Andrew O'Sullivan

(314) 740-1607 | a.osull@wustl.edu | andrewosullivan.com

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SUMMARY

Motivated and disciplined bachelor of science senior in mechanical engineering with technical experience in robotics, 3D modeling, prototyping, and design. I have a strong desire to apply these skills in a full time job. Willing to travel and relocate. Available June 2018.


EDUCATION

    Washington University in St. Louis, School of Engineering                                     

    Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering - May 2018

    Major:  Mechanical Engineering    Senior Year GPA: 3.52


TECHNICAL SKILLS

   Software:    SolidWorks, AutoDesk Inventor, Matlab, Arduino, Python, G-Code

   Equipment:    3-D printer, injection molding, vacuum forming, laser-cutter, lathe, CNC mill, machine shop

   Language:    Minimum Professional Proficiency in French


INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

Carr Lane Manufacturing; St. Louis, MO     June – Aug 2017

   Mechanical Engineering Intern

  • Designed a workholding system that Carr Lane now uses to manufacture 24 different products.

  • Designed 200+ acrylic trade show displays for products that will be demonstrated at IMTS.

  • Communicated with machinist to prototype a new product that Carr Lane is looking to patent.

Brady McCasland- Private Chemical Manufacturer; East St. Louis, IL     June – Aug 2016

   Engineering Intern / Project Manager   

  • Changed the company's production process; their product lasts 20% longer.

  • Brady McCasland is filing a patent for my manufacturing invention, naming me inventor.

     

  • Reduced energy costs due to lighting by $5,000 per year and received $11,000 through Ameren’s Act on Energy program.

  • Led the design of a magnetic separator which will sort through soil to collect an expected 50 million pounds of iron powder.


RESEARCH AND TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Washington University in St. Louis, Department of Electrical and Systems Engineering     Aug 2016 – Dec 2017

    Teaching Assistant

  • Served as teaching assistant for ESE 205 Introduction to Engineering Design with an enrollment of 40 students; graded the students at the end of each semester.

  • Taught students the skills they needed to complete their design project; these skills include CAD, 3D printing, programming, prototyping, and circuits.

Undergraduate Research  —  Raspberry Pi Car Project; Xian, China     Aug 2016 – Present

    Research Student

  • Placed top 10 in the Silk Roads Robotics Innovations Competition in Xian, China.

  • Designed a miniature four-wheeled autonomous car powered by a Raspberry Pi 3 B+ board that uses optical flow from a single camera to avoid obstacles.

  • Worked in a team of 3 to design a chassis in SolidWorks and 3D printed the parts.

Washington University School of Medicine; St. Louis, MO     June 2014 – Nov 2015

    Radiology Lab Assistant for Yuan-Chuan Tai, Ph.D.

  • Programmed and conducted simulations of a robotic arm in SolidWorks

  • Researched various robotic arms which led to a purchase from KUKA Robotics.

  • Modeled and 3D printed a gripper for the robotic arm to aid in research and functionality.

  • Manufactured specialized “light guide” parts out of acrylic for deflecting gamma rays into the photoreceptors of a micro-insert PET detector using a four-axis milling machine.


LEADERSHIP AND SERVICE EXPERIENCE

Priory School, St. Louis, MO     Dec 2014 – May 2016

   STEM Mentor

  • Instructed a local high school’s First Robotics Team of 30 students; biweekly basis.

Washington University in St. Louis Varsity Cross Country     Aug 2015 – May 2016

    Varsity Student Athlete


PUBLICATIONS

Qiang Wang, Jie Wen, Bosky Ravindranath, Andrew W. O’Sullivan, David Catherall, Ke Li, Shouyi Wei, Yuan

Chuan Tai; “A compact high resolution flat panel PET detector based on the new 4-side buttable MPPC for

biomedical applications” (Submitted to Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A Journal).