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Chemical Engineer

Location:
Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
Posted:
December 28, 2018

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EDUCATION

Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), Worcester, MA

Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering & Chemistry, GPA 3.1 May 2019

SKILLS

Technical: Maple, R, MATLAB, Polymath, Python, COMMSOL Multiphysics, MathCad, Topspin, ChemDraw, ArcGIS, Aspen Plus Process Simulation, CAPCOST, Heat Exchanger Networks, Java Scrip, Microsoft (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)

Languages: Haitian Creole (Native), French (Intermediate), Spanish (Limited Working Proficiency)

EXPERIENCE

Undergraduate Research Associate, WPI May 2016 – May 2017

Developed Self-Assemble Monolayers (SAMs) of polydimethylsiloxane (PMDS)

Characterized PDMS surfaces through contact angle measurement using a goniometer

Performed electrolysis to adhere materials on the PDMS surface

Calculated the associated surface energy

Remediation Engineer Intern, Department of Environmental Management, Providence, RI May – Sep. 2017

Executed regular Environmental Land Use Restriction (ELUR) inspections, Underground Storage Tank (UST) inspections, and Highway Waste Management in section

Oversaw department recycling and waste program

Conducted drinking water sampling and interacted with public, town officials, state officials, and contractors

Executed projects in reformatting current regulation using Microsoft

Research Associate, Stonehill College, Easton, MA May 2014 – Aug. 2015

Synthesized two stereoisomers of the natural product -Lentiginosine from L-glucose and D-altrose

Characterized the novel stereoisomers using NMR, UV-VIS, Chemdraw and IR Spectroscopy

PROJECTS

Major Qualifying Project (MQP), WPI Aug. 2018 – Present

Synthesize and characterize xanthone photocages to transport metal ions in specific targeted areas of a cell

Interactive Qualifying Project (IQP), WPI Oct. – Dec. 2017

Worked on a team of four to create an interactive food asset map using ArcGIS to identify production, distribution, and waste in the Nantucket food system

Recommended improvements to minimize food waste in the Nantucket food cycle to stakeholders though a written report and presentation

RELEVANT COURSE WORK

Chemical Engineering Design, Chemical Plant Design Project, Unit Operations of Chemical Engineering I

HONORS & ACHIEVEMENTS

Bill Gates Scholar (2015-Present), David Lepre Award (June 2017), Project Seed Award, HAG Leadership Award

ACTIVITIES

Teacher, Haitian Assembly of God (HAG), Brocton, MA Aug. 2011 – Aug. 2017

Vice President, National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE), WPI Aug. 2015 – Present

Treasurer, American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AICHE), WPI Aug. 2015 – Present



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