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Biomedical Engineer

San Francisco, CA
March 19, 2018

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Simon Liu

*** ****** ******, *** *********, CA **124 415-***-****


University of California, Davis Dec 2017

Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering

Related Courses: Biomaterials, Cell and Tissue Mechanics, Biomedical Signal and Systems, Organic Chemistry, Cellular and Tissue Engineering, Circuits, Biomedical Imaging, Medical Device Manufacturing (cGMP, ISO 13485, Six Sigma, 5S, Lean Manufacturing)


Senior Design Project:

Engineered a proof-of-concept prototype processing block for a portable, automated drug delivery medical device to resolve noncompliance for patients with congestive heart failure (CHF)

•Planned and conducted verification and validation tests to confirm proper device functionality in fulfilling client specifications

•Coordinated check-in meetings with team members to ensure developmental milestones on short deadlines were met

•Developed design timeline documentation, participated in panel design reviews, and contributed to the Design History File (DHF)

•Designed and created Solidworks models for the 3D-printed housing unit

•Wrote a Python script to periodically insert and retrieve patient data from a cloud spreadsheet

•Developed an algorithm and coding scripts to dynamically determine the drug dosage infusion rate

•Reduced bill of materials to 30% under budget through negotiations with vendors

•Gained knowledge of the FDA’s role in regulating and approving medical devices (PMA, 510k)

Additional Projects:

•Constructed a basic microscope to a maximum tolerance of +/-0.2 cm via water jet cutting, 3D printing, and machine shop equipment

•Designed and assembled an Arduino-based intrusion alarm utilizing an ultrasonic sensor, a WiFi shield, a piezo buzzer, and LEDs

•Created Solidworks models of a multi-tool and performed stress/failure analysis to identify points of weaknesses

•Designed an electrospun nanofiber scaffold to promote peripheral nerve regeneration beyond the natural threshold of 10 mm by proposing a controlled-release mechanism of growth factors and ECM proteins


Office of Research Davis, CA Jun 2016 Dec 2016

Research Analyst Intern

•Reviewed proposal submissions, grants, awards/subcontracts, and research compliance data in accordance to university policy

•Aided in organizing grant review conferences between research groups and funding institutions

•Assisted research analysts and consultants with award revisions to secure funding for 90% of submitted proposals

•Analyzed audits of research department spending from private and public institutional funds in accordance to OMB Circular A-21, A-110, A-133

North East Medical Services San Francisco, CA Jun 2014 Oct 2014

Medical Equipment/Device Intern

•Executed safety and environmental inspections in compliance with the Health and Human Services (HHS) and Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) guidelines

•Calibrated, maintained, and implemented appropriate repairs on basic biomedical equipment under the direct supervision of a technician

•Completed Preventative Maintenance (PM) and troubleshooting on biomedical equipment under supervision

•Documented medical device maintenances and submitted summaries/reports according to schedule


•Knowledgeable in MATLAB, C, Fritzing, Labview and Python programming

•Experienced in creating models via Solidworks/AutoCAD software, 3D Printing, Laser Cutting

•Background working in laboratory, clinical, and manufacturing settings (Machine Shop Equipment/Tooling)

•Versatile in utilizing Microsoft Office Programs


•Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) UC Davis Chapter, affiliate since March 2016

•UC Davis Badminton Club/Team, member since September 2014

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