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Design Engineer Engineering

Las Vegas, NV
September 28, 2020

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COLE WILBOURNE 571-***-**** Las Vegas, NV

Education Southern Methodist University Dallas, TX Bobby B. Lyle School of Engineering Grad Date: May 2021

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering GPA: 3.78

Bachelor of Science in Mathematics

Relevant Heat and Mass Transfer, Mechanical Design, Principles of Computer Science (Java),

Courses Measurements, Intro to CAD, Vibrations, Materials Science, Adv Scientific Comp.

Skills Technical: AutoCAD, Java, MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Matlab, SolidWorks, NX, Mathematica, Fusion360

Add’l: 3D printing, laser cutting, power tools

Engineering Projects

Senior Design, Ship Hull Inspection Drone Aug 2020-Present

Worked in a team of 5 senior ME students alongside a company sponsor

Adapted a drone currently used to inspect airplanes to withstand the harsh environmental effects of being at sea.

Designed a tether system to be used to catch the drone in case it loses contact with the side of the ship hull.

Implemented a local positioning system so the drone can determine its precise location.

Currently designing a working prototype to present to Lockheed Martin.


Intern, Design Engineer, Collins Aerospace May 2019-Aug 2019

Collaborated with a team of 5 engineers to design Front Row Furniture for Boeing 777-900.

Used modeling software, NX, to model interior of commercial planes.

Designed, and implemented 150 + individual parts and assemblies.

Modeled parts made of sheet metal, plastic molding, and composite material.

Led a project tasked to design trim for all monuments in the plane.

Participated in design reviews, stand-up meetings, and facility tours.

Learned how to properly design parts to be efficiently manufactured and assembled on existing assemblies.

Residence Hall, Morrison McGinnis

Resident Assistant Aug 2019-Present

Attend to resident needs while enforcing student conduct and university policies.

Engage residents by planning events and serving as an advisor to over 200 residents.

Serve as a liaison between residents and SMU administration.

President Aug 2018- May 2019

Managed a $25,000 + budget used to plan events for the entire SMU student body

Representative for the commons to the SMU admin concerning events and hall improvement

Delegated effectively to a team of 25; improved time management skills

Activities Beta Upsilon Chi Fraternity Highland Park United Methodist Small Group Leader

Lyle Student Advisory Board Lead Materials Designer for high school Greenhouse

CIO Board Student Advisor Project manager for Homecoming Float

Awards Hilltop Scholars Program, SMU Honor Roll (2017-2018)

Note Accepted for SWA 2020 summer internship program as a design engineer for the interiors division. However, the program was cancelled due to COVID-19 outbreak.

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