Hardware Team Lead
  • Directing a cross-discipline hardware team of electrical, mechanical, and computer science engineering students.
  • Coordinating with software team and project manager to design robot chassis and arm in SolidWorks.
  • Supervising the fabricating and testing of all mechanical and electrical components before integration phase.
Chassis Sub-Team Leader
  • Coordinating with electrical, software, and manipulator teams to determine chassis specifications.
  • Designing and fabricating the chassis of the robot.
  • Troubleshooting and repairing design and fabrication issues.
Student Mentoring and Retention Team (SMART)
  • Assist students with studying for freshman and sophomore level engineering classes.
  • Subjects include: physics, statics, dynamics, strength of materials, and calculus.
Peer Mentor
  • Conduct informational presentations for freshman engineering students.
  • Provide guidance and assistance to new students.
  • Assist with new student orientation events.
Society of Women Engineers
  • Maintaining budget of student chapter.
  • Coordinating travel arrangements for national and regional conferences.
Work Experience
Kansas City, MO
Office Assistant – School of Computing and Engineering Dean’s Office
  • Work-study position assisting faculty, staff, and students in the School of Computing and Engineering.
  • Assist with setup and tear down of campus events.
  • Lead campus tours for new and prospective engineering students.
Machine Shop Assistant
  • Work-study position in Student Machine Shop operating manual mill, lathe, drill press and various cutting tools to create parts in metal and plastic.
  • Machine parts to specific tolerances for student design team projects and university departments using drawings created in SolidWorks and AutoCAD.
Undergraduate Research Assistant
  • Assisted Dr. Greg King in collecting and processing motion capture data for multi-­‐generational balance study using Vicon Tracker motion capture system and force plates.
  • Recruited volunteers, maintained sensitive HIPAA-­‐compliant volunteer records, and administered test protocols to human subjects.
  • CITI certified, May 2013.
Tech Medics Computer Repair
Higginsville, MO
Owner & Computer Repair Technician
  • Owned and operated a sole-proprietorship business.
  • Building and repairing computers and networking equipment for businesses and individual customers.
  • Responsible for all business operations, including customer relations, budgeting, inventory, and accounts receivable.
Kansas City, MO
Desktop Support Technician
  • Performed routine maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of 160 employee and lab computers.
  • Assisted students and staff with computer-related problems.
  • Responsible for keeping accurate inventory and repair records for each machine.