Team Profile Page

Neil Mathew

Team Captain, Lead Builder, and Programmer

Neil is currently a senior at The Academy for Mathematics, Science, and Engineering at Morris Hills High School. Neil founded eBorg with his brother Kevin and together they recruited founding members who make up the majority of the team today. As captain for the past three years, Neil facilitates between technical and marketing departments. He leads the design process for the robot by brainstorming different designs for mechanisms and implementing them. He is passionate about the team's mission to spread STEM and is excited to apply the skills he learns to real world problems. Outside of robotics, he enjoys solving Rubik’s cubes and playing soccer.

Arnav Khanna

Lead Social Media Strategist

Arnav is a senior at Parsippany Hills High School. For the last two seasons, he participated in FTC as part of eBorg Robotics. In addition to robotics he enjoys MMA, swimming and basketball. He also enjoys reading about science, mathematics, and social studies. This is his fourth year participating in FTC and he hopes to learn a lot of new things throughout this season. On the team his main roles include maintaining our social media, finding ways to promote our team, as well as helping design in CAD.

Tesia Thomas

STEM Girls Outreach Coordinator

Tesia is a senior at Lawrenceville High School. Other than robotics, her interests include dancing and reading. With this, she works hard in school every day to keep her grades the best they can be. In the field of engineering, she loves coming up with creative designs for all sorts of problems. This is her fourth year participating in the FTC competition and her hopes are to grow with her teammates. In her team, Tesia's job is to encourage STEM among girls through outreaches and maintain the marketing notebook.

Anish Chidella

Graphics Designer

Anish is currently a junior at The Academy for Mathematics, Science, and Engineering in Parsippany. For the past two years, Anish was in the FTC robotics team, eBorg Robotics. Anish had fun during the season last year and enjoyed designing posters. In addition, he was amazed by how much he learned from outreaching to different places last year. Along with robotics, he has dedicated himself to tennis, running, and math. This is Anish’s fourth year participating in FTC and he is looking forward to a great season full of fun and knowledge. He is responsible for creating the marketing and presentation materials. A huge responsibility for Anish is to create the WOW factor!

Emily Liew

Lead Programmer and Technical Writer

Emily is a senior at West Orange High School. Previously, Emily participated on the FLL robotics team, the eBorgs. Alongside robotics, she enjoys music, playing instruments, and reading. Emily loves working with technology and reaching out to the community and other people. This is her fourth year doing FTC and she hopes to have as much fun as possible while gaining as much knowledge and experience in the role that she plays to apply in her future. On the team, she documents the team’s journey by managing the engineering notebook and bringing the robot to life through programming.

Mihir Vemuri

STEM Outreach Lead

Mihir is a senior at the Magnet Program at Morris Hills High School. This is his third year participating in FTC, and he is ready to make the best effort to win and learn as much as he can as the season progresses. Mihir is responsible for helping conduct STEM outreaches along with helping design mechanisms in CAD. He enjoys many extracurricular activities such as karate, piano, soccer, and the Imagineering Club. In addition, over the Summer of 2017, Mihir attended and graduated from a space academy in Alabama. He loves to build robots and program them using the EV3 software. Mihir is also building a robotic arm in his free time and he hopes to pursue robotics as a career.

Rahul Mehta

FLL Mentor

Rahul Mehta is currently a senior at Magnet Program at Morris Hills High School. Having a keen interest in gizmos and gadgets since childhood and after attended robotics summer camps, he built robots using Lego bricks and software. He recently had a lot of fun with EV3, building, programming, commanding and controlling its actions. He has a black belt in tae-kwon-do, is a member of the Junior Rock Band and has a spot on the high-level soccer team in the MAPS league. He is now trying to take his ideas from robots made of Legos to real robots made of metal and 3D printed parts. On the team, he helps with mentoring the FLL teams. He looks forward to using his new skills to provide a positive impact on his team.