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The San Diego State University Mechatronics Club trumped more than three dozen teams at the annual Robosub Competition, held recently in Point Loma. Sawyer Villa, a student majoring in Mechanical ...Summer 2015Verified by San Diego State UniversityExpand ▾
Mechanical Design EngineerMay 2015 - PresentI am a member of the Mechanical Engineering team for SDSU Mechatronics, a robotics organization which competes in and won 1st place in the international AUVSI and ONR Robosub competition, against 40 international teams, including Cal tech and Cornell university. Responsible for mechanical design, testing, and maintenance, as well as robotic electrical/mechanical interaction, as well as interaction between software and mechanical aspects of robotics. I am trusted with the design and fabrication of CAD models of many parts, including functional weapon systems, waterproof components, and effective and realistic mechanical systems. I am familiar with robotics, comfortable with Software engineering and coding, and exposed to electrical engineering and the professional engineering environment.
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Villa and Associates
Structural engineer / AutoCAD draftsmanMay 2014 - PresentVilla and Associates is a small privately owned architecture and permit company. I am trusted with the creation and manipulation of architectural AutoCAD files, usually of large homes, hotels, large factories, or restaurants. Familiar with the permit process, building codes, AutoCAD drafting, functional housing development, lateral and structural calculations, sheer wall planning, and dealing with clients. I am also familiar with the building and assembly of a house, as I spent many years on or around job sites as a general construction laborer and/or carpenter.
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