Konstantinos (Kosta) Cocalis

 

OBJECTIVE:
To acquire a position in the plastics field so that I may further develop my education, capabilities and so that I can contribute to the company goals.



EDUCATION:
University of Massachusetts-Lowell
Bachelor of Science in Plastics Engineering, June of 1995
Masters of Science in Plastics Engineering, June of 1997,  4.0 GPA

Related Coursework:

     Plastics Processing Labs 1-4               Processing Engineering 1-2
     Polymer Structure                          Polymer Based Composites
     Property Labs 1-2                          Dynamic Mechanical Properties 1-2
     Polymeric Materials 1-3                    Computer Aided Engineering 1
     Process Control                            Polymer Systems Selection

Processing: 
Stereolithography, Injection Molding, Blow Molding, Blown-film, Thermoforming, Vinyl
Dispersions, Polyblends, Twin Screw Compounding, Polyurethane Foams, Rotational Molding, 
Extrusion/Co-Extrusion, SQC and SPC.

Testing:
Tensile Stregth, Rockwell Hardness, Charpy, Izod Impact, Flexural Strength, Creep 
and Torsional Oscillations.

Computers: 
CADKEY VII, C-MOLD, MOLDFLOW and IDEAS VI.

ACTIVITIES:
        Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE)
        SAMPE, Vice Chairman of the Student Chapter (1994-1995)
        Sigma Phi Omicron Fraternity, President (1994-1995)
        Intramural Basketball, Volleyball, Soccer and Softball.

WORK EXPERIENCE:
5/97 - 6/00             3M's Telecomunication Division, Austin, Texas
                        Manufacturing Engineer/ Advanced Project Engineer
                        * Worked in conjunction w/ the lab, tech service
                          marketing & sales to bring new products to the 
                          market for 3M's fiber optic business (VolitionTM). 
                        * Worked on Quality Improvement Cost Reductions, QICR.
                        * Established & controlled unit cost for new products.   
                        * 1997:  Fabricated 8 new molds.
                        * 1998:  Fabricated 8 new molds.
                        * 1999:  Fabricated 8 new molds.
9/96 - 2/97             Teradyne, Nashua, New Hampshire
                        Injection Molding Technician

10/94 - 2/95            Bradford Industries, Lowell, Massachusetts
                        Research and Development

1/94 - 11/94            Mobil, Tewksbury, Massachusetts
                        Night Shift Manager

2/89 - Present          Olympia Restaurant, Lowell, Massachusetts
                        President

INTERESTS:
Basketball, Football, Soccer, Motorcycle Racing, Car Racing, Scuba Diving, Ethnic Restaurants, Computers, NY Stock Exchange and Traveling.

REFERENCES:
Available Upon Requests.