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.

Stagehand, Various

Loaded shows in venues including Colorado Chautauqua Auditorium, Colorado Convention Center, Boulder Dinner Theater, University of Colorado ATLAS, Nashville Children's Theater.

Other Stuff


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.