XFlow Energy Internship
Positions: Engineering Associate
Location: Seattle, WA
Innovation Area: Generation and Conversion
Position Type: TomKat Center-supported
Internship Term: 8 weeks
XFlow Energy is a wind energy startup focusing on reducing the cost of energy generation from wind. XFlow brings innovations from Stanford and the University of Washington to solve historical issues with vertical-axis turbines, unlocking their potential to generate energy at the lowest cost of any wind technology. In-house prototype construction, testing, and simulation is used to ensure turbine robustness, manufacturability, and optimal real-world performance.
Assist in engineering simulations and calculations, including structural finite element analysis. Asist in manufacturing tasks, including operating a CNC Router and manual lathe and mill. Assist in performing turbine testing operations, including in the field, recording and analyzing data, and writing reports.
Who Should Apply
Self-motivated problem solvers interested in contributing to developing an exciting new renewable energy technology.
MATLAB, Solidworks modeling, machine shop experience
- Engineering or related major
- Fluent in MATALB and Solidworks
- Experience with CNC machines, including CAM
- Experience in finite element analysis
- Experience in electrical system design