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Engineering Mechanical

Indianapolis, Indiana, 46268, United States
May 25, 2010

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Benjamin David Collins (909) ***-**** Terre Haute, IN 47803

Education Bachelor of Science, Chemical Engineering, Class of 2010

Minor in Mechanical Engineering, Thermal-Fluids and Economics

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Terre Haute, IN

Status: Senior

GPA: 3.29/4.0

Skills Programming Experience for Dynamic System Analysis: Matlab, Excel

Experience with System Controller and Modeling Software: Simulink, Delta V

Experience in four-stroke and two-stroke engine research

Experience in ASTM Standard Tests: Scuffball, Flash and Fire Point, and

Cloud and Pour Point testing (D 6078-04, D 92-05a, D 97-06)

Proficient Spanish Speaker

Experience 06/09

Process Engineering Intern


Bristol-Myers Squibb, Mount Vernon, IN


• Full-time employee assigned a special project concerning process

time efficiency and effectiveness

• Tablet coating unit was experiencing large amount of coating solution

build-up that required extensive cleaning measures be taken

• Several time and work reduction methods were explored including:

special tool design, researching and utilizing validated cleaning agents,

editing SOPs to allow for better operator multitasking, etc.

• Above items have lead to increased tablet coating output and

decreased work required by operators, increasing profits for BMS

Engineering Intern 06/07


Hoosier Biodiesel, Evansville, IN


• Member of a multi-person team in biodiesel research

• Research in lubricity lead to the writing and presentation of an


paper and a marketable final product to replace petroleum products

• Began developing a quantitative technique for water content


utilizing N-IR in hydrocarbons and Biodiesel for possible factory use

• Analyzed data from group projects for variability, subsequently

doing uncertainty analysis and finding needs for improvements in


Activities Entertainment Editor of The Rose Thorn

Vice President of Fellowship for Alpha Phi Omega, Tau Lambda Chapter, ‘09

Co-Social Chair for Alpha Chi Sigma, Iota Chapter, ‘08

Homework Hotline Tutor

Honors Presenter at Society of Automotive Engineers Conference in Shanghai 2008

Speaker for Rose-Hulman Chemistry Advisory Committee 2008

Guest on “Inside Indiana Business” for Biodiesel research

Rose-Hulman Dean’s List

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