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Galen Trostle

Problem Solver

Recent BSME graduate from Portland State University with a passion for improving the lives of other humans. In the long term, I hope to use my engineering and interpersonal skills to address the complex problem of creating renewable energy systems in developing countries. In the short term, I am...
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Engineer / Field Tech  
Ridgeline Energy Analytics, October 2019 to Present, Boston, Massachusetts United States
(Energy Efficiency)
// Careful and accurate data collection and deployment of data loggers. // Identification and cataloging of lighting and mechanical systems for commercial buildings. // Self-directed field work, client interaction, and problem solving. //


Portland State Univ  
Bachelor Of Science, Mechanical Engineering, Feb, 2015 to Jun, 2019
Graduated Summa Cum Laude (over 3.7 GPA)

Reed College  
Bachelor of Arts, Mathematics, Sep, 2001 to Jun, 2005


Senior Capstone Project  by  Galen Trostle, Paul Rollins, Xelina Trytten, Omar Abudakar, Joseph Flannery, Michael Stahly    
September, 2018 - June, 2019
Senior engineering project sponsored by Intel Thermal Solutions. My team developed several options for creating pressure between two small plates using Shape Memory Alloy (Nitinol Wire). This year-long project included PDS and proposals, prototype manufacture and evaluation, meetings with industry sponsors, data collection and analysis, and final presentation. Contact me with questions!


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