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.

Ayaan Lakhani

Design Lead

Ayaan Lakhani is a Mechanical Engineering student. You can find Ayaan tinkering when he's not on the ice rink.

Sasha Ohayon

Design Lead

Sasha is a Mechatronics Engineering student. He spends his spare time working with electronics and listening to music.

Dean Emanuel

Operations Lead

Dean is a Health Sciences student at Laurier with a passion for science fiction, music and snowboarding.

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

Safety Captain

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

Josh Satov

Director of Finance

Josh is a BBA student at Laurier with a major in accounting. Josh is passionate about music and enjoys recording original songs.

Christian Sforza

Chassis & Dynamics Lead

Christian is a Mechatronics Engineering student who likes rocking out to music and playing video games.

Jameson Smith

Electrical Lead

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

Nava Wu

Powertrain Lead

Nava is a Mechanical Engineering student with a passion for automotives and carpentry.

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Find us in the SDC

200 University Ave W, Waterloo ON N2L 3G1

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