Michael Nisip


Engineering Physics Senior



Michael James Nisip ++ (561) 951-3854

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU) – Daytona Beach, FL
Bachelor of Science in Engineering Physics (ABET Accredited)
GPA: 3.678/4.000 – May 2016
Honors Program, Dean’s List
Area of Concentration – Spacecraft Systems
Minor – Applied Mathematics

QuaSAr (Quadrotor Swarm Arena) Senior Design Project – Controls & Communications Team Lead
++ Currently developing a robust working testbed with other students for implementing swarm control theory on multiple, autonomous quadrotors
Stereoscopic 3D Video Integration with Autonomous Systems – Principal Investigator
++ Research and develop the use of high-speed cameras for obstacle avoidance in PLAN B autonomous vehicle
Executive Board Member – Business Manager
++ Responsible for supervising The Avion Newspaper operations, overseeing weekly newspaper production, and maintaining a budget for the organization

Engineering Analysis Intern – Northrop Grumman Corporation – Marine Systems – Sunnyvale, CA – May–August 2015
++ Implemented High Performance Computing practices to decrease proprietary-model simulation computation time by 150%
++ Applied Computational Fluid Dynamics software to support model validation and verification for submarine payload environment control
Engineering Analysis Intern – Northrop Grumman Corporation – Marine Systems – Sunnyvale, CA – June–August 2014
++ Created future launch vehicle design-optimizing software
++ Developed event-specific simulation software for NGC’s Advanced Launcher Development Program in support of the U.S. Navy’s OHIO-class ballistic submarine Replacement Program (ORP)
++ Analyzed necessity and feasibility of the data needs and materials list for the $25M testing and program validation occurring in 2016
Senior Student Technician – ERAU Information Technology – Daytona Beach, FL – August 2013–Present
++ Work ~20 hours/week during the school year
++ Support campus-wide audio/video and computer based needs
++ Communicate with customers to adequately address their requests
++ Troubleshoot and resolve technical issues in a timely manner

Engineering Software
++ CATIA v5, Pointwise v17, ANSYS Fluent v15/16, STK, CODE V
Programming Languages
++ MATLAB, Simulink, Python, C/C++, Atmel Studio
Microsoft Office Software
++ Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Lync, Publisher, OneNote
NGC Certifications
++ Cryogenics Safety, Cleanroom Entry Procedures, Plasma Cleaner Operation, Electrostatic Discharge Training/Awareness, Hexavalent Chromium Awareness, FOD Awareness, General Dynamics/Electric Boat Malpractice Prevention Training – ORP Missile Tube Program

Congressional Nomination – 2011–2012
++ Received Congressional Nomination from the Honorable Allen B. West (R) to attend the United States Air Force Academy
Kiwanis Club International – 2011–2015
++ Scholarship Recipient – Jacobson Scholar

Honors Student Association – 2012–2015
++ Active Member
Silver Wings – Challenger Chapter – 2012–2015
++ Public Relations Committee, Active Member
The Avion Newspaper – 2014–2015
++ Executive Board Member, Reporter, and Photographer