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Biomedical Engineer

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
December 21, 2018

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Max Baxter 908-***-**** **** Boulevard of the Allies, Pittsburgh, PA 15213


- University of Pittsburgh: Swanson School of Engineering; Pittsburgh, PA (Graduation: April 2019)

Major: Bioengineering – Track: Medical Product Engineering Cumulative GPA: 3.35

Minor: Mechanical Engineering

Relevant Coursework: Medical Product Ideation, Bioengineering Design, Mechanical Design I, Finite Element Analysis, Artificial Organs, Human Physiology Projects:

- Endotracheal Tube (ETT) Management & Tracking (Capstone September 2018 – Present) Collaborating with 3 graduate engineering students to develop an improved method of tracking & securing ETTs

- Patient Migration Management in Hospital Beds (Capstone September 2018 – Present) Working with 4 engineering students & one nursing student to develop a product that manages patient slouching in accordance with FDA QSR with emphasis on the Design Controls (21 CFR 820.30), performed FTA, FMEA, V&V

- In-Vivo Hemolysis and Blood Chemistry in a Wearable Artificial Lung August 2017 –April 2018) Collected and analyzed relevant blood parameters in adult sheep for 30 day studies

- Soccer Cleat for Children with Sever’s Disease September 2017 – February 2018) Collaborated with 3 other students to design a soccer cleat with the intent of reducing the pain induced in the heel

- Emergency Breathing Apparatus Case December 2017 – April 2018) Worked in a team of 4 students to assist a local company in designing a durable, interlocking, stacking case for an emergency breathing apparatus used in mine shafts

- Children’s Hospital X-Ray Room Re-design January 2016 – April 2016) Collaborated with 3 students to design a fabric to make an x-ray room at the UPMC Children’s Hospital less intimidating

- Freshman Engineering Conference Research Paper & Presentation January 2016 – April 2016) Presented to faculty and industry representatives: ‘Electronic Skin and Its Application to Health Monitoring Technology’ Work Experience:

- Biomedical Engineering Intern May 2018 – Present)

ALung Technologies (Pittsburgh, PA)

Conduct R&D, Manufacturing, and Quality Control work for the development and commercialization of an artificial lung device (class III)

- Peer Advisor Aug. 2016 – Present)

Freshman Engineering Leadership Team (Pittsburgh, PA)

Instruct two weekly 50 minute sessions for 30 freshman engineers during the fall semesters that focus on a successful transition into college life and engineering as a major.

- Undergraduate Researcher January 2017 – April 2018)

McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine – Medical Devices Lab (Pittsburgh, PA)

Manufactured fiber bundles for an artificial lung device, assisted with in-vitro and in-vivo testing of the device via data collection and analysis.

- Head Summer Camp Counselor & Lifeguard June 2014 – Aug. 2016)

YMCA Camp Chingachgook (Lake George, NY)

Leader for children ages 7-16, taught various “skill classes,” fostered developing relationships between the children, led overnight hikes into the wilderness, inducted into exclusive leadership and service society Software & Hardware Knowledge:

- Software: Solidworks, Microsoft Office Suite, ANSYS Mechanical ADPL, MATLAB

- Hardware: FDM 3D Printing, Lathe, CNC Routing, Laser Cutting Volunteering:

- Bioengineering Makerspace Committee President & Trainer May 2017 – Present) Formerly a member and currently the leader of development for the Bioengineering Makerspace, coordinate plans/ideas between students and the department, trainer for one of the 3D printers.

- YMCA Camp Chingachgook Counselor in Training June 2013 – August 2013) 168 community service hours from developing the skills necessary to work as a counselor. International Experience:

- 2.5 years living in Moscow, Russia & have traveled to 10+ countries via personal travel

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