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Engineering, 3D Printing, Clinical Research

New York City, New York, United States
April 29, 2019

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Adam P. Adler

516-***-**** ● 205 East 95th Street, New York, NY, 10128 ●


Binghamton University, Thomas J. Watson School of Engineering and Applied Science

Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering with concentration in Biomedical Devices and Instrumentation

Binghamton University Scholars Program; All University Honors Graduate May 2017


Complete Orthopedic Services Inc., Greater New York Area, NY

July 2017-January 2019

Certified Orthotic Fitter

• Sculpted, fabricated, and modified custom orthoses designed to assist patients with gait and to correct deformities from diagnoses such as foot drop, spina bifida, diabetic ulcers, and cerebral palsy

• Evaluated patients for various orthoses that coincide with specific diagnoses. Uploaded detailed medical notes of patient interactions and specific work orders for custom items into patient portal

• Collaborated with doctors throughout the NYC area to determine the most appropriate orthoses for individual patients

Affordable 3D Printed Prosthetic Hand, Binghamton University, Binghamton NY

April 2016 - May 2017

Team Leader

• Collaborated with a team of 6 students to design a fully functional prosthetic hand under a given budget of $600

• Brainstormed ideas to maximize safety, quality, and durability of prosthetic with conceptual sketches and 3D models

• Designed testing criteria to determine how our client would perform recreational activities while using the prosthetic

Hanger Prosthetics Orthotics, New York, NY

May 2016 - August 2016

Certified Prosthetist/Orthotist Shadow

• Observed all aspects of the short and long-term responsibilities of a Certified Prosthetist/Orthotist (180+ hours); worked in 4 primary locations in order to understand clinical applications of prosthetic designs

• Gained exposure through hands on clinical experience by taking measurements of patients, learned how to make adjustments to a prosthesis within the timeframe of an appointment, and assisted patients with walking trials

• Learned effective assembly and modification techniques used to make successful prosthetic sockets and orthotic braces

Rehabilitation Bionics Program at Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY

Summer 2014 & Summer 2015

Undergraduate Research Assistant

• Adjusted exoskeletons for paraplegic patients during their research sessions on a daily basis

• Collected data from the daily sessions and entered the results into the hospital research database using Redcap software

• Helped 2-3 patients per day learn how to walk and do strength exercises using an exoskeleton


Dual Mode Arduino Stress Detector, Binghamton University, NY

March 2016-May 2016

Team Member

• Conceptualized the necessary components to build a stress detector within a 5 week period using Arduino software

• Utilized electrical components such as a voltage divider, low/high pass filter, op-amp, and a photoplethysmogram

• Increased functionality by incorporating a Galvanic Skin Response component to measured stress from skin conductance

Binghamton Residential Life, Binghamton University, NY

August 2015-May 2017

Student Manager

• Performed administrative and clerical duties in support of the organization and function of the residential center

• Scheduled events and collaborated with Residential Life staff to ensure the efficacy of various university functions

Federal Aviation Administration Design Competition for Universities

January 2014-April 2014

Technical Design Team Leader

• Acted as technical leader for a team of 10 students; was responsible for creating a conceptual design for the competition, choosing the materials and a layout for the design, and cost analysis of the design

• Composed a 63-page report proposing a system that to collect energy from aircraft landings that could be used to power airport facilities


• Microsoft Software: Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Project, Publisher

• Computer Programs: Autodesk, Creo, Solid Edge, Arduino Software, Matlab, Labview, Redcap, Futura

• Language: Advanced Conversational Spanish

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