Jesse Lang





OBJECTIVE: To gain experience that pertains to aerospace structures and renewable/sustainable design, as well as develop technical skills to better prepare for a career in an engineering leadership position. I intend to expand the
reach of human civilization and help alleviate global problems, through engineering.

EDUCATION: University of California, San Diego, September 2011-Present
Bachelors of Science, Structural Engineering
Expected Graduation: June 2016
Focus in Aero-structures & Renewal
Minor in Management Science

RELEVANT COURSEWORK: Statics / Dynamics / Fluid Mechanics / Vibrations / Solid Mechanics / Structural Analysis / MATLAB Programming /  Statistical & Reliability Analysis / Structural Materials Lab / Conceptual Structural Design / Finite Element Analysis /  Aerospace Structural Mechanics / Aerospace Structures Repair / Nondestructive Evaluation / Composites (enrolled)

SKILLS: Microsoft Office & Excel / MATLAB / SolidWorks / AutoCAD / SAP2000 / Finite Element Analysis
Excellent teamwork skills learned during two years spent on the UCSD NCAA baseball team
Exceptional communication and organizational skills developed from serving as Event Director for Sigma Nu Fraternity
Volunteer/extracurricular involvement awarded through acceptance into Order of Omega Honor Society

LEADERSHIP/INVOLVEMENT: Students for the Exploration and Development of Space (SEDS@UCSD) President
Working in conjunction with NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center, SEDS@UCSD is the first university organization in the world to design, analyze, and test an additively manufactured “3D printed” rocket engine. The organization has received attention on NBC News, Yahoo News,, and the Discovery Channel.

Gordon Engineering Leadership, UCSD Jacobs School of Engineering July 2014- Present; Undergraduate Scholar
Chosen through a competitive application process as one of only twenty undergraduate students at UCSD to be a part of the 2014 cohort of Gordon Scholars: a network and training program specializing in engineering leadership (specifically, leadership and project management, and an interdisciplinary design project) provided through the Gordon Center.

PROJECT EXPERIENCE: Liquid Propellant “Vulcan-1” Rocket utilizing an Additively Manufactured Engine March 2015- Present; Project Lead
Researched and designed schematics of the 15-foot Vulcan-1 rocket structure
Developed project scope and currently managing 7 sub teams totaling 23 members
Upon completion, will launch Vulcan-1 rocket with a goal altitude of 10,000 feet

Liquid Propellant Static Test System for Additively Manufactured Engine September 2014- February 2015; Structures Team Lead
Designed and fabricated the static fire test system’s mobile cart exterior and “recoil system”
to create mobility and to withstand the loading of the engine’s thrust
Performed FEA as well as stress/ strain analysis on the structural components
Managed structures team of 6 members & worked with pneumatic systems team
Electric Guitar Instrument Construction November 2010-May 2011
Designed and fabricated working electric guitar, from the woodwork to electronics
Hands-on experience with structural and material design tools, including AutoCAD

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY: University of California, San Diego April 2014-December 2014 RIMAC Facility Supervisor
Liaison beTween NCAA athletics administration, Facilities Management, and UCSD
administration for concerts, conferences, and daily operations at the 44,000 sq. ft. facility