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Engineer Chemical Engineering

Sykesville, Maryland, 21784, United States
May 19, 2017

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Nicholas J. Harrigan

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Baltimore, MD 21234


Bachelor of Science, Chemical Engineering, May 2010

University of Maryland, College Park, MD

Engineering GPA: 3.83 Cumulative GPA: 3.50

Masters of Science, Engineering Management, Spring 2015

University of Maryland Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD Cumulative GPA: 3.83


Primannum Honor Society: Alpha Lambda Delta and Phi Eta Sigma – Spring 2007 to Spring 2010

A.James Clark School of Engineering Scholarship – Engineering award for current students

ASPIRE Recipient – Selected to showcase semester-long research topic

Relevant Experience

Full-Time Employment - GSE Systems, Sykesville, MD

June 2010 – Present

Interpret and debug logic diagrams, P&IDs, process flow charts, and DCS systems

Experience with DeltaV, Schneider PLC, ABB, Novatech D3 control systems

Develop plant simulation models, test procedures, and validation criteria

Conduct and analyze system tests and results, customer acceptance testing within 5% accuracy

Program custom modules for simulation and more efficient process control

Interface with R&D to develop company-wide CMS

Quality council member - goal was to reduce rework on projects by 10%

Provide customer support, training, and demos of JPro products

Technical writing on project proposals, DFS, CMS reports, operation manuals

Worked on 7+ simulator projects including DOE nuclear waste treatment, evaporators, CCGT, oil and gas, ventilation, utilities, and web-based tutorials for basic processes

Lead engineer on multiple projects, experience in project management duties such as scheduling, meeting minutes, budgeting, monthly reports (BCWS, BCWP, ACWP analysis) requirements development, risk management etc.

Summer Internship – Hughes Associates, Baltimore, MD

Summer 2008 – Winter 2008

Worked on crucial large scale project for Pentagon; computer modeling of gas release

Assisted in writing report addendums; aided in future Pentagon evacuation procedures

Complex Fluids/Bio-nano Research, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Maryland

Fall 2008 – Fall 2010

Laboratory research of UV-curable nanogels to separate blood and plasma

Computer Skills

Computer Programming and Operating Systems: MATLAB, MS Windows, Fortran

Applications: MS Products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), CHEMCAD, AUTOCAD, JPro

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