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philadelphia university philadelphia, pa 1999 - 2003
-B.S. in Industrial Design.
-IDSA Merit Award Winner, Philadelphia University.
-Nominated for and completed the Emerging Leaders Program, (one of ten to do so). This is a program that teaches students how to become effective leaders in the workplace.
-Participated in a study abroad session in the Dominican Republic. Experienced what life is like in a third world country and from the experience, created an exhibit about what was viewed and learned.
-operating systems: Windows 98, ME, XP, MacOS.
-software: Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Quark XPress, Rhino, Streamline, Vellum Solids 2000, Cobalt, Solidworks, AutoCAD, and Microsoft Office.
-drawing: Rendering and Sketching using medias such as pencil, marker, pastel and the computer.
-modeling: constructing models out of plastics, foams, woods, metals, fabrics, and a strong knowledge of finishing techniques.
-processes and knowledge: vacuum forming, welding, injection molding, blow molding, sand casting, lost wax molding, metal stamping, vacuummetalization, and metal spinning.
intrepid industries whitehouse, nj summer 2001
-Manufactured Titanium medical products and plated them with Platinum.
-Consulted with customers on designs best suited for their needs and examined technical drawings and from there, created the product to those specifications.
-Gained knowledge of an industrial shop environment, specifically sandblasting, tig welding, wire feed welding, plating equipment, and polishing.
franklin institute philadelphia, pa spring 2002
-One in a team of five to study aeronautics and be able to then teach young children the concepts through a final exhibit design as part of a co-op with the Franklin Institute.
-Studied the learning processes of children to be able to teach useful information and hold a child's interest.
-Worked in a group setting and developed the skills to collaborate and function as a group.
-Learned the rigors of concept and exhibit testing with young children.
altos de chavon dominican republic winter 2002
-Part of a small group to study the life and history of the Dominican Republic and learn what life and design is like in a third world country.
-Created an exhibit based on the style of the Dominican Republic including all that was learned and viewed.