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Engineering Medical

Diamond Bar, California, United States
August 17, 2018

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Julia Young

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University of California Merced, CA May 2018

Bachelors of Science in Bioengineering


• Experience in conducting research on Coccidioidomycosis detection and oil dispersants

• Strengths include data management, research methodology and record keeping

• Highly motivated to expand knowledge in consumer technology and to improve the efficiency in the devices PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES

Dr. Wei-Chun Chin Laboratory – Undergraduate Lab Researcher October 2015 – May 2018

• Examined the effects of oil dispersants on marine microgel formation by introducing GoMRI seawater

• Analyzed emergent gel formation capacities of combinations of Corexit, oil and dissolved organic matter

• Evaluated the toxicity effects of graphene on airway epithelial cell line BEAS-2B

• Prototyped graphene biosensors for external Coccidioidomycosis (Valley Fever) detection

• Utilized Excel spreadsheets to create tables and charts for data bookkeeping Capstone Senior Design Project – Project Manager January 2018 – May 2018

• Worked in a team environment to satisfy a client’s needs

• Designed prototypes to achieve optimal results and data for the assigned objectives

• Organized team meetings with clients to ensure effective communication

• Attended the UCSF Fresno Medical Educational Symposium to present the Project Poster

• Achieved 1st place in Innovate to Grow 2018, Capstone Division, implementing a strong patent pending device PG&E Engineering Service Learning Laboratory – Team NISE Net January 2015 - May 2015

• Implemented nanotechnology to the Common Core State Standards for middle school students

• Designed and built prototypes/activities to help students visualize cellular transport and ion-cell interactions

• Conducted research and formulated conceptual designs/lesson plans to optimize the prototypes’ efficiency

• Collaborated with local schools to understand the demands of the education system

• Achieved 1st place in Innovative to Grow 2015, PG&E Engineering Service Learning Laboratory Division BEAT (Biology, Engineering, Agriculture, Technology) – Team Lead September 2016 – May 2018

• Taught “From Techs to Mechs” (FTTM), a 10-week engineering program for elementary and middle school

• Guided students at Hoover Middle School and Chenowith Elementary through engineering lessons and activities

• Served as a college student example to the students and motivates them to achieve a higher education

• Conducted hands on engineering activities to stimulate creative thinking within the students

• Preformed as a Team Lead and delivered/kept record of materials to the schools GSMDM (Good Samaritan Medical and Dental Ministry) – Sub Team Leader July 2018

• Worked clinical hours in rural Vietnam villages to promote healthy lifestyles in the villagers

• Assisted medical professionals during clinic hours to provide the best care for the patients

• Counted and inventoried medication, allowing quicker flow of medication dispensing

• Served as a liaison between the medical professionals and the student volunteers SKILLS

• Laboratory Abilities: Tissue and cell culturing, centrifugation, autoclave, hemocytometry (cell counting), microscopy, Machine Shop

• Software: Microsoft (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel), Windows, and Linux

• Foreign Language: Chinese


• Physiology, Cell Biology, Biotransport, General Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Genetic Engineering, Thermodynamics, Introduction to Material Science and Engineering, Introduction to Bioengineering, Circuit Theory, Analogs and Digital Electronics, Machine Shop


• Tsai S-M, Duran-Robles, E, Goshia T, Mesina M, Garcia C, Young J, Sibal A, Chiu M-H, Chin W-C. CeO2 nanoparticles attenuate airway mucus secretion induced by TiO2 nanoparticles. Sci Total Environ (accepted). PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

Engineering Service Learning: Team NISE Net January 2015- August 2015

Innovate to Grow: Engineering Service Learning (1st Place) May 2015

Dr. Wei-Chun Chin Laboratory October 2015- Current AHG Alpha Phi Omega Spring 2016- Current

BEAT September 2016-


GSMDM: Good Samaritan Medical Dental Ministry November 2016- Current

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