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BS Materials Science, experience in component analysis and test eng.

Bolivia, NC, 28422
April 13, 2016

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Leighton Grim Cline

*** ****** ** **, *******, NC 28422



North Carolina State University Graduated May 2015 BS in Materials Science and Engineering Major GPA: 3.2 Overall GPA: 3.1


N orth Carolina State Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, 2014 2015 Undergraduate Researcher, O’Connor Group

Investigated morphology of blended organic semiconductors

Examined relationship between solubility of blend components and solidification behavior in drop cast organic transistors

Characterized effects of processing variables on microstructure of organic transistors

North Carolina State University Aerial Robotics Club 2011 2015 Airframe Engineer

Managed flight crew to assure minimum aircraft downtime

Coordinated with imagery and autopilot system operators to optimize aircraft performance and mission success

Fabricated and repaired components of multiple UAV airframes

Prepared and serviced aircraft for flight testing and competition North Carolina State University Department of Materials Science and Engineering, 2011 2013 Undergraduate Researcher, LaBean Group

Developed software to automate design of nanoscale structures

Designed, simulated, and built novel nanoscale DNA structures

Evaluated and refined designs for structures

Tuned, calibrated, and repaired microscopy systems

Investigated functionalization of DNA with virus capsids and nanoparticles

Collaborated with an international team of researchers to develop and apply DNA nanomachines and nanostructures

Publications and Conference Presentations

S emi Automated Design of DNA Origami Hexagons with Novel Helix Orientation State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research Symposium, Durham, NC, Nov. 2012 Skills and Qualifications

Programming experience

MATLAB, Java, Python, and Wiring

Extensive experience in operating, calibrating, and maintaining microscopy and imaging systems AFM, SEM, and optical microscopes

Practical, hands on experience in systems engineering and troubleshooting Experience with analytical techniques for materials UV/vis and IR spectroscopy, mechanical testing, optical analysis, X ray diffraction Awards and Activities

Boy Scouts of America: Eagle Scout with Gold Palm

2nd place, 2013 AUVSI Student UAS competition

Hiked 2663 mile Pacific Crest Trail in 2015

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