Ameera Elgonemy’s Resume 



College of Engineering BSc. in Mechanical Engineering (Class of 2023)
GPA: 3.73, Dean’s List Fall 2019 and 2020
Courses taken to-date: System Dynamics; Heat Transfer; Mechanical Synthesis Mechatronics; Mechanics of Engineering Materials; Python; Fluid Mechanics; and Sustainable Engineering of Energy.


Modeling Habitable Exoplanets Discovered by TESS and Kepler Space Telescopes Aug 2020-Present
Cornell University, Undergraduate Researcher
Use Python, MATLAB, and Excel to analyze 20,000+ exoplanets discovered by the TESS and Kepler space telescopes to determine and model the exoplanets that fall into their respective sun system’s Habitable Zone.

Cornell Mars Rover (CMR) Astrotech Subteam Member May 2021-Present
Design and manufacture the mechanical on-rover system that will autonomously perform life-detection tests on the rock and soil samples. Work with CAD programs, ANSYS, and manufacture parts in machine shops on campus.


Cornell Mars Rover (CMR) Science Sub-team Lead Aug 2019-May 2021
Created and implemented tests that would be performed autonomously on the Mars Rover to determine if the soil and rock samples being analyzed on rover contain or once did contain life.
CMR is a student-run engineering project team on campus, which aims to design an innovative Mars Rover to compete in the University Rover Challenge, which is held annually at the Mars Desert Research Station in Utah.

Sedgwick Claims Management Services Dec 2020-Aug 2021
Analyzed workers’ compensation claim cases to allow the company to meet strict deadlines.

Chabot Space & Science Center, Oakland, CA May 2018-Dec 2019
Designed, created, and performed scientific demonstrations based on astronomical concepts for visitors to science center.


Women of Aeronautics and Astronautics (WoAA), Cornell University, Member Sept 2020-Present
Society of Women Engineers,
Cornell University, Outreach and Diversity Committee Aug 2019-Present
Arab Student Association,
Cornell University, Member Aug 2019-Present


Machining: Machine shop trained to use lathe and milling machines.
Electronics: Experienced with circuit board schematics and components, as well as operating Arduino boards with C/C++ syntax.
Software Programs: MATLAB, ANSYS, AutoCAD, Autodesk Fusion360, Python, Java, Excel
Languages: Arabic (fluent)

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