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Below is a list of Projects and Teams I have participated in over the years

(in reverse chronological order):

 

Software Developer

Interapt

– Present      Louisville, Kentucky Area

Interapt creates business and enterprise solutions by developing mobile applications for iOS, Android, Oculus, Google Glass, web apps, and various other platforms. I am currently teaching myself to program through the vast online resources available for programmers. I am learning Java, Objective C, and other object-oriented languages.

Engineering Management Intern

JetStream Energy Systems

(6 months)       Greater Seattle Area

I helped design and commercialize the CHESS energy generation system in a Senior Design Capstone course at Vanderbilt. Worked on a comprehensive engineering and business plan to help bring the revolutionary electrical generation device to market. Showcased semester long project at Vanderbilt School of Engineering’s Design Day.

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An early prototype of the CHESS system with an elbow joint

My Final Report consists of the following documents:

FinalReport.pdf  – The final report that was submitted to the client after a semester’s worth of work and consulting.

FinalPoster.pdf – The final poster that was shown at Vanderbilt’s Senior Design Day 2014.

FinalPresentation.pptx – My final presentation that was presented to a meeting of about 50 students, faculty, angel investors, and entrepreneurs on Senior Capstone Day in our Senior Design class.

iPadPresentation.pptx – The presentation that was playing on my iPad and Laptop during Design Day 2014.

 

Design Day Table

Design Day Poster

 

Teaching Assistant

 

Vanderbilt Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

(5 months)      Greater Nashville Area

I guided the course CHBE 280: Atmospheric Pollution in the department of chemical and biomolecular engineering. Helped grade the extensive problem sets dealing with pollution generated from a variety of fuel sources. Also held office hours to help students.

 

Power Plant Intern

Vanderbilt University Power Plant

Power Plant & Conversion to Natural Gas FAQ

(3 months)      Greater Nashville Area

Worked with operator staff to monitor control equipment and daily operations of the plant. Help with campus planning to oversee the conversion of the co-generation facility from coal-fire to solely natural gas fuel consumption.

Product Designer

Oreck Corporation

(5 months)      Greater Nashville Area

In a Product Design project course at Vanderbilt University, our class was tasked with designing the next generation air purifier for Oreck Corporation. The class was a mixture of MBA graduate students and engineering undergraduate students who had to work together to use their skills in management, marketing, and engineering to design a revolutionary new product on the industrial level.

Founder

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Students for Progress

OpenSecrets Link – Facebook Page – FEC Filings

May 2012 – December 2012 (8 months)      Louisville, Kentucky
I founded a non-connected independent expenditure-only committee, colloquially referred to as a “Super PAC.” Students for Progress is a Super PAC that supports federal candidates who fight for middle and working class families. It was run solely by college students. Students for Progress was registered with the Federal Election Commission (FEC), and raised over one thousand dollars in its first three months.

 

 

Office of the Mayor

Louisville Metro Government

(4 months)      Louisville, Kentucky

I worked in the Mayor’s Office where I edited websites for the domain http://louisvilleky.gov, an award winning government website. I also worked in the newly formed Office for Globalization under Mayor Greg Fischer’s administration where I was an intern. The Office for Globalization is an office dedicated to advancing the interests and providing unique, tailored services to immigrants, emigrants, and refugees residing in and moving to the Louisville Metropolitan area.

School Board Member & Senior Class President

Trinity High School

(1 year)     Louisville, Kentucky

I was elected Senior Class President by my fellow Seniors while at Trinity and thus became an ex-officio member of the School Board at Trinity High School in Louisville, Kentucky. I had full voting privileges and voted on issues including our Strategic Plan, operations, and tuition increases.