Professional Experience

Fairchild Semiconductor
San Jose, CA |
Feb 2015 - Present

Principal Design Engineer

Supported the design and development of the first consumer-grade MEMS IMU with direct output of attitude.

University of California, Irvine
Irvine, CA |
Sep 2009 - Oct 2014

Graduate Student Researcher

Conducted research into ultra-low noise MEMS gyroscopes and accelerometers for hand-held North-finding applications (Office of Naval Research), along with continuous calibration methods for gyroscopes (DARPA).


University of California, Davis
Davis, CA |
Sep 2007 - Aug 2009

Graduate Student Researcher

Investigated the use of embedded sensors for damage detection in composite materials.

Pedco E&A Services
Cincinnati, OH |
Mar 2007 - Sep 2007

Cooperative Education Student

Created engineering drawings and aided in calculating structural heat loss for the design and construction of commercial and industrial HVAC systems.

University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH |
Jan 2007 - Sep 2007

Student Researcher

Led research efforts at the College of Allied Health Sciences to produce a portable, cost-effective device to be used for fall detection. The device is to be integrated into clothing for the purpose of ameliorating potential injuries for people with gait-hindering conditions.

Siemens VDO
Würzburg, Germany |
Aug 2006 - Sep 2006

Cooperative Education Student

Assisted in the design of sunroof and window lift motors for the purpose of bulk sale to international automobile manufacturers. Created engineering drafts of purposed parts and designed several leaf-springs to assist in the removal of excess electromagnetic radiation.

General Electric
Cincinnati, OH |
Apr 2004 - Jun 2004

Cooperative Education Student

Operated in the aircraft engine testing department in Evendale. Assisted in creating engine operation manuals for the installation, running and removal of engines.

Cincinnati, OH |
Jan 2003 - Sep 2003

Cooperative Education Student

Worked as a member of Cinergy’s Condition Based Maintenance group under the Energy Merchant Business Unit. Managed projects to help ensure the efficiency and safety of regional power plants.