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  1. 1. Taylor S. Amarel10420Jitney Lane, Grass Valley, CA95945 860-305-0287 tsa256@gmail.comWork and Volunteer ExperienceFounder of Amarel Solutions LLC June 2012 – PresentGrass Valley, CA Founder and CEO of Amarel Solutions LLC which researches, patents, and develops various problem solving technologies.Amarel Solutions is currently in licensing discussions with a number of clients.Hartford Hospital (1000+ hours total) June 2010 – January 2012Hartford, CT Interned as a Biomedical Systems Engineer at Hartford Hospital under the guidance of the Chief of Anesthesiology todesign and construct a low-cost system to produce a 3D image from existing 2D ultrasound machines in a clinical setting. Responsibilities included researching the administration of regional nerve blockade anesthesia to the brachial plexus with real-time 3D visualization,developing a robust tracking probe to track the movement of a 2D ultrasound probe and designing aLabVIEW programto reconstruct a 3D image.Hands on Hartford (40 hours total) June 2010 –September 2011Christ Church Cathedral, Hartford, CT Volunteered at a soup kitchen in Hartford hosted at Christ Church Cathedral.Student Technical Adviser(160 hours total) December 2009 – August 2011Avon High School, Avon, CT Coordinated with the Avon Public Schools Technology Board to promote and design technology based learning solutions. Helped create a formal protocol for Public Wi-Fi within school property.LeadershipPresident of Robotics Club June 2011- June 2012Avon High School FIRST robotics club, Avon, CT President of Avon Robotics Team. Responsibilities included maintaining communication between all team members, school administrators, mentors, contacts, families of participants and any other affiliated personnel. In addition, presided over all meetings and events. Additional responsibilities included scheduling, organizing, creating structures and procedures and managing all aspects of the team.Lead Robotics Electrician September 2009-July 2010Avon High School FIRST robotics club, Avon, CT Designed, managed, supervised and built the electrical system for the Avon Uberbots Robotics Team robot.Lead Robotics System Control and Software Development September 2008-July 2011Avon High School FIRST robotics club, Avon, CT Leader of the Uberbots Software Development and System Control team. Roles included designing a robust, modular, and efficient development framework. This included creating standards and white papers for coding, documentation, communications and software deployment. In addition, responsibilities included creating software in LabVIEW and C++, designing an effective control system, managing sensors, designing closed loop architectures, customizable user settings, and an overall robust development process.Webmaster October 2009-April 2010Avon High School FIRST robotics club, Avon, CT Responsible for managing, updating and designing the Uberbots FIRST Robotics website. Researched and integrated Web 2.0, efficient methods of communication, and a scalable omni page framework for increased modularity.President and Cofounder of Avon Middle School Computer Club February 2007-June 2008Avon Middle School, Avon, CT Co-founded Avon Middle Schools Computer Club and held the presidential position. Responsibilities included scheduling events, creating projects, supervising events, and recruiting members and mentors.Team Captain and Assistant Team Captain October 2008-March 2010Avon Canton Farmington Youth Hockey association, Avon, CT Captain of Peewee C and Assistant Captain of Bantam B Ice Hockey teams.
  2. 2. Extracurricular ActivitiesAvon High school Car Club (50 hours total) January 2011 – June 2012Avon High school, Avon, CT Participated in Avon High Schools Car Club. Roles within the club included welding repair and modification, electrical/computer/sensor systems trouble shooting and repair, optimizing air and fuel induction, engineering calculations, as well as selecting appropriate replacements parts, and fundraising.Avon High School FIRST Robotics Club(Over 1000 hours total) August 2008 – June 2012Avon High School, Avon, CT Participated in Avon High School’s FIRST robotics club. Roles included software development, design of control system, ordering parts, pit captain, designing an appropriate electrical system, creating presentations, managing the team website, communicating with and leading the team as president of the Avon High school Robotics club.Ice Hockey November 2006 – August 2009Avon Canton Farmington Youth Hockey Association, Avon, CT Played hockey as a defensemen in Avon’s travel hockey organization.Avon Middle School Computer Club (200 hours total) September 2006 – June 2008Avon Middle School, Avon, CT Co-founded and performed as president of a computer club to expose students to computers and explore student interests in computer hardware, software, programming and networking.Computer Web Design Club (80 hours total) September 2005 – May 2006Folsom Middle School, Folsom, CA Participated in Folsom Middle School’s Web Design club. Mastered the basics of web design, html, php and communication over the http protocol.AwardsAvon High School FIRST Robotics, The Uberbots Awards 2009 Suffield Shakedown Champions 2010 Delphi Excellence in Engineering 2009, 2010 Rockwell Automation and Innovations in Control 2011 Website Excellence Award 2010 Chairman Regional Winner United Technologies Regional ChampionMost Valuable Player Avon Canton Farmington Youth Hockey association, Avon, CTConnecticut Ice Hockey Champion Won the Connecticut Ice Hockey Championship as captain of Avon PeeWee C TeamCertificationsEmergency Medical Technician Basic Trained and certified EMT-Basic Connecticut EMS. Training included 200 hours of in-class informational and psychomotor training with an additional 20 hours of on-board ambulance ride time.FEMA 100b, 200b, 700a Certified in FEMA’s National Incident Management System and Incident Command System.American Heart Association CPR/AED certified 2011 Standards Trained and certified to American Heart Association 2011 CPR/AED BLS standards.SkillsMIG Welding House WiringInternal Combustion Engine Rebuilding Electrical SolderingComputer Aided Drafting on AutoCAD 2012 CNC Operation and MaintenanceComputer Programming in C++, LabVIEW, HTML, PHP and Java EngineeringProblem Solving Licensing Agreements/ Business Discussions