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Biomedical Engineer

Elizabeth City, North Carolina, 27909, United States
May 30, 2018

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Nerwyn Pal Singh

email: *** Golfclub Drive, Elizabeth City, NC 27909 cell: 252-***-**** U.S. Citizen – Born in Chattanooga, TN home: 252-***-**** EDUCATION

Cornell University, College of Engineering, Ithaca, NY May 2018 Master of Engineering in Biomedical Engineering, GPA: 3.50 University of North Carolina, College of Arts and Sciences and School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC May 2017 Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering, Minors in Chemistry and Music, Cum Laude, GPA: 3.41 WORK/VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

Research Assistant, UNC Biomedical Research Imaging Center, Chapel Hill, NC January 2016 – January 2017

• Designed housings for MRI RF coils for the neck and breasts (two designs) using Solidworks

• Kept a log of and updated designs using feedback from head researcher in weekly scrums

• Created 3D models to be used in research proposals and as reference for manufacturing Hospital Volunteer, UNC Hospital Endoscopy Center, Chapel Hill, NC January 2015 – May 2015

• Communicated with patients to inform them about upcoming procedures and assured that they were prepared RELEVANT ACADEMIC PROJECTS

Lung Cancer Detection in Chest CT Scans, Dpt. of Computer Science, Cornell University March 2018 – May 2018

• Resized a large database of CT scans of varying voxel dimensions to 1 mm3 voxels in MATLAB

• Extracted the lung volume from individual CT scans via a mask developed using computer vision methods

• Developed an algorithm that extracted candidate lung nodules from CT scan volumes Industrial Design Project, Dpt. of Biomedical Engineering, Cornell University August 2017 – May 2018

• Researched and developed needs via doctor interviews, shadowing, and literature search

• Filtered and chose a need by analyzing the disease state, existing solutions, stakeholders, and market

• Created a database of control documents relating to the background research, interviews, and design concepts

• Designed and prototyped a new type of trocar for laparoscopic surgery first entry in two-week scrum sprints Pap Smear Nuclei Differentiation, Dpt. of Computer Science, Cornell University Oct. 2017 – Dec. 2017

• Differentiated nuclei in pap smear slides using an algorithm based on computer vision methods in C

• Produced a report on cervical cancer, pap smear slides, automated cell nuclei differentiation, and our algorithm Senior Design Project, Dpt. of Biomedical Engineering, University of North Carolina August 2016 – May 2017

• Researched and developed needs via doctor interviews, shadowing, and literature search

• Developed a design history file composed of multiple control documents

• Designed, constructed, and tested a prototype device that detected radial artery occlusion

• Presented our research, ideas, and work at several small conferences in Chapel Hill, NC and Durham, NC SPECIALIZED SKILLS

Prototyping: • Solidworks • AutoCAD • EAGLE • Multisim • Circuitry Design/Diagrams • Soldering

• Rapid Prototyping • Mechanical Hardware Design • Technical Drawings Programming: • Python • Java • C • MATLAB • LabVIEW • Computer Vision • Digital Signal and Image Processing

• Microcontrollers (Arduino, NI DAQ, PIC, and Raspberry Pi) Business: • Agile/Scrum Framework • FDA Regulatory Affairs • Biodesign Process • Entrepreneurship Other: • MRI • Microscopy • Analytical and Organic Chemistry • Microsoft Office

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