University of Kentucky Solar Car Team

Sheldon Salins

Sheldon Salins

MECHANICAL CO-LEAD

Sheldon Salins is a third year Mechanical Engineering at the University of Kentucky College of Engineering. His first experience in engineering was in high school robotics, eventually serving as Team Lead for the First Tech Challenge Team 9328. In his first year at Kentucky he joined the Solar Car Mechanical Team, and participated in the 2019 Formula Sun Grand Prix with the University of Kentucky Solar Car Team as a pit crew member as well as driver. He is currently acting as one of the team's two Co-Mechanical Leads as the team concurrently prepares the current solar car for one more race and begins work on their next-generation vehicle.