Nathan T. Jalazo
111 North Marengo Ave., Apt. B • Alhambra, CA 91801 • (304) 702-5664 •
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  • 1. Nathan T. Jalazo 111 North Marengo Ave., Apt. B • Alhambra, CA 91801 • (304) 702-5664 • Education University of California, Berkeley, May 2015 GPA: 3.601 B.S. Biomedical Engineering & Materials Science and Engineering – Mechanical Focus Coursework and Skillsets Biomechanics, Physiology, BioMEMS, Fluid Mechanics, Materials Characterization, Strength of Materials, Microelectronics, Thermodynamics, MATLAB, Python, C/C++, HTML, Microsoft Office, COMSOL, Mimics, Autodesk Inventor, SolidWorks, AutoCAD, ANSYS Work Experience UCSF, Orthopaedic Trauma Institute San Francisco, CA Undergraduate Research Intern, Biomechanical Testing Facility 06/2014 – 08/2014 • Conducted simulated cadaveric experiments for screw fixation repair of ankle syndesmosis injuries • Documented generalized SOPs for converting DICOM files to 3D bone models in Materialise Mimics • Performed MTS cadaveric experimentation for validation of a novel suture device for Achilles tendon ConMed Corporation San Mateo, CA Product Development Intern, Arthroscopic Electrosurgical Group 07/2014 – 08/2014 • Designed a 3D specialized probe detection piece for an electrosurgical generator using SolidWorks • Assembled a low-cost projected capacitive (PCAP) sensor touch-screen system for medical displays Lockheed Martin, Advanced Technology Laboratories Cherry Hill, NJ College Student Technical Specialist, Computational Physics Group 06/2013 – 08/2013 • Modeled and simulated nanostructures for remote, human-based biometrics monitoring using LAMMPS • Optimized reduced graphene oxide based on electrochemical interactions for use in DNA-complimented bio- sensing applications Projects and Research Conceptual Design of Salivary Glucose Monitor 01/2015 – 05/2015 University of California, Berkeley • Designed a fully integrated and non-invasive salivary glucose monitor using 3D AutoCAD • Combined a glucose-oxidase peroxidase (GOx-POD) enzyme reaction chamber for optical detection Optimization of Total Knee Replacement 09/2014 – 12/2014 University of California, Berkeley • Analyzed tibial bending stress and trabecular strain using beam on elastic foundation (BOEF) theory • Performed MATLAB optimization to minimize the polyethylene von Mises stress using Hertz contact theory pCBMA-coated Silicone Hydrogel Soft Contact Lenses 09/2014 – 12/2014 University of California, Berkeley • Generated concept of a zwitterionic pCBMA brush layer for contact lens antifouling purposes • Researched literature for chemical synthesis methods, biomaterial verification techniques and validation protocol (XPS, ATR-FTIR, AFM, Goniometry, QCM-D, animal models, immunostaining, MTT Assay) Leadership Experience Alpha Epsilon Pi Fraternity 08/2012 – 05/2015 Philanthropy Chair • Managed a 10 person committee to raise approximately $4,000 for an international humanitarian project, Save A Child’s Heart, by organizing events and campaigns throughout the Greek community Kol Hadov A Cappella 08/2012 – 05/2014 Music Manager, President • Directed rehearsals and made executive choices affecting all aspects of the 15 person group • Handled a $3,000 yearly budget to pay for group travel expenses and music production costs Interests Memberships Saxophonist of 11 years, Singing, Skiing, Soccer, Tennis, Marathon Running, World Traveling Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES)

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