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Mechanical Engineer

Downey, California, United States
September 28, 2018

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Sergio Vera

**** * **** ** *******, CA *****

Cell: 323-***-****



Cal State University of Northridge Graduation: May 2018

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering with Major GPA 3.08

California EIT Certification Jan. 2018

Engineering Projects

Senior Design Project - SAE Aero Design Competition, CSU Northridge Aug. 2017 – May. 2018

-Entered a competition to design and construct a 55-pound composite RC Plane to deliver droppable payloads.

-Part of the aerodynamics sub team and helped design wings and tail to provide sufficient lift and stability.

-Analyzed aircraft design using a computational fluid dynamic program, Flightstreams.

-Constructed the aircraft using composite materials, performed wet and prepreg layups.

Mechatronics Design project, CSU Northridge Mar. – May. 2018

-With a team of 4 students, we designed and built a thrust stand for a propeller based engine.

-Equipped with sensors to measure throttle, temperature, rpm, and thrust.

-Programed an Arduino Uno to read information from sensors and translate the data to show on a display.

Machine Design Project, CSU Northridge Jun. 2017

-Worked with a team of 5 to design a 3D model mechanical jaw crushing device that destroys hard drive disks beyond data recovery.

-Performed a solid works simulation analysis to ensure materials and design met boundary conditions and functionality.

-Completed a cost analysis and patent search.

Engineering Martials Project, CSU Northridge Apr. 2017

-Identified an unknown steel alloy, through analysis of mechanical properties and metallography.

-Performed Testing such as Hardness, tensile, impact, and heat treatment on specimens.


Software: Excel Visual Basic Code, C++, MATLAB, Flightstreams (CFD), SolidWorks (FEA), Microsoft Office.

familiar with LabVIEW, Python, and Java.

Hands on working: experience using a band saw, lathe, router, and drill press.

Fluent in Spanish

Familiar with GD&T and Stack-up analysis

Experience with composites and autoclaves, performing wet and prepreg layups.

Ability to organize and lead a team to accomplish tasks and meet deadlines.

Work Experience

Shift Manager, Pizza Hut, Bell Mar. 2016 – Jun. 2018

-Working well with a team to carry out orders and ensure customer satisfaction.

-Directing daily operations to staff members for a successful fast food restaurant.

-Completed checklists for cash reporting, maintenance, inventory, and scheduling.

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