2013 – 2015 Team

Eleanor Li | Advancement Lead

After being with the team for so long, sometimes I almost feel insensitive towards what the purpose of the team is and I often find myself surprised at an outsider’s zealous interest. Then I remember so let me take ...

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Kshitij Gupta | Mechanical Lead

“Why make solar cars?” I have asked myself this question after working on the car for nights in a row, after lying to my parents that I’m studying for an exam what I’m actually fabricating the aerobody, after saying ...

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Mii Cheil Tan | Strategy Lead

Where is my flying car? A hundred years ago, futurists back then envisioned that life in the 21st century would be a breeze. Here is a list of things people expected to have today in the...

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Zhen Gong | Managing Director

At the beginning of this race cycle, I felt excited and quietly confident. It was the beginning of something brand new which I would be able to steer with my own direction. In the present, nine months later, I still feel...

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Arshdeep Dhaliwal | Fabrication Lead

I joined Blue Sky in my first year at the University of Toronto. At the time, I knew very little (if anything) about solar car design but the team was recruiting for the start of the fabrication cycle, and I was eager to join...

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Anastasiya Martyts | Events Lead

At the beginning of this race cycle, I was not a team lead. I was the only person who was a part of the old team and did not take on a team lead role in the new team. Why? I didn’t feel like I knew nearly enough about ...

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Maria Xie | Electric Lead

Hello. I am Maria. I initially joined the team because our Fabrication Team Lead, Arshdeep Dhaliwal, upset me. He and I were group members during our first year at the university and he would, without fail, make it ...

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Maya Zhang | Mechanical Lead

I joined the team at the beginning of the B7 cycle, when I was in second year. My intention was to gain hands-on design skills, and Blue Sky stood out as the largest design team on campus with a focus on educating ....

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Kevin Rupasinghe | Array Lead

I’ve decided to share a short story that I found to be a catalyst for reflection and appreciation: A few months ago, it was decided that the solar car team leads would be going on a weekend canoe trip to Algonquin for...

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Nicole D’lyma | Sponsorship Lead

When I first joined the team, I knew nothing about solar cars. But I’ve always loved crazy ideas and I marvel at innovative products and Blue Sky Solar Racing offers both. Little did I know I would come to learn much ...

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Neil Wu | Aerodynamic Lead

If you stumble into the solar car shop at midnight, the chances are you’ll find me sitting in front of the computer, probably tired and a little bit frustrated. As Aerodynamics Team Lead, I’m responsible for designing ...

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Jennifer U | Fabrication Lead

I was twelve years old when I decided on a career in mechanical engineering.  I could give a long list of reasons, but there was one that stood out among the others. My one crazy dream: I wanted to save the planet...

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