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User:MattMegill

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Fig 1: The Arcata Marsh at sunset

I am a student at Humboldt State University and I'm majoring in environmental resource engineering. I'm from Los Angeles, but I have no idea where I will reside after graduation. I'm eager make a difference in the world and leave my mark.


Interests in Engineering[edit]

  • Biomimicry
  • Renewable Energy
  • Hollistic Solutions

Engineering Experience[edit]

Humboldt State University

  • Student Intern: Led a team of three students to perform an inventory of travel related GHG emissions. Compiled figures together to produce an inventory of total emissions for Humboldt State University. I also researched possible organizational structures for a climate action committee.*

Los angeles County Sanitation District

  • Landfill Gas Technician Intern: Worked as part of a team to maintain a landfill gas extraction system.

Kinsbursky Brothers Inc.

  • MSDS Intern: I took inventory of all hazardous materials, as well as researched and updated the database of MSDS sheets.

Healing Spaces by Design

  • Research Intern: I researched the toxicity of various building materials and made recommendations for the best options.

Green Idea House

  • Green Construction Intern: I assisted with the construction on a project that utilized innovative green building techniques for a Southern California Edison funded case study.

Grid Alternatives

  • Solar Installation Volunteer: I worked on a solar installation for a low income household

Los Angeles Trade Technical College

  • Efficiency Optimization Intern: I participated in major related project (construction design and manufacturing) to assess the use

of resources, identified and made recommendations to promote conservation of resources. With the guidance of a professor, I also made recommendation to integrate BIM technologies into the classroom of construction design and manufacturing students.

Portfolio[edit]

  • For Engineering 215, my group and rebuilt a greenhouse. This is the document that we created.
  • This Gantt Chart shows a sample of project planning software.
  • This is a sample of an Auto CAD Drawing that I created.
  • This is a Sample Memo that I wrote during my ENGR 115 class.
  • This is a Spread Sheet that I created for an internship at HSU.