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  • Joao Buemi
    (832) 904-6300


Recent graduate Mechanical Engineer with an excellent academic background and a big passion in Oil & Gas Industry seeking Full-Time/Co-op opportunity where outstanding analytical and problem-solving skills can be utilized


Capstone: Motorized Fan Blade Separator, University of Houston Jan 2020 – Dec 2020
 Managed a team of 3 engineers creating a product capable of removing air conditioner fan blade in a fourth of the lead time, accomplished 95% of client’s needs
 Developed and supervised Gantt chart timeline to effectively increasing 30% team productivity throughout the product development and manufacturing process
 Determined material fatigue analysis, improve structural flexibility by 25%, utilizing FEA to define material constrains
 Oversaw the procurement process, cut down 15% on sub-components cost by actively comparing different vendors
 Build a torque meter to validate the product’s performance resulted in 90% accuracy in measuring specific torque of 80 foot-pound

Gearbox, University of Houston Feb 2020 – April 2020
 Led a team of 3 classmates in designing, building, and testing a gear-powered device that successfully delivers 10 rolls of pennies up a 25-degree inclined ramp resulting in 100% of standard met
 Performed finite element analysis to optimize components in the design phase to develop a better device
 Performed engineering calculations using Mathcad to determine gear ratio, speed, and torque

Ball Separator, University of Houston Sep 2018 – Dec 2018
 Coded a program using Arduino that successfully separate 8 different balls based on color through the use of a sensor
 Manufactured ball separator device from scratch based on the AutoCAD design

Faculty Delivery Assistant, University of Houston Library July 2019 – Aug 2019
 Organized, planned, and managed day to day activities through communication and management skills resulting in over 300 successful issue and receipt of books
 Delivered, picked up books and other library materials from a variety of colleges and departments
 Updated daily books database based on statistics from delivery while increasing accuracy rates by 10%

Awards and Certifications

 UH-NSBE Henry Foundation Scholarship Nov 2020 – Present
 Transfer Continuation Scholarship, UH Aug 2020 – Present
 Scholarship Program for Employees’ Children, Chevron (CABGOC) Aug 2018 – Present
 Transfer Excellence Scholarship, UH Aug 2018 – May 2020

Certificates: Fundamentals of Supervision and Management, Managing Customer Service, Python, Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt


Computer: MATLAB, Mathcad, Arduino, Python, Solidworks, AutoCAD, MS Office
Languages: English, Portuguese, Spanish


University of Houston Houston, TX
Master of Science in Subsea Engineering Expected May 2022
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering December 2020
Minor in Mathematics GPA: 3.25