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2016 - current
MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY                                                                            Cambridge, MA
Masters of Mechanical Engineering
Advised by Professor Alex Slocum
Precision Engineering Research Group PERG     
2011 - 2015
THAYER SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING                                                                                                    Hanover, NH
Bachelor of Engineering, Mechanical Concentration
Coursework |                Machine EngineeringProduct Design,  Microprocessors in Engineered Systems,
                                      Structural AnalysisSolid Mechanics, Systems, Distributed Systems and Fields,
                                      Statistical MethodsDigital Electronics, Thermodynamics, Material Science,
                                      Scientific Computing,
Graduate Courses |     Computer-Aided Mechanical Engineering DesignEnergy Utilization
Capstone |                    Engineering Design Methodolgy     
2011 - 2015
DARTMOUTH COLLEGE                                                                                                                                                        Hanover, NH
Bachelor of Arts, Engineering Sciences
Major Courses |            Included above in coursework.
Mathematics |               Differential Equations, Linear Algebra, Multi-variable Calculus,
                                       Calculus of Vector-Valued Functions 
Additional Courses |     Development Economics, International Development,
                                       Contemporary Architecture, The History of the Modern Healthcare System,
                                       Human Biology, Intro to Sociology
2009 - 2011
UNITED WORLD COLLEGE IN MOSTAR                                                                     Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
International Baccalaureate Diploma, June 2011
Upper Level |               Physics, Mathematics, English and Economics
Standard Level |         Chemistry and French


July 2015 - June 2016
Thayer School of Engineering                                                                                                              Hanover, NH
Design Fellow
  • Collaborating with professors on 5 fall term, design oriented courses & 3 workshops
  • Advising 4 student teams on design projects, working with students on challenges daily
  • Finessing production/prototying techniques through creative projects in the shop
  • Initiating project to develop wearable sensors for cardiac impedance sensing
  • Developed experiencial human centered design urriculum for high school girls in Ghana partnering with a local NGO, taught prototype course to 32 girls. Funded by a $10,000 grant by the Davis Projects for Peace
June - Aug 2014
Insight Product Development LLC                                                                                                          Chicago, IL
Engineering and Design Intern
  • Developed electromechanical architecture for a next generation bench top laboratory diagnostic device
  • Applied top-down CAD modeling techniques to the a medical device requiring repeatable, precise connections with removable units
  • Worked in the electronics lab and machine shop in parallel with CAD work to contribute to the design of four early stage medical device prototypes
  • Conducted DFMA analysis for injection molded parts and developed product confidence testing based on client specifications
Aug 2013 - present
Eleazar Wheelock Society                                                                                                                                                  Hanover, NH
Board Member, Student Director (through June 2015)
  • Managed $110,000 annual budget for three years, and hired administrator for operations
  • Directed core initiatives, alumni relations and talent development
  • Organized the 2014 and 2015 Wheelock Conference, delivered the 2014 opening address
  • Coordinated 11 panels with over 30 panelists and 400 faculty, alumni and student attendees per conference
  • Developed 25 Waterman Institute classes, engaged 15 professors, and reached 180 individuals regarding core principles of faith, reason and vocation
Jan - May 2014
Dartmouth Institute for Security, Technology and Society                                                                               Hanover, NH
Product and Interaction Designer, Amulet Project
  • Designed UI/US for mHealth device as a hub for body-area sensor networks
  • Prototyped wearable wristband using 3D printing and injection molding
  • Integrated custom hardware with wristband for NSF presentation
  • Created an art piece named "The Evolution of Amulet" presenting the prototyping process, which was competitively selected for Dartmouth Arts Exhibition
Sept 2012 -
June 2013
Dartmouth Biomedical Engineering Center                                                                                                             Hanover, NH
Research Assistant
  • Conducted materials research on the oxidation pathy of polyethylene
2011 & 2012
Red Dog Camp                                                                                                                                                             Bristol Bay, Alaska
Commercial Salmon Fisherwomen
  • Worked as a set-net crew-hand during 16 hour work days
  • Designed and completed mechanical projects on land: renovated kitchen and rooms of old bunkhouse, built a wind-turbine water pump and grey water filtration system


  • Applications | SolidWorks Professional, Pro-E, Photoshop, Microsoft Office Suite
  • Production Injection molding, mill, lathe, 3D printing, laser cutting, CNC milling
  • Programming | C, C++, Matlab, Processing, Arduino, Assembly
  • Languages | conversational Spanish, basic Serbo-Croation, basic French
I love romping outdoors, mountaineering, reading, swing dancing, improv, working on teams and exploring new cultures.
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