Vanderbilt University (GPA 3.8/4.0; Junior Standing)
Mechanical Enginering, Cornelius Vanderbilt Scholar, Class of 2017
Relavent Coursework: Mechatronics, Circuit Analysis, Instrumentation, Thermodynamics, Statics, Dynamics, Machining, Mechanics of Materials, Machine Design
University of Colorado (Concurrent with High School; GPA 3.9/4.0)
Highly proficient with Mathematica; multiple projects in Solidworks and Creo Parametric; comfortable with PCB and point-to-point soldering; experience with CNC and manual machining
Proficient with a variety of languages including C, C++, MATLAB, Python, Java, VBA, shell scripts; extensive knowledge of MS Office and Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, and Camera Raw
Audiovisual, Stage, Labor & Carpentry
Familiar with entertainment lighting and audio concepts and practice; comfortable at heights; competent with knots and basic dead-hang rigging; competent at wood-frame set construction from drawings; experienced and confident coordinating large groups of people
Undergraduate Researcher, Vanderbilt STORM Lab Aug 2014 - Dec 2014
Designed analog processing circuitry for low-power visible-light communication system to be used on small, underwater swarm robots.
Staff Carpenter, Vanderbilt Univ. Theater Aug 2013 - present
Build scenery, hang/focus lighting, teach carpentry and electrics methods to students in introductory theater classes.
Intern, Boulder Electroride May 2012 - Aug 2012
Worked with an electrical engineer from an electric-motorcycle startup to build a battery internal resistance tester for quality control. Process included interfacing microcontrollers with high-power circuitry, prototyping using breadboarding and point-to-point wiring, and documenting the device for future production.
Intern, Developer, Customer Paradigm Jan 2011 - July 2011
Designed sellable packages for a web-design firm using PHP/MySQL; designed data import schemes for production websites; prepared demonstrations for sales presentations; maintained and modified production websites.
Lighting Designer/Electrician, Streetside Dance Studio Aug 2009 - Jan 2012
Designed and implemented lighting for modern dance shows; approximately 3 shows per year in various venues. Worked with multiple directors and styles in a fast-paced environment, typically with only several hours between seeing the show and operating a dress rehearsal.
Loaded shows in venues including Colorado Chautauqua Auditorium, Colorado Convention Center, Boulder Dinner Theater, University of Colorado ATLAS, Nashville Children's Theater.
Repair cars and appliances; sew for practical repairs and some clothing alterations. Constructed climbing wall in basement. Participated in robotics competitions.
Class Projects, Vanderbilt University
Constructed dial-lock cracker using LabVIEW and DAQmx. Constructed and programmed device to sort small objects by color, allowing field-calibration of color bins. Designed garage-door opener mechanism using Creo Parametric.