Samuel Albert


Purdue Undergraduate Student



Samuel W. Albert (615) 260-6341 ~ ~ 106 Sylvia Street, West Lafayette, IN 47906 
Objective: Aerospace Engineering student with strong leadership and technical background seeking industry experience through an internship in the aerospace sector for summer 2017  

Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 
Purdue Honors College 
Bachelor of Science in Aeronautical & Astronautical Engineering GPA 3.71/4.00 || May 2018 
Minor: Computer Science, Global Engineering Studies   
Warren G. Koerner Scholar – for excellence in aeronautical engineering July 2015, July 2016 
Dean’s List and Semester Honors – for academic achievement Spring 2015, Fall 2015, Spring 2016 
Stamps Leadership Scholar – full-ride scholarship for academics, leadership, service, and innovation May 2014  

 Proficient in Python, C, Java, and MATLAB; some experience with HTML, JavaScript, and CSS 
 Experience with CAD software (CATIA, NX, 123D Design) 
 Experience with 3D printers and related software (Slic3r, replicator) 
 Proficient with Linux systems (RHEL), LaTeX, and Microsoft Office 
 Conversational fluency in Spanish  

Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM Jun. 2016 – Aug. 2016 
 Designed, conducted, and analyzed experiments in the multiphase shock tube 
 Assisted in experimental setup and data collection in shock tube laboratory 
 Constructed, maintained, and repaired low-pass analog filters for seismometers and infrasound sensors 
 Installed and configured geophysics software on Linux virtual machines to enable real-time seismic data analysis 
 Created and presented research poster with Interns for Security, Arms Control, and Force Protection Engineering 

Engineering Projects in Community Service, Project Manager, West Lafayette, IN Jan. 2015 – April 2016 
 Managed team of 17 students across majors in designing a 2-story building for 125 students in Lumbisí, Ecuador 
 Planned, organized, and lead a trip to Lumbisí, Ecuador to assess feedback from stakeholders 
 Led crowdfunding effort as part of Purdue’s pilot program to raise thousands of dollars for a Jan. 2016 trip 
 Determined project’s goals, plans, and progress and led weekly team meetings 
 Collaborated with multiple stakeholders to compose long-term plan for next 10 years of projects 

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

Other Campus Involvement, West Lafayette, IN  
 Purdue Student Publishing Foundation Board of Directors, Vice-Chair Jan. 2016 – Present 
 Purdue Students for the Exploration and Development of Space, National Representative Aug. 2014 - Present 
 Purdue Sigma Gamma Tau, Inducted Member Jan. 2016 – Present 
 Purdue Global Engineering Program, Ambassador Jan. 2015 – Present 
 Purdue Scholarship Ambassadors, Ambassador Jan. 2015 – Present