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Brett Harwood

Mechanical Engineering Student


An ambitious mechanical engineering student with experience in computer-aided design, fabrication, research, development, and programming.  Proficient in problem solving, and a strong team player. Self-motivated with the ability to excel in a fast-paced environment; communicate effectively at all levels; grasp and apply new procedures quickly; and adapt readily to the demands of the job.


Aug 2011Jan 2016

Mechanical Engineering

San Diego State University

Computer-aided design and fabrication.  Complex mechanical and electrical systems.

Member of Engineers Without Borders since September, 2015

Expected graduation in December of 2016.

Work experience

Jan 2011Present

Timber Faller

California Forest Management

Harvesting timber for the production of commercial-grade lumber.  Part time work.

Jan 2014Dec 2014


Ace Parking

Vehicle parking and retrieval at Embassy Suites, San Diego



Stress and strain analysis, multi-variable calculus, physics, material science, thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, technical writing, computer-aided design, circuit analysis, programming


Laser cutting, water jet cutting, 3D printing, CNC milling

Computer Software

Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Solidworks 3D CAD, PTC Creo, Matlab