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Mechatronics Engineering & Management Science


Just someone learning how to lead projects and solve problems with data.
Founder of PetroPredict. Past intern at Facebook, Suncor (PetroCanada) and Chrysler. Currently a candidate for BASc in Mechatronics Engineering .

Remembering LKY using Twitter Analytics

Custom Twitter scrapper, cleaning and anlaytics in python and [R] used to create an news infographic.

Final Visualization (PNG, 8.6 MiB), Design Document (PDF, 1.4 MiB), Code (Github)

Titanium Product Design

Contract manufacturing consulting and industrial design work for Militia Carry Co.

Purchase Militia EDC Products

Twitch Plays Hardware: IRC Controlled NintendoDS

A (guide to building) Nintendo 3DS controlled by Twitch.tv stream chat using arduino.

Full Project (hackster), Code (Github), Hackathon Win Photo (instagram)

OCP hackathon Winner: Kingpin Debug Card

Simple debug card for the OpenRack V2's Battery Backup Unit which provides instant visualization for any issus

Full Project (hackster), Circuit (Upverter), Blog (OpenCompute)

AutoBikes: Autonomous Electric Bicycles for First and Last-mile Mobility on Demand

E. Wilhelm, A. Gupta, S. Modurpalayam, R. Wang, B. Walton, A. Wootton, T. Jeruzalski, and A. Andrade,
International Electric Vehicle Symposium & Exhibition (evs28.org) 2015

Autobike

Poster (PDF, 2.2 MiB), Video (YouTube), Scability Analysis Code (GitHub)

Multifaceted Approach to Oil Field Segment Analysis using Artificial Intelligence

Andrew Andrade and Maurice Dusseault
SPE Canada Student Research Contest 2014

AI in Petroleum Industry

Waveguide adapter plate to facilitate accurate allignment of sectioned waveguide chanel in microwave antenna assembly

M. Fakharzadeh, A. Andrade, S. Jafarlou, B. Lynch, and M. Tazlauanu,
Patent Pending

Petroleum101.com | The Young Professionals Guide to the Petroeum Industry


SPE uWaterloo Student Chapter 2014

I started Petroleum101 with the purpose to provide the technical background for anyone to enter the petroleum industry and have a great career. In the first week of launching with SPE uWaterloo, we have over 2500 views from 75 countries. The blog currently has over 260 suscribers

Petroleum101.com

Andrew Andrade's Personal Blog


2014

mrandrewandrade.com/blog

Growing and scaling high performance teams


Conrad Business, Entrepreneurship and Technology Leadership Blog 2014-14-14

Blog post about how I grew PetroPredict from just an idea to 6 figure revenue within our first year

CBET Blog (abridged), Leadership and Management Pulse (Unabridged)

How I won $5000 at a Facebook Hackathon without a single line of code


Opencompute.org Blog 2014

A blog post about how I won the opencompute.org summit hackathon by pivoting halfway through the hackathon

Blog post (Opencompute.org)

PetroPredict

Technical Co-founder and Lead Researcher,
October 2013 - Present, Waterloo and Calgary (Canada) & Singapore

More information comming soon!

Facebook

Hardware Manufacturing Engineering Intern,
2014/01 - 2014/04, California & Prineville (USA) and China

More information comming soon!

Peraso Semiconductor Technologies

Embedded Software Engineering Intern,
2013/05 - 2013/08, Toronto, Ontario (Canada)

More information comming soon!

Suncor Energy (PetroCanada)

Resevoir Engineering Intern,
2012/09 - 2012/12, Calgary, Alberta (Canada)

More information comming soon!

Imtex | Innovative Membrane Technologies

Mechnical Engineering Intern,
2012/01 - 2012/04, Mississauga, Ontario (Canada)

More information comming soon!

Chrysler

Summer Student,
2011/06 - 2011/08, Brampton, Ontario (Canada)

More information comming soon!

City of Mississauga

Lifeguard, Lifesaving Instructor, Aquatics Camp Leader, Deck Supervisor,
2009/06 - 2011/06, Mississauga, Ontario (Canada)

More information comming soon!

Cantech Tool and Machine Co.

Summer Co-op Student Machinist and CNC Operator,
2009/06 - 2009/09, Mississauga, Ontario (Canada)

More information comming soon!

Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD)

Artificial Intelligence and Self Driving Vehicle Visting Researcher (Part time),
2015/01 - 2015/04, Singapore

More information comming soon!

Waterloo Institute for Sustanable Energy

Undergraduate Research Assistant,
2013/01 - 2013/04, University of Waterloo, Ontario (Canada)

More information comming soon!

Institute for Quantum Computing

Summer Research Student,
2010/07 - 2010/09, Waterloo, Ontario (Canada)

More information comming soon!

WizardPuff

Data Scientist,
2015/05- Present, Waterloo, Ontario (Canada)

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Militia Everyday Carry Co.

Industrial Designer and Product Design Lead,
2014/05 - 2014/08, Toronto, Ontario (Canada)

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Peraso Semiconductor Technologies

Mechanical Manufacuturing Lead,
2013/09-2013/12, Greater Toronto Area (Canada)

More information comming soon!

Top Hat

Campus Ambassador (Sales and Marketing),
2013/02 - 2013/04 , Waterloo, Ontario (Canada)

More information comming soon!

University of Waterloo

Mechatronics Engineering (Candidate for BASc),
2015/05 - Present, Waterloo, Ontario (Canada)

More information comming soon!

National University of Singapore

Engineering Exchange Student,
2015/01 - 2015/04, Singapore

More information comming soon!

Startup School (YCombinator)

Startup School 2014 Cohort,
2014/09 - 2014/12, Remote (Silicon Valley (USA), Waterloo (Canada), Singapore)

More information comming soon!

University of Calgary

Associate Engineering Student,
2012/09 - 2012/12, Calgary, Alberta (Canada)

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University of Waterloo

Mechatronics Engineering (Candidate for BASc),
2011/09 - 2013/12 (Dropped out) , Waterloo, Ontario (Canada)

More information comming soon!

Port Credit Secondary School

Regional SciTech and SHSM in Manufacturing OSSD,
2007/09 - 2011/06, Mississauga, Ontario (Canada)

More information comming soon!

SPE uWaterloo Student Chapter

Petroleum101.com Lead,
2014/05 - Present

Leading the education initiative at the SPE uWaterloo Chapter

University of Waterloo Petroleum Energy Association

Advisor,
2013/11 - 2014/03

Advised the group until the merger with SPE uWaterloo

University of Waterloo Petroleum Energy Association

Events & Marketing Lead,
2013/05 - 2013/11

Organized and marketing talks, meet and greets and other events on campus leading to 100+ membership and regular turn out

University of Waterloo Entrepreneurship Society (UWES)

Advisor,
2013/05 - 2013/09

Collaborated with UWES and UWPEA to promote entrepreneurship in the petroleum and energy industry

University of Waterloo Nanorobotics Group (UWNRG)

Macrofabrication Lead (Mechanical),
2012/09 - 2013/10

Got promoted from a technical member to the team lead for the macrofabrication (mechanical) work necessary for the group. I lead a team of three students to design and build the control system which won ICRA 2013 mobile robotics competition

Lifesaving Society

Leadership Instructor,
2010/04 - 2011/05

Taught classes in leadership and lifesaving techniques in an aquatics environment

Royal Canadian Army Cadets

Cadet Leader Instructor,
2008/05 - 2009/08

Leadership and instructional training from the Royal Canadian Army Cadets

Colubian Squires

Founding Squire,
2005/04-2010/03

Founded the local Columbian squires circle eventually got knighted when I turned 18

University of Waterloo Statistics Club

Member,
2015/05 - Present,

University of Waterloo Product Vision Club

Member,
2014/10 - Present,

Society of Petroleum Engineers

Student Member,
2013/05 - Present,

University of Waterloo Entrepreneurship Society

Member,
2013/01 - Present,

University of Waterloo Petroleum Energy Association (UWPEA)

Member,
2012/05 - 2014/03,

Member until UWPEA merged with SPE uWaterloo

University of Waterloo Computer Science Club

Member,
2012/01 - Present,

Professional Engineers of Ontario

Student Member,
2011/09 - Present,

University of Waterloo NanoRobotics Group (UW_NRG)

Technical Team Member, Macro Fabrication Lead,
2011/09 - 2013/09,

Leading a team of three for the macro (mechanical & electrical) fabrication for all the microrobots platforms. Specifically, I designed and built the mechanical control system which won the ICRA Microrobotics Challenge in 2013

2824 Royal Canadian Army Cadets

Cadet, Private, Corporal, Master Corporal,
2008/08 - 2010/05,

Joined the RCAC and participated in basic military training

Lifesaving Society

Member, Competitor, Instructor,
2005/12 - Present,

Port Credit Secondy School

Alumni Outreach Organizer and Motivational Speaker,
2012/09 - Present , Mississauga, Ontario (Canada)

Motivational speaking to highschool students at Port Credit Secondary School

Waterloo Engineering

Student Design Symposium Organizer,
2012/05 University of Waterloo, Ontario (Canada)

Organized a symposium for students to present their personal projects to the public

City of Mississauga

Area Site Plan Manager and Supervisor for New Years Eve,
2012/01, Mississauga, Ontario (Canada)

Organized Missisauga's New Year's Eve Celebration. I planned the site area, collaborated with food vendors, performers and other vendors. During the event I lead teams of volunteers to set up and operate the event.

World Community Grid

Research Promotion Team Lead,
2009/09, Waterloo, Ontario (Canada)

Leading Waterloo's World Community Grid team, uWaterloo's largest distributed computing project leading to over 1000 years of distributed not for profit research computing time

06/24/15

R Programming 101

uWaterloo Stats Club

Slides (PDF), Source (Github)

11/20/13

Starting Success: 2 Million Minutes of Highschool

PortCredit Secondary School

Slides (PDF, 1.6 MiB), Portable Prezi (ZIP, 56.1 MiB)

03/03/15

Best Overall Canadian Co-op Student (Intern) of the Year 2014

Canadian Association for Co-op Education

Link to award

09/10/14

Third Best Masters Research Paper and Best Undergraduate Talk

Society in Petroleum Engineers' Canada Wide Research Contest

Link to award

05/13/14

Energy Entrepreneur Challenge & Startup Pitch Awards Winner ($30,000)

Ontario Center of Excellence

Link to winner's page

03/26/14

Best Startup at Velocity Fund Finals ($25,000)

University of Waterloo

Link to news release

03/14/14

Facebook Hardware Hackathon Winner ($5,000)

OpenCompute.org Conference

Link to win mention

07/21/15

First Place at Technical Speaking Competition ($500)

Sandford Fleming Foundation

05/17/15

Top 25 percent: West Nile Machine learning Challenge

Kaggle Data Science Competitions

Link to competition

03/03/15

Best Overall Canadian Co-op Student (Intern) of the Year 2014 ($500)

Canadian Association for Co-op Education

Link to award

03/02/15

Emery-Dufault Award for Contributions to Co-op Education ($500)

Canadian Association for Co-op Education

Link to award

03/01/15

Engineering Co-op Student of the Year ($250)

University of Waterloo

Link to award

09/14/14

Top 25 percent, Higgs Boson Machine Learning Challenge

Kaggle Data Science Competitions

Link to competition

09/10/14

Third Best Masters Research Paper and Best Undergraduate Talk

Society in Petroleum Engineers' Canada Wide Research Contest

Link to award

05/13/14

Elevator Pitch Competition winner ($5,000)

Ontario Center of Excellence

Link to news release

05/13/14

2014 David McFadden Energy Entrepreneur Challenge Winner ($25,000)

Ontario Center of Excellence

Link to news release

03/26/14

Best Startup at Velocity Fund Finals ($25,000)

University of Waterloo

Link to news release

03/26/14

Best use of Arduino

BeMyApp Factory Hackathon

Link to win mention

03/14/14

Facebook Hardware Hackathon Winner ($5,000)

OpenCompute.org Conference

Link to win mention

03/01/14

2014 Global Engineering Entrepreneurship Competition Award Winner ($1,500)

India Institude of Technology Alumni (PANIIT)

01/18/14

MongoDB Award for best use of MongoDB

LAHacks

12/31/13

Co-op Student of the Year Honorable Mention

University of Waterloo

12/01/13

People's Choice Award for Best Startup

Velocity Fund, University of Waterloo

Link to news

12/01/13

Best Overall Startup

Velocity Fund, University of Waterloo

Link to news

12/01/13

Best Overall Startup

Velocity Fund, University of Waterloo

Link to news

11/01/13

Nicol Entrepreneurial Award ($500)

Conrad Business School

07/01/13

Developer Movement Yellowbelt

Microsoft

06/21/13

First Place at Autonomous Mobility Challenge

International Conference on Robotics and Automation

Link to team post

05/03/13

Industrial Undergraduate Research Award ($4,500)

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada

03/01/13

Best Sales Team

TopHat

02/01/13

Ambassador of the Month (most sales)

TopHat

01/03/13

Undergradute Student Research Award ($2,000)

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada

09/26/12

Best Overall First Year Student ($1,250)

Professional Engineers' of Ontario Foundation Scholarship

06/15/12

Third Place Junior Design Competition

Waterloo Engineering Competition

09/01/11

President's Scholarship for High Acedemic Achievement ($2,000)

University of Waterloo

06/26/11

Terry Garbutt Memorial Award for School and Community Contributions ($500)

Port Credit Alumni Association

Link to award

06/26/11

Highest Overall Average, Port Credit Secondary School ($500)

Port Credit Secondary School

06/26/11

Alumni Excellence Award for Best Overall Academic Student ($750)

Port Credit Alumni Association

Link to award

06/25/11

Vice Principal Award for Technology Development in a Classroom Setting ($200)

Port Credit Secondary School

06/22/11

Ultimate Frisbee Gold Medal

Regional of Peel Sports Association

Link to news article (PDF, 0.5 MiB)

05/01/11

Silver Medal at CNC Programming at Skills Ontario Competition

Skills Ontario

03/01/11

Honorable Mention Canadian Computing Competition

University of Waterloo

10/01/10

Bronze Medal at the Engineering Olympics

McMaster University

05/01/10

Third place in Precision Machining

Regional Skills Ontario

05/01/09

Sixth Best Overall Team in Robotics

Skills Ontario

05/01/08

Fourth Best Overall Team in Robotics

Skills Ontario

01/01/05

First place Mississauga Lifesaving Club in Junior TeleGames, Fall 2004,

Canadian Lifesaving Society

Link to award

06/01/04

Silver Medal in Lifesaving: 50 m tow with fins

Canadian Lifesaving Society

Link to award

03/31/15

Mississauga's Andrew Andrade is Canada's best intern

Mississauga News

Link to News Article

03/14/15

Front Page of Waterloo Engineering

University of Waterloo and Waterloo Engineering Front Page

Screenshot (JPEG, 300 KiB)

09/30/14

Excelling in Entrepreneurship Due to on Campus Support

uWaterloo's Student Success Blog

Link to Article

09/06/14

PetroPredict Technology Spotlight on the Waterloo Record

Waterloo Record's Technology Spotlight (in print)

Link to Article Scan

06/21/14

Speaking with Mr. Stephan Harper, Prime Minister of Canada about PetroPredict

Waterloo Engineering

Link to Article

04/11/15

Goan student is Canada's best intern

Goan Voice

Link to Article

03/20/15

University of Waterloo Honours Top Co-op Students

Exchange Magazine

Link to Article

03/19/15

Engineering student is the country's top co-op student of the year

uWaterloo Engineering News

Link to Article

03/18/15

Waterloo Student Wins Top Co-op Student of the Year Canada

University of Waterloo News

Link to Article

03/15/15

Front Page of University of Waterloo

University of Waterloo Front Page

Link to Image of Webpage

03/14/15

Front Page of Waterloo Engineering

Waterloo Engineering Front Page

Link to Image of Webpage

11/26/14

Founding PetroPredict

Iron Warrior (Waterloo Engineering)

Link to Article

11/09/14

Winning third place at the Canada wide SPE Graduate Research competition

Society of Petroleum Engineer's Memorial Univesity of Newfoundland

Link to Article

11/07/14

Creating Pandr at HacktheNorth

Thalmic Lab's Blog

Link to Blog Post

09/30/14

Excelling in Entrepreneurship Due to on Campus Support

uWaterloo's Student Success Blog

Link to Article

09/06/14

PetroPredict Technology Spotlight on the Waterloo Record

Waterloo Record's Technology Spotlight (in print)

Article Scan (PDF, 9.45 MiB)

08/13/14

One my student's Startup Life at PetroPredict

Velocity Blog

Link to Article

08/12/14

PetroPredict's Making Smarter Enterprise Decisions

Waterloo Institute for Sustanable Energy Research Spotlight

Link to Article

06/21/14

Speaking with Mr. Stephan Harper, Prime Minister of Canada about PetroPredict

Waterloo Engineering

Link to Article

05/14/14

PetroPredict Winning Awards at OCE Discovery Conference

Waterloo Engineering News

Link to Article

05/04/14

PetroPredict Entering Velocity

Beta Kit

Link to Article

01/23/13

Student Design Symposium Organizer

Iron Warrior (Waterloo Engineering)

Link to Article

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