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Location: Westminster, CA, USA
School: California State University, Fullerton
Field of study: Mechanical Engineering


Kenny Tran

Westminster, CA •------------ • ------------


Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering GPA: 3.16

California State University, Fullerton Graduation: May 2020


Microsoft Word Microsoft Excel Microsoft PowerPoint Microsoft Outlook

Google Docs Google Sheets Google Slide Oracle Agile


EDWARDS LIFESCIENCES Irvine, CA August 2019 – May 2020

R&D Team Lead for Senior Capstone Project

Led a team of 4 individuals to investigate various materials (rubbers, gels, foam, etc.) that replicate specific mechanical properties of the human heart wall

Coordinated weekly meetings between the team and essential contacts (i.e. professors, suppliers, industry representatives) to reinforce project direction and bolster transparent communication

Compiled and analyzed over 60 sets of data to reduce variability, generate graphs, and validate the similarities between materials and heart wall to ensure statistically significance

CADENCE AEROSPACE Anaheim, CA May 2019 – April 2020

Mechanical/Manufacturing Engineer Intern

Generated and enhanced over 200 controlled documents (i.e. manufacturing procedures, engineering masters) for machinists to successfully mitigate manufacturing errors

Updated, logged, and tracked hundreds of manufacturing specifications within database to provide all departments with the most up-to-date records

Interfaced with machinists, assemblers, and inspectors to gather inputs about manufacturing processes and implement methods of improvement

Collaborated with cross-functional teams to complete a multitude of projects in a meticulous, yet timely manner

QUANTUM AUTOMATION Anaheim, CA April 2018 - January 2019

Manufacturing Engineer Intern

Manufactured electro-mechanical control panels for Cryotherapy, smart coffee roaster, and medical machines by utilizing typical shop tools (power drills, wire crimpers, soldering iron, etc.)

Performed hands-on quality testing on control panels by utilizing electrical and mechanical equipment to ensure compliance with customers’ standards


TABU SHABU Costa Mesa, CA March 2019 – October 2019

Midhouse Staff

Served on a team of 6 to accommodate over 180 patrons per day while ensuring maximum customer satisfaction

Efficiently managed the restaurant seating arrangements to expedite turnover rates and increase store profits

GYU-KAKU JAPANESE BBQ Huntington Beach, CA December 2016 – November 2017

Food Runner

Maintained exceptional customer service in a fast-paced and high-intensity work environment throughout the entirety of the 6+ hour shifts

Memorized an extensive Japanese menu, ingredients, and cooking instructions of each cut of meat to communicate safe consumption of food to patrons


American Society of Mechanical Engineers August 2019 – May 2020

Sigma Pi Fraternity January 2017 – March 2019