As a dedicated and innovative Biomedical Engineering student at Duke University, I am passionate about leveraging my technical expertise and leadership skills to make impactful contributions in the field of engineering and medicine. With a strong foundation in engineering principles, demonstrated through hands-on experience in workshop management and teaching assistant roles, I excel in environments that require both technical acumen and effective communication. My involvement in diverse projects, from clinical research to developing a patented medical device, reflects my commitment to practical, real-world applications of biomedical engineering. I am eager to further my experience in a dynamic and challenging environment, where I can contribute to meaningful advancements in healthcare and engineering.

Duke University

2022 to 2026 (expected) — Durham, NC

Incarnate Word Academy High School

2018 to 2022 — Corpus Christi, Tx


Assistant Manager

From Sepember 2023 to Present at The Foundry (Duke University) - Durham, NC

  • Made continuous improvements to the Foundry maker space.
  • Developed new processes to improve the utility and safety of the foundry.
  • Assisted students and engineering clubs with the fabrication of projects in the shared space.
  • Managed the Foundry's stock of materials and tools.
  • Trained new employees on the use of the Foundry's equipment.

Engineering Design Teaching Assistant

From August 2023 to Present at Duke University - Durham, NC

  • Helped students operate machinery and tools used in engineering workflows. These include FDM printing devices, laser cutters, and software such as Fusion 360.
  • Taught the fundamentals of engineering design through the EGR-101 course to first-year engineering students (
  • Graded student's projects and provided feedback.
  • Machine shop safety training and certification.

Engineering Services Intern

From July 2023 to August 2023 at The City of Corpus Christi - Corpus Christi, TX

  • Worked with the Engineering Services Department to develop a new system for tracking and managing the city's infrastructure.
  • Created several workflows to improve efficiency within the division.
  • Assisted in the transition and deployment of a new data management and project tracking system.
  • Assisted in project management and budgeting.

Clinical Research Associate

From June 2023 to August 2023 at CHRISTUS Spohn Health System (Shoreline) - Corpus Christi, TX

  • Worked with the Institutional Review Board (IRB) to ensure compliance with all federal regulations.
  • Assisted in the collection and analysis of data.
  • Collected data for several clinical studies as part of the Emergency Medicine Residency Program, following all procedures as required by the FDA.
  • Used EMR tools such as Meditech to gather and analyze medical record data for studies.

Soccer Referee (GR 5)

From 2020 to Present at The USSF - National

  • Applied the laws of soccer as designated by The IFAB in a fair manner.
  • Managed the game and ensure the safety of the players.
  • Communicated with players and coaches to ensure a fair game.
  • Made decisions on fouls, misconduct, and other infractions.
  • Maintained a professional demeanor and appearance.

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Leadership & Extracuricular Involvement

PATS Development - Founder and Developer

August 2022 to Present

  • Developing an innovative arterial line placement device, received a $5,000 VentureWell grant.

DuRM Robotics Mentorship - Community Outreach Lead & Classroom Mentor

September 2023 to Present

  • Developed a and taught curriculum for teaching robotics to middle school students.
  • Interacted with local schools to create schedules for mentors to teach robotics.

Duke AERO - Payload Team

August 2022 to May 2023

  • Contributed to the development of a CubeSat-like payload for the Duke AERO 2023 rocket.

RunCorpusChristi - Founder, Event Manager, and Team Lead

August 2020 - July 2022

  • Organized running events for charity in Corpus Christi, TX.

Texas State Aquarium - Student Volunteer | Fish & Herpetology

May 2017 - April 2019

  • Cared for animals and educated guests on environmental issues.
  • Gold Presidents award for Volunteer Service

  • Python, C, LaTeX, SQL
  • HTML, CSS, TailwindCSS
  • AutoCAD
  • AutoDesk Fusion360
  • AutoDesk Eagle
  • Word, Excel, PPT, Outlook
  • CAM
  • 3D Printing
  • GIS, Google Earth PRO
  • Machining
  • Circuit Board Creation
  • Robotics
  • Photoshop, Illustratior
  • Event Management
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