Parker Williamson

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Controls Engineer, Machine Learning Engineer, Embedded Systems Engineer

Seattle, WA

EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATIONS

  • California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, Graduated December 2016, Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, with a concentration in Mechatronics
  • Springboard Data Science Career Track Jan 2018 – June 2018
  • Machine Learning Course from Stanford University on Coursera Summer 2016

WORK EXPERIENCE

  • Controls Engineer – Industrial Automation Group (Ladder Logic), April 2017 – Jan  2018
    • Added new production lines at factories by implementing multiple PLC and HMI projects
    • Served as company’s emergency service contact for multiple weeks and consistently solved client’s issues
  • Controls Engineering Intern –  Industrial Automation Group (Ladder Logic), Jan  2017 – April 2017
    • Performed service calls and restored production lines
    • Quoted and implemented a job worth more than $10,000
    • Converted from an intern to a full-time position after 3 month of successful projects and happy customers
  • Greenpoint Technologies  – Interiors Intern, Summer 2014
    • Compiled standards and edited the Greenpoint Engineering Design Handbook
    • Classified and corrected models of fit, form and function errors
  • Machinist Intern – Atomic Fabrication, Summer 2015
    • Responsible for cutting, bending, polishing, shearing, drilling, punching, and treating metal

PROJECT EXPERIENCE

  • Personality Classification from text (Python), Mar 2018 – May 2018
    • Collected more than 10,000 comments from Reddit using the PRAW API
    • Used a bag of words approach to extract features from text
    • ~70% accuracy classifying each of a commenter’s personality traits
  • Clothing Categorization (Python), Jan 2018 – Mar 2018
    • Classified 10 clothing groups using multiple ML models on a dataset of 70,000 images
    • 92% accuracy using CNN, with categories such as T-shirt and Shirt (Keras with a TensorFlow backend)
  • Motor Controller  (Assembly) , Fall 2015
    • Created a motor controller using a Motorola 68HC12 microcontroller
  • 3D Scanner (Python), Summer 2016 – Summer 2017
    • Designed and built a cheap 3D scanner using line laser, webcam and stepper motor
    • Programmed arduino controlled Inputs/Outputs and laptop-based image processing
  • Electronic Car, Mark I & II  (C++ & Python), Winter and Spring 2016
    • Built an electronic car from base components using an ATmega1281 8-bit microcontroller to control motor, servo, IR sensor, MPU-6050, encoder and Bluetooth devices (mark I)
    • Designed, wired and built the car in collaboration with the rest of my team
    • Used image processing to recognize and react to a basic stop light using OpenCV on a Raspberry Pi (mark II)

SKILLS

  • Programming: 5 years – Python, C++, Javascript, Matlab, Assembly, ladder logic, and Java
  • Data Science/Machine Learning: 2 years – Image classification, Sentiment analysis, Neural Nets, Random forest, Support Vector Machines, Linear/Logistic Regression
  • Controls/Integration: 3 years –  I2C, SQL, motors, servos, IR sensor, MPU-6050, encoder and Bluetooth, OpenCV

Skills

  • Assembly
  • automation
  • C++
  • Computer Science
  • Controls Mechanical Engineering
  • Data Science
  • Design
  • Electrical Engineering
  • FactoryTalk View
  • Ignition
  • Inventor and Pro-E
  • Java
  • Javascript
  • Machine Learning
  • MatLab
  • Programming
  • Python
  • RSlogix
  • SolidWorks
  • SQL

Education

2012 - 2016

BS in Mechanical Engineering, with a concentration in Mechatronics at California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo

Jan 2018 - Jun 2018

Certificate in Data Science at Springboard

I worked on Machine Learning focused capstone projects.

Jun 2016 - Sept 2016

Certificate in Machine Learning at Coursera

Experience

Jun 2017 - Jun 2018

Controls Engineer/Controls Engineer Intern at Industrial Automation Group

o Added new production lines at factories by implementing multiple PLC and HMI projects
o Served as company’s emergency service contact for multiple weeks and consistently solved client’s issues
o Performed service calls and restored production lines
o Quoted and implemented a job worth more than $10,000
o Converted from an intern to a full-time position after 3 month of successful projects and happy customers

Jun 2014 - Sept 2014

Interiors Intern at Greenpoint Technologies

o Compiled standards and edited the Greenpoint Engineering Design Handbook
o Classified and corrected models of fit, form and function errors

Jun 2015 - Sept 2015

Machinist Intern at Atomic Fabrications

o Responsible for cutting, bending, polishing, shearing, drilling, punching, and treating metal

  • Updated 3 years ago

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