Jason Scherer

313 Old Cedarfield Drive
Jason Scherer Blacksburg VA, 24060

Research Engineer: Center for High Performance Manufacturing January 2015 – October 2015
• Virginia Tech/National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) program
o Lab director and educator for team of 5
o Focused on additive manufacturing techniques and quality control processes
• Participated in vehicle safety and stability study sponsored by Mahindra Automotive
o Modeled preliminary design concepts to reduce overturning moment of a new crane design
o Coordinated and contributed to presentations (Autodesk Inventor, Studio and Adobe Photoshop)
Level 3 Technician: Virginia Tech 4help August 2015
•Technical support and systems integration
o Diagnosed and repaired computer software and hardware issues
o Focused on customer education in addition to expedient care
• Leadership and team management
o Supervised teams of 2-5 technical experts, each supporting groups of 4000-8000 students
o Acted as division representative to resident advisors, incoming students, and parents
Research Engineer: Center for Vehicle Systems and Safety June 2014 – July 2015
• FEA and CFD analysis of custom component housings
• Modeled various custom components for manufacturing (Autodesk Inventor)
• Performed cost-aware systems integration of a train wheel test apparatus
• Worked as team member with academic and industry professionals
Team Facilitator: Senior design project
• Collaboration between Virginia Tech and Boeing
• System for in-flight docking of manned and unmanned aircraft
• Coordinated Virginia Tech students, faculty, and Boeing representatives
Team Mentor – FIRST December 2014 – Present
• Mentored 34-member high school robotics team (#1541) during preparation for FRC competition
Bachelor of Science Mechanical Engineering (BSME), 2011–2015
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech)

Proficiencies Certifications and Languages
Additive manufacturing Autodesk Inventor Certified Labview Associate Developer
Machining Autodesk CFD Spanish: reading, writing, proficient speech
Electronics fabrication Autodesk Showcase German: reading, basic writing, speech
Labview Autodesk 3DS Japanese: introductory level
Netfabb Studio Autodesk Maya CPR and First Aid
Matlab Adobe Photoshop PADI Enriched Air Diver and Rescue Diver
Simulation Multiphysics Excel Visual Basic

Honors and Awards
• Center for High Performance Manufacturing engineering design competition: 1st Place
• Boy Scouts of America – Eagle Scout
• International travel, camping, hiking, ballroom and swing dance, fencing, Okinawan karate, SCUBA

  • Updated 8 years ago

To contact this candidate email Schererj@vt.edu

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