Corban Walsh is a graduate student pursing his Master’s in Business Administration. He received his undergrad in Aerospace Engineering and joined EcoCAR in late 2022. Prior to EcoCAR, Corban served Baja SAE as Suspension and Steering Design lead and as Engineering Manager.
Sahuj Mehta is a senior pursuing an undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Philosophy, Economics, and Math. He is simultaneously taking grad school and pursing a graduate degree in Computer Science and
Quantitative Economics. Sahuj has been a part of EcoCAR for 4 years, and in addition to EcoCAR, has also been involved with the Culverhouse Investment Management Group, Management Consulting Academy, Student Government Association, and Research Ambassadors
Nik Collins is a graduate student studying Mechanical Engineering and joined UA EcoCAR in 2020 as a member of the Propulsion Controls and Modeling team. He helped develop the Hardware-in-the-Loop
simulator before taking a research position with one of the team's local sponsors starting in the Fall of 2021. Outside of EcoCAR, Nik is also a part of the Crimson Car Club
Madison O’Brien is a junior Marketing major with a minor in Computing Technology & Applications. She joined EcoCAR in the 4th year of the Mobility Challenge as the Associate Comms Manager and took over the role of Comms Manager in the Spring of 2022 during the transition into the EcoCAR EV Challenge. She has interned at Our Next Energy (ONE) as a Business Operations Intern and is also a part of the professional business fraternity, Alpha Kappa Psi.
Lena Barrido is a senior Chemistry major also pursuing her Master’s in Business Administration. Lena joined the DEI team in Spring 2023 and took over as Equity in Mobility Lead in Year 2 of the EV Challenge. Lena has also served as the Vice President of Inclusion for Pi Beta Phi and is currently the President of the Honors College at the University of Alabama. Lena has also interned at the Few Institute for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery as a Research Assistant.
Ben Fitzpatrick is a senior Computer Science and Computer Engineering major and is pursuing his Master's in Business Administration. He joined EcoCAR in Fall 2020 as a CAV team member and in 2021 became the V2X Lead. He took over the role of Engineering Manager in 2024. In addition to his time in EcoCAR, Ben has also worked as an Engineering Development Intern at MathWorks and a Battery Management Systems Intern at Our Next Energy.
Dr. Paul Puzinauskas
Dr. Hwan-Sik Yoon
Professor Mike Pope