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Design Engineer Mechanical

San Francisco, California, United States
May 31, 2018

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Francesca Caruso

Mechanical Engineer


**** ******* ******, *** *

San Francisco, CA 94123

Phone: 408-***-****

Email: f

Software skills: P roficient in A utoCAD MEP, Solidworks, Revit, MATLAB-Simulink, STAR CCM+, Bluebeam Revu, Microsoft Suite

Languages: I talian (native), Spanish (fluent), English (fluent) Experience ACCO Engineered Systems / Design Engineer September 2017 - Present, San Leandro, CA

● Designing plumbing systems on AutoCAD MEP and Revit

● Coordinating with project management team and HVAC team

● Working on big scale projects i.e. the Microsoft Campus in the Bay Area ACCO Engineered Systems / Design Engineer Intern

June 2016- August 2016, San Jose, CA

● Designed plumbing systems on AutoCAD MEP and Revit

● Learned project management principles

Main Projects


VTOL Aircraft

September 2016 - June 2017, Santa Clara, CA

● Designed and built a remote controlled vertical and take-off landing (VTOL) aircraft for search and rescue of lost hikers in national parks

● Aircraft design: CFD analysis, FEA analysis, performance calculations

● Thermal and HD camera, GPS and sound recognition device to locate lost hiker

● Flight time: 1- 2 hours, Flight range: 10 - 15 miles

● Lead a team of five engineers


July 2017, Imperial Business School, London, UK

● Created an app to bridge the gap between tailors and needy customers in 3 steps: 1. Appointment schedule through the app

2. Clothing consultation and pick-up at a location specified by the client 3. Drop-off and payment through app

● Collaborated with diverse team members and earned 1s t place in competition

Parking lot payment device

March 2015, Santa Clara

● MATLAB coding for a pay station machine

Santa Clara University

September 2013 - June 2017, Santa Clara, CA

● Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering

● Minor: Aerospace Engineering

Extracurricular &

Volunteer Work

Walking Tree Travel

July 2012, Costa Rica

● Helped build a social house for the local community who graciously hosted us

● Learned of wildlife conservation issues while exploring Costa Rica Imperial College Business School

June 2017- July 2017, London, UK

● Attended the Entrepreneurial Smart Camp summer program

● Learned principles of entrepreneurship and the steps of product development

● Learned how to make a product the most efficient and attractive to the market Santa Clara University Society of Women in Engineering September 2013 - June 2017, Santa Clara, CA

● Attended leadership workshops

● Engaged in lectures and discussions hosted by local industry leaders

● Participated in engineering outreach events for local high school girls

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