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Engineer Engineering

Albany, NY, 12203
September 23, 2018

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Logan Butt

** ******** ** *** *, Albany, NY ***** 702-***-****


• Nanoscale Engineer with 5+ years bioengineering lab experience

• Led interdisciplinary research team studying breast cancer metastasis

• Researched, Prototyped, and Evaluated medical devices in conjunction with 3 collaborating research labs

• Author in 6 NIH grants, 2 DoD grants, 2 NASA grants, 4 peer-reviewed publications, 1 patent application

• 5 years cleanroom and microfabrication experience EDUCATION

Ph.D. (Expected) Fall 2018 College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering, SUNY Albany, NY

• Major: Nanoengineering, Nanobiology Track

B.I.S. Spring 2013 College of Science and Engineering, Southern Utah University, UT

• Major: Integrated Engineering

• Minor: Mathematics, Biology


• Problem-solving and multi-tasking skills across multiple projects simultaneously: bioengineering, microgravity, and cancer metastasis

• Team oriented leadership: senior lab member of bioengineering project, trained 3 graduate researchers and mentored 2 undergraduate interns, leading 1 through successful capstone completion

• Technical writing and documentation: Written 25 lab protocols, including ex vivo tumor preparation, microfabrication of glass devices, and liquid crystal polymer film preparation

• Quantitative data analysis, statistical analysis

• R&D of implantable biomedical devices: Nano Intravital Device, Microfluidic Intravital Window

• Licensed Engineer in Training (EIT)


Interdisciplinary Research

• 5 years of research with experts in liquid-crystal polymer chemistry, optics, cellular/molecular biology, breast cancer metastasis, materials science, bioengineering, microfabrication, and microfluidics

• Worked in projects studying breast cancer, ovarian cancer, simulated microgravity, and 3D printing

• Conducted mouse surgery, microfluidic device integration, and multiphoton microscopy as a visiting scientist at Albert Einstein College of Medicine

• Engaged in monthly teleconferences with Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital, and University of Wisconsin-Madison

• Cleanroom protocol, in vitro invasion assay, ex ovo chorioallantoic membrane assay Communication

• Successfully completed 6 NIH grants, 2 DoD grants, and 2 NASA grants

• Presented research at 11 conferences, including American Society for Cell Biology, SPIE Photonics West, and Capital Region Cancer Research

• Organized and presented complex concepts to a range of audiences, including biologists, engineers, and young students

Proficient Software

• Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Adobe Illustrator, AutoCAD, ImageJ, Java, VBA, and MATLAB Awards/Honors/Interests

• Lectured on nanotechnology at Tech Valley High School

• Volunteered at 15 STEM outreach activities

• Award of Excellence, Best 5 Minute Lightning Talk, Albany Nanotechnology Symposium (2016)

• President of CNSE Music Club (2016-2017) and SUU Christian Club (2012-2013)

• 2nd Place Poster Presentation, CRCR Symposium (2014)

• Winner of Halversen Concerto Competition with the Orchestra of Southern Utah (2011)

• SUU Outstanding Foreign Exchange Student (2008)

• Utah Governor’s Scholar (2007)


Graduate Research Assistant SUNY Albany Aug 2013-Present

• Dissertation: The microfluidic intravital window: a tool for real-time manipulation and imaging of the tumor microenvironment in vivo, Advisors: Dr. James Castracane, Dr. Nathaniel Cady

• Led multiple projects as senior-most graduate researcher in the Nanobiology Engineering lab, managing lab equipment, orders, grants, publications, and project timelines

• Conducted novel research within laser, microfabrication, and biology labs

• Fabrication using biocompatible materials: polydimethylsiloxane, glass, and poly(methyl methacrylate)

• Invented and developed the Microfluidic Intravital Window (patent pending)

• Awarded 5-year, multiple-PI grant from National Institute of Health: NIH PQ-7

• Trained 3 interns and 3 Ph.D. graduate students on numerous experimental techniques, including soft lithography, liquid crystal polymer cell construction, cell culture, and fabrication flow design

• 3 years managing lab orders, inventory, general maintenance of lab equipment Grader, Lecturer Southern Utah University Fall 2011-Spring 2012

• Lectured Calculus I Recitation

• Graded Electronic Circuits, Electronics, Strength of Materials, Steel & Concrete, and respective labs

• Interacted extensively with students, filled gaps in knowledge and understanding of subjects Engineering Intern Dixie National Forest Summer 2009, Summer-Fall 2010

• Roles: Land-surveying, GPS-mapping of roads and trails, writing interactive spreadsheets for engineers

• Compiled and presented reports on land surveys, hydrology, and structure inspections PATENT APPLICATIONS


• Castracane, J., Logan, B, Entenberg, D., Sfakis, L., & Condeelis, J. (2018). U.S. Patent Application No. 15/371,493.


• Introduction to Nanoelectromechanical Systems/Microelectromechanical Systems

• Cellular Signaling and Nanobio Applications

• Nanoscale Surfaces and Interfaces

• Nano Drug Development & Manufacturing

• Principles of Sensors

• Biomedical Nanotechnology

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