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Simo Alberti
Works at Primus Power
Attended Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
Lives in San Francisco
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Haha I love how clever you were with SLOme!! So funny and a great sense of humor! 😂😃
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Mid solar reflector layup break shenanigans!
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Astonishing! Airborn wind turbine
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Haha, no way! That's awesome!
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So crazy it might just work = #MoonShot #ProjectLoon
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Timelapse album of our first reflector lay up... check out the video post!
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I'm definitely going to build one of these! +John Leehey
 
Meet the world’s smallest drone autopilot system. Best of all, its hardware and software is open source, meaning anyone can copy and use it — for free.

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"Don't tell me the sky's the limit, there are footprints on the moon!"
Introduction
Simo is a Mechanical Engineering graduate student, with a B.S. in Aerospace Engineering and has completed the coursework for a B.S. in Physics. His engineering portfolio includes a 2nd place in the AIAA Aircraft Design competition, assisting in the design and testing of motorcycles and trucks at a.Engineering in Italy, working at Cummins High Horsepower division as a combustion performance engineer and is now optimizing a new concentrated solar energy technology for application in developing nations. He served on the Executive Board of the largest student run orientation program in the nation with 6 other student leaders, a start-up like experience. Starting with little more than goals and a vision, they hired and trained 60 students as their Team, then planned and organized two orientation programs with a total of over 10,000 attendees, a staff of 750 students, and a multi-million dollar budget. Along with general Executive Board responsibilities, Simo was directly responsible for the Marketing & Communication and Multimedia committees. Simo has great passion for innovation, learning, as well as challenging himself and the world around him.

Bragging rights
2nd place AIAA Aircraft Design Competition 2010 + Cal Poly WOW Executive Board 2012
Education
  • Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
    M.S. Mechanical Engineering | Physics, 2011 - 2014
    - Thesis on concentrated solar energy - Advisor for several senior project students - Completed all upper division Physics coursework required for a B.S.
  • Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
    B.S. Aerospace Engineering | Physics, 2006 - 2010
    - Focused on aircraft design and propulsion - Placed 2nd in the AIAA undergraduate aircraft design - Competed in AIAA graduate scramjet engine design competition - Graduated in 4 years with a Physics minor
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Gender
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Occupation
Sr Mechanical Design Engineer
Skills
Learner | Achiever | Competition | Focus | Intellection
Employment
  • Primus Power
    Sr Mechanical Design Engineer, 2014 - present
  • Week Of Welcome - Cal Poly SLO
    Executive Board 2012, 2011 - 2012
    - Responsible, with 6 other student leaders, to plan and execute two of the largest student runorientation programs in the nation, for 4300+ new students and 4300+ parents of new students- Rigorously selected, trained, and led a team of 60 students to accomplish our goal for 9 months
  • a.Engineering
    Motorcycle Engineer/Mechanic, 2006 - 2011
    - Finalized the design, assembled components, and tested the Aprilia ETV 1000 Mana prototype- Assisted in the development and testing of Vectrix VX-1 all electric motorcycle and a SCAM Light Tactical Vehicle truck
  • Cummins - High Horse Power Engines
    Combustion Performance Emissions Engineer, 2010 - 2011
    - Worked on high horse power diesel engines, 19 liter to 90 liter with ratings up to 3500 hp- Focused on air handling design for new products to meet EPA Tier 4 legislation
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San Francisco
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San Luis Obispo, CA - Ghiffa, Italia - Noale, Italia - Verbania, Italia - Villa Raverio, Italia - Milano, Italia - Columbus, IN - Palo Alto
Delicious brunch with a really cool patio. Very fun at night with hanging lights in the patio and the most delicious drink ever, the Strawberry Fields!
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Great brunch and cocktails! Very fun tropical vibe. Happy hour anytime it rains.
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Oh the delicious pasta! Try the butter and sage gnocchi!
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Awesome patio on the marina overlooking sailboats in the port.
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Awesome fun!
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Decent food, friendly staff.
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