June 2016 – September 2016
Flight Controls Intern
In the summer of 2016 I worked as a flight controls intern for Airware, working deeply with their internal simulation systems and flight software. I primarily developed in MATLAB and Simulink, completing work with agile development principles. I was given a lot of autonomy to make software design decisions, and developed multiple new systems for internal team use.
May 2015 – September 2015
Software Engineering Intern
Boeing Defense Systems
In the summer of 2015 I developed software for the operational flight trainer of a US Navy aircraft. I made a lasting impact on the team by developing test automation software in Python that expedited the process of developing test cases nearly 10 fold. I also used this software to develop and run tests, and update the official trainer software.
June 2014 – August 2014
Aeronautical Engineering Intern
NASA Ames Research Center
In the summer of 2014, I worked with researchers at NASA Ames to determine safety criteria for unmanned aircraft operating in the national airspace system. I developed MATLAB scripts that analyzed data from massive simulations of the airspace and extracted useful information regarding interactions between unmanned aircraft and other aircraft. I also created a graphical tool used to quickly visualize these encounters.
January 2012 – October 2014
Autonomous Aerospace Systems Lab
I worked as a researcher in the Autonomous Aerospace Systems Lab under Professor Ella Atkins for two and a half years. In those years I conducted research involving the control and safety of unmanned aircraft. I developed simple PID controllers for both aircraft and subsystems, conducted wind tunnel testing for novel sensing packages, and analyzed geo-fencing algorithms.
I am currently pursuing a Master’s Degree in Computer Science at Stanford, specializing in Machine Learning. I’ve grown passionate about deep learning and its many applications to both aerospace and everyday life.
University of Michigan
I graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Michigan. I love thinking about unmanned aircraft and the many ways they can serve people and companies in the national airspace.
2014 – 2015
Co-Founded Engineering Student Government
In the fall of 2014 I chaired the effort to establish a new student government for engineers at the University of Michigan, Engineering Student Government. The government was accepted by the students in November 2014, and from January to May of 2015 I served as ESG’s first Vice President.
2013 – 2015
Sigma Gamma Tau
In four semesters, I served as President, Internal Vice President, Academic Chair, and on the Web Team of Sigma Gamma Tau, the Aerospace Honors Society at the University of Michigan.
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based in Stanford, USA