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Alexander R. Fryer

Sophomore Mechanical Engineering Student


Aug 2016May 2020

Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO

Major: Mechanical Engineering Minor: Computer Science
  • GPA: 3.57

Skills & Strengths

  • Computer: SolidWorks, Matlab, Arduino, C++, 3D Printing, Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Youtube, iMovie, WordPress
  • Communication: Excellent public speaking, technical writing, logical thinking
  • Other: Eagle Scout, self-motivated, organized, problem-solver, good team and leadership skills
  • Citizenship: U.S. Citizen, current passport, proficient German language speaker


Intro to Mech Eng  | Project: Restaurant Napkin Folder

  • Problem definition of social demonstrated need
  • Design testing with 3D printed parts and Arduino code
  • Final design technical paper and presentation

CSM EPICS | Project: In-home Modular Gardening System

  • Research and design solution to the problem of food deserts in urban cities
  • Personally designed model using SolidWorks; team built 1:1 prototype for demonstration
  • Presenting proposal in technical paper and design competition 

Activities and Honors

  • The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
  • Mines Maker Society
  • Jazz Band
  • Dean's List
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma
  • High School: National Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta, and Boy Scouts

Work experience

Jan 2018Present

Intro to Mechanical Engineering - Class TA

Colorado School of Mines

I work with students in class and office hours. The course teaches MatLab programing, Arduino coding, and a final design project.

May 2017Aug 2017

Grounds Maintenance - Summer Help

Casady School, Oklahoma City, OK

Worked outside weed-eating, mowing and grounds maintenance. Learned value of hard work.

Feb 2015July 2015

Senior Patrol Leader

Boy Scout Troop 386, Edmond, OK

Lead the troop in meetings and activities for 6 months