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Robotics & Programming
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Freelance Services

Do you need help solving an Automation problem? You’re in the right place!

Schedule your engineering meeting with Liz, today!

Internet of Things (IoT)

With experience in Python, SQL, Arduino, AT&T (M2X/Flow), and AWS cloud services, I can help design your next IoT device.

Software Development

Bring your software project to life! My languages of choice are embedded C, Python, SQL, Ladder Logic (Allen Bradley Logix), Java, HTML5/CSS, and C++.

Engineering Prototypes

I can help you with Microcontrollers (Arduino, Raspberry Pi), 3D Printing, and robotic/sensing devices.

Custom Websites

Want your own website? I can build it for you! I’m fluent in WordPress and Static Site generation. (View www.learnrobotics.org for my most recent website launch.) Website Development Packages starting at $999. Contact me for more information.

STEM Curriculum

I founded Learn Robotics, an education consulting firm. Feel free to check out our STEM and Robotics curriculum for your school. I also provide online and on-site Professional Development training. Visit Learn Robotics for more information..

Other Engineering Inquiries

I am a lifetime learner, so I have a variety of technical, engineering, and robotic skills. Whether you have a short-term project and are looking for an additional teammate, or need a quick project completed, I’m happy to help you where I can!

Resume Timeline

When life is an open road, the possibilities are endless.

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  • 2011-2015

    Becoming a Robotics Engineer

    Worcester Polytechnic Institute - Worcester, MA

    I have a Bachelor of Science degree in Robotics Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI). The robotics curriculum at WPI consists of core classes in mechanical & electrical engineering as well as computer science.

  • Summer 2012

    Quadrotor Research Intern

    UPenn, GRASP Lab - Philadelphia, PA

    I designed a model in Solidworks to scale quadrotor frames. My project investigated materials to decide what the optimal configuration of a quadrotor frame is. I used a Laser Cutter to cut a new quadrotor frame from PEEK.

  • Summer 2013

    Robotics Instructor

    Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Cambridge, MA

    I taught beginner robotics classes to high school students at MIT. We focused on mechanical design and introduction to C Programming using the VEX EDR kits.

  • October - December 2013

    Junior Design Project

    Moreland Energy Foundation Ltd (MEFL) - Melbourne, AUS

    The goal of our project was to assist the Moreland Energy Foundation (MEFL) in expanding the use of residential solar photovoltaic (PV) systems in the City of Moreland in north metropolitan Melbourne by identifying major drivers and barriers that shape the PV market.

  • December 2013

    SonarWalk - Hackathon Project

    Israel Tech Challenge - Tel Aviv, Israel

    In December 2013, I was selected out of over 400 participants to travel to Tel Aviv to particpate in the first-ever Israel Tech Challenge. I worked as part of a small team to develop a wearable device (the SonarWalk) to help the Visually Impaired. The SonarWalk complements the use of a cane by helping users navigate around their physical surroundings with the added bonus of sensory feedback.

  • January - August 2014

    Verification & Validation Engineer

    Pratt & Whitney - East Hartford, CT

    I audited 100 tests for software & requirement compliance for Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR) 33 certification of GTF. I discovered 10 software deficiencies for software improvement and safety. I scripted 900 test cases to fully verify FAA compliance to electrical fault detection, accommodation, and annunciation.

  • February 2015

    SonarWatch - Mechanical Design Project

    Worcester Polytechnic Institute - Worcester, MA

    SonarWatch, the second revision of the SonarWalk, is a device for the Visually Impaired that resembles a wristwatch. It is designed to improve mobility by giving the user sensory feedback of their surroundings while being inconspicuous. This product allows the user to benefit from their heightened sense of touch by sending vibration signals to a watchband to notify the user if there is an object within their environment.

  • March 2015

    Robocart - Senior Design Project

    Worcester Polytechnic Institute - Worcester, MA

    Inspired by ongoing research and continuous developments in autonomous vehicles, the Robocart MQP focuses on the system development for a first-generation autonomous golf cart vehicle and wireless system server.

  • June 2015 - 2017

    Operations Leadership Program

    United Technologies Corporation - USA

    I was selected to participate in the United Technologies Corporation (UTC) Operations Leadership Program (OLP). This prestigious program develops talent in Supply Chain, Quality, and Manufacturing and provides a hollistic perspective on corporate operations.

  • June 2015

    OLP Role #1 Quality Engineer

    UTC Aerospace Systems - Phoenix, AZ

    I started off as a Process Quality Engineer for UTAS Electronics. In this role, I was repsonsible for automating manual processes and developing programming tools to aid with monthly reporting and COPQ reduction.

  • March 2016

    OLP Role #2 Engine Center Transitions Lead

    Pratt & Whitney - Middletown, CT

    I managed multiple project teams to cordinate the opening of a new jet engine manufacturing site in Japan. I worked with Materials, Quality, Program Office, Production Planners, and Test to ensure low risk for the first engine build.

  • September 2016

    Lizmillerfit.com Version 1 Launches

    The original online portfolio was born.

    Online portfolios are great for showcasing projects. Lizmillerfit was originally designed in WordPress but later simplified in 2017 to a Hugo Static site.

  • November 2016

    OLP Role #3 Manufacturing Engineer

    Carrier Corporation - Indianapolis, IN

    Automation is my passion. In this role, I was first introduced to automated manufacturing (Industrial Robots, PLC’s, and machinery). I also coordinated the installation, commissioning, testing, and improvements for a new robotic production cell.

  • EST. February 2017

    Help Others Learn Robotics

    Learn Robotics - Indy

    The very first in-person weekend session of Learn Robotics was held in Downtown Indy. Learn Robotics was founded on the principle of providing quality robotics classes at an affordable rate.

  • April 2017

    Feed: The Online Virtual Farmers Market

    AT&T IoT Civic Hackathon - Indianapolis, IN

    My hackathon team and I developed a hardware device to send plant health (temperature and light) data to the AT&T M2X cloud platform. Created an online app that automatically adds healthy plants to an online marketplace.
    Buy plants & crops from your neighbors with Feed.

  • May 2017

    Lizmillerfit.com is remodelled -
    Hello Version 2

    Modernizing the way Lizmillerfit is branded

    Responsiveness, speed, and mobile-friendly graphics have been improved on the Lizmillerfit website. Content and layout have been redesigned, and the platform was switched from WordPress to Hugo.

  • July 2017

    Final Placement - Automation Engineer

    Pratt & Whitney - Columbus, GA

    I currently manage the Automation Strategy for Columbus Forge (Blades & Disks). Assist in the Factory 4.0 Transformation efforts. I review and Accept new automated Capital Equipment. I also launch creative and innovative manufacturing solutions.

  • August 2017

    Learn Robotics becomes an Official Company

    Visit my website: www.learnrobotics.org

    Mission: Make robotics, electronics, and programming education affordable, accessible, and interactive through community classes, online articles and tutorials, and professional training programs.

  • September 2017

    Learn Robotics Studio is Built

    Robotics Innovation & Live Online Classes

    Yes, that’s right! I built a Robotics Lab in my apartment! Features include a 3D printer, over 10 mobile robots, sensors & electronics, every type of hand tool, soldering station, and video equipment for Live Online Classes.

  • April 2018

    Arc Flash Training

    Conaway Electric - Lagrange, GA

    I attended a 4-hour certification course for Arc Flash following the NFPA 70E 2018 guidelines.

  • May 2018

    CPR, AED & First Aid Training

    American Heart Association Heartsaver

    I completed a 4-hour in-class training covering layperson CPR, AED, and First Aid Training.

  • May 2018

    Python for Everybody: 5 Course Specialization

    University of Michigan (Coursera verified)

    Enrolled in the online Python for Everybody 5-course Specialization (verified) by University of Michigan on Coursera to improve my fundamental knowledge of Python programming.

  • May - July 2018

    Rockwell Automation Certified Logix Programmer

    Read more on Rockwell Automation

    I completed three core courses for the Logix Certificate Program: Studio 5000 Designer Level 1, 2, and 3 as well as the FactoryTalk View ME and PanelView Plus Programming elective for a total of 128 on-site training hours.

  • More Projects
    to Come!

About

Lizmillerfit was designed to showcase the work of Liz Miller, Robotics Engineer & Entrepreneur.

Liz Miller

Liz Miller

Robotics Engineer & Entrepreneur
Founder of Learn Robotics

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Liz enjoys robotics, programming, and business. Her goal is to work with tech startups and develop the latest innovations.
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Skills & Competencies


Programming (Expanding my knowledge of C++ & Python)
Microcontrollers & Sensors
Innovation & Engineering Leadership
3D Printing / Manufacturing