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Michael Drexl
Mr Michael Drexl
BEng
Current Appointment: Research Technician
Organisational Unit: Southern Cross GeoScience

Mobile: 0491084451
Email: michael.drexl@scu.edu.au
Location: Lismore T2-19
Campus: Lismore

Education

Bachelor thesis: "Development of an internal gripper for circuit board handling via their fixing holes from 2 mm diameter"

Sep. 2014 - Mar. 2018 B.Eng. Mechanical Engineering OTH-AW (Germany)
Aug. 2013 Qualifying examination as instructor IHK Regensburg (Germany)
Sep. 2010 - Jul. 2014 Technician (mechanical engineering) bfz Amberg (Germany)
Sep. 2006 - Mar. 2010 Industrial mechanic Baumann GmbH (Germany)

Experience

Sep. 2014 - Mar. 2018 Mechanical engineer (dual student) Baumann GmbH (Germany)
Sep. 2014 - Mar. 2018 Mechanical and electrical engineer Running Snail Racing Team
Sep. 2015 - Mar. 2016 Technical Executive Officer Running Snail Racing Team
Sep. 2013 - Mar. 2014 Mechanical engineer Baumann GmbH (Germany)
Sep. 2006 - Mar. 2010 Industrial mechanic Baumann GmbH (Germany)

About me

Unlike the most students with bachelor?s degree, my knowledge is not restricted to theoretical concerns. Instead I started with a practice-based vocational training, followed by an employment as industry mechanic. During that employment I attained University entrance level at a technical school over four years by studying three evenings per week. Even though, final degree at a technical school is equivalent to a bachelor?s degree in Germany, I felt the need to further improve my knowledge at the University while still working for my company. During my studies I was an active member of the Running Snail Racing Team, which is a student group at the technical university OTH Amberg-Weiden. Particularly, I worked as one of the team leaders during the season 15/16 and was responsible for technical team management and handles quotes, process management and project and work distribution.

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