A creative, resourceful, self-directed Mechanical/Audio systems design engineer at Sennheiser's R&D office and Stanford graduate student at CCRMA (Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics). Has exceptional iterative prototyping, mechanical design, and acoustics engineering skills. I enjoy the collaborative, creative process of turning disruptively innovative concepts and technologies into graspable prototypes. Looking for a summer internship

Skills
UPV measurements, PCB debug, 3D Printing, Soldering, Machine Shop (~100 hours), Prototyping, Acoustic measurements

FEA Simulation
ANSYS, COSMOS

CAD Modeling
Catia, SolidWorks

Programming 
MATLAB, LabView, Arduino, MathCAD, EES

Audio DAW
Ableton, Logic, Traktor, Final Cut X

Other
Adobe CS5

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  • Fall 2013 to March 2015 - 3.8 GPA
  • Re-inventing the disco ball: Infinity mirror cube A/V art+music installation
  • Studying DSP and acoustics at Stanford and taking d.school classes
  • Mosquito buzz detection and classification

Sennheiser Technology & Innovation - M.E. - San Francisco, CA

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  • Mechanical and optics design for a laser drum mic trigger that won most innovative audio technology of 2013 from various music publications/Blogs
  • Mechanical/acoustical design and measurement of prototype beamforming microphones
  • Created early prototypes of the Tahoe wireless mic that reimagines the way singers perform by adding MIDI control
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Colorado School of Mines - B.S. Mechanical Engineering - Golden, CO

      Senior Design Team Leader

  • SODAR (Sonic Detecting and Ranging) prototype for measuring wind velocity. Created a prototype, and coded the beamforming DSP for a SODAR unit for my senior design project.
  • Uses piezo-electric transducers to send/receive doppler shifted signals reflected off of different wind velocities

      Group Leader for EPICS Design Class

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  • Assembled furniture fixtures and created layouts for retail clients, such as H&M, Apple, and Whole Foods.

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  • Worked for an electrical/audio engineer, constructing and wiring a state-of-the-art recording studio.