St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud MN

Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering, Cumulative GPA: 3.29

North Hennepin Community College, Brooklyn Park MN

Associate in Arts, GPA: 3.54

Full Sail University, Winter Park FL

Associate of Applied Science in Show Production and Touring



  • Altium Designer
  • Xilinx Vivado
  • Quartus II
  • LTSpice
  • Eagle
  • C
  • C++
  • Microsoft Office 2007-2013


  • Xilinx Zedboard
  • Oscilloscopes
  • Logic Analyzer
  • ARM7 and ARM Cortex M4
  • ST Microelectronics STM32 microcontroller
  • Analog Circuits
  • Operational Amplifiers
  • MOSFET’s
  • BJT’s
  • Digital Logic Circuits


  • Project management
  • Strong real-world troubleshooting skills
  • Comfortable with fast-paced and high pressure work environments
  • Communicates well with both technical and non-technical personnel
  • Works well in interdisciplinary team environments
Technical Projects
Myoelectric Prosthetic Hand Senior Design Project
  • Managed an interdepartmental team of mechanical and computer engineering students for a collaborative senior design project
  • Designing a low cost, open source prosthetic hand
  • Utilized a myoelectric (muscle sensing) interface for the wearer
  • Based the platform on the STM32F4 series microcontroller
  • Optimized design for battery life
  • Multi-motor quadrature encoder and force sensors used for motor control system providing adaptive grip strength
IEEE Student Branch 10x10x10 LED Cube
  • Designed, laid out, ordered, and populated a shift register based controller PCB
  • Controller board decodes serial data from an Arduino to 100 outputs using the MIC5891 LED Driver
Solder Reflow Oven
  • Utilized published online resources to build a personal solder reflow oven from an Arduino Uno and a retail toaster oven
  • Taught soldering workshops for other students at St. Cloud State University
  • Past chair of the St. Cloud State University IEEE student branch
  • Received the Twin Cities IEEE 2013 Outstanding Student Award
  • Volunteered as a robot design judge for the Minnesota FIRST Lego League
  • Participated in the 2013 IEEE Region 4 Student Leadership Conference
  • Member of Twin Cities Maker, a local community workshop
  • Assisted with soldering class at Twin Cities Maker
  • Publish full write-ups on personal projects via Instructables and the Make Magazine Projects
Work Experience
Stacy, MN
Electrical Engineering Consultant
  • Designed multiple device interface PCB for client using Altium Designer
  • Selected components, created schematics, and managed BOM for internal project
  • Implemented a custom Bluetooth LE GATT profile for remote control of robot car
  • Programmed Cypress microcontrollers for remote sensor reading over I2C and SPI
Minneapolis, MN
Embedded Systems Intern
  • Diagnosed failed products returned from the
  • Performed PCB layout using Altium Designer
  • Assembled and performed rework on prototype hardware
  • BOM management
  • Quality checking of schematics and PCB layouts
Various Venues
Freelance Audio and Lighting Technician
  • Set up audio and lighting systems
  • Troubleshoot all technical systems
  • Operate lighting and audio consoles
  • Program lighting and audio systems
St. Paul, MN
Head of Audio Systems
  • Diagnosed, repaired, maintained, programmed, and operated all audio systems
  • Managed wireless microphone frequencies
  • Programmed show control computers
  • Repaired 70V distributed audio system
  • Designed and implemented new audio system
Minneapolis, MN
Resident Technician
  • Responsible for all audio and lighting systems in the theater
  • Diagnosed faulty equipment and made purchasing recommendations for replacements
  • Programmed lighting and audio systems as well as the show control computer
  • Managed and taught high-school interns about theater technical systems