My Resume

 
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Skills
Programming Languages
  • VB.Net, advanced-expert
  • C#, intermediate
  • VBA, advanced
  • XML, intermediate
  • XSD, intermediate-beginner
  • XSLT, intermediate-beginner
  • XHTML, advanced
  • c++, intermediate-beginner
Operating Systems
  • Windows
    • 3.x, 95, 98, 2000, ME, XP, Vista, 7
  • Linux
    • Ubuntu, Mint, OpenSuse, AndroidOS
Software
  • Visual Studio 2005/2008/2010
  • SQL Server 2005/2008
  • Microsoft Office 2003/2005/2007/2010
  • UniSim/Hysys
  • Aspen
  • Mathematica 5/6/7/8
  • Matlab 2006/2008/2010
  • COMSOL (some exposure)
General Modeling
  • Finite element models (FEM)
  • Finite difference models (FDM)
  • Neural networks
    • Linear, Recurrent, SOM, Hopfield
  • Analytical models (typically used for high accuracy or expert control)
  • Computational fluid dynamics (CFD)
  • Process control models
    • Linear, Nonlinear, Optimal
Modeling Specialties
  • Heat exchanger units
  • Multicomponent fluid phase separations units
Experience
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Blacksburg, VA
Graduate Teaching Assistant
Assisted with grading homework assignments and with AspenOne v7.3.1 training lectures for a chemical engineering senior design class.
Dow Advanced Materials
Philadelphia, PA
Summer Intern
Freelance
Gainesville, FL
Tutor
Tutored large groups of University of Florida Chemical Engineering students in a Fluid and Solid Transfer Operations course. Tutoring involved guiding students toward useful heuristics for solutions to typical problems via interactive demonstrations of developing solution methods and additional lecture on practical use of such heuristics in developing solutions for novel systems.
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL
Research and Teaching Assistant
Worked in the Unit Operations Laboratory and lead a small design team.
Responsibilities
  • Supervision of student work
  • Determination of feasibility of quality data collection
  • Creation of reference data sets for the Unit Operations Laboratory
  • Review of current master reports
  • Creation of new master reports
  • Labeling of unit operations' components
  • Optimization of unit operations' performance to maximize student experience
  • Calibration of meters and gauges
  • Independent modeling and construction of potential new unit operations
Projects
  • Designed new vertical shell and tube heat exchanger with phase change
  • Developed new simulation software for vertical shell and tube heat exchanger
  • Designed new packed distillation column
  • Improved and relocated an in-place shell and tube heat exchanger unit
  • Evaluated in-place liquid-liquid extraction unit sampling method performance
  • Designed new horizontal shell and tube heat exchanger with phase change
 
Research and Teaching Assistant (Student OPS)
Worked in the Unit Operations Laboratory and lead a small design team.
Responsibilities
  • Supervision of student work
  • Determination of feasibility of quality data collection
  • Creation of reference data sets for the Unit Operations Laboratory
  • Review of current master reports
  • Creation of new master reports
  • Labeling of unit operations' components
  • Optimization of unit operations' performance to maximize student experience
  • Calibration of meters and gauges
  • Independent modeling and construction of potential new unit operations
Projects
  • Evaluated performance of in-place batch operated tray distillation column
  • Designed new vertical shell and tube heat exchanger with phase change
  • Developed new simulation software for vertical shell and tube heat exchanger
 
Oak Hall School
Gainesville, FL
Assistant Network Administrator
Worked summers at a K-12 school in IT support

Responsibilities
  • Assisted in large computer network maintenance
  • Assisted in expansion and improvement of in-place network infrastructure

Assistant Network Administrator
Worked summers at a K-12 school in IT support

Responsibilities
  • Assisted in large computer network maintenance
  • Assisted in expansion and improvement of in-place network infrastructure

Assistant Network Administrator
Worked summers at a K-12 school in IT support

Responsibilities
  • Assisted in large computer network maintenance
  • Assisted in expansion and improvement of in-place network infrastructure

Certifications
Engineer Intern
State: Florida License #: 1100016046 Audit #: 22820131021
Passed the FE Exam
SaChE Certified Safe Engineer
  • Chemical Reactivity Hazards
  • Inherently Safer Design
  • Risk Assessment
  • Runaway Reactions
  • Safety in the Chemical Process Industries
Awards
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL
Magna Cum Laude Designation
In Chemical Engineering. Thesis accepted and successfully defended.
USP University Scholar
Dean’s List, College of Engineering
Magna Cum Laude Candidate
Chemical Engineering Chemistry
Honors College Student
Florida Academic Scholars Award (Bright Futures)
Oak Hall School
Gainesville, FL
Rensselaer Award
Activities
American Institute of Chemical Engineers
Member
American Chemical Society
Member
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL
UF Men’s Lacrosse
Defense and LSM, #60
Education
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Blacksburg, VA
Ph.D. Chemical Engineering
GPA: None
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL
B.S.Ch.E. Chemical Engineering
Magna Cum Laude GPA: 3.52
B.S. Chemistry
Cum Laude GPA: 3.52