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Murfreesboro, Tennessee, United States
January 08, 2017

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John Walker


Highly motivated engineering graduate looking for entry level opportunities in the fields of mechanical or aerospace. Interested in using physics and mathematical principles to help in the designing of products with innovative functions.


Middle Tennessee State University Murfreesboro, TN (2015-2016) Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Degree in Aerospace Engineering Mathematics Minor Graduated Cum Laude - 3.5 GPA

University of Tennessee Knoxville, TN (2010-2015) Greenwood High School Greenwood, SC (2009)

Relevant College Coursework

Physics for Engineers Engineering Mechanics Fluid Dynamics Astronautics Computer Science Propulsion Vibrations Dynamics Thermodynamics Heat Transfer Physics and Magnetism Instrumentation and Measurements Aircraft Performance Mechanics of Materials Aerodynamics Problems in Aerospace

Leadership Activities and Interests

Member/Treasurer Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity Knoxville, TN Supervised capital campaign to raise $100,000 to refinance our Fraternity house National Honor Society Beta Club Dean’s List 2016 Certified SCUBA Diver State Tournament Golf Team


Proficient in Microsoft Office: MS Power Point MS Word MS Excel C++ Python Matlab Java AutoCAD Inventor Research & Development Technical Computing Online Research Technical Writing Public Speaking Data Logger Software RC Benchmark Software


NASA FOCUS Lab (August 2016 - December 2016) Flight Operations Data

Worked with a team to coordinate aircraft through real world scenarios

Achieved most efficient results in last eight years of the lab

Safely directed simulation flights through various complications with my team

Data analysis on outcomes of each situation to be studied and improved upon

Completed after action review meetings to enhance team communication and performance

URECA Research Grant at MTSU (August 2016 - December 2016) Research Assistant

Propeller sound pressure level research using bio-inspired modifications

Wrote technical proposal on how my research could advance current technology

Used AutoCAD and Inventor to model various propeller modifications

Gathered and used experimental data to develop new propeller technology

Completed computer analysis of data and study of research impact Middle Tennessee State University (June 2016 – August 2016) Flight Test Analyst

Calculated in-flight aerodynamics of aircraft run by UTSI

Analyzed live data during in-flight maneuvers, stalls, and rapid deceleration

Wrote technical paper on results including coefficient of lift, drag, AR, & angle of attack City of Knoxville Parks and Recreation (May 2012 - August 2015) Horticulture

Managed crew to maintain and repair athletic fields

Maintenance of small engines, tractors, mowers, trucks, etc. University of Tennessee Knoxville (May 2010 - December 2010) Material Science Intern

Wrote test scripts for various furnaces during metallurgy research

Inspected fractured samples in standard and electron microscopes

Tested the hardness of steel and iron welding samples

Used root-cause analysis to diagnose the origin of metallurgic fatigue Hill Electrical Company (May 2009 - August 2009) Contract Electrician’s Assistant

Rewired industrial machinery

Renovation of electrical components in a high end manufacturing facility

Streamlined facility mechanisms using electrical diagrams

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