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Biomedical Engineer

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United States
Posted:
October 06, 2016

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KATIE BARON ZAKUTANSKY

(C) 219.***.**** (H) 219.***.**** acwx2z@r.postjobfree.com www.linkedin.com/in/katiezakutansky OBJECTIVE: Forward-thinking and motivated engineering graduate with proven leadership and organizational skills seeking a full-time position.

EDUCATION

Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI August 2012- May 2016

B.S. in Biomedical Engineering with a concentration in Biomechanics. Senior Design Capstone Project, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI August 2015-May 2016

Redesigned road bike handlebars for ergonomic and biomechanical optimization through use of EMG and 3D Motion Capture systems.

3D printed a two-medium life-size final design handlebar to assist in product visualization and understanding.

Presented final project design to Trek Bicycle Headquarters and their international partners. ENGINEERING EXPERIENCE

Trek Bicycle Engineering Co-op Student, Waterloo, WI August 2014-August 2016

Wheel Works Team (May 2016-Present)

Developed and utilized 5 new test procedures for bicycle wheels and tires.

Quality Team (May 2015-August 2015)

Successfully managed, analyzed, interpreted, and presented simple and complex warranty data.

Designed and executed a new warranty data reporting system used to improve the quality of product development in the US, the Netherlands, and Asia.

Audited manufacturing processes and confirmed compliance with corporate Quality Improvement plan.

Test Lab (August 2014-December 2014)

Wrote and in-company published 16 test procedures to be used throughout the company worldwide.

Conducted several testing procedures daily to identify weaknesses for tested bicycle components and reported findings to chief engineers.

Marquette OPUS College of Engineering Machine Shop Assistant, Milwaukee, WI January 2014-May 2016

Assisted students and faculty with project brainstorming, design, implementation, and completion. Marquette OPUS College of Engineering Website Intern, Milwaukee, WI January 2014-January 2016

Completely reconfigured the College of Engineering website utilizing Google Analytics.

Updated website information, revised HTML code errors, and reformatted web pages on the College’s server to PHP.

Interviewed faculty and investigated curriculum vitaes for current information on ongoing research endeavors. South Shore Marina Engineering Intern and Administrative Assistant, Portage, IN May 2006-August 2015

Assisted with marine vessel maintenance and testing, with an emphasis on engine repair.

Oversaw customer service, maintained 15 acres of property, and performed various administrative duties, including filing and invoice preparation.

Bruno Independent Living Aids Engineering Intern, Oconomowoc, WI January 2015-May 2015

Completed over 20 process audits and rewrites, with 25 hours of work/week.

Presented audit finds and improvement plans to senior management. WORK EXPERIENCE

Bartender at Miss Katie’s Diner, Milwaukee, WI January 2016-May 2016

Attended to 20-50 customers per hour providing food and beverage service. Marquette University Teaching Assistant, Milwaukee, WI January 2016-May 2016

Conducted weekly biology labs with 14 undergraduate students in an advanced hands-on biology laboratory course and maintained the laboratory.

Residence Hall Store Clerk at Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI August 2012-May 2014

Provided concession service to over 70 customers per 3-hour shift, in addition to maintaining the store, re-stocking, and tracking inventory.

Marquette Radio Show Host, Milwaukee, WI January 2014-January 2016

Hosted a weekly 1.5-hour radio show featuring curated music and current events discussions. Madbolt Media, LLC, Chicago, IL April 2012-January 2014

Designed and created product logos and sell sheets for new products on short notice and with quick deadlines. Nordstrom Junior Fashion Board Member, Oakbrook, IL August 2011-May2012

Analyzed current fashion industry trends to develop monthly projects and presented reports to Nordstrom Fashion Directors.

Assisted in bi-annual sale program.

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, Indiana August 2008-Present

Worked with a weekly volunteer team on habitat restoration and invasive species elimination. Ogden Dunes Volunteer Fire Department, Ogden Dunes, IN May 2008-August 2013

Maintained the property through bi-monthly cleanings and equipment checks.

Assisted with setting up and overseeing various community events and activities. John G. Shedd Aquarium, Chicago, IL August 2008-May 2012

Conducted research on plankton population health in the Bahamas through the Marine Biology Mentor Program and in the Great Lakes through the Lake Ecology Mentor Program. HONORS AND AWARDS

2015 Mequon Wiffleball League Champion, 2015 Rookie of the Year, 2015 National Wiffleball League Association National All-Rookie Team, Mequon Wiffleball League, National Wiffleball League Association

Pi Mu Epsilon Inductee, 2014, Pi Mu Epsilon Marquette Chapter

National Residence Hall Honorary Student of the Month, February 2014, Marquette University

Elks National Foundation Scholar, 2012-2016, Elks National Foundation SKILLS AND INTERESTS

Areas of expertise include data analytics, design, quality improvement, and customer satisfaction

CPR Certified

Proficient in all Microsoft Office applications, Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom, and Dreamweaver

Experienced in SolidWorks, MatLab, VisualStudio, OpenSim, and AMASS

Member of the Marquette University Crew Team (2012), Sailing Team (2013-2014), Cycling Club (2014-2016), and SCUBA Club (2014-2016)

Interests in cycling, surfing, tennis, soccer, sailing, downhill skiing, and traveling



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