Nicholas from United States applies for Blue Card Germany

Mechanical engineers

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Name of profession: Mechanical engineers Name of latest business sector: University Latest occupation/title: Graduate Student/Teaching Assistant Latest main activities: Teaching Assistant, Intern


Completed education: master Title or Qualification: Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering Specialisation: Energy Systems Additional trainings: Optics, Lasers, CCD Camera

Preferred countries:

1. Preferred country | region / city: Germany | 2. Preferred country | region / city: Austria | 3. Preferred country | region / city: |

Language skills:

1. Language skills: english => excellent 2. Language skills: german => reasonable 3. Language skills: =>

Personal note /detailed application:

To obtain a full-time position that applies my knowledge of engineering and use of teamwork and leadership in a successful business.

Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering
College of Engineering, Marquette University , Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Area of concentration: Energy Systems
Thesis: Flame Temperature Imaging of a Low NOx Burner via Laser Rayleigh Scattering
Adviser: Dr. Jon Koch - Laser Diagnostics for Thermal Sciences Laboratory
Expected Graduation: May 2013

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering
College of Science and Engineering, University of Minnesota – Twin Cities
Minneapolis, Minnesota, May 2011
Senior Design Project
Weight-appropriated drug dosing device for pediatric cardiac arrest patients
Sponsor: University of Minnesota Medical Devices Center Innovation Fellows

Additional Coursework and Skills
Laser Safety Officer 3-Day Training Course
Sponsor: Rockwell Laser Industries
Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, July 30 – August 1, 2012

Global Seminar Abroad (May Session) – Mechatronics in Switzerland
Host: ZHAW Zurich University of Applied Sciences
Winterthur, Switzerland, May-June 2009
Robot Design Project - 3 Technical Credits

Software Experience: Pro/ENGINEER, MATLAB, ANSYS 14.0, C++, Mathematica, Microsoft Office package, Microsoft Project, Solid Works, EES, Maple, pco camware

Specialized Equipment Experience: Class IV Lasers, Intensified CCD Cameras, Table and Camera Optics

Language: Proficient in German, Spring 2010

Work Experience
Graduate Teaching Assistant
Marquette University, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, August 2011-Present
• Assigned Courses: Thermodynamics II (senior), Electromechanical Engineering Systems (sophomore), and Multidisciplinary Engineering Systems (junior)
• Instructed and prepared 5 lab sessions per week for undergraduates
• Held weekly office and open lab hours, graded weekly lab reports and homework
• Substitute lecturer for senior-level Thermodynamics course

IAESTE Intern/Praktikant
ZHAW Zurich University of Applied Sciences
IMS Institute for Mechatronic Systems
Winterthur, Switzerland, July-December 2010
• Determined operation capabilities, developed and presented demos, and assisted in troubleshooting more complex programs with NAO Humanoid Robot
• Recommended improvements, modified robot test field, designed and constructed new apparatus for a live robot positioning system for hosted Global Seminar in Summer 2011 for UMN students
• Designed, planned, constructed, and tested the mechanics on a voice controlled robotic arm application
• Learned about software application creation, tested user functionality, made improvements and collected prints for ShoeXpert, a shoe print matching program
• Collaborated with an international team on multiple projects and corresponded with others, often in German

Undergraduate Research Assistant
Particle Technology Lab – Dept. of Mechanical Engineering
University of Minnesota – Twin Cities
Minneapolis, Minnesota, September 2009-May 2010 and January 2011-April 2011
• Organized lab’s work space – Swagelok, electrical components and instruments
• Design Project: mobile lab instrument rack for field measurements, DEG Rack
• Participated in weekly team discussions about current and future lab work

Publications and Patents
N. Smith. “Flame Temperature Imaging of a Low NOx Burner via Laser Rayleigh Scattering.” M.S. thesis, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI USA, 2013. (in progress)

J. Koch et al. “In Vitro Particle Image Velocity Measurements in a Model Root Canal: Flow around a Polymer Rotary Finishing File.” Journal of Endodontics, 2013. (in progress)

U.S. Provisional Patent Application 61/481,453
Weight Appropriate Drug Dosing in Life-saving Emergencies
University of Minnesota Mechanical Engineering Senior Design Project
Minneapolis, Minnesota, May 2011

Leadership, Activities, and Accomplishments
American Society of Mechanical Engineers Member
January 2008-Present

Marquette University German Club Member
• Conversations Clubs, Films, Outings
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, January 2012-Present

College of Science and Engineering Admissions Ambassador
University of Minnesota Admissions Ambassador
• Lead tours to prospective students and families
• Communicated information about university and answered visitors’ questions
Minneapolis, Minnesota, February 2007-January 2008 and September 2008-May 2011

ZHAW Zurich University of Applied Sciences
Centre for German as a Foreign Language
• Course: Level B1
Winterthur, Switzerland, September-December 2010

University of Minnesota – German Department
• TandemPlus German Conversation Group Participant
Minneapolis, Minnesota, February-May 2009


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