2017 Team

Cell App: Kemal Dilsiz

Cooling: Xingyuan Guo, Yi Han

DYNO: Richard Diego, Eric Martocci

GLV: Chris Bennett, Kyle Phillips, Joseph Sluke

Interconnect: Larisa Chiesa, Jeremy Port

John Gehrig Board (JGB): Raji Birru

Physics Investigation: Zainab Hussein

Management: Stephen Beggs, Gregg Flynn, J. Mahati Hari, Rachel Szteinberg, Marty Townley

TSI: Christopher Hoeflinger, Jack Plumb, Adam Ness

TSV: Emilie Grybos, Meri Guro

VSCADA: Craig Lombardo, Austin Wiles

Advisors: Prof. Nadovich, Prof. Schmult

 

Class of 2016

2016 Team

Timothy Andrews, Daniel Bolognini, Brendon Carroll, Joeseph Cericola, Domenick Falco, Brandon Martinez, Armen Mkhitarian, Geoffrey Nudge Jaejoon Yang

 

Class of 2015

Jordan Blake, John Bloore, Sam Cesario, Yiming Chen, Adam Cornwell, Nicholas Dinino, Jordan Frank, John Gehrig, Nathaniel Hand, Zachary Helwig, Alexander Hytha, Duheng Liang, Brendan Malone, Stephen Mazich, Katherine Nellis, Aloysius Posillico, Rameel Sethi, Bikram Shrestha, William Stathis, Jaejoon Yang, Daniel Zakzewski

 

Class of 2014

Constantine Deir, Benjamin Drake, Drew Jeffrey, Robert Lombino, Htet Naing, Ben Richards, Jakob Steinmetz

 

Class of 2013

Amira Ahsan, John Augelli, Alexander Berner, Gerard Deblasi, John Fedak, Brendan Flood, Jacob Hartwig, Anthony Lorence, Callum Maine, Nicholas Orzol, Prarthana Ranjit, Kevin Schmid, Sabir Siddiqui, Kai Wang, Siyuan Wang

 

Class of 2012

Greg Earle, Will Schlansker