Evan A. Novak





Evan Novak
1101 3rd Street, Room #N2055
West Lafayette, IN 47906

3820 Celeste Lane
Naperville, IL 60564
To work at a summer internship in order to help develop professional skills as an engineer.

Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN							          		          May 2020
Currently in the First Year Engineering Honors program. Currently a member of Students                 		           3.79 / 4.0 for the Exploration and Development of Space, and the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.
Relevant Coursework: Honors Engineering Design I, Introduction to Engineering in Practice, PLTW Engineering Design and Development, PLTW Digital Electronics, AP Computer Science
Technical Skills: Inventor, CATIA, Java, Python, MATLAB, Microsoft Office

Purdue High Altitude Balloon Team, Purdue University			             					Present
Materials Team Lead
Working to gain a greater understanding of aerospace concepts by designing and building a balloon from scratch
Testing design skills in the Global Space Balloon Challenge
Aiming to be competitive in the Altitude, Photography, and Science categories
Honors Engineering Design I, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN	             		          		            Fall 2016
Programming and Robotics Lead
Applied engineering concepts in 3 long duration projects to improve design skills
Enhanced grasp on teaming concepts through semester long team projects and interactions
Programmed projects in both Python and MATLAB
Project Lead The Way: Engineering Design and Development, Neuqua Valley High School    		         2015-2016
Team Lead
Explored the product development cycle from problem identification to construction and testing
Applied CAD and sketching skills in part design and manufacture via 3D printing
Delivered a bicycle safety lighting system that exceeded initial specifications by up to 60%

Boy Scouts of America, Naperville, IL							  	 	   2009 - Present
Eagle Scout
Developed leadership skills in Librarian, Quartermaster, Patrol Leader and Instructor positions
Reinforced teamwork skills as Crew Leader at Philmont High Adventure program
Organized over 150 hours of personal, adult, and youth service to complete my Eagle Scout Service Project
Became a member of the Order of the Arrow, a Scouting organization centered on cheerful service
SpaceVision 2016 Volunteering, Purdue University		             	             				November 2016
Reception and Front Desk
Volunteered to help with the annual Students for the Exploration and Development of Space national conference
Attended seminars on topics from the impact of big data on satellites to the effects of international partnerships on space exploration to acquire improved knowledge of the aerospace industry
American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Purdue University			             	    August 2016 - Present
Working on level 1 high altitude rocket certification to be able to learn more about rocketry through models
Discovering new aspects of the Aerospace industry through guest speakers and company info sessions
Connecting with other students in all majors with a passion for aerospace
Eagle Scout     December 2015
Presidential Scholar   August 2016 - Present
National Advanced Placement Scholar   July 2016
National Merit Scholar    May 2016
Illinois State Scholar    2015 - 2016