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     Date Submitted:23-11-2013
     Last Modified:24-11-2013 (03:40)
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     Current job:UAV Project Engineer
     Employment Term:Temp/Contract
     Job location:US only
     Date available:immediately
     Industry:Consulting/Engineering Services
     KeywordsLeadership, self-motivated, dependable, enthusiastic, adaptable, communicative, and critical thinker
    Objective: To obtain a full time entry level position that will further utilize and expand my skills in any of the key areas of aerospace engineering such as GNC, propulsion, system engineering, or spacecraft design and testing.
    Education:  Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering and Astrophysics Minor (GPA = 3.03)
    California State Polytechnic University Pomona (June 2013) 
    Job Skills:
    Proficient in:  Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project and Windows operating systems
    Familiar with: MATLAB, Simulink, Aerospace Toolbox, NEI Nastran, FEMAP, and Solid Works
    Capable of understanding basic C++, digital control and data acquisition , CORE8, STK, German and some Spanish
    Strong character skills include: leadership, self-motivated, dependable, enthusiastic, adaptable, and communicative
    Academic Coursework and Projects:
    Senior Research Project (Fall 2012-Spring 2013)
    - Researched and simulated Aeroelasticity on customized scale X-56A model in low speed wind-tunnel
    - Determined longitudinal flight stability control system for customized X-56A wind-tunnel model
    - Collaborated with team members in the construction and calibration testing for wind-tunnel gust generation system
    Senior Spacecraft Design (Fall 2012-Spring 2013)
    - Designed Space-Based Satellite to deliver 1 GW with a project cost of $21 Billion
    - Estimated program cost of a conceptual space based satellite to be within 10% of RFP desired budget
    - Design team proposal won third place in the AIAA Space Design competition
    Team leader of “Conceptual & Preliminary Design Review Project” (Fall 2008)
    - Managed a team of four to develop a Preliminary Design proposal to meet the requirements of Apollo program
    - Developed testing strategies to exceed the Preliminary Design requirements 
    - Professionally presented PDR proposal with team to fellow students
    Team leader of “Hands on Flight Testing Class Project” (Fall 2008)
    - Collaborated with teammates in the construction of model airplane for experimental analysis and testing
    - Only team to successfully acquire experimental data without loss of vehicle
    - Organized a detailed report comparing theoretical and experimental values of aeronautical fundamentals such as the lift, drag, velocity, and power required for flight
    Advanced Dynamics and Vibrations of Aerospace Systems Finite Element Structures
    Aerospace Engineering Management Introduction to C++
    Aircraft Jet Propulsion and Rocket Propulsion Introduction to MATLAB and Simulink
    Astronautics and Spacecraft Design Mathematical Analysis of Engineering Problems
    Digital Flight Control Systems Relativity and Space Physics
    Fluid Dynamics and Heat Transfer Lab System Architecture Database Modeling Tool
    Academic Experience and Affiliations:
    Member of Sigma Gamma Tau (2013)
    Northrop Grumman Collaboration Project (2012-2013)
    - Supported in building airplane model and flight testing
    Bronco Society for the Research and Development of Unmanned Vehicles (BSRDUV) (2010-2013)
    BSRDUV President (2012-2013) and Historian (2010-2012)
    - Collaborated and organized technical workshops led by fellow students
    - Communicated ideas for future club growth with fellow officers
    American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) (2007-2013)
    AIAA Historian (2012-2013) 
    - Assembled videos and pictures taken from meetings and projects
    - Assisted in setting up and cleaning up meetings/workshops
    AIAA Lower class Representative (2008-2009)
    - Informed members and non-members of AIAA events and meetings
    - Actively attended meetings and events to better promote them to members and non-members
    Work Experience:
    AIAA San Gabriel Valley Section Education Chairman, June 2013-Present
    - Organized the venue for 3D Printing Tech Talk event which held around 35 people
    - Determined how much money to donate to senior project teams at Cal Poly Pomona
    UAV Project Engineer at Chappelle Solutions, June 2013-Present
    STEM tutor for INSAN at Garfield Community Center in Pomona, CA, June 2013-Present

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