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Garett Ochs

(425) 870-0441

I enjoy carrying out the entire process of conceptualization, design, analysis, manufacturing, and implementation. _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________


Computer Aided Design (Solidworks) Finite Element Analysis (Ansys, Cosmos, & Solidworks Simulation) Computer Aided Manufacturing (NX 8, HSM works) Publishing, spreadsheet, presentation, and video editing software. (Adobe, Office) 3 axis CNC and manual mill and lathe machining (HAAS machines) MIG and currently learning TIG welding Rapid Prototyping


09/09 -present

Performed composites research, analysis, testing, and manufacturing for this years carbon fiber/honeycomb monocoque formula car chassis. Executed the CAD modeling, iterative FEA analysis, CNC machining, assembly, and testing for various structural machined components on the UW formula car. Led a team of over 35 people and attained over $220,000 in materials and services in the past two years for the FSAE team. Working with a large network of companies such as Hexcel, Toray, Coastal Enterprises, Composites One, Composite Solutions, Janicki Industries, and more to create a full carbon fiber monocoque chassis for this years formula car.



University of Washington - Seattle, WA - 3.68 cumulative GPA 09/08 - 06/13 Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, minor in Mathematics. _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Planetary Resources Bellevue, WA 04/11 - present Mechanical Engineering Intern Mechanical hardware design, CAD modeling, and FEA structural analysis on equipment used for near space travel. Early prototyping and manufacturing for commercial spacecraft intended for space exploration. Working closely with experienced engineers, including previous SpaceX and JPL engineers. Genie Industries Redmond, WA Mechanical Engineering Intern Designed and tested new equipment for use on current production Rough Terrain Forklifts. Collaborated with engineers to solve assembly and manufacturing problems. Trained with software such as Ansys, SolidWorks, Autocad, and Analytix. 06/10 - 12/10

Recreational Equipment Incorporated (REI) Lynwood, WA 06/09 - 09/09 Bicycle Mechanic and Sales Performed all repairs and tune-ups required, including all bearing overhauls, headset and bottom bracket facing, lacing and truing wheels, as well as full tunes. _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Awards and Certificates

Awarded a deans letter for the past 11 consecutive quarters Member of the Golden Key International Honour Society Recipient of the: Wayne and Grace Stanley Scholarship, Curkendall Scholarship, Phi Kappa Sigma Scholarship, Paul Tsai Endowed Scholarship.



Available upon request.