PhD - MME
B.S. Mechanical Engineering, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (2016)
Research Topic (s):
Ultrasound NDE, Materials Characterization, Additive Manufacturing, Optimization
University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Guest Lecturer: Vibration Theory and Applications, Analytical Methods in Engineering. Spring 2018, Fall 2019.
Graduate Teaching Assistant: Mechanics of Elastic bodies. Fall 2016, Spring 2017.
University Transportation Center for Railway Safety.
Program Mentor: UTCRS Research Experience for Undergraduates. Summer 2016.
University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Undergraduate Teaching Assistant: Engineering Materials Laboratory, Engineering Analysis I. Fall 2014, Spring 2015.
Language: Fluent in English and Spanish.
Instrumentation and Machinery: Nano-indentation, Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM), laser confocal microscopy, Energy Dispersive X-Ray Spectroscopy (EDS/EDX), Electron Backscatter Diffraction (EBSD), ultrasonic defect detection and material characterization, video microscopy, image analysis, metallography, materials testing, engineering machine shop, Raspberry Pi, simple circuit design and soldering.
Personal/Professional Profiles (LinkedIn, ResearchGate, Google Scholar, etc.):
Honors and Awards.
National Science Foundation
1. NSF Graduate Research Fellowship (2018 – 2023)
University of Nebraska – Lincoln
1. Student Luminary Award, Honorable Mention (2019)
2. Nebraska Engineering Recruitment, Chancellor’s, and Mechanical and Materials Engineering Fellowships (2016 – 2018)
Vice President of Student Affairs, UNL Graduate Student Assembly (2019)
UNL GSA, Diversity and Inclusion Committee, Chair (2018 – 2019)
MME GSA, Founding President (2018 – 2019)
Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE), Community Service Chair (2018 – 2019)
STEM and Diversity Outreach Event Organization and Volunteering (2016 – 2019)
MATC Scholars Speaker, UNL MME Research Fair, Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day, Noche de Ciencias (Science Night), Graduate Coffee Hour Series, #HuskerOut, Lincoln High School Bilingual Career Fair.