Undergraduate Researcher: May 2015 to Present
My research is advised by Dr. Jen Mankoff and Dr. Scott Hudson. We are investigating a methodology for 3D printed creating tools for prosthetics users. The methodology focuses on using Do-It-Yourself materials to support users and designs when collaborating to create customized assistive devices.
Undergraduate Researcher: August 2013 to December 2015
My research is advised by Dr. Jaime Ruiz. I work with Dr. Ruiz to develop interfaces and devices to enable users with low vision and blindness to use programs such as Microsoft PowerPoint.
Undergraduate Researcher: May 2014 to August 2014
My research was advised by Dr. Amy Hurst. I worked with her Ph.D. Student Erin Buehler to develop a program for creating customized grips for users with motor impairments. The program helped users to convert 3D scans of clay grip forms into 3D printed grips to hold a variety of objects.
High School Student Nasa Electrical Engineering Researcher: December 2011-May 2013
HUNCH is a program where high school students work on small projects to improve the quality of life for astronauts on the ISS. I was the lead electrical engineer on a team working to build a plant chamber for growing herbs on the space station.
High School Software Engineering Intern: August 2012 - March 2013
My work at Lockheed focused on developing software to support design processes and workflows within the Space Vehicle Integration Laboratory.