Skills in MatLab, LabVIEW, NASTRAN, FEA, ProEngineer, SolidWorks, NX and Microsoft office suite Fundamental knowledge of engineering concepts including heat & power, fluids mechanics, thermodynamics, materials Science, energy, materials processing and mechanical design Strong background in mechanical engineering with interest in mechanical design and mechanical testing Adept at working in a team, as well as in an independent environment developed through projects, academics, work experiences, and athletics
Drone Aerodynamics04/2016 UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTER – ROCHESTER,
Tested the stability of the Tricopter drone against the stability of the Quadcopter drone in flight with uneven loadings Conducted analysis and flight time variation to evaluate which configuration yielded the best energy efficiency and stability in flight Heat Recovery Steam Generator Design Spring 2016 Optimized the heat transfer of a single pressure heat recovery steam generator system that uses flue gas heat leaving a Brayton cycle to power a steam turbine Utilized MatLab and Excel to analyze and demonstrate how properties change in individual stages of the cycle CAD Design of a modified bottle cap Fall 2016 Used NX to design an improved plastic bottle cap with self identified requirements and specifications Performed Finite Element Analysis using NX to identify areas of maximum stress, deflection and margin of safety JominyEnd Quench Test Fall, 2015 Worked with a team to measure the hardenability of steel samples after heat treatment and quenching Developed an understanding of the effects of cooling rates on different steel samples.
Mechanical Engineering Intern07/2015
to 01/2016 NEW YORK CITY DEPARTMENT OF BUILDINGS – NEW YORK,
Assisted in the engineering review of structural plans and onsite inspections of structurally unstable buildings Conducted building research and assisted in writing and presenting engineering reports to the Buildings commissioner Assisted in designing and fabricating new rigging/crane lift safety requirements Learned and implemented safety improvements around worksites ensuring NYC building and OSHA compliance MECHANICAL ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT, UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTER ROCHESTER, NY Precision Engineering Internship Program June 2014 Learned aspects of motion control systems, linear stage with laser interferometer, and the basics of stage metrology Applied Fourier analysis techniques to measure Bode plots and frequency response functions CAMPUS ACTIVITIES AND EMPLOYMENT.
UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTER – ROCHESTER,
Minority Male leadership Association
Executive Vice President01/2015
to Current Sigma Beta Rho Fraternity
Service and Office Assistant01/2014
to Current Interfaith Chapel
Todd Theater stage manager light/sound board operator01/2016
Dancer01/2015 UR Stylez: Break
Bachelor of Science: Mechanical EngineeringMay 2017UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTER-
NYMechanical Engineering 3.21 Deans list fall 2014, spring 2016