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Chemical Engineering Assistant

Elmira, NY
September 14, 2018

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Christopher J. Bankaitis

Horseheads, NY *****



**** ******** ********** ****** *. Welt Award Recipient for demonstrating growth and leadership skills throughout academic and athletic college career

2017 & 2016 Scholar Athlete distinction - Clarkson University

2014 Presidential Scholar – Clarkson University

Voted by peers Captain of Clarkson University Men’s Swimming and Diving Team (2017)

Achieved perfect score on New York State High School Regents Exam (Chemistry – 2013)


Polymer Chemistry Undergraduate Researcher

Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY Sep 2017 – May 2018

Selected by Chemistry & Biomolecular Science to conduct polymer chemistry research

Involved in creating and executing original experiments in surface initiated polymer growth in pursuit of improving blood vessel fluid flow for the creation of a drug delivery apparatus

Analyzed and improved monomer synthesis for polyester functional group formation purposes in the interest of creating biodegradable particles critical in drug delivery

Member of American Chemical Society as of June 2018

Process Engineering Intern

Pro Unlimited at Corning Inc, Big Flats, NY May 2016 – Aug 2016

Executed supporting role on project chartered to study and control fracturing behavior of specialty glass vials used in storing and transporting pharmaceutical drugs

Designed experiments to investigate root cause(s) of chemically strengthened glass vial defect and breakage behavior influenced by deteriorating manufacturing equipment

Used COPE laser metrology to investigate coating adherence as a function of location on glass vials; entrusted with instructing/training coworker in performing said data collection

Employed JMP software to perform statistical data analysis

Project received Presidential praise in the form of a White House Oval Office product demonstration

Intramural Athletics Referee Coordinator

Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY Sep 2015 – May 2018

Managed staff of eight to monitor athletic contests – reported to Assistant Athletic Director


2014-18 B.S. Chemical Engineering, Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY

GPA: 3.180


VMGSim • ChemSep • MATLAB • JMP

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