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Tristan M.

Cox
coxtm [at] rose-hulman.edu

Objective
To obtain an innovative systems engineering position in the defense or fishing industry to allow me to follow my passion for
the United States and nature.

Education
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering May 2018
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Terre Haute, IN; 3.30/4.00 GPA

Related Courses: Control Systems, Analysis and Design of Engineering Systems, Mechanical Systems, Fluid Systems, Design
For Manufacturing, Machine Component Design, Computer Programming, Graphical Communications, Technical and
Professional Communication.

Skills
Excellent written and oral communication skills, have always been considered a great communicator by peers and
superiors from my past employment
MATLAB/Simulink, electrical and mechanical system simulation as well as controller design and solution approximation
Solid Works, designed a thrust/rudder assembly for a model hovercraft, Finite Element Analysis of machine components
MIG/TIG welding, basic machine frame assembly, constructed a storage system for work truck bed
Fabrication and 3D printing knowledge, designed and printed an improved active GoPro camera mount
Natural leader and team player, have had great success on group projects at Rose-Hulman including leading my group
to a perfect score on an open design and manufacture project for Design For Manufacturing

Experience
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology Operation Catapult Summer 2016
Advised more than 10 teams of students on efficiency and effectiveness in design
and fabrication for their projects
Monitored safety protocols of groups working in 4 design labs
Vermilion County Highway Dept. Summer 2014 & 2015
Managed a team of 10 full time employees alongside engineers on a road repair
project
Operated heavy machinery such as bushhog and batwing mowers as well as road
oilers
Designed and fabricated a new storage system to utilize space more efficiently on
our field truck

Achievements
Elected Illinois State Scholar by the Illinois Student Assistance Commission
Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering (academic competition) two time sectional qualifier
Rose-Hulman Deans list 5/8 Quarters
National Honor Society

Activities
Tournament Angler
Fishing Lure design/construction
Small machining projects such as building a Geneva wheel or a Camera Mount

References available on request