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Biomedical Engineering

Kingwood, TX
March 18, 2019

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David E. Burgos

**** *** ****** **, ******, TX 78705 Apt. 109

Permanent: 5823 Laurel Caverns, Kingwood, TX 77345 832-***-****


University of Texas Austin August 2014 -Present

Bachelors of Science, Biomedical Engineering Senior (Graduation: May 2019)


Medical Device Design and Manufacturing - Cockrell School of Engineering

08/27/18 – 12/12/18

Designed a low budget testing scenario to simulate the conditions in the human heart.

Engineered computational fluid dynamics tests with CAD models in SolidWorks and analyzed results.

Researched the current solutions and IP related to avoiding strokes in patients with LVADs.

Developed an add-on device to a ventricular inflow cannula to reduce stroke.

Capstone Redesign - Class Project - Department of Biomedical Engineering

08/27/18 - Present

Collaborated to engineer a unique consumer grade UV ray sensor prototype.

Researched the current solutions and IP related to UV ray overexposure.

Created a device that automatically detects the need to reapply sunscreen on the skin reducing the risk of sunburn.

Asthma Research Pitch - Department of Biomedical Engineering

02/28/18 - 05/05/18

Lead and managed team to decide on a research project on the factors that affect asthma.

Wrote and presented an in-detail report for an innovative research project on the Asthma biochemical pathway.


University of Texas, Austin, TX

Research Assistant - Department of Biomedical Engineering

09/25/17 – Present

Determined and calibrated components to reduce stress on large CO2 pump allowing efficient operation.

Automated mathematical computations via MATLAB code to determine the characteristics of light used in diagnostics.

Repurpose drone equipment to operate in the diagnostic prototype by rewiring motors and developing code.

Research Assistant - Department of Psychology

7/23/18 – 12/10/18

Improved processing time 15% by creating a program in R to collect and record testing data.

Developed a method to reduce mistakes in entering testing data. As a result, existing mistakes were reduced by 20%.

Technical Assistant - Joe C. Thompson Conference Center

9/19/16 – 5/15/17

Managed timely and proper conditions of conference equipment and availability of materials for conferences. As a result, all meetings were conducted on time and in optimal conditions during my tenure.

Conducted direct customer service with audio/visual presentations for their classes.

Resolved technical issues with computer and equipment, obtained verbal recognition from users of the facility on courtesy and effectiveness.

MD Anderson Cancer Center - University of Texas, Houston, TX

Summer Intern

05/30/16 - 08/12/16

Taught mouse genotyping and maintenance of mammalian cell cultures to new interns.

Gathered and analyzed supporting evidence to investigate specific cancer-causing genetic interaction with in vitro assays.

Wrote and presented an in-detail report on an academic paper crucial to the continuation of a long-term experiment.

Summer Intern

07/01/15 - 8/20/15

Validated experimental assumptions by conducting and presenting western blots, confirming the amplification of certain genes.

Gained additional responsibilities thawing, maintaining, and treating cell lines in absence of graduate students.



Authored and published Life in 2-D - Living with One Eye after Retinoblastoma ISBN-10: 061*******

Mentor freshman students in the UT Austin Biomedical Engineering Program

Wrote and presented case in the UT Biomedical Case competition

Languages and


Working Knowledge of Spanish

Java, C, Assembly, Labview, SolidWorks, MatLab, R, BladeGen, Fluent, DesignModeler, ANSYS, EAGLE

Clubs and memberships

Assembled, and displayed prosthetic hands for the E-Nable local chapter at BDYHAX 2018 convention

Built balsa wood model for Seismic Design competition UT Austin Team

Member of Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE)

Member of Pi Sigma Pi an organization for minorities in engineering

Member of Society of Biomedical Engineering Society

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