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Chemical Engineering

Location:
Round Lake, IL
Salary:
45000
Posted:
September 24, 2018

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THOMAS KANG

Lake Villa, IL *****

Phone: 847-***-**** n Email: ac65y1@r.postjobfree.com n www.linkedin.com/in/thomas-kang Recent graduate of an ABET-accredited program seeking an entry-level chemical engineering position. Key skills and strength areas:

n Applies a goal-oriented work ethic to plan and deliver on job responsibilities in various workplace environments. n Is a self-motivator who uses prior knowledge, along with developing new skills, to meet project requirements. n Possesses strong team collaboration skills. Works closely with team members to achieve engineering goals. n Proficient in MS Office, HYSYS, MATLAB, and LabVIEW. EDUCATION

Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL August 2017 Master of Chemical Engineering GPA: 3.0/4.0

Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL August 2017 Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering GPA: 3.7/4.0 Capstone Design Project:

n Worked alongside five other students to create a design and proposal for a plant to convert natural gas to dimethyl ether. The final proposal was presented to peers, professors, and professional engineers. n Researched reaction kinetics and thermodynamics as well as implementing them into the MATLAB and Aspen HYSYS design simulations.

n In collaboration with team, optimized reactor conditions and integrated a heat exchange network into HYSYS design. n Contributed to the final cost estimation and final oral proposal, presenting the technical details and design choices. WORK EXPERIENCE

Tutor – Huntington Learning Center May 2018 to Present n Provide critical guidance to students in math and science courses through one-on-one tutoring. n Assess the student’s keys skills and abilities based on their results using HLC specific curriculum. Tutor – Project: Vision August 2014 to June 2018

n Tutored need-based high school and middle school students in Chicago’s Chinatown area. n Prepared students for exams and standardized tests through problem solving and quizzes. n Provided students further understanding and introduction to difficult topics by creating extracurricular tasks for them. n Supervised students and participated in various community service events around the Chicago area. R&D Intern – PepsiCo May 2016 to May 2017

n Kept analytical lab stocked with all required chemicals and equipment by submitting weekly orders. Communicated with vendors often to purchase correct materials and, find best prices, and for timely deliveries. n Fulfilled invoices from third party laboratories and made sure the analytical lab’s purchase order funds were updated. n Updated analytical lab’s safety documentation for chemicals and equipment to keep up with industry standard. n Prepared and sent out lab samples for third party testing to keep a constant flow of data analysis. Processed samples in WinLIMS database for efficient organization and data storage. Undergraduate Research Assistant – Illinois Institute of Technology February 2015 to May 2015 n Contributed to the development of an agent-based model in bone tissue engineering. n Conducted a literature survey to gather data and rules to be implemented in the agent-based model. n Weekly findings were presented to the interdisciplinary team to keep all aspects of the research moving forward.



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