SOPHI KRAVITZ
KINGSTON, NY 12401
sophikravitz@gmail.com

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Professional Experience:
Engineer / owner, MIX-E, LLC October 2010 – present

Clients:
Electronic Engineering consultant, Vicarious Visions/Activison, Albany, NY
Embedded systems project
Technical Advisor, Stone Brook Robotics, LLC, New York City, NY
Advising company on product design, selection and systems
Electromechanical Engineering consultant, Ceres Technologies, Saugerties, NY
Applications, support for X-Ray fluorescence (XRF) systems
Director, BlueStamp Engineering, New York City, NY
Currently promoting engineering to high school students through presentations and conversation.
Product Designer, National Institutes of Health (NIH), Bethesda, MD
Designed nosepoke system that will be placed in two labs. Delivered June 2013
Marketing Analysis Consultant, Fair-Rite Products, Wallkill, NY
Marketing strategy by working with Electrical Testing facilities (UL, TUV etc.). Report delivered July 2013

SSCS, Wappingers Falls, NY 2010-September 2012
Sales Engineer, New Product development. Marketing analytics.

Wiley Electronics, Saugerties, NY 2008-2010
Contract Electrical Engineer on electric motor efficiency study
Electrical Engineer for Battery Charger Prototype: Power electronics project. Circuit and Printed Circuit Board design, switching power supply design, signal amplification. C programming.

Stainless Design Concepts, Saugerties, NY 2008-2009
Control Systems Engineer on hardware design project of medium complexity for an embedded system control board. 12 layer board, power supply design, add-in of 4 analog inputs and noise filtering.

Pinscreens, Inc. Palenville, NY 2007-2009
Contract Project Manager/engineer: PLC and electronic design for museum projects
Electrical speed controller design using Automation Direct PLC product for moving bench located outdoors on Prince Street NYC

SP Industries, Gardiner, NY August 2007- July 2008
Project Manager /Controls Engineer
Project Manager of a major Electrical/Controls upgrade across a Chiller product line.
I was responsible for all electrical design and software specification. I interacted with people across two facilities and performed minor mechanical design. I kept this project on budget by negotiating prices with engineering vendors. I was responsible for sourcing all engineering materials and keeping the project on schedule.

SP Industries, Gardiner, NY July 2006- August 2007
Controls Engineer
HMI/ Firmware development for a Laboratory Glassware washer. PLC firmware development using Siemens S7 platform. Touch screen software development using Siemens WinCC platform. Responsible for technical support of older product lines using the Opto22 PLC platform.

Electronic Control Concepts, Saugerties, NY, January 2004 – August 2005
Project Engineer
Project intern in team that created an embedded system to control fluid flow. noise filtering, power supply design, micro-controller circuit design.
Project intern in Radiation Detector product. Geiger counter design.

Software and programming language
Autocad, PADS, Eagle, Proteus, Microsoft Office, Open Office, basic SolidWorks 2005, C language, C#, Javascript, PLC-Siemens, PLC- Automation Direct, Unity 3D

Education
Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, State University at New Paltz, May 2006
Bachelor of Arts in English, State University at New Paltz, May 1998
NEC Grounding, BOCES in Port Ewen, March 2010
Introduction to Photovoltaic Technology, BOCES in Port Ewen, May 2009

Organizations
Vice President of the Mid Hudson Chapter of Society of Women Engineers
www.swe.org 2009-2011
Eta Kappa Nu www.hkn.org, since 2006
Working or presenting at various events to promote Engineering as a career, especially for young women

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