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Industrial Design+Mechanical Engineering. Projects from concept to working prototypes. We begin and end anywhere in between. Areas include: medical devices, consumer products, consumer electronics, industrial and scientific equipment.
Seattle, WA 98107
MS Engineering, Stanford University, Product Design.
BS Mechanical Engineering with Minor in Design, North Carolina State University.
Long term observation and interviewing of low-literacy patients with complicated medication regimens. This became the "MedCommunicator": a consumer-medical product (patent pending) currently in use by 24 patients as a part of IDEALL study at UCSF. This year-long project also encompassed short-run manufacturing, market assessment, and associated regulatory issues.
Project Leader for 5-person team designing an ultra-high-performance lighting system for bicycle racing.
Created concept designs for Disposable/Sterilizable
Safety IV Catheter for use in Third-World countries.
Developed a new home/consumer medical device--an otoscope with improved tympanic membrane insufflation (patent pending) as part of a three-person team.
Design Engineer Intern, Speck Product Design, Palo Alto, California. Summer 2004.
Teaching Assistant, Stanford University Product Realization Lab (PRL) and Biodesign Collaboratory.
Lab TA for "Manufacturing and Design" teaching usage of shop tools and processes as well as "coaching" a group of 7 students from concept generation through manufacturing of their selected project.
Biodesign Teaching Assistant for students prototyping medical devices. September 2002-June 2004.
Product Development Intern, Cooligy, Mountain View, California.
Designed and ran a marketplace assessment/test for competitive pump technology in the liquid-cooled electronics space. Summer 2003.
Design Engineer, ApproTEC, Nairobi, Kenya. March 2003-May 2003.
Applications Engineer, Cognex Corporation. Alameda, California and Raleigh, North Carolina.
Commissioning, Applications engineering, and Technical support of ultra-high speed, real-time machine vision systems for surface inspection of web materials including steel, non-ferrous metals, paper, and non-woven materials. Region of focus: Korea, Japan, Northeastern US. February, 1997 to September, 2001.
Process Development Intern, Sanyo Special Steel Co., Ltd. Himeji, Japan. Summer, 1996.
PRO/Engineer, SolidWorks, Photoshop and Illustrator, Dreamweaver, FEA analysis, C, Visual Basic
Stanford University, Institute of Design
North Carolina State Univ.