OBJECTIVE
Seeking employment within the engineering industry where I may apply my education in mechanical design, testing and manufacturing, plus my practical experience to an engineering position. Hands on work is desirable.

EDUCATION
Master of Science Degree Mechanical Engineering University of Colorado Denver Dec 2014
• GPA 3.95 – Emphasis in mechanical design and manufacturing
• MS Project: “High Altitude Replication Device for Automotive Vehicles

Bachelor of Science Mechanical Engineering University of Colorado Denver May 2013
• GPA 3.90 – Minor: Applied Mathematics
• Senior Design Team Leader – Mini Baja Vehicle
o Competed in the 2013 SAE Baja World Challenge in Rochester, NY

Colorado School of Mines Mechanical Engineering Aug. 2000 - March 2002
• GPA 3.5

EXPERIENCE
Kineticorp January 2015 – Present
• Forensic Engineer
o Use of mechanical engineering principles, physics, dynamics, and energy in determining sequence of events in automobile and heavy truck accidents.
University of Colorado Denver
• Research Assistant for Motorsports Engineering Aug 2013 – December 2014
o Developed a high altitude replication device for the use in automotive vehicles
o Have successfully simulated altitudes of up 16,000 ft.
• Lead Research Assistant for Colorado Department of Transportation Jan. 2014 – December 2014
o Developed a clear, durable, transparent, superhydrophobic coating for anti-icing properties on street lights
o Developed scale model for aerodynamic testing
o Measured surface structures using atomic force microscopy
• Fellowship with Department of Neurosurgery and Children’s Hospital of Denver Sep 2013 – December 2014
o Designed and manufactured MRI- and CT-compatible devices to aid in neurosurgical applications
o Created table-to-head frame adapters for use in pre-operative imaging for deep-brain stimulation surgery
• Currently in use at Anschutz Medical Campus
• Patent Pending (Provisional Patent Application No. 61/927,830)
• Roush Industries Jun 2013 – Mar 2014
o Vehicle Road Test Technician
• Performed vehicle analysis and evaluation for engineering application on preproduction, and prototype vehicles
• Tires Plus Total Car Care 2003 - 2013
o Lead Automotive Master Technician
o Certified ASE Automotive Master Technician
• Team Leader of eight; trainer and mentor; designer and fabricator; excellent communicator with outstanding diagnostic and problem solving skills, with excellent written a verbal communication skills
• Skills/Classes
Solidworks, including FEA software, MS Office Products, Matlab, Edgecam, CNC Machine, Lathe and Mill work, rapid prototyping (3D-printing), Atomic Force Microscope, Finite Element Analysis, Polymers, Bio-Mechanics, Aerodynamics

AWARDS/MEMBERSHIPS/CERTIFICATIONS
Applied for US Patent for CT medical device Apr 2014
Engineer In Training (Passed the FE exam) Apr 2013
Member of the Society of Automotive Engineers Jun 2012
Member of the Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society Jan 2012
Certified ASE Automotive Master Technician with L1 (Advanced Engine Performance) Designation May 2003

Key Skills

Automotive, design, fabrication, machining, leadership

Educational Details

Masters Degree in Mechanical Engineering
A.S.E Automotive Master Technician
SAE member
Engineering in Training (Passed the FE exam)
SAE Fundamentals of Traffic Accident Reconstruction

Acceptable Locations

Anywhere

Desired Salary

65,000

Total Experience

1 years

Year of Birth

1981, male

Currently Employed

Yes

Name & Surname

Smcdonough58

Phone Number

303-590-5351

City & State

Aurora, Colorado

Street Address

1965 Lima St