Hi, I am Zain

Zain Shahid

PhD Student at University of Salford

I am a passionate PhD student in Mechatronic Engineering with an interest in Prosthetics and Orthotics. I have an interest in web development and build websites using Hugo.

Leadership
Team Work
Communication
Hard Working
Fast Learner
Problem Solving

Skills

Experiences

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PhD Student
University of Salford

September 2019 - Present, Salford, England

School of Health and Society, University of Salford.

Responsibilities:

Software Engineering Intern
Codethink

June 2019 - September 2019, Manchester, England

Codethink specialises in system-level software infrastructure to support advanced technical applications, working across a range of industries including finance, automotive, medical, telecoms.

Responsibilities:
  • Shadowing engineers in Python, C and Rust-based applications
  • Contributing to open-source projects and the wider GNOME community
  • Completing software upgrades for automotibe clients to be applied in future releases
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Applications Engineer
Yelo Test Systems

June 2017 - September 2018, Carrickfergus, Northern Ireland

Yelo designs and manufacturers automated test equipment and test engineering solutions for a range of industries including photonics, automotive and defence.

Responsibilities:
  • Project managed the development of an autonomous, optically driven PCB drill
  • Developed programs using LabVIEW, C++ and C.
  • Primarily worked on product repair and technical support for clients.

Projects

Phantom-Foot Simulator
Phantom-Foot Simulator
Owner September 2019 - Present

Development of tools to aid industrial foot medical device design.

Academic Journal
Academic Journal
Owner September 2019 - May 2020

Day to day recording of academic notes

Star
CDT Society
CDT Society
Committee Member September 2019 - Present

A student-led society for the promotion of innovations for prosthetic and orthotic users.

Details
Bouldering
Bouldering
Member May 2017 - Present

Bouldering and rock climbing.

Knitting
Knitting
Owner Forever and Always

Perpetually making something.

Achievements

Graduation

Fundraising

Volunteering

Language Learning