Sam Albert





Samuel W. Albert (615) 260-6341 ~ 1196 Third Street, Room 380 ~ West Lafayette, IN 47907 Objective: Summer 2016 engineering internship in the space industry  
Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN Purdue Honors College Bachelor of Science in Aeronautical & Astronautical Engineering GPA 3.65/4.0 || May 2018 
Minor: Computer Science, Global Engineering Studies   
HONORS Warren G. Koerner Scholar July 2015 Dean’s List and Semester Honors Spring 2015 
Stamps Leadership Scholar May 2014  
Proficient in Python, ANSI C, Java, and MATLAB; some experience with HTML, JavaScript, and CSS 
 Experience with robotics (LEGO NXT) 
 Experience with CAD software (CATIA, NX, 123D Design) 
 Experience with 3D printers and related software (Slic3r, replicator) 
 Conversational fluency in Spanish 
 Proficient with Linux systems and Microsoft Office  


EPICS, Project Manager, West Lafayette, IN Jan. 2015 – Present 
 Managed team of 17 students across majors and classes in a real engineering solution 
 Conducted weekly team meetings and organized project’s goals, plans, and progress 
 Lead team effort to build a multipurpose community center in Lumbisi, Ecuador 
 Collaborated with team members to develop budget and design for the building 
 Completed grant applications and project documentation 

Internship and Study Abroad Experience, Cartagena, Colombia Summer 2015 
 Worked as an intern in the theoretical physics doctoral program at La Universidad de Cartagena 
 Grew in perspective through experiencing engineering and academic practices in a different country 
 Gained technical skills calibrating, repairing, and redesigning 3D printers 
 Learned web development and data visualization techniques through creating a website for the program 
 Improved Spanish skills as well as cultural knowledge and appreciation through immersion in Cartagena 

Purdue Global Engineering Program, Ambassador, West Lafayette, IN Jan. 2015 – Present 
 Represented Purdue Global Engineering to current and prospective students and faculty members  Hosted and networked with engineering faculty from around the world 
 Planned and executed events to engage international and domestic students in a common activity 
PresentTents, Founding Member and Co-Owner, Franklin, TN  Jan. 2012-Aug. 2014 
● Analyzed successes and failures to guide the company and business plan for over 2 years 
● Managed finances and filed taxes, qualifying the business for BBB accreditation and successfully bringing the company out of debt in less than a year 
● Engineered a process through continual refinement to optimize production of shirts