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Oghenetekevwe Akoroda

Student Researcher

I am a junior, mechanical engineering major at Howard University. I am looking for opportunities in the field of mechanical engineering where I increase and develop my technical skills, apply my theoretical knowledge, learn to work in the industry and actively network with engineering professionals.

experience

Math Tutor  
Howard University, October 2017 to Present, Washington, District of Columbia United States
(Education)
I tutor students in subjects like College Algebra I and II, Precalculus, Calculus I and II

education

Howard Univ  
Bachelor Of Science, mechanical engineering, Sep, 2015 to Present
Alain Locke Award from Phi Beta Kappa Certificate of Achievement from USPTO Certificate of Honor from Howard University Residence Life

projects

Bacterial Soil Electricity Generator  by  Bhawesh Thapa    
October, 2015 - December, 2015
My team of five designed and built a fuel cell that generates energy from the activities of microbes in the soil.

MATE Underwater ROV Competition  by  David Quashie, Oghenetekevwe Akoroda    
January, 2018 - Present
We are building and designing an underwater vehicle for the MATE underwater ROV competition

Drone design and building  by  Efueoghena Ikhioda, Oghenetekevwe Akoroda    
September, 2017 - Present
We are trying to build two drones in about two months that can perform different tasks apart from flying.

Terminator Arm  by  Cory Bethrant    
September, 2017 - Present
We are designing a robotic arm that encompasses machine learning and electronics. The arm will use reinforced machine learning to play a game (e.g. chess)

Awards

Alain Locke Award
Received the award from Phi Beta Kappa for maintaining a perfect GPA in my freshman year

Certificate of Honor
Received an award from the Office of Residence Life for maintaining a perfect GPA in my freshman and sophomore years.

Presidential Scholarship
Received an all-encompassing scholarship from Howard University that covers all my fees.

Certificate of Award
Received a certificate of award for best trademark from the United States Patent and Trademark Office