OBJECTIVE An engineering position which will allow me to fully utilize and continue to develop my leadership, creative, and technical skills in the design and implementation of emerging technology.
North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC
B.S. Mechanical Engineering, 3.47/4.0 GPA, May 2010 Cum Laude
Porsche PDK Multi-Clutch Transmission using SolidWorks
Top-Fuel Dragster Centrifugal Clutch using SolidWorks
Two-speed Motorcycle Transmission
Net-Zero Energy Solar House
Lift Arm Safety Lock for Caterpillar
Tap Density Tester
Exhaust Vent for a Solid Waste Container
Vacuum-tight Water Injection Apparatus for a Carbon Arc Reactor
- Technical Consultant, Industrial Delivery and Storage, Sanford, NC: July 2008 -
Work with current and prospective clients to meet their individual storage and delivery needs.
Use SQL to modify records management software, Total Recall, to meet the needs of new vendors.
Utilize Total Recall software to organize and track nearly 200,000 items.
Authored a Policy and Procedures Manual.
- Reactor Technician, Luna NanoWorks, Danville, VA: August 2006 July 2008
Awarded the Luna Innovator Excellence Award for improving the manufacturing process for single wall carbon nanotubes.
Utilized these improvements to meet quality and quantity contract deliverables.
Designed and operated many of the research experiments that deviated from the norm.
- Store Manager, Pacific Sunwear, Athens/Dawsonville, GA: December 2001 March 2005
Began career at Pacific Sunwear as an Associate Manager at a $500,000 per year store and promoted to Store Manager of a $1.5 million per year store.
Managed up to 20 employees.
Facilitated performance evaluations for employees and management.
Hired, terminated, and trained employees and management on Pacific Sunwears day-to-day operation.
Top Loss Prevention and Customer Service scores in the Atlanta, GA district.
Maintenance Operations Intern, OMI, Inc., Roswell, GA: July 2000 April 2001
SolidWorks, Matlab, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, FORTRAN, RETScreen, Solar Advisor Model, eQUEST
MIG Welding, Drill Press, Lathe, Various Hand and Power Tools
HONORS AND AFFILIATIONS
Luna Innovator Excellence Award, 2007
Deans List North Carolina State University, Fall 2008
Invitation to The National Scholars Honor Society
Invitation to Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society
Invitation to Pi Tau Sigma Mechanical Engineering Honor Society
Graduated Cum Laude North Carolina State University 2010