Paul Chando

New York, NY

Position Desired

Chemical Engineering
Anywhere in the U.S.


Makerbot Industries – Brooklyn, NY 04/2013 – Present
Quality Test Engineer
- Collaborated with R&D, mechanical, software, product, and sustaining teams to define test objectives for MakerBot products throughout the product development cycle.
- Coordinated with external laboratories on running environmental testing on MakerBot 5th Generation products
- Originated failure reports and corrective actions for engineering departments (FRACAS)
- Maintained Django database used by the Test Engineering department
- Developed methods to test components, subsystems, and integrated systems by programming test scripts and designing CAD models for test fixtures
- Identified performance standards and specifications that would serve as benchmarks for continuous improvement and drive future design
- Created test reports and procedures that thoroughly documented test setup, data analysis and results

The City College of New York – New York, NY 08/2010 – 01/2013
Graduate Research Assistant
- Developed novel printing methods for ceramic-polymer capacitors
- Demonstrated manufacturing scalability
- Identified common causes for failure in printed ceramic capacitors
- Characterized nanoparticle aggregates in dielectric film using Atomic Force and Scanning Electron Microscopy
- Studied average nanoparticle size in solution using zeta potential analysis
- Analyzed and improved leakage current of printed dielectric

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute – Troy, NY 05/2006 – 05/2009
Undergraduate Research Assistant
- Analyzed average nanoparticle size in solution using surface plasmon resonance
- Developed several techniques for forming and arranging silver nanoparticles
- Improved ordering efficiency of silver nanoparticles onto two-dimensional superlattices
- Increased silver nanoparticles phase transfer efficiency to 50%

University of Illinois at Chicago – Chicago, IL 05/2008 – 08/2008
Summer Research Assistant
- Synthesized nanochannels and studied flow through the nanochannels
- Developed theoretical model for two-phase flow in nanochannels


The City College of New York – New York, NY 2010 – 2012
Master of Science – Chemical Engineering – January 2013
- GPA: 3.14

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute – Troy, NY 2005 – 2009
Bachelor of Science – Chemical Engineering – May 2009
- GPA: 3.24
- Chemical Engineering Honor Society: 2008
- American Chemical Society: 2008
- American Institute for Chemical Engineers: 2005 – 2007
- Dean’s List award: 2005 – 2009

Saint Francis Preparatory School – Fresh Meadows, NY 2001 – 2005
High School Diploma – May 2005
- GPA: 3.76
- French National Honor Society: 2005
- National Honor Society: 2005
- New York State Science Honor Society: 2004 – 2005


- Van Tassell, B., Yang, S., Le, C., Huang, L., Liu, S., Chando, P., Byro, A., Liu, X., Gerber, D.L., Leland, E.S., Sanders, S., Kinget, P.R., Kymissis, I., Steingart, D., O’Brien, S. (2015) “Metacapacitors: Printed Thin Film, Flexible Capacitors for Power Conversion Applications.” IEEE Transactions on Power El...

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