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Chemical Engineering

Huntington Station, New York, United States
February 12, 2018

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Kenneth O’Neill

** ****** ******, **********, *** York 11743 • 1-631-***-**** • Education

• The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, New York, New York 2016 to Present o Master of Engineering, Chemcial Engineering

• The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, New York, New York 2012 to 2016 o Bachelor of Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Class of 2016 Work Experience

Neighborhood Lawn Maintenance: Huntington, New York 2010 to Present

• Landscaper: Cutting lawns, weeding, and general lawn maintenance. Specialization in planting, mulch, garden design, deck design and installation, masonry design and installation, and deconstruction Grace Church High School: New York, New York 2014 to 2016

• Tutor: Tutored high school students in chemistry, biology, physics, and mathematics Private Trombone Instructor: New York, New York 2010 to 2015

• Instructor: Taught private trombone lessons to students from elementary school to high school Entroubador LLC: Huntington, New York Summer 2013

• Brand Development Intern: Connected with prospective customers on social media outlets and performed market research on how companies utilize social media to connect employers with employees Research Experience

Oxidative Coupling of Methane: Master’s Thesis 2015 to Present

• Evaluated a patented process by Siluria Technologies for the oxidative coupling of methane to selectively make ethylene

• Simulated methods for product separation and purification of polymer-grade ethylene

• Quantified the economic and environmental impacts of the potential facility’s operations Metal Ion-Exchange Capacities in Nafion® 117 Membranes Summer 2015 Rutgers University REU Intern (Competitive NSF Program)

• Researched the transport properties of metal ions in Nafion®117 membranes for synthesizing metal oxide nanoparticles for the catalytic

• Complexometric titrations were conducted to determine the efficiency of magnesium, nickel, and zinc cation uptake by Nafion®117 in the corresponding metal nitrate solutions

• Learned analytical techniques to generate particle size distributions, validate the uptake of ions and synthesis of nanoparticles, and determine the scale of particle aggregation Benzyl Guanidine Synthesis: Undergraduate Research Project Spring 2014

• Synthesized and purified benzyl guanidine for preliminary HIV drug development

• Optimized reaction scheme to maximize yield by developing a separation process involving HPLC Kenneth O’Neill

34 Nimitz Street, Huntington, New York 11743 • 1-631-***-**** • Awards

• Cooper Union: Henry C. Enders Fellowship Award 2016 to 2017

• Cooper Union: Parente Internship Fall 2015

• Cooper Union: Full-Tuition Scholarship 2012 to 2016 Leadership Experience

• Chemical Engineering Honor Society : Vice President

• Zeta Psi International Fraternity : Secretary

• American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE): Student Member Technical Skills

Software: MATLAB, Microsoft Office, AutoCAD, Adobe, SPARTAN, ASPEN, and PRO/II Laboratory Techniques: 1H-NMR, FT-IR, Raman, HPLC, LC-MS, GC-MS, AAS, XRD, SEM, TEM, polarimetry, microtome and cryotome, cell culture, distillation, and titration

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