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Biomedical Engineer, MATLAB, Python

Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States
November 12, 2017

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Michael Rahal

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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC August 2013-May 2017 B.S., Dept. of Biomedical Engineering

Work Experience

Department of Biomedical Engineering, UNC-CH Jan. 2017-May 2017 Teaching Assistant, Signals and Systems

• Led weekly office hours to assist students with difficult course concepts and applications

• Evaluated student assignments and exams for understanding of core concepts Department of Biomedical Engineering, UNC-CH Sept. 2016-Dec. 2016 Work-Study Lab Assistant, Pinton Lab

• Used a pre-existing ultrasound script in MATLAB to simulate different types of structures for the lab’s research into alternative applications of ultrasound

• Wrote MATLAB code to identify image elements and automate analysis of collections of images, including the creation of graphs from derived metrics Course Project Experience

D-Nerve, Senior Design Aug. 2016-May 2017

• Teamed up with four other students on a year-long capstone project, from identification of clinical need in the catheterization lab to early prototypes and testing on a worm model

• Communicated with a variety of individuals including doctors, nurses, industry professionals, and professors about renal denervation and methods to quantify procedural efficacy in real-time

• Designed an intravenously delivered device to test successful ablation of the nerves surrounding the renal artery during the procedure

• Filed provisional patent on the final design

Volunteer Experience

Carolina Student Life and Leadership Office, UNC-CH Fall 2014-Fall 2016 Carolina United Counselor

• Prepared for a week-long summer program on diversity in leadership with a faculty and student team over the 2014-15 and 2015-16 school years

• Facilitated large group dialogues of about 100 campers with University administrators

• Coordinated with co-counselors to supervise small group dialogues of 8 campers Skills & Coursework

Biology: Genetics, Biotechnology, Synthetic Biology, Anatomy and Physiology Engineering: Statics, Biomechanics, Fluid Mechanics, Thermodynamics, Materials Science Hardware: A/D circuit design, Microcontrollers, NI MyDAQ, Medical Instrumentation Mathematics: Linear Algebra, ODE & PDE, Signals and Systems Programming: MATLAB, Python, LabView

Software: SolidWorks, EagleCAD, LaTeX, Multisim, Microsoft Office Suite

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