An entry level engineer with background in robotics research. Multifaceted background including leadership experience as Chief Engineer of the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Team, Teaching Assistant for Mechatronics, & IT Support Technician. Focusing in dynamic modeling for various systems and their application to embedded control systems. Also very keen design and manufacturing skills with a respectable knowledge of programming.
Very personable and willing to help and teach anyone. Experience with small team management and operations from time with UAV team. Very willing to listen before speaking and able to communicate opinions and ideas effectively. Quick to learn anything related to computer software or hardware. Great documentation and technical communication background.
M.S. Mechanical Engineering, South Dakota School of Mines & Technology, Rapid City, SD, Oct 2011
GPA: 3.25 Concentrations: Control Systems, Dynamics Modeling, & Fluid Dynamics
Thesis: Rotor Dynamic Modeling with Application to Quadrotor UAV Control
B.S. Mechanical Engineering, South Dakota School of Mines & Technology, Rapid City, SD, May 2008
GPA: 2.9 Concentrations: Heat Transfer, Fluid Dynamics, & Physics
Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Research, SDSM&T UAV Team, Sept '08 - Aug '11
* Chief Engineer, Fall '10
* International Aerial Robotics Competition (IARC), summers '08 - '11
* Real-Time Control Systems Simulation & Application, May '11 - Aug '11
* Quadrotor UAV Dynamics Modeling & Control, Sept '08 - May '11
* Quadrotor UAV Airframe Design & Manufacturing, May '10 - Aug '10
* Automated System Identification of Rotor Dynamics, Nov '09 - May '11
* Senior Design Team, Multiple Small UAV Integration & Release, Fall '06 & Fall '07
Near-Field Scanning Optical Microscope Design, SDSM&T Physics Dept., May '08 - Aug '08
Research Project Assistant, SDSM&T RIAS Dept., Rapid City, SD, Aug '11 - Present
Accomplishments: Design the mechanical system and control algorithms for a tilt-rotor and vectored thrust quadrotor vehicle.
Graduate Research Assistant (UAV Team), SDSM&T ME Dept., Rapid City, SD, Aug '08 - Aug '11
Accomplishments: 3D Fluent Analysis, Airframe Design, Involved with Kinect Application & Development, Rotor 3D CAD Model, Rotor System Identification, & Sub-Vehicle Release Mechanism
Graduate Teaching Assistant (Mechatronics), SDSM&T EE Dept., Rapid City, SD, Aug '10 - May '11
Accomplishments: Designed rules and guidelines for Robot Race, Worked with Arduino embedded controller, Supervised various mechatronic projects, & Graded lab reports.
Undergraduate Research Assistant, SDSM&T Physics Dept., Rapid City, SD, May '08 - Aug '08
Accomplishments: Near-Field Scanning Optical Microscope Design (NSOM), Laser Safety Training, Liquid Helium Cryostat Knowledge, & Nano Probe Etching Understanding.
Engineering Intern, Hutchinson Technology Inc., Sioux Falls, SD, Jan '07 - Aug '07
Accomplishments: 3 Sigma, 5S Organizational System, Laser Safety Training, Lotus Notes & Paperwork, Production Tooling CAD Design and Revision, QA work, Statistical Analysis on Production Data, Trained operators for Weld Tensile Test machine, & Laser Weld Tensile Test Machine Operator
Engineer in Training, #E-10175, Dec '07
System Identification of Rotor Pendulum System with Control Application, In Progress
Automated System Identification using Matlab's Instrument Control Toolbox, In Progress
Microcontrollers: MBED (ARM), Arduino (Atmel), Maple Leaf (ARM), Gumstix (ARM)
Operating Systems: All Microsoft, OS-X, Robot Operating System (ROS), Ubuntu Linux
Programming: C, C++, Excel Macros, HTML, Java, Machine G-Code, Matlab
Software: ABAQUS, Comsol, Fluent, LaTex, Microsoft Oce, Mathcad, Matlab, Pro-E, Solidworks
CAD Design (GD&T), Faro-Arm Laser Scanner, Fast Prototyping, Haas 3DOF CNC Mill, Manual Lathe & Mill, MasterCam, & Mig/Tig Welding
American Society of Mechanical Engineers (Aug '07 - Present)
Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (June '11 - Present)
AWARDS & ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
South Dakota NASA Space Grant Consortium Fellowship, Graduate Research Stipend ('10 & '11)
ITS Technology Fellow Program Fellowship (Fall '04 - Spring '08)
Author on Best IARC Competition Paper (Summer '08,'10,'11)
Speaker on Best IARC Competition Presentation (Summer '10)
Central Connecticut State University Helicopter Workshop, CT Space Grant sponsored (June '11)
SDSM&T Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Team (Aug '07 - Present)
SDSM&T Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Team (Consulting Spring '08-Present)
Order of the Engineer (March '08)
Engineers Make Great Entrepreneurs Workshop (Apr '10)
SDSM&T All Campus Leadership Retreat w/Jonathan Sprinkles, Storm Mountain (Oct '09)
SDSM&T Football Team, Starting Kicker/Cornerback ('04 & '05 seasons)
REFERENCES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST
Registering is the only way of posting vacancies and obtaining contact details of candidates in our CV database.
All it takes is a few minutes and a credit card (Visa or American Express). To sign-up to this service, simply click on the Register link and fill in the form. You will then have instant access to our system after on-line payment where you will be able to complete the transaction in either US Dollars, UK Pounds or Euros.
All online credit/debit card transitions are handled through our secure third party payment processors at WorldPay. Worldpay are part of The Royal Bank of Scotland Group, the 5th biggest banking group in the world, WorldPay payment solutions are trusted by thousands of businesses, big and small worldwide.
Pricing starts at €450 (approx £350 or US$500 - use the convert tool for an exact conversion) for one month unlimited job postings and unlimited CV database access (for one user), with package discounts available if you have more permanent recruiting needs. For example, a Gold subscription will give you unlimited jobs posting and unlimited CV database access for one year at just over €250 per month!
2017 Pricing Structure (excluding VAT):
|1 month - Discovery||450 euros||convert|
|3 months - Bronze||1150 euros||convert|
|6 months - Silver||1950 euros||convert|
|12 months - Gold||3200 euros||convert|
If online payment is not convenient, give us a call at +33(0)562211007 or send us an email at email@example.com. We will set up an account for you and invoice you. Note that you can also pay through PayPal.
Please note that the posting of academic positions is free of charge. All you need to do is email us your job description and we will post it for you.
Spacelinks is based in France so the following European Union regulations regarding electronic commerce apply:
- if your business is located outside the EU, VAT does not apply to you
- if your business is located in France, you will be charged a 20% VAT
- if your business is located in the EU and you don't have a valid VAT registration number, you will be charged a 20% VAT
- if your business is located in the EU and you do have a valid VAT registration number, you won't be charged VAT provided you give us your VAT number (mandatory for invoicing)
For sales enquiries and general information, you can call us on +33(0)562211007.
Support is available Mon-Fri on +33(0)562211007 or via email. Out-of-hours support is provided only via email.
Please also note that we are located in France. Our normal office hours are 09:00 to 18:00 Monday to Friday. France timezone is GMT+1.
We are very serious about our job seekers privacy so only legitimate recruiters and employers are eligible for a recruiter account. All subscriptions requests will be manually approved and recruiter accounts constantly monitored. Users who enter inaccurate or incomplete information will not gain access to post jobs or search resumes. Sharing of login details with a third party will result in the suspension of the recruiter's account with no subscription refund.
Recruitment agencies are only eligible for a Gold package and recruitment agencies recruiting for companies already using Space Careers will not be accepted.
To ensure you are approved, please include the following on your application:
* The website address of your Company. Under construction websites will be rejected.
* Email - Must end in @yourcompany.com. Applications using free email accounts such as Hotmail, Yahoo or Gmail will be rejected.
Individual exceptions can be made on a case by case basis by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Accounts found not to be in compliance will be deleted.