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  • School— University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
  • Major—Biomedical Engineering: I chose this major because I wish to use my creative problem solving and my strength of creating devices to help people in need.
  • Aspirations—I want to pursue a career in orthopedic implants, prosthetics, or medical devices. My future goal is to one day receive a patent for a device or implant that will be used in the medical field.
  • Skills—I have very strong interpersonal, problem-solving, and hard-working skills. In addition, I am skilled in using social media and Microsoft Office.
  • Projects/accomplishments—I recently won a Hackathon competition that was sponsored by Target. My team on in researched and presented our findings on how polydopamine can be used as a natural flame retardent on children’s pajamas. Our team won a cash prize and a $15,000 stipend to further our research in the summer.
  • Repair experience—I currently have no strong repair experience other than common knowledge on how what parts do what in some devices.
  • Accolades—I have received several scholarships through the university, and have been recognized as making the Chancellor’s and Dean’s list.
  • Groups/memberships—I currently hold the Social media chair position in the Biomedical Engineering Society and previously played on the DIII golf team.
  • Hobbies—In my spare time, I enjoy playing golf, fishing, disc golf, reading, watching movies, and playing backyard sports with my friends.
  • How does this project relate to you?—This project will overall strengthen my problem solving skills and improve my technical communication skills.