ChrisDiMauro _at_ gmail.com
Sept. 2007- December 2008 Masters Degree in Integrated Digital Media
Sept. 2003- June 2007 Polytechnic University, BS
Degree of Liberal Studies, with concentrations in digital media and mechanical engineering.
General Engineering: Design, building and marketing a “bomb disarming robot” made using MindStorms educational robotics set.
SolidWorks, Solidedge, CAD.
Game design using the Torque game engine
3D modeling and effects using Maya, Blender
Graphic Design using Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign
Animation and Interactive design using Adobe Flash
Sept. 1999-2003 Port Richmond High School
September 2008- Current Research Assistant for the Social Game Lab
May 2008- September 2008 Research Assistant for the Center for Emerging Technologies at Polytechnic University
September 2007- May 2008 Central-Brooklyn-Robotics Initiative Fellow
Mentoring high-school-level robotics in preparation for a national competition.
January 2007 – January 2008 Havoc Media and Design
Photo touchups, storyboarding, animated segments for video slideshows.
July 2007 – September 2007 Digital Media Dept. Graduate Assistant, Intern
June – August 2005, 2006 Dormitory Housing Assistant
Customer Service, secretary duties, Tour guide.
September 2000- June 2002 High School Peer Math Tutor
Self-taught knowledge in the following:
Arduino microcontroller Lego Mindstorms robotics IFI/Vex robotics
Basic sensors and circuits C programming Stepper and servo motor control
Tibetan Book of the Dead- As part of a collaboration, created an interactive animation for a live performance.
Homebrew CNC mill- Built and programmed an experimental 3d art printer from scratch using an Arduino board and Max/Msp.
Trinity Firefighting Robot Contest- Organized and directed a team to compete at the Trinity Firefighting Robot competition at Hartford Connecticut. The robot was a completely autonomous, navigating a maze using a variety of sensors.
Performing arts: performed several plays and improvised comedy shows to a college audience.
Executive member of the “Polybots” club. Hosted robotics workshops for high school students. Volunteered at FIRST robotics competition events. Provided mentoring and leadership to many students’ independent robotics projects.
Member of the service fraternity Alpha Phi Omega, whose chapter has hosted blood drives and raised money for several charitable efforts.
Received the “Lifetime” award for my volunteered work in Student Activities.