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Assistant Engineering

Rochester, New York, 14620, United States
May 24, 2010

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Shuai Zhu

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Material Synthesis and Characterization Qualifications

. Experience with XRD, SEM, TEM, spectrometer, DSC, GPC, microscope, FT-IR,

NMR, FIB, and other lab equipments. Familiar with different materials

characterization techniques.

. Capacity to effectively serve in mechanical design roles for various lab

parts and experiment systems.

. Specialized interest in contributing to research and development, quality

assurance, marketing, and design efforts related to high power Li-ion


. Excellent verbal and written communication skills in both English and


. Familiar with MatLab, Mathematica, Photoshop, and MS Office software.

Material Science and Engineering Graduate and Undergraduate Studies

University of Rochester Rochester, NY

M.S. in Materials Science December 2009

. Overall GPA 3.75. Selected courses: Semiconductor Devices, Processing of

Microelectronic Devices, Chemistry of Advanced Materials, Electrochemical

Engineering and Fuel Cells, Engineering of Soft Matter

Zhejiang University Zhejiang, China

B.S. degree in Material Science and Engineering June 2008

. Overall GPA 3.84.

. 2007 Excellent Undergraduate Scholarship, 2006 Excellent Undergraduate

Scholarship, and 2005 Specialized Scholarship of Social Practice.

. Selected courses: Engineering Graphics, Applied Electronics, Surface

Engineering, Semiconductor Materials, Introduction to Solid Physics, Thin

Film Materials, Functional Ceramic Materials and Devices, Analytical

Technology of Material's Microstructure, Contract Law.

Material Synthesis and Characterization Research Experience

University of Rochester Rochester, NY

Research Assistant January 2009- December 2009

. Fabricated NTDA/ODA polyimide film through CVD (chemical vapor

deposition) technique.

. Designed and optimized the vacuum chamber geometry to control film


. Implications of research relate to fabrication of OLED and organic


State Key Laboratory of Silicon Materials Zhejiang, China

Research Assistant August 2007-June 2008

. Designed a new self-assembly method to produce ZnO nanorod and


. Optoelectronics properties of ZnO based nanoparticle film were


. Implications of research relate to semiconductor material development.

Li-ion Battery Material Lab Zhejiang, China

Project Leader June 2005- December 2007

. Successfully applied Xinmiao Scholar Research Funding from Zhejiang

Province, China.

. Led a team, created a new method to synthesize Li[Ni1/3Co1/3Mn1/3]O2

cathode material for high power Li-ion battery.

. Characterized its structural and electrochemical properties.

. Implications of research relate to new power source for vehicles,

portable electrical devices.

Undergraduate Entrepreneurship Competition Team Leader October 2005- June


. Introduced a new cathode material for Li-ion battery to industry.

. Recognized for efforts by award for achievements.

Metallic Glass Lab Zhejiang, China

Research Assistant June 2007- August 2007

. Researched the effect of rolling deformation on the microstructure of

bulk Cu60Zr20Ti20 metallic glass. Synthesized metallic glass with super

fast cooling system.

Engineering and Technical Teaching Experience

University of Rochester Rochester, NY

Teaching Assistant for Engineering Mechanics II September 2008-December


. Topics include kinematics and kinetics of particles and rigid bodies with

an introduction to vibration. Be responsible for homework grading and

teaching after class.

Teaching Assistant for Heat Transfer January 2009-June 2009

. Review of thermodynamic concepts; energy balances; heat transfer

mechanisms. Be responsible for preparation of homework solution, homework

grading and teaching after class.

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