I have studied at...

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Class of 2014
SM Mechanical Engineering GPA 4.9/5.0
University of Southern California Class of 2009
BS Mechanical Engineering, minor in International Economics GPA 3.7/4.0
  • Trustee Scholarship, Full Tuition Recipient
  • President, Alpha Delta Chi Sorority

I have also worked at...

2.009 Product Design Processes Fall 2013
Teaching Assistant
  • Photographed lectures, labs, and workshops
  • Prepared materials and prototypes for lecture
  • Produced videos using Final Cut Pro for final presentation
  • Created online tutorials for laser and vinyl cutters
  • As needed, supported student teams with laser cutting, 3d printing, part finishing, circuit board design and fabrication
  • As a team mentor, met weekly with a student team to discuss their concepts and aid with any ideation, prototyping, or fabrication
2.00b Toy Product Design Spring 2013
Course Instructor
  • Planned, wrote, and presented lectures on product design process, innovation, brainstorming, idea selection, sketching, prototyping, estimation, graphic design, storyboarding with co-instructor
  • Organized and presented weekend workshops on Illustrator and Vinyl cutting, Analog and Digital electronics (including Arduino), PCB Design and Fabrication
  • Supervised laboratory section where students used machine shop tools; replaced or repaired broken tools and used supplies; mastered art of telling students it's time to clean up
Institute for Human Centered Design Summer 2012
Intern Extraordinaire
  • Intern for IHCD's Access to Design Professionals program which introduces Boston-area students to design professions
  • Taught workshops on sketching and storyboarding as communication tools
Hewlett-Packard February 2010-August 2011
Mechanical Design Engineer Vancouver, WA
  • OfficeJet Pro 8600 series: owned fourteen parts in the carriage subsystem (sheet metal, plastic, and mylar); managed parts through two prototyping and testing phases to meet performance, assembly, environmental, and cost requirements
  • DesignJet T520 Series: Designed new parts and assembly procedure for carriage positioning system that saved up to $7 on large format series (24"-36" width) due to lower material cost; patent filed March 2014 for work on a locking mechanism designed to avoid material creep
  • Created test scripts and flowcharts to identify root cause of carriage defects; deployed scripts and flowcharts to technicians to speed up debugging of errors

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