Team Captain:

Joshua Borsykowsky:

(also interim suspension team lead)

Josh Borsykowsky is a co-founder of the UB HyperBulls, as well as the engineering lead for the suspension subgroup.  A sophomore student at UB, Josh is majoring in Mechanical Engineering, as well as pursuing a minor in Computer Science. He is from Albertson, a town on Long Island, New York.

Team Leads:

Luke Miller:


Luke Miller is an undergraduate student in the MAE Department at UB and the lead propulsion engineer at UB’s Hyperloop team. He is pursuing a career in renewable aerospace technologies.

Maximilian Kapitonoff:

Aerodynamics / Structures

Maximilian Kapitonoff, Sub-Lead of the Aerodynamics & Structures team is a junior at the University at Buffalo majoring in Aerospace engineering. Max is from Brooklyn, NY and besides working on the Hyperloop project, enjoys photography, travel, and playing guitar and piano.

Alexandra Marusewski:


Alex is a junior majoring in Environmental Engineering. She is the lead of the deceleration subsystem. Apart from this. She is also one of the lead for the structures subsystem in UB’s Nanosatellite laboratory.

Matthew Zaffram:



Hassib Rustemi: (interim team lead)

Power / Navigation

Hassib is a junior in mechanical & aerospace engineering. He is from Long Island, and he is one of the few people who actually like being in Buffalo. He has been part of this club since the beginning but he recently became the lead for the power and navigation systems. His main goal for this sub-team is to find the most efficient way of powering the pod, but in a way that seems intuitive. Aside from HyperBulls, he likes reading and playing the piano in free time.