Meet the PiE Team

Pioneers in Engineering is a nonprofit organization operated entirely by unpaid volunteers. Meet the people who make it happen. 

Leadership Team

The 2015-2016 leadership team can be reached at


We recruit mentors at the beginning of the Spring semester for that year's competition. Find out how to become a mentor for Spring 2014 here!


Xiao-Yu Fu is a Berkeley Engineering alumnus (Bioengineering '09) and the founder of Pioneers in Engineering.

Xiao-Yu created PiE in 2008 to merge his love of robots and passion for education, and has overseen its growth from a shoestring project to a full-fledged program. He now attends graduate school at the University of Michigan. He continues to provide advice, guidance, and vision to PiE.