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Mechanical Engineering Design

Blacksburg, Virginia, United States
April 16, 2018

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Lucas J. Roeder

Current Address: Permanent Address:

*** ****** ******* ***. *** Larson Ct.

Blacksburg, VA 24060 Westminster, MD 21157


Objective To obtain a position a full-time, mechanical engineering position Education B.S., Mechanical Engineering, graduating May 2018 Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA

GPA: 2.89/4.00



Solidworks 2016-2017 MATLAB

ANSYS Inventor

NX 12 G-code

Mathematica Global Shop Solutions

DraftSight Creo 4.0

Microsoft Office

Experience Engineering Internship, CAM Innovation Inc., Hanover, PA, Summer 2017- Winter 2018

Incorporated mechanical engineering and design for manufacturability principles in work on large-scale industrial equipment for clients such as Bay Area Rapid Transit and GE Brazil

Applied proficient use of Solidworks to aid in design and analysis; additionally drafted many of the drawings used for manufacturing

Corroborated frequently and efficiently with clients, vendors, and colleagues

Gained unparalleled experience working through the entire iterative design process, from concept inception to final manufacturing

Team Member, BWXT Morehouse Load Ring Design Project, Fall 2017- Current

Worked with fellow team members to design and fabricate a large stand to safely support operators and a large load ring within OSHA compliance

Developed the full CAD model and data management infrastructure, as well as drafted most drawings for manufacturing

Coordinated design logistics weekly with team and our client, BWX Technologies

Reaffirmed design integrity using FEA in Solidworks to meet client’s requirements Team Member, Virginia Tech Baja SAE, Spring 2017

Worked with fellow team members to design a rigid, safe, and rule compliant chassis for an off road Baja vehicle

Used mechanical design techniques, CAD, and FEA to propose a design supporting drivetrain and suspension components, and maintain torsional stiffness

Communicated design choices to colleagues and advisors in a PDR setting Team Member, Peck Motorsports/ BJ McLeod Motorsports, Glenville, PA, Summer 2016

Excelled on NASCAR Xfinity and Truck Series teams, both in-shop and at track

Performed extensive car adjustments and maintenance, particularly suspension and ergonomics related

Executed general fabrication techniques, including SMAW and metal grinding Team Leader, Virginia Tech, Spring 2015 LEWAS Watershed Project

Lead a team of 5 people in constructing a mathematical model to analyze various components of the Stroubles Creek Watershed

Programmed a mathematical model using MATLAB, which performed statistical analysis on aspects of the watershed such as turbidity, chlorine toxicity, and runoff Honors


Baja SAE, Virginia Tech (Fall 2016- Spring 2017)

American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Virginia Tech (Spring 2015- current)

Virginia Tech Dean’s List (Fall 2014)

Susan G. Komen Foundation, volunteer (2013- current) Availability June 2018

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