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Industrial Engineer

Tullahoma, TN
November 14, 2009

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Citizenship status: US Citizen


University of Tennessee Space Institute – Tullahoma, TN 12/2009

Master of Science in Material Science Engineering

Thesis: Stabilization techniques for low cost pitch-based Carbon Fibers

GPA: 3.29

Georgia Institute of Technology - Atlanta, GA 5/2008

Bachelor of Science in Industrial and Systems Engineering


University of Tennessee – Carbon Fibers Composites – Tullahoma, TN

Graduate Research Assistant


• Perform cost estimation of low cost pitch-based Carbon Fiber utilizing Industrial Engineering techniques

• Test and evaluate the material properties of pitch-based Carbon Fiber such as yield strength and modulus with fiber tensile testing machine

• Construct composites with pitch-based Carbon Fiber to acquire further understanding of properties of fiber composites

• Design experiments to vary the fundamental material properties of pitch-based Carbon Fiber by adjusting the heating process to obtain the cheapest high modulus fiber

• Analyze the structure of the pitch-based Carbon Fiber with microscope and SEM

• Ascertain the elemental composition of pitch-based Carbon Fiber with SIMS

Office Depot – Distribution Center – Atlanta, GA

Senior Design – Presentation Leader/Software Expert


• Reduced operational costs of the Office Depot's Distribution Center by 15% or approximately $3,800,000

• Applied Economic principles to calculate present and future projected cost savings

• Designed the Simulation of the Distribution Center with Rockwell's Arena Simulation

• Served as Information Technology (IT) expert for team and developed solutions for all software related issues

• Discovered ways to reduce total supply chain cost across the nation

• Created new metric for total facility cost evaluation

Predictix – Forecasting Consulting – Atlanta, GA

Senior Design


• Programmed a data sorting application in Matlab for converting raw data into a usable format for forecasting on hand inventory (SKUs)

• Utilized SQL queries to automate data gathering, extraction, and analysis of particular categories of SKUs

• Led research group for finding methods to reduce the error in the Forecast of high demand SKUs

ThyssenKrupp Elevators – Manufacturing – Memphis, TN

Summer Intern


• Performed quality testing to ensure safe elevator operations during critical and emergency situations such as fire, hospital emergency, elevator cable breakage, and earthquakes

• Developed methods based on Six Sigma to reduce the total number of test cases necessary to ensure the safety guidelines of elevator operation by 35%

• Utilized principles of DMAIC to create a database for organizing and performing test cases to eliminate redundant testing


Computer Software

Microsoft Word ■ Excel ■ PowerPoint ■ Adobe Photoshop ■ Outlook ■ Microsoft Access ■ Minitab ■ Matlab ■ Arena Simulation ■ SQL ■ JAVA ■ LINUX/UNIX ■ Python ■ AutoCAD


Engineering Quality Control ■ Supply Chain Logistics ■ Stochastic processes ■ Statistical Simulation ■ Matlab for Engineers ■ Advanced Manufacturing ■Supply Chain Economics ■ Safety Engineering in Manufacturing and Service Operations ■ Economic Decision Analysis ■ Differential Equations ■ Strategic Management in Technical Organizations


Fluent in English and Mandarin Chinese

Activities Wushu Club of Gatech ■ Photoshop Editor for Inane ■ Auto Club President of UTSI

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