Resume/CV

Work Experience

Jan 2012 – Present

INDEPENDENT TECHNOLOGY CONSULTANT & ENGINEER

LOS ANGELES, CA

(Part-time) Technology Researcher and Systems Architect, FishNET project

July 2011 – Mar 2012

PEW ENVIRONMENT GROUP

WASHINGTON, D.C.

(Part-time) Technology Consultant, Global Campaign to End Illegal Fishing

Jan 2009 – Jan 2012

CENTER FOR OCEAN SOLUTIONS

PALO ALTO, CA

(Part-time) Independent Graduate Study, Technology Researcher and Systems Architect, FishNET project

June 2005 – Present

ENGINEERS WITHOUT BORDERS, LOS ANGELES PROFESSIONALS

LOS ANGELES, CA

(Volunteer) Southern California Representative, Past President, and Appropriate Technologies Group Chairperson

June 2005 – Present

BOEING SPACE AND INTELLIGENCE SYSTEMS

LOS ANGELES, CA

Spacecraft Liquid Propulsion Subsystem Engineer and Scientist Technical Staff, Level 3

Note: Please contact directly for more specific information including clearance level

June 2004 – Aug 2004

BOURNS CENTER FOR ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY

RIVERSIDE, CA

Academic Intern Analytical Lab Researcher

Education

2008-TBD

STANFORD UNIVERSITY

Graduate Studies in Management Science and Engineering

Completed coursework in Optimal Growth Theory, International Development, Calculus of Variations, Optimal Control Calculus, Euler and Pontriaguine Equations for Economic Applications, Planned Economies, Financial Crises, Global Entrepreneurial Marketing, Product Management, Negotiation Techniques, Decision Making, Grabber-Holder Dynamics, Technology Innovation Dynamics, Game Dynamics in Business Competition, Ecosystem Dynamics, Stochastic Exchange Dynamics, Economic Analysis, Dynamic Entrepreneurial Strategy, Rapid Technology Advancement, Consumer Preference Analysis, and Normative Entrepreneurial Theory.

 

2005-2007

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

Master of Science in Systems Architecture & Engineering

Emphasis in Economic Decision Theory and Public Policy

Extensive coursework in Systems Architecture Development, Decision Theory, Requirement/Functional Analysis, Constraint Theory, Probability Theory, Stochastic Processes, Risk Analysis/Mitigation, Political Engineering, Government-Funded Management, Public Sector Economics, Engineering Economics, Network-centric Systems Architecture, Multidimensional Mathematical Modeling, Utility Theory, Statistics, Simulation Analysis, Investment Analysis, Heuristics, Project Management, and much more

Research in System Architecture of International Remittance Transferring Network-Centric Systems for Less Developed Countries

 

2000-2004

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, RIVERSIDE

Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering

Minor in Economics

Upper Division coursework in Chemical Process Analysis, Organic Chemistry, Thermodynamics, Advanced Thermodynamics, Kinetics, Laboratory Methods, Catalytic Reaction Engineering, Separation Processes, Process Dynamics and Control, Chemical Process Design, Chemistry of Materials, Applied Fluid Mechanics, Mass Transfer, Technology in Modern History, History of Industrial Revolution Technology, Intro to Environmental Engineering, Fundamentals of Air Pollution and Environmental Engineering

Senior Design Project – Redesign of a Germanium Recovery Plant for the production of optical fiber including design of the reactors, plant, and economic influences

AIChE Design Project – The pumping of a solution contained inside a salt dome (underground) to a reactor system (dealing with both fluids and solids) to meet environmental regulations. This project was sent to the national championships

Minor in Economics.

Economics coursework in Microeconomics (Intro and Upper Division Theory), Macroeconomics (Intro and Upper Division Theory), Research Methods in Business and Economics, Banking and Money, Credit, Stock Market, Law and Economics, Multivariable Calculus, Differential Equations, Applied Mathematics.

 

INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE DIPLOMA, Science Emphasis.

One of four IB Diploma candidates in school district.

Graduated June 2000, Research thesis on the Political and Social Influences into the Iranian Revolution of 1979.

 

Professional

Proficient: Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop, Apple iMovie, Telelogic DOORS Requirements Database Management, Microsoft Visual Basic programming language, HTML (HyperText Markup Language) programming language, PHP Hypertext Preprocessor programming language, JavaScript programming language, Monte Carlo simulation and stochastic modeling, UML/SysML (Unified Modeling Language/Systems Modeling Language)

Applied experience with statistical and quantitative analysis including stochastic processes and Monte Carlo simulations, systems analysis and architecture, project management, process improvements, effective metric generation, and Root Cause and Corrective Action analysis

Training in Dale Carnegie, Export Awareness and Control, Trade Secrets, Proprietary Information, Lean (Business and Engineering Process Improvements), Procurement Integrity, Intellectual Property, Network-centric Operations, Critical Chain Project Management, Writing Good Requirements, Requirements Traceability, Risk Management, Spiral Development, Trade Studies, Life-Cycle Costs, Audit Certification, Object-Oriented Systems Engineering, Non-Deterministic Analysis Methods, Quantitative Methods, Statistical Process Control

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