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Education

GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, Atlanta, Georgia
M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Concentration in Electromagnetics
B.S. in Electrical Engineering, Highest Honors
Class of 2019
Class of 2018
CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, Pasadena, California
Certificate in Model Based Systems EngineeringMarch 2020

Work Experience

PERATONFEBRUARY 2021 – PRESENT
Civil and Health Sector, Campaigns and Solutions Team, Atlanta, Georgia
Principal Systems Engineer
• Drive new Civil and Health Sector growth as a solutions architect within the Campaigns and Solutions Team
• Architect technical solutions for cloud-based AI/analytics capture and proposals
NORTHROP GRUMMAN CORPORATIONMAY 2017 – JANUARY 2021
Civil and Health Business Unit, Defense Systems, Atlanta, Georgia
Solutions Architect, Future Technical Leaders rotational program
• Present analytics solutions and AI capabilities to customers in 2+ live demonstrations and rare oral RFIs
• Lead developer for automated sector-level financial forecasting dashboards using Python, Alteryx, and Power BI
• Co-author white papers on cyber analytics, event-based architecture, and fraud, waste, and abuse strategy
June 2020 – present
H-1 Lead Technology Integrator, Mission Systems, San Diego, California
Model Based Systems Engineer (MBSE), Future Technical Leaders rotational program
• Led behavior modeling efforts for navigation, communications, and electronic warfare systems for H-1 helicopters
• Created and updated 50+ diagrams, drawings, and models to support the Link-16 Rapid Integration design
• Designed an audio/video cable and an RF cable using SolidWorks that will be flown on all 350+ upgraded aircraft
• Earned formal customer recognition for leadership in authoring 4+ MBSE style guides for Agile hardware design
July 2019 – June 2020
Communications Systems, Mission Systems, San Diego, California
Systems Engineering Intern

• Simulated, analyzed, and validated scenarios and environments for multifunction RF systems in MATLAB
• Conducted trade studies for radios and waveforms using automated data collection and genetic algorithms
• Established consistent modeling practices between independent radar and communications modeling teams
May 2018 – July 2019
Model Based Capability Engineering, Mission Systems, Baltimore, Maryland
Systems Engineering Intern

• Generated 18+ analytical and descriptive radar models in MATLAB, Python, Rhapsody, and ModelCenter
• Developed methodology for creating and integrating next-generation metamodels of radar systems
• Evaluated timing and kinematics fidelity for mission-level analysis in AFSIM, a C++ simulation framework
May 2017 – May 2018
CISCO SYSTEMSMAY 2016 – AUGUST 2016
Cisco Commerce, San Jose, California
Project Management and IT Analyst Intern

• Enabled purchases worth 25% of Cisco’s annual $50 billion revenue by updating ecommerce portal
• Managed 5 interns to become one of 10 project teams to present to top executives at Cisco’s IT Intern Showcase
• Delegated tasks, generated user stories, established timelines, and monitored testing for 6-person team using Rally
IBMMAY 2015 – AUGUST 2015
Systems Middleware, Operations, Raleigh, North Carolina
Project Management Intern

• Created executive summaries on technical projects for the VP of DevOps Capability Development
• Planned content and logistics for customer events to align software features with business objectives
• Directed meetings and tracked follow up for 52 internal projects and customer relationships
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Skills

Programming Languages:MATLAB, C/C++, Python, VHDL
Modeling Software:Cameo, Rhapsody, ModelCenter, Solidworks, PowerBI, Tableau, AFSIM, AutoCAD
Collaboration Tools:Rally, Jira, Git, Cameo Teamwork Cloud, Phoenix Integration Analysis Server
Operating Systems:Windows, macOS, Linux (Ubuntu), Unix Command Line
Areas of Expertise:Model Based Systems Engineering, electromagnetics, antenna design, technical writing, analytics

Research and Personal Projects

Technical Consultant, Atlanta, GeorgiaJuly 2020 – present
Freelancer
• Consult as researcher and content writer for automation, AI/ML, analytics, cybersecurity, and cloud technology
• Bolster clients’ SEO and digital presence with articles that bring emerging technologies to a conversational level
• View samples of my work in my portfolio
Space Systems Design Lab, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GeorgiaOctober 2017 – May 2018
RECONnaissance of Space Objects (RECONSO), Avionics, Senior Design Team Lead
• Designed a cubesat to characterize and track space debris from 1 - 10 cm in diameter in low-earth orbit
• Rebuilt the flight software state machine to downlink images from the satellite to the ground station
• Managed a team of four students as a primary point of contact for faculty advisers and US Air Force sponsors
Defect Detect, Atlanta, GeorgiaDecember 2017 – February 2018
Inventure Prize Semifinalist
• Developed a millimeter wave scanner to detect and measure defects in airplane fuselages and turbines
• Recognized as a top 25 semifinalist in the largest undergraduate invention competition in the United States
IEEE Signal Processing Cup, Atlanta, GeorgiaAugust 2016 – December 2016
Undergraduate Researcher for Dr. David Anderson
• Created algorithms in C++ on Raspberry Pis to track and visually represent musical beats in real time
• Competed in a national IEEE-sponsored challenge against 32 other teams of undergraduate students
The V Foundation, North Carolina State University, Biochemistry Department, Raleigh, North CarolinaAugust 2013 – May 2014
Paid Research Assistant for Dr. John Cavanagh
• Conducted experiments in a lab funded by Jim Valvano's The V Foundation for Cancer Research
NASA Subsonic Rotary Wing Project, Langley Research Center, Langley, VirginiaJune 2013
Research Assistant for Luther Jenkins
• Analyzed air circulation during critical takeoff and landing periods in wind tunnel tests for the United States Army
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Volunteer Work

Georgia Tech Women in Electrical and Computer EngineeringAugust 2014 – May 2019
President
• Managed an executive board of 18 women to build an inclusive network of female engineers on campus
• Advised department chairs and industry partners on strategies and initiatives to support women in engineering
• Interviewed candidates for the new Chair of Georgia Tech’s School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
April 2017 – April 2018
Graduate Liaison
• Provided academic advice, professional mentorship, and social support among women in engineering
• Guided fellow executive board members to meet and anticipate the needs of 230+ female graduate students
April 2018 – May 2019
Industry Relations Chair
• Raised over $36,000 in one academic year through corporate sponsorships to fully fund our annual budget
• Built professional development content and handled logistics for weekly meetings with industry recruiters
April 2016 – April 2017
Freshman Liaison
• Created a welcoming community to attract and retain new female electrical and computer engineering students
• Recruited high school seniors to increase female undergrad students in the department from 16% to 18% in 1 year
April 2015 – April 2016
General MemberAugust 2014 – April 2015
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Georgia Tech Student FoundationAugust 2014 – May 2019
Chief Operating Officer
• Supervised two directors responsible for student education of our $1.4 million philanthropic endowment
• Directed the annual Gift to Tech award of nearly $50,000 to an outstanding campus organization or project
• Led the restructuring process within our Development Committee responsible for recruiting donors
April 2017 – April 2018
Board of Trustees, Member at Large
• Conduct institute-wide philanthropic campaigns with the Georgia Tech Foundation and Alumni Association
• Interview, select, and train future Board of Trustees members and directors for the following academic year
April 2018 – May 2019
Director, Freshman Leadership Initiative
• Managed a 20-person committee to promote philanthropy among current students and young alumni
• Directed the interview and committee selection process; established a yearlong timeline for promotional efforts
• Mentored first-year students to grow into leadership roles within the Student Foundation and across campus
April 2016 – April 2017
Sophomore Adviser, Freshman Leadership Initiative
• Added nearly 200 new donors to raise $1000 in two weeks which was critical to meet annual donation goals
• Ran weekly meetings to teach students about marketing, networking, event planning, finance and investing
April 2015 – April 2016
General Member, Freshman Leadership InitiativeAugust 2014 – April 2015
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Teaching and Mentorship

School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GeorgiaAugust 2018 – May 2019
Graduate Teaching Assistant for Professor Christina Bourgeois in the Undergraduate Professional Communication Program
• Taught engineers efficient and effective technical communication skills in both academic and professional settings
• Advised 50+ students on technical reports, resume content, and interview techniques in one-on-one consultations
• Evaluated 150+ project proposals, research papers, and oral presentations to prepare students for senior design
School of Physics, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GeorgiaAugust 2015 – May 2017
Undergraduate Teaching Assistant for Dr. Ed Greco
• Facilitated labs and led help sessions for 90 students in introductory mechanics and electromagnetics classes
• Tutored students in one-on-one sessions covering general physics concepts and specific class assignments
• Trained new teaching assistants how to conduct labs, grade assignments, and resolve conflicts in lab groups
Freelance Private TutorSeptember 2019 – present
Tutor and Mentor
• Mentored 5+ local high school female students 1:1 to encourage their pursuit of technical degrees and disciplines
• Created review guides and practice problems in chemistry and calculus to raise confidence and exam scores
• Provided insight to students and parents for college prep, application essays, entrance exams, and student life
Georgia Tech Student Foundation, Board of Trustees MentorshipAugust 2016 – May 2019
Mentorship Director and Mentor
• Implemented yearlong professional mentorship program to pair experienced upperclassmen with 16 first-year students
• Continued serving as a mentor as COO and as a Member at Large to personally mentor 4 students in a 1:1 setting
Georgia Tech Women in Engineering, M&M Mentorship ProgramAugust 2016 – May 2018
Mentor
• Guided 4 underclassmen women in electrical or computer engineering on academic, professional, and personal topics
• Attended monthly trainings, professional industry networking events, and social luncheons with fellow mentor pairs
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Professional Organizations

Society of Women EngineersAugust 2014 – present
Purchasing Chair, Georgia Institute of Technology ChapterAugust 2015 – December 2016
IEEE2016 – present
Aerospace and Electronic Systems Society
Communications Society
Signal Processing Society
2019
2019
2016

Honors and Awards

Provost Scholarship, Georgia Institute of TechnologyAugust 2014 – May 2018
One of 40 students selected from nearly 25,000 applicants for demonstrating extraordinary academic achievement,
outstanding leadership skills, and high potential in and outside the classroom. Total award of about $80,000.
Gold Award, Girl Scouts of the USAAugust 2011
Designed, organized, and led a robotics course for 20 underprivileged elementary school students.
Georgia Tech Women in Engineering ScholarshipsMarch 2015 – March 2018
Recognition of academic accomplishment and leadership skills among undergraduate female engineers.
George Family Foundation Scholarship, $1,000 for an outstanding female engineering seniorMarch 2018
Abbott Scholarship, $2,000March 2017
Rockwell Automation Scholarship, $1,000March 2016
Alcoa Scholarship, $1,000March 2015
Eta Kappa Nu, Georgia Institute of TechnologyAugust 2016 – May 2019
Honor society within IEEE to promote scholarship, character, and attitude.
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