Riley Hoffman UCSB Resume
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Location: San Diego, CA, USA
University: UCSB
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Riley Hoffman UCSB Resume

Riley Hoffman
3635 Terrace Place | Carlsbad, California 92010
xxx-xxx-xxxx | xxx-xxx-xxxx

Objective
UCSB Physics graduate with excellent work ethic, great people skills, and a passion for deciphering the unknown, seeking a position which matches my quantitative prowess and drive for success.

Education
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SANTA BARBARA Santa Barbara, California
Bachelor of Science in Physics March 2018
Cumulative GPA: 3.31/4.0
Relevant Coursework: Mechanics, Thermodynamics, Electromagnetism, Kinematics, Wave Motion, Optics, AC/DC Circuits, Relativity, Quantum Mechanics, Complex Variables, Analog Electronics, Fluids, Observational Astrophysics, Stellar Structure, Advanced Laboratory Techniques

Work Experience
PALOMAR TECHNOLOGIES Carlsbad, California
New Product Engineer November 2018-Present
Researched and developed techniques to optimize lighting and optics on wedge bonding machines
Worked directly under the Chief Technical Officer to produce time and cost efficient solutions
Tested and produced software to characterize and calibrate lighting for increased customer usability

PIZZA MIZZA Goleta, California
Delivery Driver May 2017-October 2017
Organized and coordinated with other drivers to ensure timely delivery of food and beverage orders
Ensured quality customer service to keep business at optimum rates and maintain customer loyalty
Assisted chefs and floor staff on food preparation and service whenever necessary

Project Experience
BINARY STAR SYTEM ANALYSIS Goleta, California
Physics 134L October 2017-January 2018
Performed a Python and Linux based study of images of the binary star system NN Serpentis
Used Source Extractor and Match Images programs to gain data for use in orbital parameter analysis
Produced LaTeX based technical report on findings and potential implications of the research

TERMINAL VELOCITY RESEARCH Goleta, California
Physics 25L April 2016-June 2016
Designed an experiment to test terminal velocity of raindrops using lasers and camera frame analysis
Derived differential position equation and used Igor Pro to analytically plot experiment data
Explored findings against similar scientific literature in LaTeX lab report

Skills & Interests
Proficient with Python, Matlab, Linux, and Microsoft Office
Experienced with Actionscript, and Igor Pro
Volunteer at United Blood Services, Red Cross, and Santa Barbara Marathon
Camp Counselor and Supervisor for Carlsbad Boys and Girls Club and Carlsbad Lightning Soccer Club

Physics, Data Analysis, Engineering, Software