8710 State Rd, Girard, PA 16417(814)897-5122nss30@pitt.edu
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Nathan Smialek Resume_11_5_2015

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  • 1. 8710 State Rd, Girard, PA 16417(814)897-5122nss30@pitt.edu Nathan S. Smialek Education and Training University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh PA Expected graduation Date: April 2016 Bachelor of Science in Bioengineering/Minor Mechanical Engineering Cumulative GPA 3.63/4.00 Focusing in Systems Engineering/Product Innovation Bioengineering GPA: 3.81/4.00 Work Experience Philips Respironics Mechanical Engineering Co-op: Research Division – Patient Interface Philips Respironics—Murrysville, PA January 2014-August 2015  Worked with an international team of engineers to develop facial mapping software  Wrote 5 technical papers related to CPAP mask mechanics on the subjects of 6 DOF tracking, force indentation of a deformable body, and force and torque quantification in 6 DOF  Used 3D scanners to map, alter, and 3D print the faces of various CPAP users GE Transportation Infrastructure Intern: Mechanical drive group for off-highway vehicle wheels GE Transportation—Erie, PA May 2013-August 2013  Completed total tolerance stack-ups for eight 200-800 ton off highway vehicle mining transmission gear boxes resulting in an analysis tool which uses crystal ball to run Monte Carlo simulations  Worked hands-on helping to install a field-fix for Komatsu in OHV test facilities.  Expected to complete projects without standardized direction often resulting in the need to independently seek out a wide array of resources Market Research Analyst – Office of Enterprise and Development January 2015-Current Innovation Institute—University of Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh), PA  Researched markets and developed entry strategies for various novel technologies  Organized project charters and plans for novel technologies and start-ups Academic Projects  Lead a design team which developed an OCT microscopy mount used on over 10 pediatric procedures  Served as president of ESMD (Engineers for Sustainable Medical Development) managing over 100 students in 14 design teams  Worked with the chair of Cardiothoracic surgery and chair of plastic surgery at UPMC to research integrated hospital-wide monitoring system  Selected for Coulter College to evaluate medical needs and go through the process of developing a solution taking into account market forces, regulatory agencies, and other barriers to development  Involved in various volunteering opportunities amounting to over 150 hours of service Relevant Skills  Knowledge of HTML, Javascript, Python, MATLAB and C++, Solidworks, NX, Microsoft Office Suite, Crystal Ball, ProE, 3D printing, UNIX, force torque sensing, microcontrollers, quality system regulations 21 CFR 820, FMEA  Medical image processing (MRI, CT, Sonagram) using Paraview, MATLAB, and CAD software (Creo, Solidworks) Accomplishments and Awards  Named 2015 University of Pittsburgh Swanson School of Engineering co-op student of the year  Teaching assistant and curriculum developer for an ideation and product development honors course  Member of University of Pittsburgh Innovation committee to promote innovation at the undergraduate level  NCIIA (National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance) Fellow  Dean’s List (all semesters)  Finalist in Well’s Student Entrepreneurial Healthcare contest (2 years)  Invited as part of the US delegation to the Intel US-China International Maker competition ceremony

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