Andrew C. Waite
Mechanical Engineer by Trade | Explorer of Unknowns by Nature
Work Experience

Digital Lumens - Mechanical/Optics Engineering Co-op
Boston, MA | July - December 2013
• Worked with Chinese Contract Manufacturer to finalize technical drawings & STEP files for tooling of new product, as well as collaborated with CM on jig design & mechanical assembly of top-level assembly
• Managed internal photometric testing of LED fixtures & prototypes
• Facilitated external photometric testing for product certifications
• Prototype design, construction, and validation testing of new LED fixture for new market
• Assisted VP of Manufacturing & Global Supply Chain Manager in development of new product and fulfillment of customer orders


QinetiQ-North America - Design/Mechanical Engineering Co-op
Waltham, MA | July - December 2012
• Designed potting process fixture used on a mechanical enclosure using Pro/ENGINEER & FDM 3D printer for prototype iterations
• Worked on team implementing Windchill PDMLink network by migrating files of million dollar projects into PDMLink databases
• Performed configuration management & process control tasks dealing with highly detailed Department of Defense regulated organization of CAD files & documents in nationally utilized databases

MINUS Laboratory - Undergraduate Research Assistant
Northeastern University | May - June 2012
• Assisted in design and led 3D modeling of polymer fiber spinning apparatus using SolidWorks
• Machined custom designed parts from bulk materials (aluminum & Teflon) for fiber spinning apparatus using CNC mill, manual vertical mills, band saws, & lathe
(MINUS: Macromolecular Innovations in Nanomaterial Utilizing Systems Laboratory - Principal Investigator & Director: Dr. Marilyn L. Minus)


Education

Northeastern University
Candidate for BS & MS in Mechanical Engineering | Expected May 2015
Activies:
Pi Tau Sigma - International Mechanical Engineering Honor Society - President, May 2013 - April 2014
Beta Gamma Epsilon - Engineering & Computer Science Fraternity - President, January - June 2013
Tau Beta Pi - National Engineering Honor Society - Member since December 2012

Honors:
• Named one of 2014's Huntington 100: Northeastern's 100 Most Distinguished Upperclassmen
• Excellence Scholarship Recipient (Fall 2010 - Present)