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University of Pennsylvania

School of Engineering and Applied Science

Candidate for MSE in Robotics (May 2019)

GPA: 3.57/4.00

BSE in Mechanical Engineering (December 2018)

Minor in Engineering Entrepreneurship

GPA: 3.52/4.00


Software: SolidWorks, SolidCAM, Eagle, KeyShot Rendering, Altium, MATLAB, SQL, SolidWorks Simulation, Arduino, C, Python

Equipment: CNC Mill and Lathe, Manual Mill and Lathe, Metal Fabrication tools, Laser Cutter, 3D printer, Micro-controllers, PCBs 

Techniques: Injection Molding, Silicon Rubber Molding, Urethane Molding, , Circuit Debugging

Design: 3D CAD Modeling, PCB Design, Embedded Systems Programming


Creator,  Summer 2018                                                                                                                                                                          San Francisco, CA

Mechanical Engineering Intern
  • Prototyped full-scale machine vision-based inspection of food items on a conveyance system for a hamburger-making robot

  • Designed camera module mounting HW, wrote custom OpenCV-based object-detection SW for Beaglebone microcontrollers

  • Designed testing procedure and fabricate validation apparatus for Geneva-driven conveyor gearbox modules

Tesla,  Summer 2017                                                                                                                                                                          Fremont, CA

Quality Engineering Intern
-Build and manage Power Thermal Charge Endurance and Capacity tests for pilot production Model 3 HV Battery packs
- Implement HW/SW modifications to interact with environmental testing chambers, coolant chillers and HV-grid discharge
-Design measures to identify suspected defective parts and implement logistics for efficient containment processes
-Plan layout, source materials and design process flow for Model S and X HV battery field failure analysis workstation
Athos,  Summer 2016                                                                                                                                                                          Redwood City, CA
Mechanical Engineering Intern
-Design and conduct experiments to determine stretch resistance and retention of conductive properties of printed inlay fabrics for wearable electronics
- Conduct tests and iterate prototypes of waterproofing housing design for wearable electronic components
-Coordinate logistics for beta testing program with select external audiences​
University of Pennsylvania,  August 2017-Present                                                                                                                   Philadelphia, PA          Lab Manager, Weiss Tech House Hardware Lab
-Organize lab operations, events, hiring, materials and equipment procurement
-Manage 5 student workers in assisting lab users with mechanical and electrical project fabrication
-Provide design reviews and recommendations for student academic and personal electromechanical projects
University of Pennsylvania, August 2016-Present                                                                                                                    Philadelphia, PA
Rapid Prototyping Laboratory Assistant
Train and assist students in using a fleet of PLS 4.75 laser cutters and MakerBot Replicator 5D 3D Printers
- Perform design reviews and advise students on design modifications for manufacturability with available materials
- Conduct machine maintenance and debugging, maintaining safe working environment for lab users
- Manage inventory of cutting sheet material and 3D printer filament
Kramski GmbH Lanka, Summer 2015                                                                                                                                     Colombo, Sri Lanka
Trainee Machinist
- Receive training in using precision manufacturing machinery and hand tools in a firm manufacturing high quality injection molds and precision stamps
Brandix Lanka, Summer 2013                                                                                                                                                     Colombo, Sri Lanka
Sustainable Manufacturing Research Intern
Conduct factory-level analysis of the performance of the company's sustainability initiatives in the pursuit of LEED certification.
- Delivered recommendations to top management for future initiatives based on research conducted on global industry leaders

Penn Barbell Club

Co-founder and president of Penn's competitive team of powerlifters, Olympic weightlifters and strength enthusiasts

Other Interests

Powerlifting, Biomechanics and Nutritional Science, Guitar, Comic Books and Graphic Novels, Photography, Fantasy Landscape Drawing, Bartending

CCC Foundation

Volunteer English Teacher and Activities Organizer for a Sri Lankan charity organization supporting 100+ children being treated for cancer

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