Preston Kosiara, Resume
Published on: Mar 4, 2016
Transcripts - Preston Kosiara, Resume
1139 E. Long Place 303.819.4183
Centennial, CO 80122 firstname.lastname@example.org
Colorado School of Mines-Golden, Colorado
Major: Mechanical Engineering B.S. May 2015
Minor: Mathematical Sciences GPA 3.409
University of New South Wales-Sydney, Australia
Semester Abroad: Mechanical Engineering
Thermodynamics, Fluid Mechanics, Mechanics of Materials
Laboratory Maintenance, Soldering, Hazardous Waste Removal
SolidWorks, Mathcad, MATLAB, Mastercam, FEA; Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint
SENIOR DESIGN PROJECT: DRY SUMP CAPSTONE 2014-2015
Worked on competition team to design and fabricate alternative oil lubrication system for
Formula Society of Automotive Engineers formula car. Acted as communications manager
between all stakeholders and team members. Completed fluid and thermodynamic
analysis and led project material selection. Formula car will be used in national competition.
STUDY ABROAD: AUTOMOTIVE ENGINE RESEARCH PROJECT 2014
Completed Automotive Engine Technology course studying and researching Formula 1 motor
generator units. Produced paper comparing advantages and emerging technology of
turbochargers. Studied and researched variety of engine technologies and diagnostic methods.
Analyzed a diesel engine ignition timing diagnostics report.
MINES EPICS II PROJECT: WATER EXTRACTION FILTER SYSTEM 2012
Researched use of water filtration system in space for use by astronauts. Designed microwave
system to extract vapors from space regolith. Designed carbon nanotube filter system to remove
particulates and condense vapors into liquid water.
STANDARDS AND SPECIAL PROJECTS – AWWA 2015
Monitored volunteer involvement and standards & manuals progress at the
American Water Works Association. Facilitated interactions between
volunteers and AWWA staff for standards & manuals production and aid
in development process. Completed independent research projects comparing
domestic and international standards for Engineering & Technical Services
department to ensure maintained quality of products and services.
TECHNICIAN ASSISTANT – HILL HALL 2014-2015
Monitored and maintained multiple graduate level laboratories and
prevalent equipment within Hill Hall and other physics buildings.
Diagnosed and troubleshot various machines and other systems.
Stock necessary materials and replace outdated supplies.
SUMMER ENGINEERING EXPERIENCE FOR KIDS (SEEK) 2013
Acted as a lead mentor for engineering students in the fourth grade.
Responsible for two other mentors within classroom, as well as
classroom of twenty-one students. Taught engineering curriculum to
spread enthusiasm to younger students within Denver Public School
system. Worked directly with CH2M Hill during program.
RESIDENT ASSISTANT – THOMAS HALL 2012-2013
Provided academic and personal advisement to 24 male students
within the hall. Serve as a resource, as well as provided
opportunities for involvement and growth. Promoted respect
for others, along with self respect, to create a healthy community
that allows a diverse group to interact appropriately and effectively.
American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Formula Society of Automotive Engineers
Shooting Club, Unicycling club, Go Kart Racing, Young Adults Ministry