P18365: Team GDDS

Michael Gydesen

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Michael Gydesen is from Victor, New York, and is enrolled in Mechanical Engineering at RIT. He will be graduating in December 2018 with a Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering and a Masters of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering. His interests include FIRST Robotics and Magic: The Gathering. After graduation, Michael is going to pursue a career in mechanics of materials and design.

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Email - mpg5815@rit.edu
LinkedIn - Michael Gydesen


  • Arnold Magnetic Technologies:
    • Worked as a design engineer for Arnold Magnetic Technologies using Solidworks to develop magnet assembly fixtures and components for use in strong magnetic fields.
  • New Scale Technologies:
    • Tested micro-scale piezoelectric motors for proper operating parameters and designed a multi-axis mounting system for neuroscience applications while working at New Scale Technologies.
  • 21st Century group:
    • Worked as an automation engineer contracting for the USPS. Traveled throughout the contiguous United States commissioning and testing SPSS machines.

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