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Name Lance Taylor
Registered 2011
Impact 780
Contributions Semiconductor recycling plant case study of CdTe photovoltaic manufacturing

Lance Taylor[edit | edit source]

EDUCATION[edit | edit source]

Michigan Technological University Spring 2012[edit | edit source]

  • BS Mechanical Engineering
  • BS Material Science and Engineering

INTERNSHIP EXPERIENCE[edit | edit source]

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company – Tire Science Research Findlay, OH[edit | edit source]

  • Constitutive material model development of elastomer compounds Summer, 2011
  • Finite Element Analysis of rubber mechanical testing specimen

John Deere Power Systems - 450 Base Engine Team Waterloo, IA[edit | edit source]

  • Automated data mining analysis for data acquisition files from test vehicles Summer, 2010
  • Developed MATLAB graphical user interfaces to find and analyze engine fault codes

John Deere - Process Engineering John Deere Waterloo Works Foundry Waterloo, IA[edit | edit source]

  • Cold box- core sand testing technique development and statistical analysis Summer 2009
  • Modeled tensile strength development and key process variables

Dana Corp. - Materials Engineering Department Maumee, OH[edit | edit source]

  • Component evaluation- ring and pinion gears, ductile iron carrier Summer 2008 and differential case castings, induction hardened shafts, tube analysis,and welds (magnetic arc and puddle).
  • Failure analysis of dyno tested axle assemblies

Hauser Engineering Inc. Ottawa Lake, MI[edit | edit source]

  • Fabricated small scale machine tools- Mills, reamers, grinding wheels Summer 2007
  • Refurbished 5 axis CNC Grinders

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE[edit | edit source]

Advanced IC Engine Cooling Systems Dec 2010- Present[edit | edit source]

  • Built a bench top testing apparatus to establish methods for detecting nucleate boiling

Aluminum Scandium Alloy Development Aug 2010 - May 2011[edit | edit source]

  • Heat treatment of swagged specimen to characterize cold work properties

LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE[edit | edit source]

  • American Foundry Society / Material Advantage Chapter President
  • ASM International Student Board Member
  • Pi Tau Sigma President
  • Math Learning Center Coach
  • Alpha Sigma Mu President
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