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Graduate Biomedical Engineer

Phoenix, AZ
$75000 - $86000
May 17, 2020

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Ahmad Basiri


(United States Citizen)


Biomedical Engineering, (Master's degree) (Expected Graduation May 2020)

Biomedical Engineering BSE August 2015 – May 2019

Arizona State University (Tempe, AZ) Cumulative GPA: 3.74/4.00

Dean's List 2016, 2017 & 2019


Desert Platforms: Medical Device Innovation and Consulting Phoenix, AZ

New Product Development (NPD) Intern Aug – Dec 2019

Aided an emerging and new start-up medical device consultancy for both R&D and quality engineering.

Apply biomedical and mechanical engineering knowledge to the testing and evaluation of new products for a medical device

Push through challenges such as funding, regulatory compliance (ISO 13485)/(FDA CRF Title 21), and design for manufacturing to achieved patent-pending design.

Avante Optics Phoenix, AZ

Thin Coating Engineer Avante Optics Aug 2017 – Aug 2019

Design and develop process technology for anti-reflective coating on optical lenses.

Implement continual process development and improvement through developing test methods

Establish a coating line and quality control process, including standard operating procedures and Design of Experiment.

Set standard test processes and collaborate with process and equipment engineers to improve the process.

Licensed Dispensing Optician/ Lab Technician Avante Optics Apr 2010 – Aug 2017

Adapted business strategies to increase annual revenue through statistical analysis using SAS.

Developed efficient manufacturing protocols, lead, and train a production team implementing ANSI Z80.1-2015/ISO14889:2013.

Collaborated with a precision team to maintain scheduling, tracking, documentation, and quality control through QSR.

Delivered constructive feedback rapidly to all lab associates. Initiates appropriate opportunities for improvement when necessary.

Projects & Research:

Tractography Analysis Pipeline along-tract-stats Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering, Tempe AZ Jan 2020 – May 2020

Designed an SOP for a neuroimaging pipeline that utilizes existing toolkits to enable along-tract-stats on FSL files.

Linked multiple software, MATLAB, DTK, and TrackVis, to create the necessary data for inclusion in along-tract-stats analysis.

Cross-reference the generated information with published literature to ensure the quality of the method performed and the result.

Documented a Standard Operating Procedure according to MDSAP, FDA, accompanied by a tutorial video for future users.

Artificial Pancreas Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering, Tempe AZ Aug 2019 – Dec 2019

Applied control system theory by pole placing in biomedical applications modeled in Simulink and C++.

Utilized DOE and gather/analyze data to reach a stable closed-loop system modeling an artificial pancreas in-silico. S

Maintained accurate written documentation of test materials and results for prove of concept.

Modulated the injection of insulin in response to continuous glucose monitoring in a single, convenient medical device.

An ergonomic chair for robotic-assisted surgeries Maricopa Medical Center, Phoenix AZ Aug 2018 – May 2019

Developed an ergonomic surgical chair supported by BIFMA: X5.1standards for Strength, Stability, and Durability

Collaborated with a physician using the Intuitive Surgical DaVinci System as the lead prototyping and manufacturing engineer.

Utilized SolidWorks to design a virtual prototype using technical specifications from customer needs (House of Quality).

Engineered a beta prototype device that was awarded capstone best mechanical prototype spring of 2019. Gannt chart

Technical Skills:

Prototyping: 3D Printing Laser Cutting Casting & Molding Machine Shop

Software: SolidWorks LabVIEW ImageJ MATLAB C++ C# Microsoft Office Suite LTSpice TrackVis DSI Studio

Other Skills: Design of Experiments (DOE) Project Management Medical Interpretation: Farsi, Arabic Manufacturing Processes Standard Operating Procedure Design of Experiment Mathematical Modeling and Simulation Product verification & validation

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