Natalie Pohlman
1205 College Ave 906-286-3445
Houghton, MI 49931
To acquire a full-time positio...
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Natalie Pohlman's Resume 2016

Published on: Mar 3, 2016

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  • 1. Natalie Pohlman 1205 College Ave 906-286-3445 Houghton, MI 49931 OBJECTIVE To acquire a full-time position in the field of Materials Science and Engineering EDUCATION Michigan Technological University Houghton, MI BS Materials Science and Engineering | GPA:3.12 Expected Spring 2016 ENGINEERING EXPERIENCE MetallurgistCo-op – Nucor Steel May 2014 – Dec. 2014 Project: Completed several tasks that optimized production and improved steelquality  Collaborated with metallurgists, daylight supervisors, and four operational crews  Researched the effects of slag during steelmaking process  Conducted monthly competitions with production team to strengthen knowledge of slags  Improved steelsurface quality by identifying and correcting issues through the analysis of mold powder, casting speed,and mold water levels MetallurgistInternship – Nucor Steel May 2015 – Aug. 2015 Project: Gathered product samples and tested chemistry to improve yield  Collaborated with two other teammates  Tested steelsamples between grade changes to distinguish prime steel from mixed chemistry steel  Used torch cutter and spectrometer to complete analysis SELECTED ENGINEERING PROJECTS Superior Filament – Member of company founded by Michigan Tech students Jan. 2016 – Present Objective: To offer products that can service the everyday 3D-printing user, at a fraction of current filament costs, while improving the environment Advanced Metalwork’s Enterprise Evaluation of Die Pre-heating Methods Sept. 2014 – May 2014 Sponsor: Forging Industry Association (FIA) Project: Evaluated the temperature uniformity of current die pre-heating methods and determined optimal method from data collected  Role-Team leader; collaborated with three other students  Conducted ten different experiments to determine best heating method  Presented results at the FIA Conference in Plymouth, MI and Forge Fair in Cleveland, OH Line Pipe Failure Analysis – Senior Design Jan. 2015 – Dec. 2015 Sponsor: ArcelorMittal Project: Investigated decrease in yield strength of line pipe using various testing methods (mechanical testing, optical microscopy, XRD, etc.)  Collaborated with three other students  Revised pipe flattening procedure to improve the testing process and provide more accurate quality test results  Provided countermeasures,such as using two extensometers during tensile testing for more accurate quality test results LEADERSHIP Women’s Leadership Council – Co-chair ofMarketing Committee Nov. 2013 – Dec. 2015 Objective: To empower women and improve leadership skills in and out of the work place Materials United – Member Oct. 2013 – Present Objective: To expose students to all aspects of materials science and engineering though outreach, industry tours, conference trips, and networking events COMPUTER/TECHNICAL SKILLS UGNX MATLAB SEM/TEM Sample Prep Optical Microscopy Torch cutting Hardness/Tensile testing AQT Minitab FactSage

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