Tracy Ogata


University of California-Irvine (2013-present)
• Working on Mechanical Engineering (BS) degree and Materials Science minor • Dean’s Honors List (2014, 2015)


Biodesign Intern in Japan- Tohoku University Hospital (Summer 2016)

  • Designed, prototyped, tested, and presented a medical device to fix a problem the previousdesign had
  • Presented my solutions for the business innovation problem in Japan
  • Shadowed a neurosurgeon/medical device project manager: sat in on brainstormingmeetings, watched various animal experiments and surgeries
  • Experienced working and living in a different country• Summer Intern-University of Nevada-Reno (2012, 2013)
  • Worked in a lab studying Muscular Dystrophy
  • Cultured cells, ran Western blots, took microscopic images, and analyzed data that was used for a publication


    • Understands basic Japanese
    • Proficient in Solidworks, MATLAB, Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint