Griffin A. Walawender
Recent graduate with a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering and strong communication skills desires employment as an Engineer. Comfortable working in both an office and field environment.
Technical Skills: AutoCAD, AutoDesk Inventor, ASPEN, Maestro, PyRx
Instrumentation Skills: Distillation, Spectroscopy (NMR and IR), Titration, Liquid-Liquid Extraction
Experience in office operations and diverse customer service background
Capable of identifying inefficiencies and taking necessary steps to improve processes
Goal focused & strong attention to details
Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemical Engineering from Widener University May 2018
Minor in Chemistry
Received the American Institute of Chemists Award for Chemical Engineering
Research Assistant August 2017-May 2018
Cancer Immunotherapy through Chemical Compounds
Team members through the use knowledge obtained in the pursuit of a Chemical Engineering degree, tackled one of the biggest medical problems currently seen throughout the world. Instead of the traditionally used protein-based immunotherapy treatments, the team is searching for small chemical molecules that will inhibit the PD1-PDL1 interaction.
Manager and Belayer August 2016-August 2018
Widener Pride Athletics Center, Widener University
Checked and maintained equipment; ensured safety of patrons; trained staff in safety procedures; and planned events.
Student Assistant June-August 2014, 2015
Department of Engineering, Syracuse University
Worked independently at direction of department chair; supervised students to relocate faculty into new offices; moved and set up office equipment; and acted as team leader.
Maxwell School, Dean’s Office, Syracuse University June-August 2011- 2014
Re-located faculty office equipment, files and furniture into new office space; communicated directly with faculty for easy transition; worked independently; responsible for managing my own time while working with deadlines.
Participation & Honor
AIChE – Treasurer
Supervised collegiate members of the organizations and maintained all budgets.
Alpha Chi Sigma – Master of Ceremonies
Organized all ceremonies and events performed within the fraternity, and assisted with the continued involvement of professional brothers.
ASEE Mid-Atlantic Fall 2017 Conference – Student Research Poster Presentation Winner
Omega Chi Epsilon – Chemical Engineering Honor Society