Tomdekesel.be

Law

Education

Juris Doctor (JD) - Intellectual Property Concentration
Western Michigan University - Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Ann Arbor, Michigan (May 2015)

Experience

Elman Technology Law, P.C.
Media, PA (September 2015 - December 2015)
Law Clerk / Patent Trainee

Nestlé Nutrition Research & Development Center - Department: NUTIRD Florham Park Patents,
Florham Park, NJ (January 2015 - April 2015)
Legal Extern

Bhagwan Mahaveer Viklang Sahayata Samiti - Jaipur Foot,
Jaipur, India (June 2013)
Legal Intern

Open Europe, Think Tank,
Brussels, Belgium (May 2013)
Legal Intern

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

The Benjamin Franklin American Inn of Court,
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (September 2015 - February 2016)

John S. Bradway High School Mock Trial Competition,
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (January 2015)

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program, VITA,
Ann Arbor, Michigan (March 2014)

Missionary of Charity Trust of Mother Teresa Home,
Jaipur, India (June 2013)

Frontstep, Homeless Shelter,
Austin, Texas (September 2010)

Natty-Djembe,
Adoteiman, Ghana (2008 – 2010)

Engineering / Research

Education

Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering,
University of Texas at Austin, TX (May 2012)
Related Courses: Concrete Materials, Engineering Communication, Foundation Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Design of Ground Based Transport, Groundwater Hydraulics, Ocean Engineering, Solid Waste Engineering and Management, Structural Analysis

Publications

Motamed, A., Arega, Z., Aponte, F., De Kesel, T., and Smit, A., “The Effect of Compaction Method, Fine Aggregate Gradation, and Binder Content on the Mechanical and Microstructure Properties of Fine Aggregate Mixture,” Journal of Construction and Building Materials, 2011. (pdf)

Arega, Z., Bhasin, A., De Kesel, T., "Influence of aging duration on the properties of asphalt mortars produced using hot and warm mix methods,"Journal of Construction and Building Materials, 2013. (pdf)

Experience

Center for Transportation Research, Cockrell School of Engineering,
University of Texas, Austin, TX (January 2011 – June 2012)
Undergraduate Research Assistant

Verhaeghe Products,
Zedelgem, Belgium and Munich, Germany (April 2007 - May 2007 & Sept 2015)
Construction Equipment Sales Representative and Translator

Group Dekoninck,
Torhout, Belgium (2005)
Concrete Finisher / Crew Chief, Heavy Equipment Operator

Engineering Software

Web Development

Design / Web Development / Programming / Marketing

Contact

Follow me on Linkedin or info@tomdekesel.be