8218 66th Avenue, Pleasant Prairie, WI 53158  (262) 308-2253 
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NaCrass - Resume

Published on: Mar 3, 2016

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  • 1. NICHOLAS A. CRASS 8218 66th Avenue, Pleasant Prairie, WI 53158  (262) 308-2253  OBJECTIVE Seeking a full-time engineering position which would utilize my training and skills as an aeronautical engineer. EDUCATION Bachelor of Science, Aeronautical Engineering Graduated May 2015 Purdue University  Curriculum emphasis on aerodynamic and propulsion design  Elective graduate level coursework in fluid mechanics and gas turbine theory  Senior Design Team competed in the 2014 NASA University Design Challenge [more information in leadership section]  Extra-major coursework includes entrepreneurial studies, business writing, and economics ENGINEERING RELATED EXPERIENCE Project Design Intern May - August Snap-on Incorporated - Power Tools Group 2011 - 2013  Advanced a new product development project from the idea phase to the metal prototype phase  Designed new product components to aid senior project engineers  Advanced new product development by utilizing 3D rapid prototyping systems  Tested structural integrity of new products with X-ray diffractometry LEADERSHIP POSITIONS Senior Design Project Manager Spring 2014 Purdue University AAE 451: Aircraft Senior Design  Design of high altitude long endurance unmanned aerial system monitoring storm development in the Cape of Africa  Completed Design of CAD model, fuel systems, landing gear systems, and cost estimation  Maintained team management and communication for the 9 person team Recruitment and Retention Leader Fall 2011 - Spring 2013 Purdue University Choir  Promoted the Purdue Musical Organization brand and recruited new members  Assisted New Student Success by Facilitating Study Sessions HONORS, ACCOMPLISHMENTS, & TRAINING NASA Engineering Design Challenge 2014 2nd Place National Winner Purdue University AAE 451: Aircraft Senior Design ATK Design Award Winner 2011 1st Place Winner Purdue University AAE 251: Introduction to Aircraft Design Snap-on Tools Incorporated Kaizen Training May 2011 & 2012  Learned rapid continuous improvement techniques under the Guidance of Sensei Koki Takahashi Emily Mauzy Vogel Sophomore Leadership Development Retreat September 2011  Participated in an intensive overnight program involving team building, leadership inventories, and personal development B.S.A. Eagle Scout Award Recipient May 2010  Managed the completion of a community park refurbishment project SKILLS AND ABILITIES EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES Purdue Varsity Glee Club  Performed with an elite singing group, 60 shows per year with tours to Europe, San Francisco, and Washington DC Purdue Society of Professional Engineers CAD PACKAGES  AutoCAD Inventor  Creo Wildfire [ProE]  Catia V5 EQUIPTMENT TRAINING  3-D Printers  X-Ray Diffractometry  CAM Milling Machine WRITING SOFTWARE  LaTex  Microsoft Office PROGRAMMING SOFTWARE  Matlab  Simulink  Python

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