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Biomedical Engineer

Location:
Plano, Texas, United States
Posted:
October 27, 2016

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PURVA JOSHI

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Email: acw9qn@r.postjobfree.com LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/purvajoshi Cell: 609-***-****

PROFILE

A self-motivated, hard-working biomedical engineering student with noteworthy professional experience along with technical and leadership skills, seeking an entry level Biomedical Engineer position.

EDUCATION

B.S. Biomedical Engineering- The University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX Expected December 2016

Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ September 2012 - May 2014

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

Capstone Project, Texas BioMedical Device Center, Richardson, TX May 2016 – Present

Designed and developed The SleepSafe Kit to solve sleepwalking using Bluetooth connection

Created and fabricated SleepBand using Altium and SolidWorks

Assisted in making of phone applications (SleepApps) using Android Studio

Designed and fabricated SleepAlarm using TI-CC2650 LaunchPad and Code Composer Studio

Research Assistant, The University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX September 2014 – Present

Received Undergraduate Research Grant for conducting vagus nerve stimulations with traumatic brain injury

Expert builder of miniature head-caps to sensor rats’ brain plasticity

Designed rat nerve cuffs to protect vagus nerve during vagus nerve stimulations

Analyzed brain sections by counting nerve cells to determine cortical brain plasticity

Student, The University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX

Developed Panic Attack Predictor which improves patients’ ability to detect high stress levels using muscle tension

Built EMG, EEG, ECG sensors in lab courses to measures various signals to assess functionality of body’s organs

Knowledge about FDA policies and process along with 510k and PMA process

RELEVANT COURSEWORK

Medical Imaging and System Methods

Feedback Systems

Biomaterials and Medical Devices

Engineering Physiology

Thermodynamics

Signals and Systems

Professional & Technical Writing

Social Issues and Ethics

Electronic Circuits

AWARDS AND ACCOLADES

The University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX Team leader of SleepSafe (Capstone) June – December 2016

Top 10 winners of Components & Systems Lab April 2016

Undergraduate Research Scholar Award Winner April 2016

Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ Employee of the Month at Rutgers University April 2014

SKILLS

Laboratory: Building and testing circuits, Soldering, Acrylicing, Rodent handling, Suturing

Programs: SolidWorks, MATLAB, LabView, Altium, MS Office

Languages: Fluency in English and Gujarati, Skills in Hindi, Spanish and French

OTHER WORK EXPERIENCE

IT Specialist, The University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX January 2015 - Present

Manage 20,000+ user accounts and implemented account recovery procedures for diversity of problems

Diagnose, troubleshoot and resolve a range of software, network, and connectivity issues for UTD community

Facilitate usage of resources by monitoring various lab operations and equipment, updating inventory, and

upholding university usage policies and room capacity to provide positive lab experiences for users

Intern, Club Care, Plano, TX March 2015 - August 2015

Published health related news articles on Care Club’s website to educate patients

oMammogram Deadlines 5 Things You Need to Know (March 18, 2015)

oTramadol, the pain reliever drug (July 10, 2015)

Served as doctor’s assistant taking vital signs of patients to ensure no critical health issues

Performed and analyzed various lab tests and communicated the results to the patient

Connected patients with specialized doctors for further diagnose and evaluation

Computer Assistant, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ April 2013 - May 2014

Resolved 1000+ technical issues for Rutgers community via telephone

Assisted students, staff, faculty, and alumni with network related issues in person

Scheduled appointments to ensure technical problem is addressed in a timely manner



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