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Robotics Engineer

West Chicago, Illinois, United States
August 19, 2018

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Cullen Wilcox • 630-***-**** •

Cullen Wilcox

1N715 Northwood Drive

Northwoods, IL 60185

Cell: 630-***-****


Highly motivated Robotics Engineer seeking to secure a position that will allow me to utilize my background and education while gaining valuable work experience. Effective communicator, quick learner, and creative problem-solver with ability to develop strong relationships. Not intimidated by responsibility and diversity in tasks. Demonstrated ability to handle multiple projects. HIGHLIGHTS

● Foundational principles of robotic engineering

● Proficient with Linux systems

● Broad use of sensor integration

● Advanced courses in computer vision

● Knowledge of circuits and microprocessors

● Adept at ROS, C/C++ and Git

● Experienced with various robotic platforms

● Team player and strong work ethic



Bachelor of Science, General Engineering - Emphasis in Robotics Graduated: August 2018 RELEVANT PROJECTS

• Undergraduate Research Gesture Controlled Quadcopter (2017-2018) Utilized commercially available quadcopters to conduct computer vision labs and research via ROS and MATLAB o Developed hand-detection algorithm

o Adapted Quadcopter to be controlled with


o Presented to a panel of professors

o Demonstrated robot intercommunication

o Made appearance at ASEE 2018

● Horsham Public Works – Storm Drain Inspection Robot (2017-2018) Designed and built a storm drain inspection robot used to find structural faults in unreachable areas o Formed design based on customer needs

o Instituted custom design to reduce cost

o Constructed with commercial parts

o Conducted on-site tests with Public Works

o Implemented improvements using sensor


● Boeing Capstone Project – Terrain Adaptive Landing Gear for Quadcopter Drone (2016) Devised landing gear for a quadcopter to successfully allow it to take off from uneven terrain o Developed telescoping legs using a 3D printer

o Utilized microprocessors to sense planar shifts

o Successfully completed field tests according to

Boeing's specifications


● CAD Engineering Design Intern BLUFF CITY MATERIALS Bartlett, IL, Summer 2018 - Present o Collaborate on CAD drawings

o Interpret drone topography data

o Perform on-site design evaluations

o Construct 3D prototypes

● IT Engineer Intern UNITED AIRLINES– IT Department, Chicago, IL, SUMMERS 2014 - 2016 o Managed HP storage servers

o Facilitated baggage system projects in Chicago and Houston

o Optimized baggage systems and processes by

coordinating with IBM and Brock Systems

o Maintained health of critical Linux and Windows


o Developed app wireframes for new services

o Coordinated with contractors to create an android based scanner for the ground teams

● Klein Creek Golf Course, SUMMERS 2009-2014

o Greeted and assisted members with golf club & carts o Trained new staff

o Oversaw daily schedules

o Maintained golf course and equipment

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