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California Polytechnic State University
GPA: 3.2; BS Mechanical Engineering
San Luis Obispo, CA 1995 - 1999
Senior Project: A Parametric Model for Precision Pouring of Superalloys.
Senior Design Project: Head Force Measuring Device for IBM Head Stack Assembly Engineering Group
Technical Electives: Turbomachinery, Advanced Thermodynamics, Combustion Engine Design, Computer System Administration, and Small Group Communication.

Santa Barbara City College Santa Barbara, CA 1992 - 1995
One semester travel abroad in Taiwan, Hong Kong and P.R. of China with SBCC's Three Faces of China program.


Black & Veatch Milpitas, CA June 2000 - June 2001
Mechanical Engineer
Mechanical Engineering Department, Advanced Technology Division. Mechanical Engineering and Design work for the Microelectronics, Telecom Industries. Tasks included heat load calculations using Carrier Hourly Analysis Program (HAP) v. 4.0; HVAC design for office space, manufacturing areas, datacenters, and clean rooms; sizing and selection of mechanical equipment; duct pressure drop calculations for ductwork and piping; code review; and creation of mechanical specifications. Lead mechanical engineer for data center, clean room, and natural gas line projects. All projects required excellent communication skills, interdiscipline coordination, attention to detail, management of designers and resources, and project budgeting

Altran Corporation Milpitas, CA June 2000 - June 2001
Mechanical Engineering Department. Author reports and perform calculations for the power industry. Calculate cooling load with Excel Spreadsheet using CLTD method. Gather information on equipment, materials, and procedures for three Bay Area fossil power plants and input data into Microsoft Access database. Troubleshoot and modify database for better report output. Project coordination - answer client's questions, coordinate calculation authorship and review, track calculation outputs, maintain references, and update reference database.

Rolls-Royce Allison Indianapolis, IN June -December 1998
Co-op Engineer
Advanced Fabrications Department. Produced and cast proprietary prototype investment molds. Developed and documented of processes for pattern making, investing and casting molds. Assisted in planning through production phases of project using Microsoft Project. Solar Turbines, Inc.

Rolls-Royce Allison Indianapolis, IN June -December 1998
Co-op Engineer
Small Engines Department: Test instrumentation, created large Excel spreadsheet to analyze rotor dynamics; Combustion Engineering Department: Conducted fuel concentration profiling and velocity profiling (by hot wire anemometry) of seven different SoLoNOx fuel injectors. Designed test fixture for velocity profiling of SoLoNOx injectors.


Microsoft Office (Microsoft Word, Excel, Project, Access); Internet (HTML, FTP); Graphics (NIH Image, ANSYS, AutoCad14); Operating systems (Unix, DOS, Microsoft Windows (NT, 98 & 3.1)); Carrier Heat Load Analysis v. 4.0


Ongoing frame-up restoration of 1955 1st series Chevy Truck. Restoration of 1972 MG Midget. Ten years of playing 'cello. Hobbies include running, fly-fishing, and reading. Passions include snowboarding, ballroom dancing and gardening.


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