about me 


Phone: 201-937-0473

I love to make things, and that passion has led me to pursue a BS in Mechanical Engineering and Tufts University, and I have returned for a one year MS Program in Innovation and Innovation. During my undergrad, I was President of Tufts Bikes (a free student-led bike share on campus), an actor and costume designer for many of the Torn Ticket Productions on campus (the student musical group) and work in the Costume Shop on campus. Now, as I complete my Master's, I hope to utilize the skills I fostered in my Undergrad. 


Bray Labs

Medford, MA, Shop Assistant, 2018-Present

  • ​Trained students on the equipment (such as a 3D Printer, CNC Router, Band Saws, Desktop Mill, Jump Shear, Solder and Hand Drills) in the Metal Works Shop

  • Designed 10 different projects for the Metal Works Shop and assisted students with their projects

Tufts Costume 



Mahwah, NJ, AO Additive Technology Applications Intern 2019

  • Redesigned products for additive manufacturing which previously were made for traditional manufacturing processes

  • Led 4 projects utilizing lattice structure software, topology optimization and FEA analysis 

  • Created  video tutorials for Stryker employees using next generation design software

Medford, MA, Shop Assistant, 2017-2020

  • Sewed costumes and altered patterns for  the Tufts Drama and Dance Department

  • Assisted in fittings and completed tasks for the shop  

Dr. Mohan Thanikachalam

Dr. Mohan Thanikachalam

Medford, MA, Free Lance, 2018

  • Researched, designed and created a prototype as well as a final product of a brace for a Pressure Device Imager composed of felt, foam, Velcro and 3D printed materials

Eco Rep

Medford, MA, Area Leader, 2017-2018

  • Supervised three Eco-Reps and planned five sustainability events that reached 20+ students at each event

  • Maintained the compost program for a dorm

Saddle River Youth Theater

Tempe, AZ, Costume Draper and Builder, March 2019

  • Created a dress for the main character in the production of Between Two Worlds for an ASU Graduate Student's Thesis 

Libbylicious Sewing School

Wyckoff, NJ, Shop Counselor, 2015

  • Taught sewing and problem solving skills at a sewing day camp for children ages     6-14

  •   Created unique patterns for sewing projects inspired by images from the students 

Leadership EXPERIENCE 

Tufts Bikes 

Medford, MA, President, Head of Communications, Member, 2016-2020

  • Planned and executed the email and social media pages

  • Fixed bicycles and taught lessons on bike repair for the campus bike share

  • Organized bike rides, events and meetings for the club


Medford, MA, Costume Technician, Costume Designer, 2017 - 2020

  • Organized fittings for 15 actors, altered costumes and supervised two assistants and dressers for the show Chicago

  • Designed and pulled costumes for the productions of [title of show], Dutchman, Mr. Burns and Some Common Fate 

Wearable Tech Week

Medford, MA, Leader and Organizer, November 4-8 2019

  • Planned events relating to wearable tech for each day of the school week: Intro to Sewing, Intro to Electronics, Fabrics Sensors, Wearable Tech Mixer and Skype Talk with Leah Buechley which reached 30+ students

  • Led the workshops on sewing and fabric sensors as well as interviewing Leah Buechley

Tufts Unitarian Universalists

Medford, MA, President, Member 2016-2019

  • Worked on outreach and tripled the number of active members

  • Collaborated with other religious organizations on campus to provide three events each semester to the Tufts Community


Tufts University, Medford MA

Master of Science in Innovation and Management May 2021

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering May 2020

GPA: 3.70, Dean’s List (All Semesters)

FIT Saturday Pattern Making Course, New York City, Spring 2014

Glen Rock High School 2012-2016

Tufts European Center Summer Study Program in France 2017

KOBA Winterschool of Wickedfabrics in Germany 2018


CAD: SolidWorks, Creo, nTopology Platform and Element, Inventor, Revit, Google Sketchup, AutoCAD, Blender

Coding Languages: Python, MATLAB, Javascript, C++ (Basic)

Computer: Ansys, Materialise Magics, Polyworks ArcGIS, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Mathcad, Microsoft Office

Equipment: 3D Printer, CNC Router, Laser Cutter, Horizontal/Vertical Band Saws, Desktop Mill, Jump Shear, Solder, Hand Drills, Sewing Machine


The George H. and Marion E. Gowdy Prize for Mechanical Engineering   2019, Tufts University

The Glen Rock High School Science Award                                                   2016, Glen Rock High School

The Glen Rock High School Latin Award                                                        2016, Glen Rock High School

The Yaw Paw Camp Foundation Scholarship                                                 2016, Glen Rock High School

Websites on specific projects 

Intro To Robotics: Thies website showcases my different assignments in the course with a new project with the EV3 Lego Mindstorm each week.

One Handed Bagpipes: Created during the AT Hackathon at MIT, this website shows the development of an adapted bagpipe for one hand.

PeriO'ds Cereal: Developed to bring awareness to the menstrual taboo, I designed and created this cereal and website with my siblings.

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