Resume: Daanish Khazi-Syed
- The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, May 2024
Doctor of Medicine Degree Candidate
- The University of Texas at Dallas, May 2020
Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering
Minor in Biology
Summa Cum Laude, Collegium V Honors
Honors and Awards
- Junior Design Expo Finalist (2019)
Placed as a Top 10 Finalist at the UT Dallas Bioengineering Department Junior Design Expo. Project submitted was entitled the DR UltraVision, an assistive device for visually impaired individuals.
- UT Dallas National Merit Finalist (2016)
Awarded on account of National Merit Finalist status. Award includes membership in the Hobson Wildenthal Honors College National Merit Scholars Program and Collegium V Honors Program.
- UTDesign Senior Capstone Project No. 932 (2019–2020)
Engineering Team Leader of UTDesign Senior Capstone Project No. 932. Managed a team of six working to design and develop a prototype device for Bridging Biosciences LLC. The device is intended to make an on-demand determination of a female patient's fertility status utilizing novel and non-invasive methods. Responsibilities included being primary project manager and solution architect.
- ShadowTexas (2018–2019)
Founder of ShadowTexas, a web service that aims to connect Pre-Health students to health professionals for shadowing and mentorship opportunities. Duties involve data set procurement and analysis as well as site development and maintenance.
- Texas Emergency Medicine Research Associates Program (2019–2020)
Volunteered as a research associate at UT Southwestern and Parkland Hospital by identifying patients in the Emergency Department that were eligible to participate in a variety of studies conducted by the department. Was then responsible for approaching qualifying patients and enrolling them into the studies, which were designed as a set of surveys and questionnaires.
- Texas Biomedical Device Center Research Assistant (2017–2018)
Worked as a research assistant at the Texas Biomedical Device Center Cortical Plasticity Laboratory. Was responsible for running experiments, collecting data, and basic animal care. Also prepared surgical equipment and drugs for various procedures.
- Supplemental Instruction Leader (2018–2020)
Served as a Supplemental Instruction Leader at the UT Dallas Student Success Center. Duties involve attending lectures, developing session lesson plans, and following up with students.
- Alpha Epsilon Delta (2016–2020)
Webmaster of the UT Dallas Chapter of the Alpha Epsilon Delta National Health Pre-Professional Honor Society. Responsible for overseeing the operation of the chapter website and social media outlets. Additionally, regularly participated in service events held throughout the year as an associate member.
- Tau Beta Pi (2020)
Member of the UT Dallas Chapter of the Tau Beta Pi National Engineering Society, Membership awarded on the basis of being in the top 12.5% of respective class.
- Phi Kappa Phi (2018)
Member of the UT Dallas Chapter of the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society. Membership awarded on the basis of being in the top 7.5% of respective class.
- Biomedical Engineering Society (2016–2019)
Member of the UT Dallas Chapter of the Biomedical Engineering Society.
- Robotics and Automation Society (2017–2018)
Member of the UT Dallas Robotics and Automation Society.
- Texas Presbyterian Hospital Dallas (2018–2019)
Served as a volunteer in the Emergency Department at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas. Duties involved transporting patients around the hospital, escorting visitors to patient rooms, restocking supply carts, and assisting staff as needed.
Technical Knowledge and Skills
- Engineering Practices
Project Management, Systems Design, Image Processing, Experimental Design, Circuit Design
- Engineering Design Tools
ExpressPCB, LabVIEW, Multisim, SOLIDWORKS, Verilog
- Programming Languages
Python, MATLAB, C, C++, Mathematica
- Web Technologies
- Office Productivity Software
MS Office Suite: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access; MS Project
Git, LaTeX, Linux, Soldering, Woodworking