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Smart Solar Window

Co-Founder, Lead Designer

1yr. 10mo.
November 2013 - August 2015

  • Evaluate and produce a grant proposal, business plans, startup pitches, product installation and ROI case studies, user journey mapping, social media content, and trade show presentations
  • Collaborate with scientists and engineers for iterative prototypes of an electronic building product
  • Network, pitch, and follow-up with industry professionals and investors
  • Co-lead and attend bi-weekly project meetings
  • Worked directly with business and technical co-founders, collaborated with two electrical and one plastics engineer for prototyping

Key Skills: Industrial Design, Graphic Design, Machines: Water Jet, CNC, Mill, Band Saw, Table Saw, Router, Random Orbital Sander, Materials/Parts Sourcing, Drill, Adhesives, 3D Rendering: KeyShot, 3D Modeling: Solidworks, General: Grant Proposal and Pitch, Writing, Investor/Advisor Relations, Follow-up, Industry Trend, User, and Mass Production Processes Research, Microsoft Office: Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Adobe Creative Suite: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premier Pro, Travel for Competitions

 
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FOR BUILDING DEVELOPERS LOOKING FOR CLEAN ENERGY SOLUTIONS THAT INCREASE THE VALUE OF THEIR INVESTMENT, THE SMART SOLAR WINDOW IS A WINDOW THAT GENERATES ELECTRICITY SIMILARLY TO SOLAR PANELS, BUT IS NOT LIMITED BY ROOF SPACE OR SUN EXPOSURE, AND HAS THE ABILITY TO SEAMLESSLY INTEGRATE INTO THE BUILDINGS OF TOMORROW.

 

Awards

  • Acquired by UbiQD quantum dot manufacturer in Los Alamos, NM, 2017
  • Invitation to interview for Fall 2015 High Tech XL startup accelerator in Eindhoven, NL, University declined due to government grant conflict
  • Placed Top 16 as undergrad in the University of Washington Business Plan Competition 2014, 2015, and $5,000 Wells Fargo Clean Tech Award, 2015
  • One of seven collegiate teams to win Phase II $75,000 EPA P3 Grant, 2015
  • One of 42 collegiate teams to win Phase I $15,000 EPA P3 Grant, 2014
  • 1st Place, 2014 NW Washington Sustainability Challenge, $10,000
  • 2nd Place & Clean Energy Grant, 2014 University of Washington Sustainability Challenge, $10,000
 

 

Three iterative Prototypes

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Pitch Deck

 

 

pitch Presentations

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Washington State Senator, Maria Cantwell

 

 

Business Plan

 

 

Display Banner

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User Research

 

 

Traction

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Crowdfunding Video

 

 

Social Media

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Website

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