Work Experience

R&D Engineer - Rocky Research; Boulder City, NV (Sept. '15 - Present)

  • Responsible for the research, design, purchasing, and production management of automated machinery capable of passing MIL-STD-810G
  • Designed and fabricated a 40kW diesel burner for warming thermal fluids in mobile applications

Research Engineer – Center for Energy Research (UNLV); Las Vegas, NV (Aug.'14 – July '15)

  • Development of machine learning techniques with applications to HVAC building controls
  • Project management for the installation and operation of a large-scale wireless mesh network of residential HVAC controllers

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 comprehensive design standards
  • Created a suite of Access/Excel/VBA tools to archive test data and automatically generate hydraulic curves for the entire product line


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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