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Mechanical Designer

Ann Arbor, MI
March 11, 2018

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Joseph Frost

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University of Michigan Ann Arbor, MI

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering September 2015 – April 2018 Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Clear Water Bay, HK Study Abroad June - August 2016

Monroe Community College Brighton, NY

Pre-Engineering September 2013 - May 2015


• Proficient with Solidworks, AutoCAD, Rhino, Hyperworks, Nastran, Matlab, and Microsoft Office Suite

• Capable with rapid prototyping and shop equipment: CNC mills, lathes, 3D Printers, composite molding, waterjet cutters, hand fabrication, mechatronic system troubleshooting, soldering, and wire harness construction EXPERIENCE

University of Michigan Student Project Team - Human Powered Submarine Ann Arbor, MI Drive-Train and Auxiliary Systems Design Lead September 2015 – Present

• Responsible for the design, fabrication, and testing of the drive-train, control, and safety systems of a mechanically driven submersible vehicle used to compete in international collegiate submarine races

• Utilized Solidworks models and drawings to add tactile feedback and improved resolution to the submarines steering mechanisms, resulting in greater pilot usability and submarine maneuverability

• Completed hand calculations and strength assessments for the load bearing components within the submarines drive-train and hull fixtures, ensuring manufactured components remain structurally sound during lifetime of use

• Organized and directed a team of 10 to successfully construct a fiberglass composite submarine hull

• Streamlined development and manufacturing by updating existing Solidworks models of each subsystem and introducing 3-Axis CNC machining processes to speed production of system components by 75% Center for Socially Engaged Design – Prototyping Lab Ann Arbor, MI Lab Coordinator and Technical Consultant September 2017 – Present

• Serving as a founding lab coordinator for a new prototyping lab within the M.E. department

• Candidate selection was based on overall knowledge of design and fabrication processes as well as ability to communicate those processes to non-technical lab personnel

• Established laboratory protocols by developing and implementing standard operating procedures, workflow arrangements and student training programs for fabrication equipment leading to successful launch and operation of the new laboratory space

University of Michigan Course - Design and Manufacturing I Ann Arbor, MI Technical Lead January – April 2016

• Led a group of 20 engineering students to design and produce 4 robotic machine players to compete in a competition used to assess the effectiveness and manufacturability of each robotic machine player

• Directed technical development efforts and served as design, assembly, and testing lead for the duration of the 15 week project resulting in successful completion of all objectives and full marks on project assessment

• Employed Solidworks to produce all models and technical drawings used during development phase of project Professional Experience - Transcat Instrumentation and Calibration Gates, NY Webwork Marketing Assistant June – August 2015

• Facilitated growth of company web catalog by authoring and implementing MATLAB programming

• Broadened company web presence by restructuring existing pages and personally authoring over 35 new pages

• Expanded online catalog using HTML editors, adding over 250 new listings on a weekly basis ADDITIONAL

MCC UAV Club: Constructed a quad-copter style UAV for use in club navigation and load capacity competitions Geneseo Central Senior Ecology Project: Used Inventor to produce a 600W wind turbine to illustrate the effectiveness of small scale wind power; funded project by organizing a community scrap metal drive raising $800 over two weekends

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