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About Me: Reis G.M. Jones[edit]

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  • Currently pursuing a MS in Biomedical Engineering at Michigan Technological University
  • Graduated Magna Cum Laude from Michigan Technological Univerisity with a BS in Biomedical Engineering

Industry Experience:[edit]

  • Quality Engineering Internship with Phillips-Medisize in a post-production capacity, optimizing assembly line practices for plastic injection molded parts.
  • Design Quality Engineering Internship with Cirtec Medical in a pre-production capacity, designing various inspection fixtures for optimized inspection procedures as well as performing Gage R&R's to approve generalized inspection methods.

Research Experience:[edit]

  • Currently a member of the Engineered Biomaterials research lab at Michigan Technological University under Dr. Rupak Rajachar
  • Characterize mechanical properties of whale blubber and novel hydrogels in conservation and potential therapeutic capacities, respectively.
  • Model different biological tissues in FEM software to gain insight into real life performance of devices.
  • 3D model and print components and prototypes to be used in experiments or for machining purposes with AthenaII, Lulzbot TAZ 6, and Formlabs 2 printers.


  • Rapid Prototyping with 3D Printing.
  • Design and prototyping of functional equipment intended to increase ease of function.
  • Mechanical testing with tissue, polymers, and medical devices and equipment.
  • Design Portfolio


My Printer[edit]

AthenaII Printer


  • 1 extruder motor for a maximum of one filament printing at a time
  • Melzi II Controller board
  • BeagleBoard Green


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