Andrew da Cunha Becomes New President of Aztec Electric Racing
December 12, 2022
Andrew da Cunha is a 4th year Undergraduate Student graduating as part of the class of 2023. Originally from North San Diego county, Andrew has pursued a variety of practical engineering projects during his collegiate career including five internships and a total of four years of involvement with the Formula SAE programs at SDSU. Starting his sophomore year, Andrew took on a leadership role as the Chassis lead for Aztec Racing and eventually rose to the role of Chief Engineer his junior year. In preparation for his senior year, Andrew pioneered the merging of Aztec Racing and Aztec Electric Racing into a single Formula SAE Electric Team. In addition to Andrew’s commitments to SDSU organizations, he has also taken on a variety of internships at several companies across different sectors. At Northrop Grumman Andrew worked as a structures engineering intern, a mass properties intern and a space composites manufacturing intern from 2019 to 2021. After moving from the Aerospace Industry to the Space Industry, Andrew was able to make his way into the Automotive Industry as a Test Engineering Intern with Rivian. Andrew hopes to use his practical experiences with Northrop Grumman and Rivian to bring Aztec Electric Racing to its first successful competition season. After graduating, Andrew hopes to join the industry as a testing and validation engineer working to help devise the next generation of technologies to reach consumers.