University of Washington
Sep 2015 – Aug 2019
§ Major: Applied Physics, B.S. (Major GPA: 3.36)
Physics Coursework: Classical Mechanics, Electrodynamics, Thermodynamics, Quantum Mechanics, Modern Experiment.
Engineering Coursework: Analog & Digital Electronics, Mechanical Design, Scientific Computing, Bioengineering Research.
Brake Power Meter (start-up)
Jan 2019 – Present
Brake Power Meter (brakepowermeter.com): Bicycle brake sensor and software.
- Launched a riding performance recommendation engine as a minimum viable product that was tested on professional athletes.
- Synthesized racing analytics from multiple motorsports to create new evaluation metrics for the sport of mountain biking.
- Provided intuitive visualizations of multidimensional sensor data to allow users to immediately understand their data.
- Leveraged knowledge in scientific Python libraries, dynamics and kinematics to compute the evaluation metrics, version control with GitHub, and advance routines in Excel.
Folch lab, UW Bioengineering Dept.
Jul 2016 – Dec 2018
Folch Lab (webpage): 3D printable microfluidic devices.
- § Designed over a dozen complete 3D printable microfluidic devices that demonstrated the market potential for additive manufacturing over traditional lithography techniques.
- § Developed CAD renderings and COMSOL flow simulations to assist researchers with figures in their research papers.
- § Calibrated our 3D printer’s x, y, and z axis printing resolutions at the micron scale to improve the printing success rate.
- § Leveraged knowledge in 3D printing design principles, MATLAB for programming a research-grade SLA 3D printer, and computational fluid dynamics for a simulation of Dean Flow, and microscopy for imaging micron sized features.
Evil Bike Co.
Aug 2015 – Dec 2015
Evil Bikes (www.evil-bikes.com): High performance carbon-fiber mountain bikes.
- § Reorganized the assembly line layout to improve production and wrote revised instructions for workers in Taiwan.
Jun 2015 – Aug 2015
Logan Ind. (loganindustries.net): Oil-rig machinery manufacturer.
- § Interpreted engineer assembly drawings to build large machinery with hand tools, power tools, and a ceiling crane.
Mountain biking club at the University of Washington
Sep 2017 – Aug 2019
Public page (www.facebook.com/UWMTB): University cycling organization.
- § Connected over 160 students and fostered a welcoming community through group rides and trail building activities.
- § Recruited and led a student management team to help organize and run weekly club events
Undergraduate Research Symposium.
§ Publicly presented simulation results from research on the “Mathematical modelling of Downhill Mountain Biking”.
Top 30 Contestant
Dempsey Start-Up Competition
§ Conceived of a business plan with detailed financials for a “Mountain Bike Laboratories” spin-off company.
§ Developed an inertial navigation system for a smart phone to improve location tracking while mountain biking. Designed an Extended Kalman Filter to fuse an inertial measurement unit, wheel speed sensor and GPS on an android device.
Custom Bicycle Component
§ Designed and 3D printed a rugged and aesthetically pleasing chain-retention device for a mountain bike.
§ “Exploring Data Acquisition and Trajectory Tracking with Android Devices and Python” in Analytics Vidhya on Medium.com
Software: (Proficient): Python, SolidWorks, Excel, (Familiar): MATLAB, Simulink, COMSOL, Java, and Arduino.
Lab Instrumentation: Oscilloscopes, function generators, signal analyzers, DMMs, x-ray spectroscopy, and microscopy.
Teamwork: 10 years of competitive team sports in soccer and volleyball.
Art: Received awards and recognition for clay caricature sculptures and pencil drawings.
Applied physics at University of Washington