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Chemical Engineering Engineer

New Canaan, CT
September 12, 2018

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Kenneth J. Philipson

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Seeking to obtain a chemical engineering position with opportunities to grow my skills in solving and implementing solutions to complex engineering problems. I am a motivated engineer with experience in battery development, reactor design, and working in a laboratory setting. Education

University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT,

Bachelor of Science in Engineering, May 2018

Major: Chemical Engineering

GPA: 3.3

Computer Skills

• CAD, Matlab, Mathematica, Aspen Plus, Solidworks, Loop-Pro, MS Office UConn School of Engineering, Storrs, CT

Senior Capstone Design Project: Design of Ideal Latte Preparation Process, September 2017 – May 2018

• Derived modeling method for quantifying various qualities of coffee given differing operating conditions

• Designed a theoretical brewing apparatus as well as automatic milk steaming nozzle

• Conducted economic analysis of the process

Battery Design lab, Spring 2017

• Designed, built, and tested over 150 individual copper aluminum jelly roll battery cells powering various small electronics

CSTR Design Lab, Spring 2017

• Developed and fabricated an impeller and baffle design to maximize residence time within given specifications Employment Experience

Norwalk Department of Health, Norwalk, CT

Water Testing Intern, May 2016 - August 2016

• Facilitated Fecal Coliform beach testing for all 18 public Norwalk beaches

• Oversaw bacterial incubation and analysis as well tabulation and storage of lab records

• Communicated with necessary authorities in the event of unsafe levels of harmful bacteria Harborwatch, Westport, CT

Laboratory Intern, May 2014 - June 2014, May 2016 - August 2016

• Conducted membrane filtration and incubation of bacterial cultures of E. coli and Klebsiella

• Sample collection from streams and rivers, surveying of dissolved O2 content and conductivity

• Calibration of lab equipment and preparation of necessary chemical solutions Louie’s Italian Restaurant and Bar, Darien, CT

• Bartender, May 2017 – August 2017


Troop 31 Boy Scouts of America, New Canaan, CT, Eagle Scout, June 2014; Member, 2008- June 2014 American Institute of Chemical Engineers, University of Connecticut Chapter, Storrs, CT, September 2017 - Present Bouldering, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, October 2015 – Present Alpha Delta Phi, Connecticut Chapter, Storrs CT, September 2014 – Present

• Former community service chair, homecoming chair, greek week chair, and ritual chair

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