•Hardworking, proactive engineer offering two plus year of experience in laboratory testing.
•Familiarity with interpretation and reporting of scientific data for projects through MS Excel and MS Word, regularly creating charts and graphs and updating data.
•Ability to balance multiple projects and deadlines while effectively communicating with consultants, scientists, and business professionals.
•Excellent communication and writing skill
•Experienced in developing budget plans, working with various documentation and forms, typing miscellaneous correspondence, administrative filling while working as a part of McNair Club’s Eboard.
California Polytechnic State University – Pomona, California Graduated in June 2018
B.S in Chemical Engineering/ Minor in Materials Engineering
Related Coursework: process design, plant design, transport phenomena, fluid mechanics kinetics and reactor design, mass and heat transfer, thermodynamics, corrosion and fracture failure
South Coast Air Quality Management District Diamond Bar, CA
Lab Assistant Intern Nov 2017-Present
Prepared PM10 and PM2.5 filters under strict QA/QC requirements, using a variety of extraction techniques and gravimetric analysis
Collaborated with other interns to efficiently process samples while performing peer review and task management
Reviewed and executed chain of custody and standard of procedure
Promoted the National Ambient Air Quality Standards to protect public health from air pollution
CPP’s Chemical and Materials Engineering Department Pomona, CA
Chemical Engineering Design Project Sep 2017- Jun 2018
Reviewed PFD and performed mass balance for ammonia production, especially methanation and cryogenic section.
Modified the process conditions and developed a final case with better CO2 and CO removal rate.
Designed and optimized purifier column and condenser specifications.
Estimated cost for material requirements and generated cost analysis spreadsheet.
Chemical Engineering Research Project Sep 2015- Jun 2017
Researched the effects of powder surface energy on the mixture quality of binary cosmetic powders.
Improved powder mixture homogeneity by studying their interactions and properties under microscopic level.
Operated multiple instruments, such as: Magnetic Assisted Coatings Device to dry-coating the raw cosmetic materials, and LS-230 to analyze particle sizes, while troubleshooting any instrumental malfunctions
Delivered the analysis of 100+ samples in an accurate and timely manner
Hardware: Scanning Electron Microscope, Magnetic Assisting Coating Device, LS-230 particle size analyzer
Software: SimSci Pro/II, Aspen HYSYS, Comsol Multiphysics, MATLAB, ImageJ, AutoCAD, MS Office
Language: English and Vietnamese
Honors, Scholarships & Activities
Ronald E. McNair Scholars Award - Recipient, 2016-2017
McNair Scholar Club – Treasurer, 2017
Berkeley Symposium for Undergraduate Researches – Presenter, 2018