John-Baptist Kauzya
Mechanical Engineering
Location: Woodbridge Township, NJ, United States
School: Rutgers University, New Brunswick
Field of Study: Mechanical Engineering

John-Baptist Kauzya

EDUCATION:
RUTGERS, THE STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW JERSEY
School of Engineering – New Brunswick, NJ Expected Graduation: May 2017
Bachelor of Science: Mechanical Engineering
Concentration: Energy
Relevant Coursework:
Mechanical Properties of Materials, Design of Mechanical Components, SolidWorks 1&2, Fluid Mechanics, Thermodynamics, Heat Transfer, Alternative Energy, Power Plants, Internal Combustion Engines (currently enrolled)

EXPERIENCE:
Lab Support Specialist: Rutgers Physics Department January 2015-Present
Supervisor: David Maiullo
• Oversee the management and cataloging of over 1000 physics demonstrations sets
• Supervise and train new workers on the construction and operation of demonstration sets
• Showcased presentations to the public at the 2015 World Science Festival in Manhattan to over 5000 people
• Contribute to the development and improvement of new demonstrations covering topics such as wave interference and ultrasonic levitation
• Restructure and update storage information to enhance workplace efficiency and expedite new workers
• Coordinate with professors on preparations for current and upcoming classes on a daily basis
• Cooperate with graduate students to set up lab experiments for courses
• Collaborate with fellow workers on demonstrations meant to teach physics to the public and to physics classes
• Troubleshoot main system in the event of a crash or emergency shutdown

Research Assistant: Rutgers School of Engineering September 2016 - Present
Advisor: Professor Zadeh
• Spearhead the design of an apparatus for macro-scale modeling of the effects of flow fields on particle alignment
• Research material properties and prices, and machining options
• Ensure that final design combines a high degree of quality and cost efficiency in order to meets Advisor’s standards

PROJECTS:
Senior Design: Rutgers University September 2016-Present
• Designed and manufactured landing gear to allow a drone, capable of allowing drone to hold on to a horizontal rode
• Performed FEA analysis on Solidworks to ensure pieces could endure expected stresses

Computer Aided Drafting: Rutgers University March 2016 - May 2016
• Collaborated with group members to design and present a small turbine meant to power a small hydroelectric generator Conceptualized a replica of a 4 stroke, in-line, engine complete with pistons, chambers, a crankshaft, and outer cover

CERTIFICATES:
Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification: February 18, 2017
• Program Sponsored by Rutgers IISE, with training lead by CFQ International LLC.

COMMUNITY SERVICE:
Fellowship Bible Church: Woodbridge, NJ September 2011- September 2016
• Reviewed and edited lesson plans to fit Sunday School students’ learning level
• Organized and Setup social programs for children in the community, in order to encourage them to build strong bonds with others while remaining physically activity

SKILLS:
• Proficient in SolidWorks
• Knowledgeable in Matlab, & LabView
• Advanced in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), and Prezi

Mechanical, Engineer, Design, Lean Six Sigma, Solidworks,