Our Board

Sarah Yung

Sarah Yung

Project Manager

Sarah is a third-year mechanical engineering student hailing from Mountain View, California. After designing the undertray and managing the aerodynamics subteam, she is thrilled to lead such a talented and dedicated team through this exciting transition. Sarah also works in the university's machine shop and sings with Treblemakers A Cappella. In her free time, she enjoys all things creative, like knitting, woodworking, and writing poetry.

Chris Uustal

Chris Uustal

Chief Electrical Engineer

Chris is a masters student studying computer & electrical engineering. From Morristown, NJ, he’s serving as the team's electrical chief engineer and is focusing on implementing our first electric drivetrain while also improving education and reliability. He enjoys cooking, climbing things, and walking around in the forest aimlessly for hours until he finds himself on top of a mountain or, less ideally, in Canada.

Jacob Silacci

Jacob Silacci

Chief Mechanical Engineer

Jacob is a senior pursuing a master's and bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering at Northwestern’s McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. He is originally from Boston, Massachusetts. After transferring into Northwestern, he joined the team his sophomore year as part of the aerodynamics subteam working on the rear wing. Outside of Formula, Jacob is an avid tennis player and skier, and he enjoys playing the guitar in his free time.

Trystan Cheung

Trystan Cheung

Aerodynamics Lead

Trystan is studying mechanical engineering in the McCormick School of Engineering. A junior from Topeka, Kansas, Trystan joined the aerodynamics subteam his freshman year and has remained on the subteam ever since. Some of the projects he has worked on include rear wing mounting and undertray. On the rare occasions that you find him outside of the Ford Engineering Design Center, he is most likely looking for food, meandering around campus, or playing soccer.

Drew Hill

Drew Hill

Chassis Lead

Drew is a senior studying mechanical engineering with a concentration in aerospace as well as a Segal Design Certificate from Madrid, Spain. He joined the team his sophomore year, working on jigging and packaging, then moving the next year to design and manufacture the frame of the car. While he is generally in Ford almost every single day, outside of said building and Formula, Drew can be found reading, enjoying bread, DJing, playing video games, and playing tennis.

Jurgen Tisza

Jurgen Tisza

Hardware Lead

Jurgen is a junior from York, PA doing a BS/MS in computer engineering. He enjoys zooming on his skateboard and going to the gym when he's free (never). He joined the team freshman year as part of the electronics subteam, and then sophomore year as part of the EV transition subteam, and is now leading and educating the hardware team to build the team’s first electric car.

Skye Garcia

Skye Garcia

Powertrain Lead

Skye is a sophomore studying journalism at Northwestern's Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications. She is originally from the Bronx, New York. She joined the powertrain subteam freshman year and helped design and manufacture the fuel tank. Outside of Formula, you can find Skye painting, writing for the Daily Northwestern, and stealing croissants and muffins from Allison Hall.

Isabel Zhong

Isabel Zhong

Software Lead

Isabel is a junior from Sunnyvale, CA studying biomedical engineering and computer science. She joined Formula working on the data acquisition module in freshman year and leading telemetry the following year. Outside of Formula, Isabel likes to dance, eat good food, and watch sunsets ヽ(・∀・)ノ

Isabella Menendez

Isabella Menendez

Suspension Lead

Isabella is a junior from London, pursuing a BS/MS in mechanical & biomedical engineering. She joined the suspension subteam her freshman year, committing to late nights of machining and was in charge of steering this past year. She can’t wait to help her team finally adopt some healthy sleeping habits and improve education by running training sessions with them. In her (nonexistent) free time, she loves to sing, play ukulele & bake.

Ben Cox

Ben Cox

Operations Lead

Ben is a junior studying industrial engineering at Northwestern's McCormick School of Engineering from Rogersville, Missouri. He joined the team freshman year as part of the powertrain subteam, designing the tune for the car's engine. Outside of Formula, he enjoys photography, hiking, and working on his car.