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Engineer Mechanical

Austin, TX
August 10, 2012

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To obtain a full-time position in materials science or mechanical engineering. Utilizing my education, skills, and experience within the organization in order to increase value and efficiency toward the organization’s vision and goals and strengthen my skills.


Master of Engineering – Materials Science and Engineering May 2012

Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), Chicago, Illinois

Emphasis: Manufacturing processes

Research Project: Review: Analysis of the efficiency of application specific impact resistant materials

Bachelor of Science – Interdisciplinary Studies August 2007

Utah State University, Logan, Utah


U.S. Army Research Laboratory, Adelphi Laboratory Center, Adelphi, MD June 2009 – Nov 2010

Sensors and Electronic Devices Directorate (SEDD) Optics & Photonics Integration Branch, Research Physical Scientist

•Project Leader for Object Detection and Avoidance (ODA) project.

•Project utilized OpenCV and autofocus feature of low cost digital camera for 3D mapping and object avoidance and detection.

•Responsible for researching and developing algorithms and integration software that allows autonomous vehicle control using low cost digital camera as main sensor.

•Researched sensors for biometric detection of human targets from 100meters.

•Researched, designed, and prototyped bipolar plates in fuel cells to improve efficiency of fuel cells for the Energy Power Generation Branch division.

Mechanical Knight, Orem, UT Nov 2007 – June 2009

Design Engineer/Owner

•Designed and built power system for Wearable Power Prize Competition

- Ranked in Top 20 for performance, 1st for weight.

•Designed and produced orthotic device, currently being used by physical therapists

Phoenix International, Largo, MD Sept 2007 – Nov 2007

Mechanical Engineer

•Designed and engineered large Unmanned Underwater Vehicle (UUV)’s tail fin ensuring safety and precision onsite adjustment

•Created and built interface between tail fin and actuator and attachment to UUV

•Ensured parts were efficient to manufacture and replicate at a low cost

•Used AutoCAD 2002/2007, Solid Works 2007, and MathCAD 13

Coordinated Health, Bethlehem, PA June 2006 – August 2006

Physical Therapist Assistant Internship (Unpaid)

•Designed ankle brace, shoulder brace, and post operative elbow brace

•Worked directly with therapists, trainers, doctors, and orthotists

•Identified and studied problems associated with existing braces and different rehabilitation techniques for patients recovering from a variety of problems

•Gained knowledge of surgeries, procedures, and orthotist techniques

Space Dynamics Laboratory, Logan, UT Nov 2005 – Feb 2006

Lab Technician

•Assisted Chemical, Mechanical, and Electrical Engineers with projects

•Prepared precision clean rooms and parts of satellite associated with SDL standards

•Protected delicate scientific projects from static electricity and other harmful exposure

•Maintained laboratory equipment, clean parts and tools adhering to company cleaning procedures


-Army Research Lab Summer Student Symposium August 2010

Certificate for participation, in the area of Object Detection and Avoidance

-Army Research Lab Summer Student Symposium August 2009

Certificate for participation, in the area of Fuel Cell Design

-Warfighter Wearable Power Prize Competition Award October 2008

For significant contributions to wearable power – Awards given to top 20 finalists out of 167 participating teams. Award issued by Department of Defense for significant technical contributions to the advancement of warfighter wearable power solutions.



•Analysis of manufacturing processes

•Design and modeling of mechanical systems

•Development, design, and testing of mechanical and electronics systems


•Solid Works, AutoCAD, Excel, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Adobe Photoshop X, Basic knowledge of Visual C, C++, C#, and Lua


•Machine and Shop Tools: Manual End Mill, Manual Lathe, Soldering Iron, Carpentry Tools: hand and power


•Semi-fluent conversational Cantonese


•IPhone Game and Application Development June 2011 - Current

•Wearable Exoskeleton Jan 2010 - Current

•Developing a powered exoskeleton for assistance in medical field

Scapula Stabilization Brace May 2008

Designed, developed, and successfully tested a new type of brace used to assist therapists in properly isolating and stretching the rotator cuff

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