Team Members

Our team consists of 27 students, from secondary vocational education (MBO), higher professional education (HBO) and university education (WO) . Every individual has a unique contribution that makes our project a success. Our team members follow over 10 different educational programs and either help with the technical, organizational or communicational tasks.

the team

Team Members

Organization

Jeroen Brattinga

Jeroen Brattinga

Team Lead & Founder
Electrical Engineering at Hanzehogeschool

“I played the drums in a band.”
Margot van der Haar

Margot van der Haar

Travel Organization Lead
Human Technology at Hanzehogeschool

“My cat walks me around the Noorderplantsoen.”
Olga Korosteleva

Olga Korosteleva

Team Facilitator
Human Technology at Hanzehogeschool

“I enjoy walking in the early morning when everyone is sleeping.”
Rein Rings

Rein Rings

Travel Coordinator
Industrial Engineering & Management at Hanzehogeschool

“I have lived in Philadelphia for 2 years.”
Jussi Vuopionperä

Jussi Vuopionperä

Operations & Sponsorship
Bioinformatics at Hanzehogeschool

“I once took Japanese classes in school.”
Ruben Wegstapel

Ruben Wegstapel

Travel Coordinator
Industrial Engineering & Management at Hanzehogeschool

“I am very sarcastic and make very hard jokes.”
Erik Westerhoff

Erik Westerhoff

Team Coach
Docent in Mechanical Engineering at Hanzehogeschool.

“I like to meditate.”

Mechanics

Ray Blokker

Ray Blokker

Mechanics Lead
Mechanical Engineering at Hanzehogeschool

“Ever since I have been a child, I have been interested in both mechanical and electrical engineering.”
Hessel de Groot

Hessel de Groot

Mechanical Engineer
Mechanical Engineering at Friesland College

“I play the tuba.”
Kevin Luinge

Kevin Luinge

Mechanical Engineer & Driver
Mechanical Engineering at Hanzehogeschool

“I have been karting since I was eight years old.”
Frank Pot

Frank Pot

Aerodynamic Engineer & Founder
Mechanical Engineering at Hanzehogeschool

“I only eat cheese.”
Eldert Zeinstra

Eldert Zeinstra

Mechanical Engineer & Founder
Mechanical Engineering at Hanzehogeschool

“I sometimes take too much risks with things I do.”
Martijn Zonjee

Martijn Zonjee

Mechanical Engineer & Driver
Mechanical Engineering at Hanzehogeschool

“I was the beer pong champion during my camping vacation in France 2017.”

Electronics

Nando Bongers

Nando Bongers

Software Engineer
Electrical Engineering at Hanzehogeschool

“I used to play in a metal core band.”
Meindert de Groot

Meindert de Groot

Electrical Engineer
Electrical Engineering at Hanzehogeschool

“You can read my mood by the music I listen to at that moment.”
Ruben Otter

Ruben Otter

Software Engineer & Driver
Sensor Technology at Hanzehogeschool

“I am really interested in space(flight). It is my guilty pleasure.”
Tjitte van der Ploeg

Tjitte van der Ploeg

Electronics Lead
Sensor Technology at Hanzehogeschool

“I found Billy, our team mascot, and adopted him into the team.”
Friso Resink

Friso Resink

Strategy
Applied Physics at Rijksuniversiteit Groningen

“I am the kind of person that doesn’t like cheese.”
Vincent Taselaar

Vincent Taselaar

Electrical Engineer, Driver & Founder
Electrical Engineering at Hanzehogeschool

“I started the team with others because we wanted to do something AWESOME!”

Communication, Media & Events

Sarah Carelsz

Sarah Carelsz

Graphic Designer
Communication & Multimedia Design at Hanzehogeschool

“I like dinosaurs and I am the oldest in the team.”
Ben Heerspink

Ben Heerspink

Film Maker
AV Specialist at Noorderpoort

I love cats.“
Eline Hesta

Eline Hesta

Communication Lead
Communication at Hanzehogeschool

“I have a tiny bladder, which will definitely be a challenge in Australia.”
Maria Lanza Arancibia

Maria Lanza Arancibia

Content Creator
International Communication at Hanzehogeschool

“So far, I have lived in nine different places.”
Jacqueline Pushchin

Jacqueline Pushchin

Content Creator
International Communication at Hanzehogeschool

“I am addicted to sports and could talk for hours about tennis.”
Nicole Sanders

Nicole Sanders

Graphic Designer
Communication & Multimedia Design at Hanzehogeschool

“I can make a clover three with my tongue.”
Job Verkruisen

Job Verkruisen

Photographer
Photography at Noorderpoort

“I can scratch every spot on my back.”
Tim de Vries

Tim de Vries

Film Maker
AV Specialist at Noorderpoort

“I am the youngest member of the team.”

Billy

Billy

Mascot
Koalafied at
Cuddling

"I've been adopted since TT Festival Assen, July 2018"

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