Profile


Adaptable and personable, I’m in search of a research, product development, or energy-related position that allows me to work with motivated people and provides a path for working toward a P.E. license.

Work Experience


Research Engineer – Center for Energy Research (UNLV); Las Vegas, NV . (Aug.'14 – Present)

  • Development of machine learning techniques with applications to HVAC building controls

Graduate Researcher – Center for Energy Research (UNLV); Las Vegas, NV (Jan.'13 – July'14)

  • Research involving demand-side distributed optimization of peak electrical shifting during demand response events for residential homes in the Las Vegas valley

Vertical Turbine Engineer – Pentair Engineered Flow; Kansas City, KS (Mar.'10 – Aug.'12)

  • Author of multiple internal design standards, including comprehensively parametric SolidWorks models and a 40 page document that dictates the standard method of design for discharge heads
  • Created a collection of Access/Excel/VBA programs that stores empirical test data, normalizes said data, and generates hydraulic curves for the ~100 standard turbines in the product line

Education/Certification


The University of Nevada, Las Vegas / Las Vegas, NV (Graduation: July 2014)

MS, Mechanical Engineering (thesis option)

The University of Kansas / Lawrence, KS (Graduation: May 2009)

BS, Mechanical Engineering
  • EIT/ FE certified by Kansas State Board of Technical Professions Apr. 2008
  • Certified SolidWorks Professional (ID: C-FRM75VCHPR) Mar. 2011

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