Oct 2006 - May 2009

Masters of Engineering

Tufts University

GPA 3.7 / 4.0

Course work:Design of Medical Instrumentation, Analytical Tools for Biomedical Engineers,  Advanced Engineering Mathematics, Special Topics in Nanoscience, Computer Interface Design, Principles of Medical Imaging, Medical Optics and Lasers, Quantum Electronics and Nonlinear Optics

Sep 2001 - Jul 2005

Bacholor of Science

Harding University

GPA 3.98 / 4.0summa cum laude with Distinguished Honors

Relevant course work:Circuits I&II, Analog and Digital Electronics, Control Systems, Signals and Systems, Digital Signal Processing, Linear Algebra, Differential Equations, Modern Algebra, Organic Chemistry, Software Engineering, Object Oriented Programming, Data Structures, Numerical Methods.

Spent one semester with Harding International Studies Program in Florence, Italy studying humanities, history, and European culture.

Work experience

Work experience
Nov 2009 - Present

Systems Engineer

Elbit Systems of America

  • Liaison coordinating communication internally between engineering groups and programmanagement and externally with customers on helicopter helmet mounted displays and head tracker systems
  • Invited to become the onsite Subject Matter Expert on digital moving maps
Dec 2006 - May 2009

Research Assistant and Masters Candidate
  • Researched femtosecond multiphoton polymerization and laser ablation focusing on (1) structural modification of silk and (2) damaging endothelial cells for a wound healing study
  • Constructed a micromachining microscope; successfully programmed LabVIEW to control and synchronize a three-axis translation stage, CCD camera, and mechanical shutter 

Please see the sidebar for a copy of my work.

Dec 2004 - May 2005

Harding Senior Engineering Research and Design Project
  • Researched, designed, and constructed an automated biodiesel processor prototype as part of a four member team.
  • Supervised all formal documents and presentations in addition to specific responsibilities designing core components.

Please see the sidebar for a copy of my work.




Software: MultiSim, Eagle CAD, Microsoft Visual Studio, Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe CS4 Suite

Computer Operating Systems

Linux, Microsoft Windows through Vista Microsoft Certified Professional in DOS and Win 3.1 (earned 1998, expired)


Motorola 68HC12 


Languages: C++, C#, Java, LabVIEW, MATLAB, FORTRAN, HTML, JavaScript, Assembler