Kyle Nichols

Mechanical Engineering Graduate
  • Austin, TX
  • April 27, 2019

Education

  • University of New Orleans
  • Senior Mechanical Engineering Major / Mathematics Minor
  • Expected Graduation: Spring 2019
  • Cumulative GPA: 513
  • Dean’s List Fall: 2015, 2016, 2017, Spring: 2016
  • UNO Honors Program Fall 2015-Spring 2019

Skills

  • Microsoft Office
  • CAD: Autodesk Inventor, SolidWorks, AutoCAD
  • Programming: C++, Arduino C, Ladder Logic (RS Logix 5000)
  • Various Shop Tools: 3D Printer, Laser Cutter, CNC, Band Saw, Drill Press…
  • HMI Software (FactoryTalk View)

Work Experience

JA Reinhardt – Tech Production Support          (Engineering Internship)          Summer 2017, 2018

  • Lead Programmer for Dip Braze Automation Project
    • Wrote program and logic to autonomously control robotic arm, ovens, salt bath, conveyor belt, barcode, and air quench systems for the dip brazing process
    • Managed system safety and reliability through transition to automated process
  • Pressure Testing
    • Performed pressure and flow tests to verify pressure and flow related properties
    • Designed and built tooling to connect test equipment to parts without damage
  • Inspection
    • Performed visual examination on parts based on customer requirements
    • Measured dimensions of parts to verify production quality

Other Experiences

  • UNO Robotics Club Fall 2015-Spring 2019
    • Secretary Fall 2016-Spring 2017
    • Treasurer Fall 2017-Spring 2019
  • PHS Engineering Club, VEX Robotics Team Fall 2014-Spring 2015
  • IEEE Member Spring 2015-present
  • IEEE Region 5 Robotics Competition Springs 2016-2017

Second Place: 2018

  • Parkland STEMM Academy Camp: Engineering Design using CADD with Rapid Prototyping           Summer 2013, 2014
  • VEX Robotics Competition

Pennsylvania State Competition   Winter 2015 (Excellence Award)

World Championship                   Spring 2015

E-mail
kylenichols497@gmail.com
Phone Number
2078314426

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