Carson Shenggang Du
Master of Science in Engineering: Bioengineering, December 2011
University of Pennsylvania, School of Engineering and Applied Science, Philadelphia, PA
Cumulative GPA: 3.51/4.00
Bachelor of Science in Biomedical (Electrical) Engineering, May 2010
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA Cumulative GPA: 3.79/4.00
Honors: Magna cum laude, International Student Academic Award, W.V.T Rusch Engineering Honors
Engineering Entrepreneurship I&II | From Lab to Market Place | Development & Regulation of Medical Products | Engineering Economics | Behavioral Finance | Macroeconomics | Brain-Computer Interface | Molecular Imaging
Applications: MS Word, Excel, Power Point, Sawtooth, AutoCAD
MEAL2U, Inc., College Park, MD (01/2012– Present)
Designed and developed a website for online group ordering food from local restaurants;
Started a test business service at University of Maryland with three local restaurant as partners;
Sample website: http://www.meal2u.com/index.php
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA (10/2010 – 06/2011)
Conducted research on the relationship between stress conditions and cognitive performances;
Administered stress tasks, cognitive batteries and saliva sample collections for measurements;
Input collected data and maintained the SPSS data system.
TIES Power & Heat Company, China (Summer 2009)
General Manager Assistant
Arranged business meetings with clients and took business minutes;
Collaborated on industry analysis and investment plans for a new plant.
Tutor, All People’s Christian Center, Los Angeles (01/2008 – 05/2008)
Tutored middle school students on homework including Math and Physics, and organized extra-curriculum activities.
R2 Technologies Entrepreneurship Project (Chief Financial Officer)
Collaborated on business plan for a rapid recharge battery for the emerging electrical vehicle market;
Responsible for building a 7-year financial plan, pricing strategy and revenue model establishment;
Designed and conducted primary research on end users by Sawtooth in order to determine the price strategy.
New Medical Product Development Project (Team Member)
Designed an on-site saliva-based THC tester before the proposed legalization of cannabis use in California;
Conducted market research and financial analysis, and created a business model.
Electrocorticographic Signal Processing
Processed real human EcoG signal to predict finger movements through pattern; recognition and machine learning algorithms;
Achieved better results than the winner of the worldwide BCI competition IV (Matlab).
Vital Signs Monitor Project
Programmed a blood pressure monitor with single, multiple or continuous measurements;
Designed the user interface of pulse oximeter integrated into blood pressure monitor;
Added features such as visual and audio enhancement for special needs patient (Labview).