Taylor Koehn

President & Liquid Propulsion Engineering Lead

Taylor, born and raised in Montezuma, Kansas, is a sophomore studying aerospace engineering and serves as the president and liquid propulsion engineering lead at ERPL. Outside of Embry-Riddle, he has interned at Gulfstream Aerospace during the fall of 2022 and the summer of 2023.

Paul Bartolemea

Vice President

Paul is a senior in aerospace engineering, who currently serves as the club's vice president. At ERPL, Paul works on the data collection, remote control, and project ground support equipment. During the summer of 2023, he worked as an aerospace engineering intern for NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, in the Contamination Control branch.

Aiden McCollum


Aiden, born and raised in Colorado, is a rising junior majoring in Aerospace Engineering who currently serves as the club's treasurer. Aiden has been involved in Project Odyssey longer than he has been a student at Embry-Riddle and continues to lead sub-tasks within the project. With a background in systems control and combustion, Aiden spends a lot of time supporting the club through the treasury and project involvement. During the summer of 2023, Aiden interned with Collins Aerospace as an Advanced Data Linking Systems Engineering Intern.

Ian Witbreuk


Ian Witbreuk, from St. Petersburg, is a senior majoring in Aerospace Engineering with a focus in astronautics. He is ERPL's current secretary and former Lab Executive Officer. Ian is a duel Dutch American citizen and likes doing high adventure activities like caving, sailing, and flying planes.  He has a strong passion for rocketry and looks forward to serving as ERPL's treasurer this year!

An Tran

Public Relations Officer

An, hailing from Houston, Texas, is a senior majoring in Aerospace Engineering who's currently serving as ERPL's Public Relations Officer. Beyond the club, An spends some of his time as a photographer and spaceflight photojournalist. For the Summer 2023 term, he interned at SpaceX as a Raptor Thrust Chamber Assembly Intern.

Talib Moran

Safety Officer

Talib Moran is a senior in Aerospace Engineering, specializing in the astronomics track. Since joining the Experimental Rocket Propulsion Laboratory (ERPL) as a freshman in 2020, he has held the position of Safety Officer, overseeing daily safety operations, chemical storage, and meticulous documentation for the school's Environmental Health and Safety department. In 2021, he became the Lead for Project Vulcan, developing standardized procedures for engine operation and redesigning damaged parts to facilitate engine test firing. Recently, Talib also supervised safety operations for Project Odyssey's cold flow at Cecil Spaceport. His unwavering dedication to maintaining the highest safety standards in the lab and testing sites fuels their pursuit of witnessing rocket engines firing.