Jacob Thompson

ELECTRICAL ENGINEER
 
Email:
jat5@clemson.edu
 
Phone:
423-276-4407

Hello!  I'm Jacob

I'm a student at Clemson University studying Electrical Engineering.  I hope to help develop cutting-edge technologies such as space systems, autonomous vehicles, or innovative energy solutions.  I keep myself busy through a combination of sports, photography jobs, club membership, and hobby-electronics projects.  

EXPERIENCE

Summer 2019

Plant Engineering Intern

EASTMAN CHEMICAL COMPANY

  • Instrumentation (flow, pressure, temperature, level), DCS, AC & DC motors

  • Solo project quoting, redlining, and designing conversion of float level switches to radar units

  • Assisted on more than 30 projects over the 11-week internship

  • Applied NEC standards to design of in-plant electrical systems

Summer 2018, Spring 2019

Controls Engineer Co-op

JR AUTOMATION

  • Application development in Visual Studio using C#, VB

  • Taught points to 6-axis ABB robots

  • Software support for internal project management tools

  • MSSQL Database work

May-December 2017

Controls Engineer Co-op

ADVANCED AUTOMATION

  • HMI development using Siemens TIA Portal

  • Macro development for internal company tools in Microsoft Excel

  • Microsoft SQL Management Studio and SQL Navigator work

Summer 2016

Utilities Power Distribution Intern

EASTMAN CHEMICAL COMPANY

  • Visual lightning strike data analysis using Excel

  • Updated motor starter wiring schematics

  • Wiring diagram study and investigation

Fall 2015 - Present

Student Photographer

CLEMSON ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT

  • Take pictures at football, basketball, soccer, baseball, tennis, track, volleyball, etc games

  • Studio portraits and controlled lighting shoots

SKILLS

C# / C / VB.Net / C++ / VBA

3D Printing

Arduino/ESP8266/Microcontrollers

Visual Studio

Microsoft Office

SQL Databases

PERSONAL PROJECTS

EDUCATION

Planned 2020-2022

Master's Degree

CLEMSON UNIVERSITY (Planned)

I plan on getting a Masters degree at Clemson in Electrical engineering under Dr. Ian Walker.  I will be working on a project in the growing field of Architecture Robotics, developing responsive surfaces that could be used in self-driving cars, entertainment, or medical applications.

2015-2020

Bachelor's Degree

CLEMSON UNIVERSITY

  • Studying Electrical Engineering with a minor in Business Administration

  • Member of the Club Ultimate Frisbee Team, President of Photography Club

  • Student photographer for the athletic department

  • User and advocate for Clemson Makerspace

  • On-track to graduate Summa Cum Laude (3.95+ GPA)

2011-2015

High School Diploma

SULLIVAN SOUTH HIGH SCHOOL

  • Graduated with 4.00 GPA

  • President of Spanish club, Beta club

  • Vice-president of the marching band 

  • Participated in Marching Band, Varsity Soccer, Cross Country

  • Elected Class President by my graduating class

CERTIFICATES, AWARDS, & LEADERSHIP POSITIONS

Certificates

  • Passed the FE Exam for Electrical Engineering (first try, as a Junior!)
  • SAChE Level 1 Certificate (Safety and Chemical Engineering Education)

Leadership Positions

  • Clemson Photography Club President (2018-2019)
  • RHA Community Advocate (2016-2017)
  • High School Class President (2015)
  • Marching Band Vice-president (2014-2015)
  • President of Spanish club, beta club (2013-2015)

AWARDS

  • Clemson ECE Outstanding Sophomore of the Year (2016-2017)
  • ...I'm working on it okay... 
  • Various scholarships I need to look up.  Thanks for reading this far :)

CONTACT ME

Jacob Thompson

ELECTRICAL ENGINEER (May 2020)
 
Email:
jat5@clemson.edu
 
Phone:
423-276-4407

Jacob Thompson

jat5@clemson.edu

Clemson, SC

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