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2012 - 2017

Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA, PhD

2012 - 2014

Lehigh University, Master of Engineering

  • Mechanical Engineering

2008 – 2012

Lehigh University, Bachelor of Science

  • Mechanical Engineering Major, Electrical Engineering Minor;

2003 – 2007

Upper Dublin High School, Fort Washington, PA

Academic Highlights

SmarteRx - Graduate Integrated Product Development

  • Designed and constructed a functioning prototype of a smart pill loading and dispensing system with accompanying Android application

Technical curriculum designer for Mechatronics, ME 374 (Summer 2012)

Collaborated on the design of a Senior Control Systems Lab, ME 387

Grader and solution publisher; Dynamics, MECH 102

Research: Hopper Space Simulator/Lunar Lion Google X-Prize Teams

  • Developed method to interface the hardware and software of the Hopper allowing for control algorithms to be compiled then executed on an on-board embedded computer and enabled them to control the servos, sensors, and thrust fans

Senior Project/IPD Capstone

  • Designed and prototyped a Flight Data System for model aircraft to relay real-time flight telemetry and aid in locating crashed aircraft

Text Message Doorlock

  • Constructed a door lock and access control system that can unlock, lock and notify of doorbell rings by text message

Work Experience

Impossible Incorporated LLC, Founder

  • Provides specialty Engineering Design and product development services

5th Street Capital Partners – Superintendent of Properties (05/10-08/14)

  • Manage 35+ houses and company office/apartment building
  • Routine maintenance and on-call for emergency repairs and lock-outs

Mattcomp Services LLC, Owner/Technician (2003-Present)

  • Computer hardware & software repairs, upgrades, maintenance, implementations
  • Web design and hosting solutions
  • Network, video, and telecom installation including cable/electrical runs

Lehigh University

  • Post-Doctoral Researcher and Professor
    • Teaching Duties:
      • TE 211 Technical Entrepreneurship Capstone
      • ME 207 Senior Mechanical Engineering Dynamics Lab
      • ME 374 Mechatronics Lab
    • Continuing Doctoral Work
      • Publication of novel developments
      • Applying for grants
  • Full-Time Adjunct Professor (8/16-1/17)
    • TE 212 Technical Entrepreneurship Capstone
    • ME 207 Senior Mechanical Engineering Dynamics Lab
    • ME/MSE/TE 401 Graduate Integrated Product Development
  • Teaching Assistant
    • Teaching Assistant and Project Advisor - Integrated Product Development (8/13-5/16)
    • Engineering 97: Introduction to MATLAB and Arduino (1/13-6/14)
  • Dean's Doctoral Assistant (8/12-12/12)

Pocono Whitewater, Jim Thorpe, PA (06/09-Present)

  • River and Bike Guide

USCSA NJ Conference (09/12-Present)

  • Race Official

Aalta Sports, Beaver Creek, CO (11/07-04/08)

  • Assistant Store Manager

Special Achievements

Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts of America (May, 2006)

Homewood Engineering Scholarship Recipient (2012)

Science Research Competitions (1st place at Regional and State levels)