Anthony J. Ricciardi
Portland, OR 97215
Passionate Environmental Engineer dedicated to achieving elegant solutions to real world projects and a desire for a successful career in the Environmental sector. Specialization in water quality testing, life cycle assessment, and project management, with design engineering and statistical analysis expertise. Global awareness and excellent interpersonal skills from successful Peace Corps service.
Community Education Facilitator October 2015 - December 2017
Analyzed and revamped high school mathematics program, collaborating with local teachers.
Budgeted and oversaw construction for a new classroom building.
Facilitated a country-wide conference assessing life skills topics and curriculum of 13 schools.
University of California Davis
Graduate Researcher August 2014 - August 2015
Designed and constructed a pilot distillation column to strip ammonia from digestate and urine.
Optimized design specifications of scale-up steam distillation column.
Orchestrated process capability study through data recording, testing, and analysis of data.
Formulated technical documentation of scale up and stripping results.
University of California, Davis
Masters of Science, Civil and Environmental Engineering August 2014 - December 2017
Peace Corps Masters International Program Participant
University of Missouri
Bachelors of Science, Chemical Engineering August 2009 - December 2013
Studied abroad in Dublin, Ireland (Summer 2012)
Accomplishments and Certifications
Engineer in Training
Pilot column achieved 98% removal of ammonia by mass from digestate
Pilot column achieved 81.2% removal of ammonia by mass from urine
George and Rosemary Tchobanoglous Graduate Fellowship Recipient (University of California)
Honors Scholar (University of Missouri)
Computers: AutoCAD, Microsoft Office, MATLAB, Aspen Tech, Fortran, HTML
Languages: Basic Spanish; Basic Sesotho