Education, Work History, and Skills

Resume (.pdf)

Education

University of Colorado at Denver
Denver, CO
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering – 3.51/4.00 GPA
August, 2004
Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering – 3.46/4.00 GPA
May 2005

Claude Rouelle 3-Day Vehicle Dynamics & Data Acquisition Seminar
September 2004
Claude Rouelle 12-Day Advanced Vehicle Dynamics Workshop
December 2004

Computer Skills

• Microsoft: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, VBA
• Solidworks & Cosmosworks
• AutoCAD
• GibbsCAM, SurfCAM, BobCAM
• MATLAB/Simulink
• OptimumK, Susprog, WinGeo3
• Motec: i2, Telemetry Monitor, ADL & ACL Manager
• Pi: Toolbox

Work Experience

Winkler Industries, Denver, CO                                                                                                             December 2008 to Present
  Owner/Lead Engineer
• Design Consulting
                ▪ Solidworks CAD modeling, drawing, and FEA simulation
                ▪ BobCAM G-code post processing
• Prototyping and Light Manufacturing
                ▪ 4 axis CNC milling
                ▪ Tube bending
                ▪ TIG welding

Cripple Concepts, Denver, CO                                                                                                              December 2008 to Present
  Owner
• Custom wheelchair components and adaptive equipment
• Disability benefits consulting
▪ SSI and SSDI
▪ Medicare and Medicaid
▪ Work Incentives: PASS, PESS, 1619(b), Medicaid Buy-in, IWRE’s, etc
• Motivational Speaking

Furniture Row Racing, Denver, CO
December 2005 to November 2008
  Team Engineer
• Testing—scheduling, organizing, performing data analysis, and composing reports
• On track
• Chassis dyno
• Full scale and scale model wind tunnel
• 7-post shaker rig, K&C rig, and Tire test rigs
• Programming
• Excel spreadsheets, including VBA macros
• Matlab and Simulink
• Management
• Sought out, interviewed, and hired new employees
• Organized and prioritized engineering projects in collaboration with other departments requirements
• Design
• Solidworks modeling
• FEA analysis

OptimumG, Denver, CO
June 2004 to December 2005
  Engineer/Engineering Intern
• Assisted with engineering duties for Furniture Row Racing
• Co-developed OptimumK, a kinematics design and analysis software
• Developed vehicle dynamics software using Matlab and Excel VBA
• Created PowerPoint slides for 3 and 12 day vehicle dynamics seminars

University of Colorado at Denver
September 2004 to May 2005
Thermodynamics Teaching Assistant
• Graded homework assignments
• Tutored students

University of Colorado Formula SAE
June 2003 to May 2004
Team Leader
• Established first Formula SAE team in school history
• Managed team, assisted in design, wrote design report, and gave all presentations at competition

Volunteering
Colorado Cross Disability Coalition—Board Secretary
Arc of Colorado—Board Member representing the Arc of Aurora
State Rehabilitation Council—Chair
Colorado Developmental Disabilities Council—Council Member
Disability Benefit Support Contracts Committee—Treasurer
Community First Choice Development and Implementation Council—Co-Chair
Craig Hospital—Peer Mentor