Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, FL
Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, GPA: 3.68
Aspen Plus, MATLAB, Simulink, DataFit, Polymath, MS Office Suite; Biology, Polymer, and Fire testing laboratories
Research Assistant for Florida Institute of Technology
2017 to Present
Formulated and tested flexible fire retardant foams to progress industrial projects including energy absorbent Army Humvee foams, Woodbridge car headliners, and anechoic chambers.
Sulfuric Acid Alkylation Intensified by Rotating Packed Bed Reactor
2018 to Present
Simulated and performed initial grassroots costing for a sulfuric acid alkylation process using a rotating packed bed reactor to enhance the efficiency of the reaction and the selectivity of C8 product.
Acetone Production Plant Simulation and Optimization
Utilized Aspen Plus to simulate and optimize an acetone production process. The optimization included reactor configuration and specifications, distillation column specifications, utility and energy recovery, and plant profitability.
Research Assistant for Louisiana State University
Participated in a NSF funded research project where data was collected to aid in producing a predictive AI model to optimize phycocyanin production in cyanobacteria cultures.
Completed 24 hours of seminars about industrial safety, effective communication, and business processes.
Transport Processes Design and Optimization of a Pipeline
Designed a pipeline to transport VCM from a delivery location to a storage tank and found the optimal pipe diameter and route to minimize the total annual costs for the pipeline.
Special Needs Football Camp Administrator
2015 and 2016
Initiated and organized a special needs football camp sponsored by FIT football team for 40 children between ages 4 and 12.
President of Fellowship of Christian Athlete
2013 – 2014
Organized and lead weekly meetings and monthly outreach projects.
Organized and lead two charity dodge ball events that raised over $3,000 for struggling families in the community.
AWARDS AND HONORS
- Senior Design Best in Show: Chemical Engineering
- Dean’s List College of Engineering
- Academic Excellence Award for Athletes
-FIT Football Team, Offensive Line
-Tau Beta Pi
-Phi Eta Sigma
-The Order of the Engineer