Our Team

Team Captain/Mechanical

My name is Prakrit Ramachandran and I am one of the founding members of the Tacobots team. I have been a part of FIRST ever since the third grade. I started off in FLL , and after FLL I moved in to FTC and this is my fifth year in the program. I mostly work in the hardware side of FTC team and specifically the CAD aspect.

Social Media Manager

My name is Aman Katyal. I am a sophomore at Mission San Jose High School. My roles on the Tacobots team are video director and social media manager. I love to read and play video games.

Mechanical/Driver

My name is Aakash Mandyam and I have been with the tacobots for over 5 years now. I love working on the hardware aspect of robotics especially cadding in fusion 360.

Management

I’m Atharv Saxena, and I’m currently a 10th graded at Mission San Jose High School. For the TacoBots, I participate primarily in maintaining an Engineering Notebook, as well as some outreach and robotics. I enjoy reading history, playing video games, the outdoors, and hanging out with friends.

Outreach

My name is Kabir Gupta. I joined Tacobots in 2022 for the upcoming season as part of the outreach team. Some of my hobbies include: playing video games, reading, traveling, and biking.

Mechanical

My name is Vasudeva Rao I am currently a sophomore at Mission San Jose High School. I have been part of the FIRST program for 2 years. I am on the building team. Outside of robotics I enjoy playing basketball, and hanging out with my friends.

Programming

My name is Aarav Jagtiani and I am a 9th grader at Mission San Jose High School in Fremont, CA. Some of my hobbies are playing baseball and listening to music. This is my 6th year in a FIRST Competition. I have competed in FTC for 3 years and FLL for 3 years. I also enjoy programming our robot. My favorite part about programming is seeing everything you’ve put into the computer come to life.

Mechanical

My name is Maurya Palusa and I did FLL for 2 years and FTC for 2 years. I am on the build and design team for the tacobots. Outside of robotics, I enjoy wrestling, chess, and othello

Programming

My name is Aadi Kaul. I am currently a sophomore at Mission San Jose High School. I have been part of the FIRST program for 6 years. I am on the programming team. Outside of robotics I enjoy playing video games, biking, and hanging out with my friends.

Programming/Driver

My name is Akhil Vemuri and I am a sophmore at Mission San Jose High School. On the Tacobots, I am on the programming team and I am also a driver. When I am not working on robotics, I love playing video games, working out, and traveling.

Outreach

Hi my name is Aum Narkar. I’m currently a sophomore at Mission San Jose High School and the FIRST Outreach Coordinator for the Tacobots. I’ve been a part of the FIRST program since middle school and have been involved with robotics since 5th grade. In my free time I enjoy playing volleyball, hanging out with my friends, and playing 2k.

Mechanical

Hey! I am Siddharth. I am a student at Mission San Jose High School and am an early riser. Every time I wake at 4AM, my hands drift to the PC to start cading the next new design.

Programming/Website

My name is Siddharth Srinivasan and I am a high school Sophomore. On the Tacobots, I am on the Programming and Website side. I was in FLL for 3 years and FRC for 1. Outside of Robotics, I enjoy playing video games and working out.