About UW Baja

The University of Waterloo Baja SAE is an engineering student design team that designs and constructs off-road race cars. Since 1985, the team has represented the University of Waterloo at SAE sanctioned events across North America.

Meet our team leads

We have a group of dedicated students putting in countless hours to make our team thrive and guide the next generation of Baja leads.

Jonah Belman

Team Captain

Jonah is a Mechatronics Engineering student with a passion for classic cars and woodworking.

Ethan Ohayon

Team Captain

Ethan is a Mechatronics Engineering student that has a strong passion for tinkering and automotives.

Liam Sonoski

Liam Sonoski

Chassis & Dynamics Lead

Liam is a Mechanical Engineering student. He enjoys biking and the outdoors.

Nigel Fernandes

Powertrain Lead

Nigel is a Mechatronics Engineering student that flies single engine planes in his free time.

Yuvi Gill

Electrical Lead

Yuvi is a Mechatronics Engineering student who loves listening to music and working on cars in his spare time.

Jaskaran Narwal

Chassis & Dynamics Lead

Jas is a Mechanical Engineering student with a passion for machining and cooking.

Jameson Smith

Electrical Lead

Jameson is a Computer engineering student. He enjoys snowboarding and programming.

Ashley Benchluch

Health & First-Aid Lead

Ashley is a Health Science major at Western. She plans to volunteer as an EMT this summer and pursue a career in medicine.

Get in Touch

Contact us for inquiries or to sponsor us

Find us in the SDC

200 University Ave W, Waterloo ON N2L 3G1

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