To obtain an entry level position as a consultant/design engineer for foundations for offshore or onshore projects in the oil industry.
University of Illinois - Hourly Assistant - 2009 • Researched lawsuits pertaining to retaining wall failure, bearing capacity failure, settlement issues, and differing site conditions claims. • Prepared lecture slides on the researched material for a senior level foundations engineering course.
Midwest Engineering Services - Engineering Intern - 2008 • Performed SPTs, determined water content and unconfined shear strength of samples, classified soils according to USCS, determined bearing capacity of footings, made recommendations regarding construction, and wrote reports to be delivered to clients. • Worked on various projects: bridges, industrial facilities, commercial buildings, and residential developments.
University of Illinois - Grader - 2008 • Graded, and determined alternative solutions to, approximately 75 weekly homework assignments that covered topics such as: soil properties, consolidation, and shear strength.
BS - Civil Engineering - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - 2008 MS - Geotechnical Engineering - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - 2009