Farid Saemi


Undergraduate student



Farid Saemi
13730 Balmore Circle, Houston, TX 77069
(713) 382-9669

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Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
- Pursuing Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering – Honors
- Cumulative GPA: 3.86, AERO GPA: 3.87
May 2017

Advanced Vertical Flight Laboratory, Texas A&M University
Undergraduate Research Assistant
- Built a 1 Degree-Of-Freedom magnetic levitation system
- Programmed a PID Controller in LabVIEW to actuate maglev
- Presented findings in final paper & oral presentation
- Experience: SolidWorks, LabVIEW, mechanical design
Summer 2015

UAV Aggie-Engineering Challenge, Texas A&M University
Undergraduate Research Assistant
- Designed & conducted 3 experiments to characterize UAV batteries
- Programmed LabVIEW VIs and test equipment for experiments
- Experience:LabVIEW, Experiment design, Tech. presentations
Aug. 2014-May 2015

Shape Memory Alloy Research Team, Texas A&M University
Undergraduate Research Assistant
- Repaired mechatronic surface with personally-secured $1100 grant
- Built a control circuit to actuate Shape Memory Alloy elements
- Experience: Arduino microcontroller, soldering, increment testing
Jan. 2014-Jan. 2015

Robotics Systems Technology Branch, NASA Johnson Space Center
Engineering Intern
- Programmed motion-capture software for Xbox Kinect with C#
- Saved team $40,000 in motion-capture costs vs. comparable system
- Co-developed simulation workflow to cut test times by 90% (1 day)
- Experience: C#, Software development, Increment testing
Summer 2014

Programming: Experience with C# & Java, Familiar with C++ & C, Novice VBA
Software: SolidWorks, Microsoft Office, LabVIEW, MATLAB, Mathematica
Communication: Technical writing, Public speaking (Theatre/Speech background)

LEADERSHIP American Institute of Aeronautics & Astronautics, TAMU
President (May 2015-Present)
- Increased officer efficiency with Asana (online task management)
- Expanding AIAA to reach beyond aerospace majors
- Presented reform plans to Aerospace Industry Advisory Board
Aug. 2013-Present

Society of Underwater Technology, Texas A&M University
Team Leader (March – May)
- Led multidisciplinary team to win deep Space/Ocean poster contest
- Increased awareness of aerospace/energy synergies via AIAA/SUT
Mar. 2015-Present

Award for Excellence: Aramco’s Deep Space-Ocean Forum student poster contest
University Scholar: One of ten recipients for the honors program’s top scholars