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Research Engineer Resume

Wichita, KS

SUMMARY:

Engineer with over 5 years of experience in Systems Engineering and Non - Destructive Testing. Adept in research, analysis, experimentation, and project management. Demonstrated successful completion of over 15 projects through a history of academic and research excellence in disciplines related to Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering.

SKILL:

Research, design and analysis

Designing experiments

Systems Engineering

Non: Destructive Testing

Lean Six Sigma

Matlab

MS Office

Statgraphics

Statease: Design Expert

SolidWorks

ANSYS: Fluent

Systems Tool Kit (STK) - Level 1 (L1)

GMAT, AE9/AP9, SPENVIS

EXPERIENCE:

Research Engineer

Confidential, Wichita, KS

Responsibilities:

  • Conducted comprehensive research and spearheaded the design and structural testing activities in over 15 projects using Acoustic Emission (AE), Laser Shearography, Digital Image Correlation (DIC) and Pulse-Echo systems on CFRP materials.
  • Trained and delegated tasks to undergraduate & graduate students on laboratory protocols and research related activities.

Undergraduate Research Mentor

Confidential, Wichita, KS

Responsibilities:

  • Wrote, compiled and edited proposals and project reports to achieve grant writing and publication objectives for two undergraduate research projects that led to the design and development of a cold gas propulsion system for satellites.
  • Was the recipient of two intra-college research s with a total worth of 6000$.
  • Optimized research design quality by closely reviewing and correcting the design models.

Tutor

Confidential, Wichita, KS

Responsibilities:

  • Tutored students in disciplines related to engineering and sciences and delivered individualized lesson plans on all subject materials, which led to an increase in student’s grades by 20%.
  • Gave early intervention support to students just beginning to struggle with materials.

Graduate Teaching Assistant

Confidential, Wichita, KS

Responsibilities:

  • Contributed to applied research projects in Space Systems Engineering field.
  • Utilized email, phone and in-person meetings to answer questions and mentor struggling students for the course work related to Introduction to Space Dynamics (AE415) resulting in a 10% increase in student performance.
  • Marked homework assignments, tests and special projects, and taught course work whenever the professor was not available.

Equipment Assistant

Confidential, Wichita, KS

Responsibilities:

  • Inspected and repaired 45 composite fiber rowing oars for the WSU rowing team.
  • Inspected, calibrated and repaired gym equipment for quality and adherence to customer specifications decreasing the downtime of the damaged equipment to within two days.

Teaching Assistant

Confidential, Tempe, AZ

Responsibilities:

  • Delivered exemplary instructor support by assisting with curriculum development, administering tests and grading papers for the undergraduate Engineering Mechanics course resulting in 12% increase in student performance and an increase in the number of students registering in the course.
  • Conducted recitation classes, graded assignments and tests, documented results and informed lead teacher of students' performance.

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