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Mechanical Engineer Engineering

Ashford, Connecticut, United States
May 29, 2018

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Adam Cherepon, 860-***-****

*** ****** ****, *******, ** 06278

Summary: Hardworking, reliable, conscientious leader and team member with a supporting academic record in the pursuit of excellence in medical devices, with skills in critical thinking and communication.

Education: Anticipated May 2018

University of Massachusetts Amherst

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, GPA: 3.4, Dean’s List, Pi Tau Sigma

Relevant Courses:

Manufacturing Processes, Mechatronics, Biorobotics, Design of Mechanical Systems, Material and Signal Analyses Labs, Feedback Control of Dynamic Systems, Electrical Engineering, Heat Transfer, Aerospace Fluids, Linear Algebra

Engineering Experience:

Research and Development Intern, Cirtec Medical, Somers, CT Summer 2017

Edited and created engineering drawings using SolidWorks

Optimized neuromodulation medical prototype designs for efficient manufacturing

Evaluated silicone properties to assess manufacturing feasibility through temperature, contamination, and duration studies

Researched, edited, and executed time study, which included intensive analyses of manufacturing procedures to minimize manufacturing time estimates

Process Totality write-up for future implemented use in a Manufacturing Process Instruction

Intern, Energy Services, Farmington, CT Summer 2015

Worked with engineers to design gas turbine power plants

Designed parts and buildings for the power systems in Autodesk

Contacted distributor to order and purchase parts

Engineering Projects:

Personal Project: Designed and Developed Arcade Machine Summer 2017

Worked in Linux/Unix environment using Attract Mode for Game Display Wheel with Emulating MAME Software

Loaded personalized 8-bit music, installed flashing LED’s, and external speakers for added effect

Utilized Arduino skills in button programming and coin slot operations

Final Product processes and plays over 400 video games with different emulators and controller configurations

FaceLock Project Spring 2018

Working as part of a team to build a facial-recognition operating door lock

Incorporating a raspberry pi with the software installed into a housing and deadbolt system

Design will be presented on May 1st at a design poster competition

Pallet Project sponsored by Sensata Technologies Ltd Fall 2016

Worked in team of four to design and manufacture pallet to hold sensors through a specified force and vibration test

Drafted 3-D models and analyzed stress and displacement of pallet through FEA in ANSYS

Printed 3-D prototype to test vibration and manufactured steel pallet in machine shop with drill press for force testing

Provided design and analysis in written technical report as well as presented to class and company representatives

Electric Car-Build Project Fall 2016

Collaborated with a partner to design, build, test, and demonstrate a collision-avoiding car with rerouting abilities

Performed circuit analysis to build hardware for the car, while coding in Arduino to operate LEDs, motors, siren, and motion sensor


Software: MATLAB, MathCAD, Creo Parametric, Autodesk, ANSYS, SolidWorks, Microsoft Office, OpenSim

Certified to work in a machine shop.

Professional: ESD Sensitivity Training, Documentation Control (MasterControl), Hazardous Waste Handling and Disposal, Cleanroom Procedure, Grit Blasting, Laser Welding and Etching (IPG), Water Sanding

Activities and Interests:

UMass Amherst Fencing Team, Skiing, Piano, Trumpet, Bass Guitar, Karate Instructor, Track & Field

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