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Biomedical Engineer

East Greenwich, Rhode Island, 02818, United States
October 18, 2016

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Robert Valenti

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** ********* *****, **** *********, RI 02818; 401-***-****; Career Objective

Seeking a challenging career that best utilizes my engineering education and versatile skill set. Skills

Excellent report writer and excellent interpersonal/technical communication, presentation, time management and prioritization skills.

Very experienced with Microsoft Office, and familiar with utilizing MATLAB, Mathematica, pSpice, soldering and standard electronic test equipment (voltmeter, power supplies, oscilloscope). Able to read and understand low level system schematics, data sheets, and familiar with printed circuit boards. Can handle a variety of projects simultaneously. Very experienced working with people from various cultural and ethnic backgrounds as a service provider. Highly-adaptable and can perform very well under stressful situations. A self-starter capable of working on tasks well above his level. Constantly looks for methods to improve work efficiency and be a better employee. Education

Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering 2012 to 2016 University of Rhode Island

Kingston, RI

Private Tutor

Self-Employed, Kingston, RI 2016 to Pres

As a one-on-one private tutor I provide counseling to college students for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) courses. The following identifies my responsibilities: Assessing the student’s strengths and weaknesses to develop custom learning plans. Giving technologically enhanced lessons through use of the latest educational tools. Teaching students how to properly utilize the latest studying technologies available to them. Edit students’ college application essays (Primarily transfer students). Give free studying assessments to incoming college freshmen. Product Development Team Member

Burn Prevention in Africa, Kingston, RI 2015 to 2016 During this project my team was tasked with creating a protective barrier fence for coal stoves used in the African slums of Kibera. Stove related burns and deaths are considered a top priority in this area, and we needed to create an extremely affordable, mobile, rigid, storable, see-through barrier with a lid. We fulfilled all requirements and earned third place at the 2016 Northeast Biomedical Engineering Conference as a result. The following identifies my responsibilities:

Researched the most efficient materials to use for the design based on requirements. Identified most affordable locations to obtain materials. Fabricated stove barrier by hand.

Completed administrative paperwork for research purposes and grant money acquisition. Robert Valenti

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Fraternity Founder

University of RI, Kingston, RI 2013 to 2016

I handled the various administrative functions associated with the following positions that I have held over my tenure: President; Vice President; Alumni Relations Chairman. The following identifies my responsibilities: Created original bylaws and constitution for the foundation of the organization. Identified and recruited individuals that shared our organization’s values. Raised thousands of dollars for philanthropic endeavors. Maintained an atmosphere of professionalism, respect, and personal development. Acted as liaison between college and fraternity, as well as between fraternity alumni and undergraduates. Led organization towards the acquisition of the highest college awards obtainable by a fraternal organization. Biomedical Engineering Summer Internship

University of RI, Kingston, RI 2013, 2014

As an intern for Professor Walter Besio I assisted in the development of a seizure-detection system. My personal assignment was to determine whether or not custom-made tri-polar electrodes were more efficient at collecting ECG and EEG signals than bi-polar or standard electrodes. The following identifies my responsibilities: Maintained logs, compiled statistics and conducted research. Taught myself how to troubleshoot the Texas Instruments ADS1299 kit and its affiliated software. Implemented test protocol and designs created by Professor Besio, then adjusted protocol based on results. Troubleshoot software issues as they arise.

Kept abreast of the latest research.

United States Army

Human Intelligence Collector, Fort Lewis-McChord, WA 2006 to 2012 Diyala Province, Iraq 2007, 2009

At the rank of Sergeant I was responsible for information collection operations, which required the screening of human intelligence sources and documents. I received formal training in elicitation techniques, as well as professional interviewing, language analysis and body language analysis. The following identifies my responsibilities: Being a subject matter expert for my area of operation for senior enlisted soldiers and field grade officers. Being well-cultured, understanding and respectful of all foreign-national customs and courtesies. Review, analyze, debrief and interview human intelligence sources. Analyze resulting information and prepare comprehensive reports ranging from 1 to 15 pages in length. This resulted in over 300 information reports ranging from 1 to 15 pages. Volunteer Work

Visits to a local nursing home to conduct morale visits with the residents and well as donate supplies. Volunteer at build sites for Habitat for Humanity. Red Cross Blood donor every 8 weeks.

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