Littleton, MA

Position Desired

Chemical Engineering
Anywhere in CT; Anywhere in MA; Anywhere in NH; Anywhere in NY; Anywhere in RI


Education and Coursework:
University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA B.S. Spring 2015
Major: Chemical Engineering GPA: 3.94
Minor: Chemistry
Relevant Graduate Level Coursework:
Advanced Physical Chemistry
Spectroscopy Theory
Solid State Physics
Introduction to Nanomaterials and Engineering
Introduction to Polymer Science

Work and Research Experience:

Polymer REU Internship at Colorado School of Mines Summer 2014
 Used computational chemistry techniques to explore novel polymer desalination membrane
 Employed molecular dynamics simulations in a collaborative research environment
 Investigated ion diffusion rates and structure of polymer using the Amber12 MD package
 Compared computational data to experimental SAXS, IEC, and conductivity data of peers

Inorganic Nanoparticle Materials Independent Study Spring 2013
 Created CdTe/CdS core/shell quantum dots and observed their growth in a lab setting
 Investigated kinetics of quantum dot growth using UV-Vis spectroscopy
 Wrote research summary on absorption spectra and use of nanoparticles for solar power

Academic Projects:

Polymerization Kinetics Laboratory Spring 2015
 Led a team of 4 in examining the kinetics of methyl methacrylate polymerization
 Compared literature information, experimental data, and data obtained from previous students
 Presented results to professors and over 30 peers
 Advised future students by suggesting helpful literature resources and appropriate next steps

Heat Exchange PID Controller Design Fall 2014
 Led a team of 4 in creating a controller for a liquid-liquid heat exchanger
 Designed a PID controller to maintain ou...

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