Familiar Technologies: Chemical Manufacturing, Batch Reactor Production, Pump and Heat Exchanger Design, Process Optimization

Regions of the world you have worked: Massachusetts, North Chicago

To obtain a full-time job as a production or process engineer in a manufacturing plant.
Purdue University (West Lafayette, IN) December 2018
Bachelor of Science: Chemical Engineering GPA: 3.33 / 4.00
Minor: Management
Technical Skills: MATLAB, Microsoft Office, MiniTab, Aspen Plus, Polymath
Vantage Specialty Chemicals (Gurnee, IL) May 2018 – August 2018
Intern – Production and Process Engineer
• Optimized reactor cleaning procedures, to increase the contribution margin by $60,000 per month
• Led a customer complaint investigation and determined a root cause
• Validated process changes through data tracking, to increase the contribution margin by $40,000 per month
• Conducted over 45+ hours of P&ID training for production operators
• Designed three new centrifugal pumps for the plant, to enhance overall performance
The VERTEX Companies, Inc. (Weymouth, MA) May 2017 – August 2017;
Intern – Environmental Engineer Consultant May 2016 – August 2016
• Performed soil, groundwater, and air testing, to determine the extent of contamination
• Documented and analyzed lab results taken in the field and compared to the maximum exposure limits
• Prepared formal analysis reports for clients, summarizing the findings and recommending a course of action
• Prepared AutoCAD and TurboCAD site drawings
Engineering Team Projects; (West Lafayette, IN) August 2017 – December 2017
Heat and Mass Course (Thermos Design)
• Developed a MATLAB model to simulate an efficient thermos
Reactions Course (Packed Bed Reactor Design) August 2017 – December 2017
• Developed a Polymath model to optimize reactor conversion
• Accounted for safety concerns, reactor cost, and varying conditions
EPICS Program (Engineering Projects in Community Service – Purdue) August 2016 – December 2016
Design Lead
• Led a team of four students to create an adjustable tool stand, accessible for people with disabilities
Student Ambassador for Purdue Welcome Center (West Lafayette, IN) January 2016 – Present
• Serve as a host, advocate, and informational resource for campus visitors
• Conduct tours for groups of alumni, graduate students, and middle school students
Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity (West Lafayette, IN) Fall 2015 – Present
Associate Member
• Volunteer in classrooms for mentally handicapped children at Lafayette Jefferson High School
• Dancer for an 18-hour marathon to raise money for Riley Hospital for Children
• Cyclist for 72-hour annual Bike – A – Thon
Purdue Dance Marathon Fundraising Committee (West Lafayette, IN) January 2016 – October 2016
• Planned and organized fundraising events for Purdue Students
• Maintained accounting record of the monetary donations by students