MEET THE 2020 – 2021 LEADERSHIP

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Jasmin

Jasmine is a sophomore studying mechanical engineering & Japanese, and is an athlete on the women’s lightweight rowing team. She worked last cycle as a member of the aero & mechanical teams, and drove the solar car during WSC 2019. When not working on SSCP, she enjoys learning about airplanes, eating udon, and cooking for her younger siblings.

Jasmine Sumpter

TEAM LEAD & AERO LEAD
Maisam

Maisam was born and raised in beautiful Tanzania. He is a third year student studying Electrical Engineering. He was one of the drivers in WSC 2019 and worked on the Electrical and Embedded Code team last cycle. Outside of Solar Car he likes to teach and is the TA for the Introductory Electrical engineering class at Stanford. He also enjoys playing football (the actual one) and skydiving.

Maisam Pyarali

ENGINEERING DIRECTOR
Erik

Erik is junior studying mechanical engineering and music performance. Last cycle, he was responsible for designing and building the composites oven, as well as many of the aluminum, steel, and carbon fiber components throughout the car. Outside of SSCP, he is also a dedicated classical cellist and has been a member of 8 campus ensembles.

Erik Roise

DIRECTOR OF PRODUCTION
Cam

Cameron is a third-year student hailing from Cleveland, Ohio. Being passionate in energy and mechanical design since high school, he joined SSCP at the beginning of his sophomore year, and has since brought his love for photography to the team as the team photographer. He also enjoys saltwater aquariums, golf, and music.

Cameron H.

MECHANICAL ENGINEERING LEAD
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Julia is a third year undergrad studying English and originally hailing from Orange County, California. As part of SSCP, she is the Business, Marketing, and Outreach Lead and was previously a race driver for WSC 2019. While not building a car, she enjoys art history, public policy, and wandering in the outdoors.

Julia Gordon

BUSINESS & MARKETING LEAD
Suhas

Suhas is a mechanical engineering student from Virginia, who worked on SSCP’s mechanical subteam last cycle. In his free time, he enjoys playing the viola and the guitar, and loves to attend heavy metal shows whenever he can.

Suhas Sastry

BATTERY LEAD
Simon

Simon is a junior studying Electrical Engineering and is this cycle’s Electrical Lead. He was born and raised in Seattle, WA, and true to his PNW nature, he is a fan of being in the outdoors as well as doing CrossFit and watching Star Wars.

Simon Acker

ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING LEAD
Lydia

Lydia is a sophomore studying Computer Science, and she is one of the team’s Code Leads. She is originally from the warm and sunny Rowland Heights, CA. Outside of SSCP, Lydia is also part of Stanford Dragon Boat, and she enjoys finding good, local eats and good, sometimes local music.

Lydia Chan

CODE CO-LEAD
Courtney

Courtney is a second year Master’s student pursuing a degree in Mechanical Engineering with a concentration in design methodology. She is originally from Milwaukee, WI, where she got her bachelor’s degree in ME and was a member of her school’s SAE Formula Hybrid team. Courtney has worked on both the battery and mechanical sub-teams and has also done a lot of work on securing our race crew gear sponsorships. In her free time, she enjoys 3D printing, attending Stanford sporting events, and fan-packing.

Courtney Wenzel

SAFETY OFFICER
Chris

Chris is a sophomore in the Mathematical and Computational Science program. He is the team’s Financial Officer and one of the Code Leads, and he hails from Walnut, CA. In addition to keeping the team’s funds in check, Chris is part of Stanford Dragon Boat, and he enjoys playing badminton and eating at Ramen Nagi.

Chris Wong

FINANCIAL OFFICER & CODE CO-LEAD