University of California, Merced Merced, CA••••• August ••••• May •••••
UC Merced School of Engineering
Bachelor of Science Environmental Engineering
Kmart Corporation Atwater, CA•••••July ••••• Present
Electronics Dept. Associate
Learned large scale retail operations including team cooperation, training, sale, receiving and stocking duties
Performed customer service tasks as assigned and held responsible for floor product placement
Dealt with the repercussions of budget cuts, policy changes and extended department management
UCM Hydrological Study Yosemite, CA••••• February ••••• Team Member
Quantified snow water equivalent at Badger Pass and the Gin Flat snow course in Yosemite National Park
Learned standard procedures for measuring SWE through snow coring, probing and taking snow density samples
Collaborated with three group members to compile and assess data to form a professional research review
Gained knowledge of hydrological use of Snow Pilot program in correspondence to snow core sample analysis
Kaiser Permanente San Diego, CA••••• November ••••• January ••••• Volunteer
Volunteered at the information desk at Otay Mesa Kaiser Permanente
Assisted with information and directions throughout the clinic
Engineering & Environmental Studies:
Educated in core fundamentals of engineering including calculus, physics, chemistry and programming. Experience in writing and analyzing engineering documents such as professional reviews, lab reports and manuals. Well-rounded in environmental subjects with a focus on mountain hydrology and climate. Possession of laboratory skills and informed on SOP of lab equipment. Familiar with MSDS and handling of hazardous substances.
Collaborative Professional Projects:
Under UC Merceds Service Learning program, three separate projects were undertaken:
- Worked with other prospective engineering students to research and develop a new ergonomic specimen transport container for the local BloodSource organization.
- Constructed a solar powered camera prototype for the Wetlands project in Los Banos, CA. Camera operations are assigned by online viewer commands via website.
- Redesigned, promoted and implemented modern features for the Merced SPCA website.
Knowledgeable in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint). Ability to produce professional data sheets and descriptive plots. Basic familiarity with R programming language for environmental statistics and graphical images. Prior experience with Snow Pilot computer program for supplemental analysis of mountainous snowpack.
INTERESTS••••• Climate Change, Electronics, Environmental Technology, Waste & Recycling, Manufacturing and Customer Service