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Biomedical Engineer

Demarest, New Jersey, United States
January 21, 2019

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James Francis Borland

** ******* ******, ********, **, 07627

201-***-**** •

Education New Jersey Institute of Technology

• Master of Science in Engineering Management with a focus in Pharmaceuticals (2018–Expected May 2019)

• Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering with specialization in Bioinstrumentation. (2014–May 2018)

• Enrolled in the Albert Dorman’s Honor College and the recipient of the NJIT Honors Scholarship, the NJIT Faculty Scholarship, and the Louis Kamentsky Scholarship.

Key Courses • Biomedical Electronics, Biomedical Instrumentation, and Medical Technology

• Physiology, Biological and Chemical Foundations, and Biomedical Signals and Systems

• Project Management and Total Quality Management

• Programming and Problem Solving, Digital Design, Biomechatronics, and Biomedical Computing

• CAD for Biomechanics, Ergonomics, and Statics & Mechanics of Materials

• Calculus (I, II, III), Physics (I,II), and Chemistry (I,II, Organic), and Biology Engineering


Raspberry Pi/Arduino Projects

• Individually began an assortment of projects with guidelines utilizing the Raspberry Pi and the Arduino, a logic controller with multiple inputs and outputs similar to a small computer, which developed an understanding of the device which then led to original creations, for example, text-to- open safes, motion sensor monitoring systems, server monitoring devices, and cardiac sensing systems. Stryker Ankle Replacement: Capstone Project

• Designed, created, and fabricated an ankle implant replacement that was designed to be a failsafe option with the major features including its easy serviceability, robustness, and durability.

Brail Publishing Using 3-D Printing

• In conjunction with Northern Valley Regional High School Department of Technology and Engineering, experimented with utilizing 3-D printing

(MakerBot Replicator 2X) and CAD programs as a means of designing and producing publications for the blind or visually impaired. Proficiencies • Adept with Macintosh, Windows, and select Linux operating systems

• Versed in programs such as Microsoft Office, Adobe and Photoshop, Command Prompt, and Unity

• Versatile in power tools and construction techniques

• Comprehension of MATLAB, Simulink, SIMCA, and JavaScript

• Knowledge and experience with electronic circuits, robotics, and programmable logic controllers

• Strengths in Management, Teamwork, and Organization Work


Pfizer Incorporated (API), Ringaskiddy, Ireland (Summer 2017) Engineer: Efficiency and Competitiveness Department

• Responsible for analyzing and ensuring systems for the site to operate efficiently, to ensure competitiveness, for the active pharmaceuticals ingredients (API).

• Projects included change over efficiency data analysis for API, financial analysis, post analysis of effects and efficiencies from production changes, and resource modeling for employment and time usage. Pfizer Incorporated, Andover, MA (Summer 2016)

Analytical Scientist

• Tasked with developing a mathematical model for the prediction of the degree of activation for Staphylococcus Aureus for supply assurance.

• Created an equation and template based on spectral data to save time in production while providing data for FDA approval of the medicine. Biomedical 3-D Printing Lab, Newark, NJ (2016–2018) Lab Manager

• Manage and maintain a lab with 3-D printers that is available to the department's faculty and students for a myriad of uses and projects.

• Responsible for the staff and its resources as well as the implementation, management, and maintenance of printers, its software, and the systems used.



and Hobbies

Instructor for Surf City Yacht Club, Surf City, NJ (2012-2015) Sailing Instructor

• Taught sailing and seamanship skills as well as worked for the race committee/referees for L.I.B.Y.R.A. and maintained the sailboats and motor boats.

• Achieved U.S. Sailing Instructor: Level 1 Certification for teaching in the U.S. for personal watercraft (Certified in 2012)

• Laser, Sunfish, c420, Harpoon, Lightning, and Mariner

• Recipient of the Coach’s Award (2011), 1st in Junior Olympics (2012), and 2nd in the LBIYRA Series. Skiing (Started in 2003)

• Assistant teacher for younger athletes at Windham Mountain, NY. (2011) Writing Center at New Jersey Institute of Technology (2016)

• Helped students with improving their writing skills, formatting, and analysis. First aid, CPR, and First Aid Certified (Certified in 2012) Fundraising and Activism for Cystic Fibrosis

References Available upon request.

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