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Researcher with CAD experience

Location:
Parsippany-Troy Hills, New Jersey, United States
Salary:
50,000+
Posted:
March 13, 2018

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Christopher John Caulfield

** ****** ****** (***) 289 – 6949

Lake Hiawatha, NJ 07034 ac4skc@r.postjobfree.com https://www.linkedin.com/in/christopher-caulfield

Objective

Graduate student seeking employment in computer-aided drawing/design (CAD) engineering, design engineering, or related position

Education

New York University, New York City, NY

MS, Biology, Neurobiology, 3.592/4.0 September 2015 – May 2017 New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, NJ

BS, Biomedical Engineering, 3.893/4.0, Summa Cum Laude September 2011 – May 2015 Universidad Politecnica de Madrid (Technical University of Madrid), Madrid, Spain Study Abroad Experience, Passed August 2013 – December 2013 Skills

Proficient in AutoDesk AutoCAD – 2-D primarily drawings and designs; and PTC Creo Parametric

– primarily 3-D drawings and designs

Experience in mechanical measurements, including working with both analog and digital calipers

Teamwork and leadership skills developed extensively in academic and extracurricular experiences

Strong interpersonal and communication skills in written, computational, and verbal mediums

Experience in: MATLAB, Python, and R programming languages

Proficient in Spanish – reading, writing, speaking Professional Experience

New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, NJ

Graduate Research Assistant, Lab of Dr. Sergei Adamovich September 2017 – Present

Designed a device using Creo Parametric CAD software, which will be used to assist and enhance physical therapy exercises of stroke patients’ hands

Revised the design based upon the changing needs and aims of the project

Learned how to use a 3-D scanner to capture 3-D images and convert them into CAD-usable files to utilize as parts or foundations for parts in other designs

Assisted and supported other lab members’ projects, and worked collaboratively with them in order to accomplish mutual goals

Biomedical Engineering Senior Capstone Design September 2014 – May 2015

Designed and constructed a device used to improve the accuracy of physical therapy exercises

Personally designed, revised, and 3-D printed the casing and electronics housing for the device using CAD software

Wrote various industry-relevant documents, such as: a needs assessment, a high-level requirements report, a test plan, an assembly and use instruction manual, and a final report

Worked closely with group members to bring a project from inception to completion by dividing tasks appropriate to each team member’s strengths, and working cooperatively University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA June 2014 – August 2014 Undergraduate Researcher in Department of Biochemistry, Lab of Dr. Bohdana Discher

Responsible for designing and testing a new protocol for protein quantification – related to the Bradford spectrophotometric assay

Proficient in HPLC, FPLC, and PCR

Completed program by writing a peer-reviewed journal article summarizing the research New York University, New York City, NY January 2016 – May 2017 Graduate Researcher at the Center for Neural Sciences, Lab of Dr. John Rinzel Masters Thesis Project – Computational Model of Muscle Activity/Recall System:

Worked in MATLAB to develop a system of neurons modeled through a differential-equation- based firing rate and Half-Center Oscillator paradigm

Refined the model in order to make it more physiologically accurate

Investigated the dynamics of the model in order to elucidate possible mechanisms of muscle activity and recall in the nervous system

Relevant Coursework

Introduction to CAD for Biomechanics – Creo Parametric – Spring 2015

Fluid Mechanics – Fall 2014

Statics and Strength of Materials – Fall 2012

Engineering CAD 2 Honors – AutoCAD – Fall 2010 - Spring 2011 Honors and Awards

Eagle Scout – Troop 72, Parsippany, NJ – Earned September 2009

Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honors Society Member – Inducted Spring 2013

Omicron Delta Kappa Leadership Honors Society Member – Inducted Spring 2013

Alpha Eta Mu Beta – Honors Biomedical Engineering Society Member – Inducted Fall 2014

NJIT Albert Dorman Honors College Member

Dean’s List Member throughout all 8 semesters of college and 3 semesters of graduate school Community Service

St. Paul’s Inside the Walls

Habitat for Humanity Builds – Various weekends, 2016-2018

Mission trip to Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic to serve disabled children – July 2016 Missionaries of the Poor

Mission trip to Cap-Haitien, Haiti to serve disabled children – January 2018 Engineers Without Borders – NJIT Chapter

Two service trips to Milot, Haiti to install and monitor eco-latrines and water filters designed to improve the quality and availability of drinking water and bathroom services in the community, as well as educate the populace on proper hygiene related to those areas – June 2013 and May 2015



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