Daniel Matthew Vanoverstraeten


Daniel Matthew Vanoverstraeten

dvanove@g.clemson.edu  Spartanburg, SC  864-612-8008  www.mvanoverstraeten.com



Seeking a position in the field of electrical engineering that utilizes my practical experience and time management skills.


Clemson University, Clemson, SC

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering

Minor in Business Administration

May 2014



Center for Optical Materials Science and Engineering Technologies, Anderson, SC

Undergraduate Assistant, Part Time

Repurposed $250,000 glass working lathe to create tapered optical fibers

Jan 2013 – Present

Formulated PLC programming solutions to control 3 axes of motion

Developed a PC operator interface capable of monitoring, altering, and logging system data

Generated a gas flow control system utilizing PLC regulated mass flow controllers

Designed and installed a water flow alert system to save labor and equipment resources

Identified and resolved electrical problems in VFD controlled exhaust fan system

Created detailed documentation of programming and physical machine changes

Sealed Air Corporation, Cryovac Division, Duncan, SC

Electrical Engineering Co-op, 4 rotations May 2011-Dec 2012

Developed programs to improve functionality of operator interfaces for 5 machine models

Added the ability for end user to select from 4 languages on human machine interfaces

Integrated new technology into existing electrical systems

Designed a tank level indication and control system utilizing radar technology for hopper tanks

Researched potential replacement components of an electrical control system

Gained experience in designing panel layouts with up to 3 interconnected electrical cabinets

Created interconnection diagrams and wiring table drawings for packaging machinery

Generated detailed engineering reports for management


Allen Bradley PLC Software Suite

Mitsubishi GT Designer 2 Screen Software

C Programming Language

B2 Spice Circuit Simulation Software

Python Scripting Language


IEEE Student Chapter, 2012 - 2014

Passed FE Electrical Exam, Fall 2013

SC Palmetto Fellows Scholarship, 2009-2014

Dean’s List, 2009-2013

Omron CX-One Software Suite

SolidEdge and SolidWorks

MATLAB / Simulink

Certified training in AutoCAD 2011

InduSoft HMI/SCADA Development

International Society of Automation, 2013 - 2014

President’s List, Fall 2013

IPTAY Collegiate Club, 2009-2014

Clemson Bass Fishing Team, 2009-2011

May 2007-Pres