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Maria Caicedo

Education

Valencia High School– GPA 4.25                                                                                                              June 2016

University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA                                          Anticipated June 2020

B.S. Biomedical Engineering– GPA 3.3

 

Relevant College Coursework and involvement

-Intro to Engineering Design             Sept.-Dec 2016

 

Team Captain

 Teamed with 4 students to manufacture & assemble a functioning quadcopter

 Used SolidWorks to design the 3D model of the quadcopter

 

-Biomedical Engineering Society                  Spring 2017-Present

 

Industry Correspondent

 Plan and facilitate club meetings in collaboration with other BMES board members

 Responsible for maintaining ties with BME companies to coordinate industry nights

 

-BioMEMS research lab                                                                               Spring 2017-Present

 

 Conduct tests on the filling of 21 discrete microchambers that will preside on miniaturized electrochemical sensors. The goal is to fill all the chambers devoid of air pockets with a bio-sample liquid.

 Assisted in the development of a method to  integrate a reference electrode into the system

 

Skills

 

 Computer applications (in order of proficiency): Adobe Premiere Pro, JAVA, SolidWorks

 Manufacturing: Proficient in traditional machining tools and soldering

 Fluent languages: English, Spanish

 

Experience/ Volunteerism

-The Anaheim Public Library, Anaheim, CA

 

Intern   Summer 2016

 Digitized a historical photograph collection of the Anaheim flood of 1938

 Developed and directed a stop-motion animation workshop for teens

 Edited footage of the Anaheim Flood of 1938 included in a DVD documentary

 

-OC Food Bank, Garden Grove, CA

 

Volunteer          January 2017

 

 Worked in team with other volunteers to package food for senior citizens

 Maintained constant communication throughout the assembly line in order to effectively package the produce

 

-Set up events throughout Orange County                                    2014-2016

 

 Prepared and organized the location of booths for festivals and a STEM fair

 Interacted with patrons by serving food and providing information of the events