OUR EXPERTS

BENNETT WELKER
BSME & BA Physics
10

Years of
Experience

Bennett Welker is an experienced lead mechanical engineer, proficient in designing and manufacturing autonomous aerial survey drones, with composite carbon fiber and injection-molded bodies. He is skilled in PCB design and electronics integration, and has a strong background in design and fabrication of lightweight, high-performance competition vehicles, as well as constructing and modifying dynamometers, retrofitting engines, and managing fuel injection systems.

 

Experience

 

  • R&D Science and Engineering Mechanical Engineer, Sandia National Laboratories (2019-Present)
  • Suspension Engineer, Holley Performance Products (2016-2019)
  • Lead Mechanical Engineer, Identified Technologies (2014-2016)
  • Lab Assistant, Columbią University (2013)
  • Guest Services Associate, Towne Park (2012)
  • Combine/Truck Operator, Bar N Farms (2009-2011)


Skills

 

  • CAD Solidworks, Creo
  • MATLAB
  • LaTex
  • LabView
  • MasterCam
  • Topology optimization
  • Tire/suspension optimization software
  • ANSYS
  • TIG/MIG welding
  • Soldering, wiring, CNC machining


Education/Honors

 

  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Columbia University, New York, NY (2014)
  • B.A., Physics, Willamette University, Salem, OR (2014)