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Mechanical Engineering

Boston, Massachusetts, United States
March 28, 2019

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Evan Dean ** Delle Ave. Apt #*, Boston, MA *****



Northeastern University, Boston, MA May 2019

Candidate for Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering GPA: 3.14

Relevant Courses: Capstone, Heat Transfer, Computation and Design, Probability and Statistics, Dynamics and Vibrations, Thermodynamics, Fluid Dynamics

Activities: ASME, Program, Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity, Big Brothers Big Sisters American College of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece Sep 2014-Dec 2014 PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Boston Engineering, Waltham, MA Mechanical Engineering Consultant Co-op Jan 2018-Jun 2018

● Improved a sensitive pathogen detection system through systematic testing of thermal, optical, and microfluidic processes

● Scripted complex processes controlling microfluidic pumps and valves in both .xml and Labview

● Optimized thermal cycling equipment to better perform PCR and more accurately detect pathogens

● Tuned electronic boards to better detect microfluidic plugs ensuring accurate and repeatable splicing/mixing

● Fabricated and constructed a completely modular wind tunnel to meet client’s specifications

● Outlined potential failures in a Process Failure Mode Effects Analysis for a multistage assembly line

● Trained clientele how to create test scripts using the device’s unique scripting program

● Familiar with required procedures in an ISO 9001:2015 certified work place DOTS Technology Corp, Natick, MA Mechanical Engineering Co-op Jan 2017-Jun 2017

● Executed extensive filter bed testing to create product specification for filter material, stack orientation, and stack depth of an on-demand food allergen detector

● Improved food sampler design to be less prone to failure and more ergonomic for consumer use

● Developed product specification for the maximum internal vacuum and positive pressure

● Created a graphical representation of our product’s chemistry to show the scientific process to potential design consultants

● Collaborated with material vendors and machine shops to produce custom parts Boston Scientific, Marlborough, MA Endoscopy R&D Co-op Jan 2016-Jul 2016

● Ran flow rate/ leak and pressure decay tests; obtained data to verify product design and requirements

● Designed multiple fixtures in SolidWorks to simulate a clinically accurate setting for product specification testing

● Developed test methods for a gallstone retrieval basket’s performance in a simulated anatomical model

● Tested devices in worst-case scenarios to establish values for product specifications RESEARCH EXPERIENCE:

Northeastern University, Boston, MA Undergraduate Researcher Jan 2019-Present

• Conducted flow rate, rotational speed, and flow characteristic tests to determine how water and particulate interact within an oil refining centrifuge

• Gathered preliminary data and dimensions on a scaled-down prototype for CentriCrude Inc. to utilize when building a full-scale model of the centrifuge


Big Brothers Big Sisters, Boston, MA Feb 2017-Present

● Meet biweekly with my “Little Brother” to provide mentoring and companionship Tobin School Tutor, Boston, MA Oct 2017-Present

● Help middle and high school students in the Mission Hill area with their homework assignments SKILLS:

Technical: SolidWorks, Shop Machinery and Hand Tools, Design of Experiments, Creo, PDM, Soldering, Biomedical Protocol, Microsoft Office, LabView


Eagle Scout Feb 2013

● Designed and constructed an ADA compliant portable snack cart in support of the Best Buddies program

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