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Mechanical Engineer

Location:
Cortland, NY, 13045
Posted:
February 20, 2015

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Matthew G Goff

*** ******* **. *** #* Ithaca, New York 14850 727-***-**** acoeby@r.postjobfree.com

Education

B.S, M.S., PhD

Cornell University Ithaca, NY

Major: Biomedical Engineering M.S. Received: Jan 2013

M.S. / PhD GPA: 3.92 Anticipated PhD: June 2015

University of Florida Gainesville, FL

Major: Mechanical Engineering B.S. Received: May 2010

GPA: 3.77

Professional Experience

Aug. 2010 – Present

Hernandez Research Group at Cornell

Graduate Research Assistant Ithaca, NY

Calculated strain distributions in bone structures using finite element analysis.

Performed mechanical tests on bone in-vitro and in-vivo.

Developed techniques for analyzing three-dimensional images of microdamage

and bone ultra structure.

Managed 6 undergraduate students and 5 Masters of Engineering students

Jan. 2013 – Present

BrewJacket

Chief Technical Officer Ithaca, NY

Designed, built, and brought to market a cooling device for home brewing beer.

Successfully founded and incorporated the company with two partners.

Managed an engineering intern to optimize device performance and

manufacturability.

Aug. 2009 – July 2010

RTI Surgical

Intern Gainesville, FL

Experimentally determined the optimal storage media for cartilage tissue.

Designed and built devices for collecting cartilage tissue.

Designed and built devices for dehydrating, assembling and implanting

osteochondral autograft transplants.

May 2009 – Aug. 2009

Distributed Control Systems Lab at University of Florida

Undergraduate Research Assistant Gainesville, FL

Designed experiments to determine odometry errors in unmanned rovers.

May 2006 – Aug. 2008

MTS Medication Technologies

Technician Seminole, FL

Created a new standards guide for the engineering department by leading

interdepartmental meetings of all the engineering staff.

Designed more efficient components for sorting pills.

Improved pill sorting speeds by optimizing Fanuc robot arm programming.

Software Skills

Applications: Statistics (JMP, R), Image Analysis and Processing (Photoshop, Adobe, ImageJ,

Amira), Finite Element Modeling (Abaqus, ANSYS), Computer Aided Design (Solidworks, ProE

Creo), Programming (Matlab, Labview, Eclipse, Code Composer Studio), Manuscript Preparation

(Microsoft Office, Endnote, Refworks, Kaleidagraph)

Operating Systems: Windows, Linux

Programming Languages: C++, python, Matlab, TCL

Selected Honors and Awards

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3 place Advanced Materials Enabled Innovation Competition 2011

Med into Grad Fellowship 2012

Raised over $100,000 on Kickstarter 2014

Passed Fundamentals of Engineering Exam 2015

Publications

1. Matthew G Goff, C. R. Slyfield, S. R. Kummari, E. V. TKachenko, S. E. Fischer, Y. H. Yi, M.

G. Jekir, T. M. Keaveny, C. J. Hernandez. Three-dimensional characterization of resorption

cavity size and location in human vertebral trabecular bone. Bone 51(1):28-37, 2012.

2. Matthew G Goff, K. L. Chang, E. N. Litts, C. J. Hernandez. The effects of misalignment

during in vivo loading of bone: techniques to detect the proximity of objects in three-

dimensional models. Journal of Biomechanics 47(12):3156-3161, 2014.

3. Matthew G Goff, F. M. Lambers, T. M. Nguyen, J. Sung, C. M. Rimnac, T. M. Keaveny, C. J.

Hernandez. Fatigue-Induced Microdamage in Cancellous Bone Occurs Distant from

Resorption Cavities and Trabecular Surfaces. Submitted.

4. Matthew G Goff, F. M. Lambers, R. M. Sorna, T. M. Keaveny, C. J. Hernandez.

Microdamage Accumulation is Explained by Different Principal Tissue Strains in Tension

and Compression. In Prep.

Selected Presentations from Nine Total

1. Matthew G Goff, K. Chang, E. N. Litts, C. J. Hernandez. Strain Distributions in Cancellous

Bone Are Insensitive to Small Loading Perturbations in the Rodent Tail Loading Model.

Poster Presentation at Orthopaedic Research Society Conference, 2013.

2. Matthew G Goff, K. Chang, E. N. Litts, C. J. Hernandez. In the Rodent Tail Loading Model,

Locations of Cancellous Tissue with High Mechanical Strain are not Affected by Small Off-

axis Loads. Podium Presentation at North East Bioengineering Conference, 2013.

3. Matthew G Goff, F. M. Lambers, T. M. Nguyen, J. Sung, C. M. Rimnac, C. J. Hernandez.

Microdamage Generated by Fatigue Loading in Cancellous Bone Does Not Occur

Preferentially Near Resorption Cavities. Poster Presentation at Orthopaedic Research

Society Conference, 2014.

4. Matthew G Goff, F. M. Lambers, C. J. Hernandez. Resorption Cavities and Microdamage

Caused by Fatigue in Human Vertebral Cancellous Bone. Podium Presentation at World

Congress of Biomechanics, 2014.

5. Matthew G Goff, F. M. Lambers, R. M. Sorna, T. M. Keaveny, C. J. Hernandez. Spatial

Correlations Between Microdamage and Finite Element Derived Local Tissue Strain in

Cancellous Bone. Poster Presentation at Orthopaedic Research Society Conference, 2015.



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