Martine is a mechanical engineering ninja who specializes in SolidWorks surfacing and design, and is a SolidWorks surfacing instructor. Her areas of expertise include plastic part design, brainstorming techniques, design for manufacture, mass production techniques, and quick turn prototyping. Since joining Synapse in 2004, she has worked on a wide variety of products, including an x-ray printer, palm top computer, portable media player, DNA microarray device, oral healthcare device, fitness performance feedback device, and many other pieces of awesomeness.
Martine is the president of the engineering curriculum advisory board for Seattle Public Schools, and volunteers extensively with IGNITE to educate high school women about engineering. She has a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, as well as a B.A. in Art, which she finds surprisingly useful! As Albert Einstein said, “Logic will get you from A to B, imagination will take you everywhere.”