Isabel Cleff (MAE ’18) is co-founder and vice-president of Princeton Rocketry Club. She’s aiming to be the first human to walk on Mars, although she would be willing to settle for governor of a moon colony. She has spent summers building 3D printers at NASA and testing rocket parts at Virgin Orbit.
Matthew Romer (MAE ‘18) is co-founder and director of operations of Princeton Rocketry Club. He is passionate about all things related to dynamics and controls. He has worked on cubesats at the Air Force Research Lab, spacecraft GNC at Lockheed Martin, and control theory reserach at Princeton.
Mark Scerbo (MAE ’18) is the President emeritus of Princeton’s 3D Printing Club, co-founder of the Rocketry Club, and a highly experienced builder and maker. He’s worked on projects ranging from a portable solar powered phone charger to a custom-built speaker system. He dreams of being able to build fully-automated home systems.
Whitney Huang (MAE ’19) designs and maintains the Princeton Rocketry Club website, as well as being mechanical lead for Cansat. Her recent work includes building a wirelessly-controlled underwater robot at Princeton and developing a modular soft robot at Seoul National University. She aspires to solve global issues through engineering and innovation.
David Prilutsky (COS ’18) is president of the Princeton Rocketry Club and publicity chair for Princeton’s 3D Printing Club. His diverse engineering interests have manifested into several award winning home automation projects, the development of advanced RC planes, and the construction of a novel 3D printer.
Jorge Reyes (MAE ’19) is passionate about promoting human wellness and sustainability through the application of engineering and technology. He has been involved with wind turbine testing, spine board development, and robotics projects.
Carter Green (MAE '20) is leading the IREC team with Jorge Reyes. He loves to design and build high power rockets and hopes to make himself indispensable to the space industry.
Caleb Gum (COS ’18) is a co-founding officer of the Princeton Rocketry Club and serves as the Head of Outreach. He is also the President of the Sustainable Software Initiative, and has interests in robotics and sustainable development.
Nina Arcot (MAE '20) is one of the Outreach Officers of the Princeton Rocketry Club and is working on getting L1 certified. She is interested in space exploration and hopes to one day design something that goes into outer space. Her past work includes starshade sensor development and a water detection system for asteroids.
Hemani Kalucha (MAE ‘ 19) aspires to be part of human and robot space missions one day. She’s worked on spacecraft trajectory optimization and robotics for aircraft manufacturing. She enjoys thinking about the impact of futurist technologies, and is passionate about space exploration.
Amanda Brown (ORFE '19) will be leading this year's CanSat team. During the summer, she has interned at JPL and SpaceX. Outside of rocketry club, she competes on Princeton's varsity golf team. Though she has a weak stomach, Amanda would like to go to space!
Michael Fuerst (MAE ’18) is a co-founding officer of the Princeton Rocketry Club and is both the chapter President and the Rocketry Club’s liaison to Students for the Exploration and Development of Space (SEDS) and the head of club Outreach and Operations.
Coleman Merchant (MAE '19) is the team lead for the SpaceShot project. He is interesting in mechanical engineering, machining, composites, and things that go fast. He is also with the Princeton Formula SAE Racing Team.