Technical F11X Intern
Rio Rancho, NM
-Designed, built, and implemented a test system for mechanical relays used in motherboards.
-Tested relays and gathered data to determine failure modes and criteria.
-Designed hardware to facilitate intuitive and quick use by engineering technicians.
-Used c# to create a program and GUI to run tests and report answers
-Final product was presented to Intel VP of general management and incorporated into future process flow.
Technical Summer Intern
Sandia National Laboratories
-Wrote MATLAB code to analyze test results for inertial navigation system and compared results with data from manufacturer.
-Designed and ordered brackets for use in test bed for bearings in a high-precision pointing system. Learned different friction models to help analyze and model performance of bearings.
Desk Attendant/ Soccer Referee
Carnegie Mellon Athletics
-Work 10 hours a week in customer service, acting as face of CMU athletics and organizing intramural games.
Local Natural Foods
-Repaired, maintained, designed, and constructed machinery for use in food processing and packaging.
-Assisted in sales, distribution, and inventory management.
-Worked to increase assembly line efficiency for candy packaging.
-Designed and built adjustable heat tunnel for shrink wrap application.
Carnegie Mellon University
Mechanical Engineering M.S. 2015
Mechanical Engineering B.S. 2015
Minor: Business Administration
NCAA Athletics – Intercollegiate Soccer
GPA – 4.36
Varsity soccer 4 year letter winner
Algae Biofuel Research
Elected group leader for team of six undergraduate students. Designed and built a small scale photobioreactor (used to grow algae quickly and densely in adverse environments). Algae currently being grown in the photobioreactor will be used to generate biofuel.
Albuquerque, NM Summer 2013
‘Buggy’ Design and Construction
Engineer, design, and construct a high tech, human driven racer (known as a “buggy”) from raw materials to compete in annual university sweepstakes. Compete against field of 25+ teams each spring in uphill push/downhill gravity course at speeds up to 35mph.
Elected ‘Push Captain’ for 2014; organize workouts and recruiting events for team.
National Hispanic Merit Scholar
National Merit Scholar
Albuquerque Academy Cum Laude Society
Carnegie Institute of Technology Dean’s list
Software: Solidworks, Autodesk Inventor/AutoCAD, Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite
Programming: Python, MATLAB, c#, c++
Languages: English, Spanish