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Research Engineer Resume

Webster, NY

Career Summary
Research and Systems development engineer with strengths including planning/organizing, decision making, problem-solving, and communications. A creative and innovative professional who produces quality work and achieves consistent results. Proven results with the development of custom controls for rapid prototyping laser systems. A researcher that specializes in process development and Lean Six Sigma tools.

Experience Summary

  • Research Engineerat Confidential, Webster, NY

January 1999 until current date

  • Worked on process physics team to design single jet models for microfluidic devices
  • Laser experimentalist performing experiments on excimer, DPSS and CO2 systems
  • Designed and developed a test system that would optically measure microfluidic drops ejected from a print head.
  • Performed performance experiments for new systems that included simple tests, complex DOE(s) and six sigma experiments
  • Performed experiments on all types of microfluidic devices with different inks, electronics and microfluidic stacks
  • Performed DFLSS analysis on measurement systems, manufacturing systems and processes.
  • Maintained, adjusted and optimized laser systems for high performance
  • Developed method to utilize nanowire embedded films for electronic interconnect
  • Worked with the nanosystem development group to develop antiwetting coatings for surfaces of print heads
  • Created a rapid prototyping laboratory for microfluidics
  • Designed and developed laser systems that include CO2, excimer and Diode Pump Solid state lasers.
  • Created generic GUI for multiple laser systems.
  • Designed the hardware that will control complex laser scan heads, motion control and safety systems for the laser laboratory.
  • Responsible for the daily operations of the laser laboratory including the deliverable schedule inventory and maintenance of systems.
  • Project leader for different mechanical and electrical components developed with laser processing
  • Designed custom software to control the micromachining systems.
  • Created a converter that will convert Autocad DXF files to laser cutting programs. Enabling same day turn around on most parts made.
  • Certified Design For Lean Six Sigma (DFLSS) green belt – electromechanical
  • Certified Design For Lean Six Sigma (DFLSS) green belt – systems engineering
  • Used DFLSS for analyzing processes and capability for micromachined components that are used in next generation print heads.
  • Designed and developed system to test print cartridges using optical line scan cameras
  • Performed data gathering and analysis functions to analyze CP,CPK and six sigma capability for laser produced materials
  • Generated multiple patents relevant to micromachining and microfluidics
  • Awarded for engineering excellence in 2007

Confidential, Rochester, NY1995-1999
Test Engineering department

Lead Test Engineer/Supervisor

Responsible for the manufacturing test development support for two products lines (National Law Enforcement, Secure Products)

  • Performed all Design for Testability (DFT) efforts for all new products providing transition to production for In-Circuit test development and functional test development.
  • Designed custom test systems driven by LabVIEW to be used throughout the manufacturing environment .
  • Wrote software drivers, handlers and command modules that became members of a driver library that is used throughout the company
  • Managed a team to provide manufacturing support and test engineering development on both product lines. This team managed to reduce recurring cost significantly by utilizing the automation powers of these stations.
  • Developed Depot level test station and software to support manufacturing at board vendor.
  • Designed and developed custom mechanical interface to test station using off-the-shelf hardware.
  • Specialized in producing automation systems
  • Wrote manufacturing and test processes and strategies for all new projects.
  • Designing test executive features which include customization for thermal shock testing
  • Certified Design For Lean Six Sigma (DFLSS) green belt – electromechanical
  • Certified Design For Lean Six Sigma (DFLSS) green belt – systems engineering
  • Used DFLSS for analyzing processes and capability for micromachined components that are used in next generation print heads.
  • Designed and developed system to test print cartridges using optical line scan cameras
  • Performed data gathering and analysis functions to analyze CP,CPK and six sigma capability for laser produced materials
  • Generated multiple patents relevant to micromachining and microfluidics
  • Awarded for engineering excellence in 2007
  • Proficient in LabVIEW, C, C++ and visual studio
  • Machine vision and automation integration

Education Summary

MSEE, Electronic Engineering

BSEE,Electronic Engineering

Skills Set

Operating system

Windows

Office skills

Word, Excel, Access, Visio

Programming skills

C, C++, Visual Studio, LabVIEW

OTHER SKILLS

Machine Vision and robotics

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