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Civil and Environmental Engineer and returned Peace Corps volunteer

Portland, OR
March 18, 2018

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Anthony J. Ricciardi

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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.

Professional Experience

Peace Corps

Lesotho, Africa

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

Davis, CA

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

Davis, CA

Masters of Science, Civil and Environmental Engineering August 2014 - December 2017

Peace Corps Masters International Program Participant

University of Missouri

Columbia, MO

Bachelors of Science, Chemical Engineering August 2009 - December 2013

Minor, Mathematics

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

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