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1340 Giddings Avenue SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506 USA


Wayne State University, School of Medicine, Detroit, MI
Karmanos Cancer Center, Department of Radiation Oncology
MS, Radiological & Medical Physics
June 2015
Radiological Physics, Imaging I, Radiobiology, Dosimetry, Physics of Radiation Therapy, Anatomy &
Physiology, Radiation Safety, Radiation Therapy Laboratory, Brachytherapy, Treatment Planning
Laboratory (Eclipse), Seminar, Nuclear Medicine, Imaging II, Masters Research, Nuclear Medicine
Laboratory, Additional Electives: Modern Physics, E&M
Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI
BS, Mechanical Engineering
May 2010
March 2014-March 2015, Masters Research: A Systematic Analysis Of The Error Sources Within The
CyberKnife M6 Daily AQA Test, Karmanos/Mercy Health

Investigating the sources & respective magnitudes of the daily Automatic Quality Assurance (AQA) task
in order to best quantify where the radial error emanates from, with the objective to have the best
clinical knowledge of uncertainty & repeatability in frameless stereotactic radio surgery (SRS) patient

May 2012-March 2015, Medical Physics Research Intern, Mercy Health, Grand Rapids, MI

Pioneer ionization chamber calibration program and electron cutout project to meet required
clinical ACR accreditation. Have become versed in operation of LINAC (Siemens ONCOR).
CyberKnife M6 System: AQA, E2E, Fiducial tracking, kV Imaging System, Multiplan Software, SRS
Profiler, 6D Skull Tracking GAFchromic EBT3 film
Gain hands experience with practices, procedures, patient care, treatments within radiation

February 2012 - Shadow & Observation, Mercy Health, Grand Rapids, MI


November 2011-March 2012

October 2011-February 2012
May 2011-June 2012
March 2011-June 2012
January 2011-October 2011
April 2011-June 2011
July 2009-July 2010
August 2008-May 2009

Amway International: Legacy Servo Conversion

King Milling: Legacy Processor Conversion
WMU: Co-Gen Power Plant PM Contract
Ford Motor Company: Taurus Hood Launch
Armour Eckrich: Microwave System Conversion
AC Holdings: Servo Algorithm Tuning
Nucor Steel: Automation Retrofits
Marquette University: Hydroelectric Power Supply

June 2010 August 2013 Controls Engineer, Rockwell Automation, Great Lakes, USA
Role: Global Industrial Automation, R&D, Laboratory Manager, On-Call Field Support Engineer
Advanced Technology: Systems Integration, Validation & Regulated Industry Contracts; PLC,
PWM drives & servos, ODVA networking standards, ERP/ERM, electrical noise/grounding/power
quality, AC/DC systems & wiring,
Business Analytics: CAPA/FMEA/RCFA, Product development & Quality Assurance, Investment
justification & ROI, Fiscal Year Performance metrics, Large Seminar Events, Formal customer
training & Product Launches
May 2008 - May 2010 Mechanical Controls Engineer Co-op, Nucor Steel Corporation, Milwaukee, WI
Role: PM & Risk Management, integrated design structure developer, systems integration
Advanced Technology: Automation & advanced electromechanical, design & implementation
May 2004 - May 2008 Machinist & Field Technician, Todd Allen Machinery, Greater Milwaukee Area, WI
Role: Manufacturing & repair, retrofit metal forming machinery
Advanced Technology: Machining & tooling implementation, welding, rigging
Jordan, K., Mayville, A., and Bichay, T. A Systematic Analysis Of The Error Sources Within The
CyberKnife M6 Daily AQA Test. World Congress on Medical Physics 2015. Toronto, Canada, June


Python, MATLAB, VBA, C, JavaScript, Solidworks, PLC Industrial Languages, AutoCAD, Windows
Server, OPC/DDE data, SAP ERP, PID/Fuzzy Logic, Arduino, Apple Xcode, IBM SPSS statistical
Fundamentals of Engineering Exam, April 2009
Spanish language; volunteer in rural Dominican Republic & Boy Scout Venture Crew Chief


RESOLVE National: Co-Founder & Current Group Leader, National Seminar Host,
Washington D.C National Meeting Advocate
Diversity, Inclusion & Engagement Committee Chair at Rockwell Automation


AAPM Member
Pi Tau Sigma Honor Society President 2009-2010
Tau Beta Pi - Engineering Honor Society


Charlevoix Marathon 2013

FY13 Q1 Top District Support Person, Field Support Engineer-of-The-Year FY11
Grand Rapids Metro Health Half-Marathon Medalist 2012/2013
Mechanical Engineering Scholastic Honors