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Quality Engineer Web Developer

Los Angeles, California, United States
February 14, 2018

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Paul Mekhedjian

U.S. Citizen (Born: Tarzana, CA) Phone: (818) 943 - 1599 Email: Career Experience

Delsen Testing Labs, Inc. - Glendale, CA 01/2010 { 08/2012 Metallographic Lab Technician

Measured, assembled and cured epoxy resin mounts and evaluated fabrication quality of client components

Performed dimensional and qualitative analysis of samples using high-powered [200x] microscope

Maintained lab operations and provided customers with test reports adhering to industry standards (ISO, IPC J-STD, ASTM, MIL, etc.)

Managed calibration of lab equipment, followed traceability reports, organized lab documentation and achieved successful regulatory quality audits

Supported auxiliary destructive and non-destructive test labs and shortened turn-around time of deliverables company-wide Santa Cruz Institute for Particle Physics - Santa Cruz, CA 11/2005 { 01/2008 Undergraduate Researcher (ATLAS Experimental Group)

Analyzed e ectiveness of thermal annealing to repair damaged transistors found at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC)

Utilized LabView program for the acquisition of transistor data

Programmed R scripts to analyze and produce plots of transistor characteristics

Interacted with an international cross-functional team to complete milestones and deliverables of the project

Published Work: \Evaluation of the Radiation Tolerance of Several Generations of SiGe, Heterojunction Bipolar Transistors under Radiation Exposure", Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research - A579, p.833-838, 2007

Published Work: \Source Dependence and Technology Scaling E ects on the Radiation Tolerance of SiGe HBTs at Extreme Dose and Fluence Levels", IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science, 2007

Universit a Roma Tre - Rome, Italy 07/2007 { 09/2007 Summer Intern - Department of Energy (DOE) / INFN

Researched and achieved successful results in the use of photomultiplier tubes (PMTs) in a particle collider setting

Modi ed and ne-tuned oscilloscope and parameter analyzer for characterization of photomultiplier properties

Conveyed results to a team of physicists to improve outcome of the data collection in the collider at Frascati National Lab Other Work

Thousand Oaks Elks Lodge #2477 - Thousand Oaks, CA 05/2016 { Present Operations (Grounds, Barkeep, Security)

Private Tutor - San Fernando Valley Area 02/2017 { Present Academic Subject Tutor (College Algebra, Precalculus, Statistics) A.G.B.U. High School - Canoga Park, CA 12/2016 { 06/2017 Mathematics Teacher (Precalculus, Honors Algebra I) KnowItAll Tutors, Inc. - Westlake Village, CA 10/2015 { 02/2017 Academic Subject Tutor (Physics, Math, Chemistry)

Sudjam, LLC - Glendale, CA 04/2015 { 09/2015

Full Stack Web Developer

Professional Activities

Workshops - Stellar Spectral Analysis (Heidelberg - May 2014), Scienti c Computing in Fortran (Stuttgart - June 2014) Leadership - Boy Scouts of America: Senior Troop Leader & Assistant Scoutmaster - Troop 440 - Canoga Park, CA (2010 - Present) Certi cations - First Aid & CPR Certi ed (March 2016 - March 2018), Goethe Institut - German Language - C1 Level Languages - English (native), German (

uent), Spanish (intermediate) Computer Skills


uency in: Python (scipy/matplotlib), Fortran (77/90/2000), MATLAB, Mathematica, COMSOL Multiphysics, R, Linux (18+ years experience), UNIX (FreeBSD, OpenBSD), Network Security, TCP/IP, MySQL, PHP, HTML, CSS3, JavaScript, regex, Unix Shell Scripting (bash), C/C++(ROOT), GDB, git, CVS, SVN, SOAP, JSON, XML, LAMP, Apache, nginx Education

Physics - M.S. 10/2012 { 10/2014

Technische University Darmstadt - Darmstadt, Germany

Thesis: Neutrino Transport in Core-Collapse Supernova (Arcones Research Group)

Concentration: Energetic, High-Density Processes

Key Courses: Nuclear Physics, Plasma Physics, Optical Spectroscopy, Astrophysics, Compressible Aerodynamics Applied Physics - B.S. 09/2004 { 06/2009

University of California, Santa Cruz

Thesis: Nonlinear Dynamics & The Intermittancy Route to Chaos

Key Courses: Mechanics, Fluid Dynamics, Thermodynamics, Electrodynamics, Di erential Equations (ODE/PDEs), Chaos Theory, Properties of Materials

Graduate-Level Courses: Applied Math Methods (Statistics/PDEs), Advanced Fluid Dynamics, Parallel Computing

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