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Recent Biomedical Engineering Graduate

Norton, Massachusetts, United States
May 15, 2019

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Thomas Roerden

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University of Maine, Orono, ME

BS: Biomedical Engineering, Minor in: Microbiology

Cumulative Grade Point Average: 3.511

Relevant Courses: Bioengineering Laboratory, Elements of Bioengineering Design, Instrumentation in Bioengineering, Biomaterials and the Cellular Interface, Process Control and Statistical Process Control and Analysis


University of Maine – Orono, ME

Senior Design (Capstone) Project September 2018 to Current

Collaborated with three peers to design a sensor integration device to continuously monitor vital signs with local display and storage during search and rescue missions

Research and design through collaboration with electrical engineering department for electrical components through Arduino and Raspberry Pi coding

Research and design through collaboration with mechanical engineering department to design a housing unit and molding/casting a polyurethane coat. Model created in Solidworks.

University of Maine – Orono, ME

Student Research Assistant May 2017 to Current

Assisted PhD work of Dr. Lisa Weeks with work on paper coating machines and gravitation water retention units

Research of Cellulose Nanofibers to test bacterial growth of biosafety levels 1 and 2 organisms, solute disintegration, and material durability for anti-fouling with Dr. Caitlin Howell and Dr. Douglas Bousfield

Research of microviscometry with non-Newtonian fluids for future clinical work; development of micro-viscometer and data collection of viscosities of simulated biological fluids with Dr. Michael Mason

Presented data at research conferences and symposiums

University of Maine – Orono, ME

Area Coordinator, Level 2 Certified Tutor September 2016 to Current

Plan and co-coordinate trainings, observe new and experienced tutors and provide in person and written feedback, help tutors adhere to program policies and procedures, and attended 30 hours of training

Facilitate small group tutoring with 4-6 peers involving creative activities, games or visual aids to proliferate learning and improve study habits

Tutor 3 groups of up to 10-12 students, tutoring over 30 students in physics and math


Knowledgable in FDA patent regulation and classification procedures

Proficient with Microsoft Office, LabVIEW, Solidworks, Minitab 18 and Mathcad. Basic application of Origin, and Solidthinking Embed. Introductory exposure to programming with C++

Class dedicated lab-time towards design and development of prosthetic hand and microfluidic cell culture system, design of a heart rate monitor through LabVIEW, and diagnosis of mechanical issues in wiring

Trained in biosafety and handling biohazards, OSHA blood borne pathogens and personal protective equipment, information security, basic biomedical research, data or specimens research, and aseptic techniques

Proper maintenance of a laboratory notebook and record keeping


Roche Brothers Supermarket – Easton, MA June 2013 to March 2017

Front End Manager/Cashier/Customer Service Associate

Assisted customers and trained fellow employees to strengthen interpersonal skills and proper work conduct


Alpha Gamma Rho Fraternity Inner Fraternity Council Representative, Scholarship Chair of Fraternity, and Philanthropy Chair; Community Service through fraternity – raised $1,632 collectively for Children’s Miracle Network Hospital, raised $1,000 collectively for the United Service Organizations

National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS) Social and Society Events, and Community Service Chair

Week-long mission trip in Guatemala, provided food to impoverished areas, helped build a bread oven, and helped in a medical clinic in the village.

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