Keaton Haug
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Location: Rapid City, SD, USA
School: Cornell University
Field of study: Mechanical Engineering

Keaton Haug

Keaton Haug
8357 Kitt Peak Road 522 Sheldon Court
Rapid City, SD 57702 Ithaca, NY 14853
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EDUCATION
Cornell University, College of Engineering, Ithaca, NY Expected May 2023
Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering

Relevant Courses: Thermodynamics, Statics and Mechanics of Solids, Waves, Differential Equations
ENGINEERING EXPERIENCE ______
Cornell Baja Racing, Ithaca, NY, Suspension Team Member October 2019 -Present
 Designs custom A-arm suspension linkages for off-road racing applications
 Optimized link reinforcement and shock tabs using finite element analysis software (ANSYS) to reduce
suspension link weight by 15%.
 Fabricated suspension links, tube notching, mitering, and TIG welding tubes
 Made and read engineering drawings for machining
 Turning and milling parts to thou tolerance
 Designed link damage testing procedure utilizing SolidWorks and MatLab
 Prepared all engines for competition- Set valve lash, Loctite connecting rods, and break-in engines (Briggs and
Stratton 10-hp vanguard)
Nasa Mission Concept Academy L’Space
 12-week academy, weekly professional lecture. Collaborative design project.
LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE
High Altitude Balloon Payload Team Leader, Stevens High School, Rapid City, SD October 2017-May 2018
 Led team of 14 students that designed and built a high-altitude balloon payload that monitored atmospheric
conditions and measured UV radiation to measure the ozone layer
 Led software and electronics team, developed Arduino-based in-flight photo transmission
Eagle Scout, BSA
 Led project that redesigned and installed 18 new tee signs at a local golf course, that replaced old signs that were
uninviting to new players.
 Met with city officials to acquire approval for the project and allocation of city resources
PERSONAL PROJECTS
1996 Mazda Miata restored to working condition
 Rebuilt cylinder head, fixed valve sealing which caused low compression and no-start
 Repaired crankshaft keyway that retarded ignition timing
 Fixed manifold threads using thread-locking inserts
 Performed other general maintenance (serviced brakes, changed oil, refreshed interior, etc.)
ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE
Juniper Restaurant, Rapid City, SD, Employee June 2020- August 2020
Reptile Gardens, Rapid City, SD, Maintenance and Hospitality May 2016 – June 2020
 Enhanced communication skills by responding to inquiries about the park and reptile collection
SPECIALIZED SKILLS
Programs: MATLAB, ANSYS, SolidWorks, Sony VEGAS, Microsoft Office
Skills: Fabrication, Soldering, Welding, Tube fitting
Languages: Spanish (Intermediate) 4 Years