University of Florida, May 2011

  • B.S. in Materials Science

o      Specialty in Ceramics

o      Specialty in Metallurgy


Global Engineering Scientific Solutions – Tallahassee, Fl                                          June 2011 – present

  • Developed accident reconstruction using EdgeFX
  • Failure analysis of metal, polymer and composite materials
  • Forensic engineering to determine accident causation

Sandia National Labs, National Institute for Nano Engineering 
June 2010

  • Electro Spinning demonstration
  • Solar Thermal Power Tower overview
  • Intrusion Detection Technologies with use of Piezoelectric Ceramics
  • Microsystems and Engineering Sciences Applications tour
  • Intellectual Property and Technology Readiness levels
  • Advances in Nanotechnology lecture
  • Characterization of Quantum Dots


University of Florida, Mechanical Properties of Ferroelastic Ceramics
Aug 2010-April 2011

  • Static Hardness Testing
  • X-Ray Diffraction
  • Optical Microscopy
  • Tape casting

University of Florida, Mechanical Properties of Carbon Doped Depleted Uranium
Aug 2010- April 2011

  • Static Hardness Testing
  • Spark Plasma Sintering
  • Optical Microscopy
  • Scanning Electron Characterization
  • Measured thermal conductivity with thermo reflectance
  • Basic Radiation Safety Course completion

University of Florida, Mechanical Properties of Boron Carbide
Jan 2010-Aug 2010

  • Dynamic Hardness Testing
  • Static Hardness Testing
  • Optical Microscopy
  • Scanning Electron Characterization
  • Slip casting


Programs: MATLAB, MathCAD, AutoCAD, Solid Works, JavaScript

Machinery: Spark Plasma Sintering, Box Furnace, Scanning Electron Microscope, Video Enhanced Optical Microscope, Auto Polisher, MIG/TIG welding, Soldering, Raman Spectrometer, Fourier Transform Infrared Spectrometer, CNC Mill, Ball Mill, Plasma Electroplater, Phantom High-Speed Video Camera

Software: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Premier, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint

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