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Chemical Engineering

Baltimore, Maryland, United States
May 29, 2018

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Permanent Address: 917-***-**** ~ School Address:

*** ****** **. **** **** Rd Apt 1249C

Silver Spring, MD. 20902. College Park MD 20740


University of Maryland, BS in Chemical Engineering, University GPA: 3.66 May 2018

Advanced Cybersecurity Experience for Students (ACES) Honors College Program

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Jan 2018

AICHE member-SACHE Training: Safety in Chemical Process Industries Oct 2017

UMD Lab safety training: Chemical Hygiene, Hazardous Waste and Laser Safety May 2016

CITI Training Program: Biomedical Research Investigator June 2015

Relevant Courses: Chemical Kinetics/Reactor Design, Photovoltaics, Protein Engineering, Heat and Mass Transport Work Experience:

Chemical Engineering Intern, Plug Power Inc. - Hydrogen Fuel Cell Manufacturer. June 2017-Aug 2017 o Led research and development of metallic coated bipolar plates for applications in hydrogen fuel cells.

Corrosion testing, interfacial contact resistance, mass spectrometry analysis, single cell testing, image analysis, and passivation testing.

o Performed data mining and analysis to improve hydrogen fuel cell stack efficiency and reliability. o Optimized the building of fuel cell stacks for production, to double output efficiency. o Performed quality analysis on fuel cell plates and gaskets, and designing test procedures for testing valve quality.

o Categorized volatile organic compound effects on fuel cells to create a reference database for customers and corporate knowledge.

Researcher, UMD Department of Chemical Engineering: May 2016 – Sept 2016 o Guided research in polymerization and microfluidics, specifically the development of multilayered capsules, and tubes.

o Analyzed the responses of thermo-responsive multilayered capsules through dye release experimentation. o Measured and analyzed the physical properties associated with multilayered capsules and tubes. o Experimentation involving various methods of creating multilayered capsules, including microfluidic devices, were tested using rheometry, image analysis, uv-vis spectroscopy, and coefficient of restitution. o Developed an efficient process for quickly engineering multilayer polymerizations and capsules.

Researcher, UMD Fischel Department of Bioengineering: May 2015 – May 2016 o Independent research studying virtual reality and biological responses to anxiety inducing stimuli. o Design and implementation of experimental procedure for measuring respiratory resistance in young adults, when immersed in an anxiety inducing virtual reality simulation. o Performing statistical analysis of data, using population testing and reporting significant biomedical findings.

Israel Defense Forces / Paratroopers division, Rank: Sergeant (U.S. Citizenship Only) Jan 2013 - June 2014 o Received awards for leadership, excellence, and dedication. Leadership:

Led a multidisciplinary engineering team for Plug Power Incorporated, new project development.

Organized the student group Mishelanu’s cultural events.

Led exercises and drills for the Israel Defense Force.

Acted as an undergraduate advisor for freshman and sophomore chemical engineering students. Publications:

Bohensky, Matthew. et al. Effect of Induced Anxiety on Respiratory Resistance Using Virtual Reality Simulation. Open Journal of Respiratory Diseases Vol.7 No.2 May 2017

Bohensky, Matthew. et al. Corrosion Resistance and Interfacial Contact Resistance Comparisons of Nano Coated Metallic Bipolar Plates. Internal Plug Power Publication. Aug 2017 Projects:

ChemE car, (Regional chemical engineering competition), battery team. o Responsibilities included testing electrochemical efficiency and cost/benefit analysis of the batteries.

Solar Decathlon, Helped build and design an efficient solar powered home. Software Familiarity:

Excel and Visual Basic programming, Aspen, Matlab, Simulink, Mathcad, Minitab, Office, CAD

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