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Mechanical Engineering Engineer

Jacksonville, Florida, United States
January 07, 2017

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Andrew J. Katz, Ph.D.

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Saint Johns, Florida 32259 904-***-****

Career Summary

I have thus far spent my career working in research/academia and in the paper/pulp industry. My research projects span topics from solid mechanics and material science to engines and fuel cells. Education

University of South Florida, Tampa, FL GPA: 3.44/4.00 Doctor of Philosophy in Mechanical Engineering (August, 2013 – May, 2016) Patent pending for a waterproof shape-shifting surface, No. 62/197,912, filed 7/30/2015. University of North Florida, Jacksonville, FL GPA: 3.04/4.00 Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (November, 2011 - May, 2013) Certified Engineer In Training (EIT) in mechanical engineering, August 2013, No. 110******* Dean's List

Senior design: Fuel cell research project

Florida State College at Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL (January, 2010 - August, 2011) State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY (August, 2008 - December, 2009) Skills

SolidWorks modeling and simulations, Six Sigma, Autodesk Revit, VPN client troubleshooting, ANSYS modeling, LabVIEW

Computer Aided Design: Solidworks, Autodesk, Siemens NX, SimaPro Programming: C++, MATLAB, Visual Basic, Python, HTML, Java Experience

Jacksonville University, Jacksonville, FL (August, 2016 – Present) Adjunct Professor

• Designed and taught curriculum for engineering classes Flagler College, Saint Augustine, FL (August, 2016 – Present) Adjunct Professor

• Designed and taught curriculum for math classes

Saint John’s River State College, Saint Augustine, FL (August, 2016 – December, 2016) Adjunct Professor

• Designed and taught curriculum for math classes

University of South Florida, Tampa, FL (August, 2013 - August, 2016) Research and Teaching Assistant

• Led and published multiple research projects in the fields of solid mechanics and compliant mechanisms

• Graded student assignments, and assisted in the teaching of engineering classes

• Composed plans for, and studied the effects of novel methods for the teaching of engineering classes Buckman Laboratories, Palatka, FL (January, 2012 - August, 2013) Co-op Engineer

• Maximized the efficiency of industrial chemical pump systems, saving the company money on energy costs

• Designed systems and reduced cost of Georgia Pacific’s chemical pump distribution

• Sold pulp and paper processing chemicals as well as water treatment chemicals

• Helped earn the company an award for environmental improvements Computing and IT Helpdesk, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY (January, 2009 – December, 2009) Senior consultant

• Troubleshot computer and networking issues via telephone, in person, and through e-mail

• Wrote technical training documentation for the IT knowledgebase

• Supervised and aided junior consultants

University at Buffalo, Engineering Department, Buffalo, NY (August, 2009 – December, 2009) Undergraduate Teaching Assistant

• Supervised an undergraduate engineering computer laboratory of approximately fifty students

• Graded student laboratory projects

Awards and Extra-curricular Activities

Hickory Creek Elementary robotics club volunteer, Saint Johns, FL (2016) Received the Gordon and Paula Gillette Engineering Scholarship, Tampa, FL (July, 2015) Best paper award at the Solid Freeform Fabrication conference, Houston, TX (August, 2014) Florida Engineering Society, Treasurer & American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Recruitment Chair, Jacksonville, FL (January, 2012 - May, 2013)

Kid’s day newspaper fundraiser, Buffalo, NY (January, 2009) Relay For Life cancer fundraiser, Smithtown and Buffalo, NY (2007, 2009) Volunteer Student Aide (English Department, Commack High School), Commack, NY (2005 - 2008)

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