Team Members

David Shaw

David Shaw

Director + Chief Inspiration Office

A former participant, David is a mechanical engineer with a passion for inspiring the next generation of STEM professionals

Adam Moss

Adam Moss

Regional Coordinator - Central USA

Adam Moss is an educator with almost 20 years of experience teaching science. Adam is based in Iowa and helps bring opportunities to students in our Central region.

Ty White

Ty White

Director + Regional Coordinator - Western USA

Ty is a high school teacher with an extensive background in supporting students in in-class and extra-curricular STEM endeavors.
He has been involved with Design Competitions for 5 years, and is a founding board member of InSimEd.

Hannah Rens

Hannah Rens

Regional Coordinator - East Coast USA

Hannah is an aerospace engineer, working as a systems engineer when not inspiring the next generation of space professionals.

Hayley Spears

Hayley Spears

Director + Chief Events Officer

Hayley is a chemical engineer, with a diverse career and background. As a safety and mission assurance engineer, she provides real world aerospace experience to the InSimEd team, and to our student participants!

Alvina Gakhokidze

Alvina Gakhokidze

Regional Coordinator - Canada

Alvina is a competition alumna and is currently studying Electrical Engineering. Alvina supports our Canadian Region with her energy and experience.