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Work Experience

Undergraduate Research Assistant, ReNeu Robotics

January 2015 - May 2016

  • Developed a 3D graphics program to visualize human hand motion under a robotic exoskeleton
  • Created a wiki page to document project knowledge and facilitate future collaboration
  • Studied OpenGL computer graphics and anatomical models of human hands
  • Performed dynamic simulations on custom-made hand musculoskeletal models to estimate muscle activations from kinematic data

GRDP Operations Intern, Cameron

(Global Rotational Development Program)
June 2015 - August 2015

  • Applied Lean Six Sigma methodologies to identify improvement areas in pressure testing process
  • Created and deployed standardized pressure testing training documents to over 30 North American aftermarket facilities
  • Edited, narrated, and deployed a web-based pressure testing training course for over 750 employees across North America
  • Collaborated with engineering, marketing, HSE, and management teams to standardize processes
  • Composed and submitted financial justifications for two global $25M savings projects

Undergraduate Research Assistant, Texas Petawatt Laser

September 2014 - January 2015

  • Designed, machined, and built support stands that increased optical table space by 10%
  • Assembled laser configurations and aligned optomechanical components on optical table
  • Worked in student machine shop to modify parts and track fabrication process

Student Technician, Applied Research Laboratories

May 2013 - December 2013

  • Worked primarily in MATLAB to perform data analysis and data processing of ocean environment database
  • Redesigned and implemented several MATLAB GUIs to increase functionality and encompass better ease of use with existing code
  • Augmented internal toolkit with custom functions to facilitate data processing over the command line interface
  • Developed various functional, unit, and regression test functions to ensure working code

Team Member, Reverse-Engineering of a Bicycle Bell

August 2012 - December 2012

  • Served as team leader during dissection and sketching portions of project
  • Utilized SolidWorks and a 3D printer to replicate functional parts
  • Studied 3D computer modeling, engineering drafting, and rapid prototyping
  • Gained experience using milling machines and lathes
  • Strengthened team skills through collaboration with teammates

Math Tutor, Mathnasium Learning Center

August 2011 - August 2012

  • Worked with students to improve overall math proficiency by over 30%
  • Tutored students in all stages of learning, from primary school to high school calculus
  • Handled maintenance of student paperwork and instruction material
  • Interacted closely with parents through student progress review sessions
  • Worked jointly with coworkers to provide a dynamic learning environment