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Stanford, California, United States
January 27, 2018

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John Martin Poothokaran

*** ***** **** – Apt *** - Stanford, CA-94305

Phone: +1-321-***-**** Email: Relevant Courses at Stanford

CS 229 - Machine Learning CS 238 - Decision Making under Uncertainty CS 224N - Natural Language Processing STATS 202 - Data Mining and Analysis CS 230 - Deep Learning AA 222 - Multidisciplinary Design Optimization Relevant Experience

Bitcoin Price Prediction, Machine Learning (CS 229) Project December 2017

Explored ML techniques to predict price using Ledger data, Market indices, and Search trends Lead Aero Design and Manufacturing Engineer, AA 241X Mars-Vader April – June 2017

Preliminary design on XFLR5 and AVL including flying wing/push propeller/conventional design

Designed conventional wing tail system for cruise speed flight (v = 15 m/s) at design CL (= 0.6)

Built 4 flight ready airplanes in 5 weeks

Corporate Innovation, BD and Partnerships, StartX April – September 2017 Startup accelerator for the Stanford community

Sourced 40+ potential Fortune 1000 companies for Corporate Partnership Program

36% conversion - Targeted companies to first meetings

Designed strategic events to drive partnership projects between corporations and StartX companies Project Manager, Capstone Design Project January 2015 – May 2016 Project DAWN (Diverse Air-bearing Weightless Environment), Florida Institute of Technology

Led a team of 9 engineers to design and build a 6DOF Spacecraft Dynamics Simulator and a CubeSat for spacecraft dynamics research in the ORION Lab at FIT (

2nd place Team Category - AIAA Region II Student Conference 2016

Best in Show - Aerospace Engineering at the Student Design Showcase at FIT Undergraduate Research Assistant September 2014 - May 2016 Aerospace Systems and Propulsion (ASAP) Lab, Florida Institute of Technology

Heat Transfer modelling and simulations of the experimental setup using GFSSP

Insulation design for the aluminum LN2 tank used in the slosh experiment

Conducted several rounds of cryogenic slosh experiments to collect data for CFD model validation Publication: Storey et al. Experimental, Numerical and Analytical Study of Cryogenic Slosh Dynamics in a Spherical Tank. 52nd AIAA/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference (2016) Education

Stanford University. Stanford, CA Expected Graduation: June 2018 M.S. Aeronautics and Astronautics, InSITE Fellow

Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, FL Graduation: May 2016 B.S. Aerospace Engineering – Summa Cum Laude GPA: 3.97/4.0 Software Skills: C++, Julia, MATLAB, R, SQL, Python, XFLR5, AVL, Solidworks, Creo 2.0

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