Peyton Young is a second year mechanical engineering student at UH Manoa. As part of SMART Ala Wai, he builds housings for the sensors that Brian and his team deploy in streams and fish ponds or on the roof of the Marine Science Building at UH Manoa. He also sometimes goes along to streams and helps collect data. Through SMART Ala Wai, he has learned CAD as well as basic machine skills. His hobbies outside of the group include Ultimate Frisbee and surfing.