A rising third year at the University of California, Los Angeles with a multitude of passions ranging from photography to environment sustainability. Known best to account for minute details when working on large scale projects, Neel applies problem solving skills from academics to real world challenges. His expertise in approaching problems with inventive ideas makes him an excelling leader who enjoys working with people of diverse backgrounds and learning on his feet.
Sep 2013 - Jun 2017
Bachelors of Science, Geophysics
University of California, Los Angeles.
Specialization in Planetary Science
Oct 2013 - Present
Undergraduate Internal Vice President's Office
Recruited and shaped incoming freshmen and transfer students into being professional leaders through a developed year long internship.
Initiated, coordinated and executed events throughout the year that catered to a diverse population.
Controlled all aspects of event operations such as venue selection, transportation, catering, finances, marketing and hosting for events led by the Undergraduate Students Association Council.
Secured and Consolidated a budget of $10,000 to be allocated towards an annual week-long initiative that educated students on LGBTQ related issues.
Centralized resources and delivered administrative support to enable implementation of programs for 28000 undergraduate students and over a 1000 campus organizations.
Nov 2014 - Jun 2015
Aerospace Engineering Department, UCLA
Navigated departmental policies to provide administrative support.
Exceeded expectations by completing assigned tasks prior to deadlines.
Applied extensive software skills to reorganize data for professors and research assistants.
Enhanced information analysis for procedures and reports regarding research grants and course evaluations within the department.
Sep 2012 - Apr 2013
Real World Design Challenge
Analyzed the laws of engineering with a focus on material science and emerging technology to increase wing efficiency.
Outperformed on a national level working on real world engineering challenges in a research team setting.
Refined designs of an Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) capable of searching for and identifying a child lost somewhere within the given two-mile radius search area.
Utilized professional engineering software (Mathcad, Creo) to develop and present an innovative solution.