01.2021 - Present
In this role, I've developed a therapeutic device from concept to manufacture for a startup. Beginning with a rough prototype, I have streamlined the multi-purpose device through multiple iterations, undergoing user testing and developing CMF specs for the final product. I contributed detailed schematics to apply for a utility patent.
02.2019 - Present
Houston Anytime Manager
Throughout Houston, Tide Cleaners operates contactless dry cleaning lockers in apartment buildings and corporate campuses. My role is to ensure quality of service, coordinate installations, and maintain relationships with developers. During the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, I expanded my role to include selling surplus lockers, generating over $11K in additional funds.
03.2019 - Present
An abbreviation of "dynamic extension," the product began in a medical design studio at UH. I interviewed and shadowed Occupational Therapists at Quentin Mease Hospital to develop a therapeutic device that encourages independence in practice, thus speeding recovery for patients who experience post-stroke upper limb spasticity. The device was applied to several pitch competitions and developed into a business plan in UH's RED Labs accelerator.
2018 - 2020
University of Houston
MSc Industrial Design
2012 - 2015
BSc Fiber Science & Apparel Design