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     Date Submitted:12-01-2015
     Last Modified:20-01-2015 (04:12)
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     Current job:Undergraduate Research Assistant
     Employment Term:Temp/Contract
     Job location:Own country
     Date available:>3months
     Industry:Civil Agencies/International Organizations, Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors, Satellite Operators, , , Launch Systems, Space Tourism
     Keywordsquick learner, troubleshoot, improvise, repurpose, teacher, improve, research, adapt, develop, design, independent, teamwork, leader, collaborate, aerospace, space, human factors, crew systems
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    Objective: To obtain a full-time position with a focus on space exploration, space research or systems engineering.

     

    EDUCATION:

    University of Maryland, College Park, MD                                  GPA: 3.1

                Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering                      Expected Graduation: May 2015

                Gemstone - Honors Research Program                                   Expected Citation: May 2015
     

    HONORS AND SOCIETIES:

    President's Scholarship to University of Maryland

                Member of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
     

    RESEARCH EXPERIENCE:

    Undergraduate Research Assistant - Dr. Anya Jones’s Low Reynolds Number Aerodynamics Lab    Spring 2014 - Present

    ·         Developed and designed complex water jet system independently for towing tank

    ·         Overcame challenges and new problems in quick, decisive, and effective manner

    ·         Adapted and improved design to meet changing design requirements

    ·         Researched and learned new material quickly to ensure quality of adapted design

    ·         Collaborated with professionals to accomplish tasks outside areas of expertise
     

    Team QUANTUM SEA - Gemstone - Dr. Jeremy Munday               Spring 2012 - Present

                 Team Liaison and Lab Subgroup

    ·         Mentored by Dr. Munday, recipient of NASA Early Career Faculty Award in 2012

    ·         Directed troubleshooting of experiments, wrote detailed procedure, and set lab guidelines to reduce error

    ·         Improved robustness and reliability of testing setup for performing multiple solar cell efficiency tests

    ·         Displayed initiative and foresight by pressing group to act and holding members accountable
     

    LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE:

    Permanent Mars Settlement Design Project - ENAE484                  Fall 2014 and Spring 2015

                 Crew Systems Group

    ·         Designing EVA accommodations, air revitalization, waste management, and emergency systems

    ·         Detailing all required components and materials to support people in transit to, from, and on Mars

    ·         Determining feasibility, designing with current technology, and determining new, useful technologies

    ·         Will participate in critical design reviews and final presentation of project

    Engineering Success and Professionalism Workshop - AIAA                       Oct. 28, 2014

                 Event Coordinator and Main Presenter

    ·         Chosen by the Aerospace Department and AIAA officers to advise new aerospace engineering students

    ·         Coordinated the event, selected panelists, and created presentation

    ·         Presented on how to be a successful engineer, get involved, and act with professional etiquette

    Connect Mentor Program - Gemstone                           Summer 2013 - Fall 2014

    ·         Assisted in summer orientation and introduced incoming freshman to the honors program

    ·         Mentored and advised freshmen as they acclimated to college
     

    EXTRACURRICULARS:

    University of Maryland ACHA D3 Ice Hockey Team -                 Fall 2011 - Fall 2013

    ·         Played forward for the school's team with two practices and two games each week

    ·         Assisted in coordinating two charity games to benefit American Vetdogs            
     

    SKILLS:

    Proficient in Matlab, Autodesk Inventor, LabView, C++, Visual Studio, Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Powerpoint)
     

    RELEVANT COURSEWORK:

    Space Systems Design, Space Propulsion and Power, Space Navigation and Guidance, Vibration and Aeroelasticity, Aerospace Structures, Control of Aerospace Systems, Spaceflight Dynamics, and Dynamics of Aerospace Systems


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