Work Experience

Seagate Technology                                                                                                                 

Mechatronics Engineer
Feb 2016-Present
  • Equipment Engineering: PLC programming, Circuit design and modifications, System and Software upgrades, Designed parts in SolidWorks prototyped with a 3D printer and fabricated in machine shop, Upgraded legacy unsupported system network from Windows XP to 7, Troubleshoot alarms and errors, Train operators on tools, C program modifications to GUI and Logic

  • Process Engineering: Reduce process cost, SPC optimization, Evaluate consumables, Documentation, Data analysis, Daily monitoring and reporting, Sustaining Engineering

  • Software Engineering: Designed and developed a tool GUI, C# upgrades to unsupported legacy tool, Install and upgrade lab software, Work with team to develop shippable software on tool, Upgrade legacy system OS with custom drivers, Sustain legacy tool with maintenance and upgrades

  • Project Management: Team lead in the design and production of an autonomous testing development tool with a UI and production capability including project timeline and bill of materials

UCSC Autonomous Systems Lab

Research Assistant
September 2014-July 2015

Undergraduate research in autonomous and embedded systems. Assist graduate student and professor on energy harvesting mountain lion collar project: embedded programming, actuators, sensors, circuit design, and test harnesses.

MAKE: Magazine

Special Projects Engineer/Engineering Intern
Sept 2013-May 2015/June 2013 - Sept 2013

Build, design, debug, and test projects for the magazine before publication. Ensuring proper functionality of projects and clarity of the instructions to build them. Duties include circuit design, programming, debugging, and rapid prototyping.


Web Developer
March 2013–June 2015

Maintain and create web pages for the UCSC Educational Opportunity Program using PHP, HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.

Technical Skills


  • Embedded Systems: Development with PIC and AVR chips, Firmware design, Applications, Drivers
  • Rapid Design & Prototyping: Circuit Design, PCB, CAD, 3D Modeling, Laser-cutting, 3D Printing, 3D Scanning
  • Programming Proficiency: C, C++, C#, VB, Python, Java, PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, Verilog, MATLAB, CSS, PLC
  • Software Proficiency: Cadence OrCAD, SolidWorks, MATLAB, Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Lab View, MS Visual Studio, Database management, Certified Microsoft Office Specialist in Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Mobile Development: Android applications, Computer Vision for Android, Mobile database design
  • Trained in: Cleanroom Protocol, Hazardous chemical safety and handling, ESD

Computer Programming

  • C, C++, C#
  • Java
  • Javascript
  • Python
  • Verilog
  • Assembly
  • Programming with Abstract Data Types
    and Algorithms

Software Proficiency

  • Cadence orCAD
  • SolidWorks
  • Microsoft Visual Studio
  • Dreamweaver
  • Photoshop
  • Microsoft Office
  • Xilinx ISE
  • PSoC Creator
  • Arduino IDE

Electronics Skills

  • Microcontrollers & Embedded Systems
  • FPGAs
  • Signal Conditioning
  • H-Bridges
  • ARM
  • Soldering
  • Circuit design
  • Circuits software
  • Oscilloscope and multimeter

Mechanical/Prototyping Skills

  • Rapid Design & Prototyping
  • CAD 3D Modeling
  • Laser-cutting/Production
  • Logical Circuit Design
  • State Machine Design

Computer Skills

  • Microsoft Office Specialist Certified in
    Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Windows, Mac OSX, and Linux knowledge
  • Adobe Photoshop and Dreamweaver
  • Autodesk Autocad and Inventor
  • Computer, phones, tablets, and small
    electronics repair


University of California at Santa Cruz

Graduated June 2015

Graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Robotics Engineering and a minor in Astrophysics in 2015.

Santa Rosa Junior College


Studied Computer/Robotics Engineering and transferred to UCSC for B.S. in Robotics Engineering.

Santa Rosa High School

Graduated with diploma, 9-12th grade.


Club/Society Roles


  • Chair of the IEEE chapter at UCSC


  • Web Developer for the Math Club
  • President of the Backpacking Club
  • Vice President of the Astronomy Club
  • Vice President of the Physics Club


Microsoft Office Specialist Certification in:
Word, Excel, and Power Point.

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