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Entry-Level Bioengineer

Dayton, Ohio, United States
March 10, 2019

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Rachana Gollapudi

Dayton, OH *****937-***-**** •

Biomedical Engineer

Meticulous, driven, and passionate engineering professional with solid hands-on experience, and extensive academic achievements in bioinformatics analysis, tissue engineering, and biomedical device development.


Brings proven leadership expertise, to include technical skills, essential problem solving, documentation skills and critical thinking abilities.

Offers success in a research environment, as a teaching assistant, and holds hands-on experience in wet lab techniques, engineering computer modeling, genome sequencing, and spectrometer and spectrometry procedures.

Skilled project leader, overseeing safety processes, search engine marketing, data analysis and social media strategies.

Outstanding interpersonal and communication strengths leveraged to lead successful projects, collaborate with team members, and deliver creative thinking strategies.


Miami University, College of Engineering and Computing, Oxford, OH

Bachelor of Bioengineering (Hons) - 2018

Dean's List (Spring 2017 - 2018) - GPA 3.54 / 4.0

Academic, Leadership and Professional Experience

MIAMI UNIVERSITY - Procter & Gamble Research Project

Research Assistant (Sep 2018 – Dec 2018)

Performed extensive research that includes developing parameters designed to measure the surface area of oil bubbles of testing detergent solutions, which identifies the most miscible solvent.

Performed a series of tests to determine the best emulsifier for enabling pyrene fluorescence for imaging analysis success and documented the results.

Ensured all safety measures were in place and met environmental lab protocols.


Thermodynamics Teaching Assistant (Sep 2018 - Dec 2018)

Provided comprehension strategies and the reinforcement of thermodynamic and engineering economics concepts with students, in collaboration with professor.

Evaluated and graded student assignments, always completed on deadline.

Answered student inquiries, providing thorough explanations.

MIAMI UNIVERSITY - COMSOL Engineering Design Project

Independent Researcher (Aug 2017 - Dec 2018)

In a team environment, utilizing cloud computing, created a scaffold model using COMSOL, calculating flow rates required to yield shear stress values comparable to biological value at 20.0 mP.

Implemented the power law model, which defined a shear stress value of 23.16 mPa, and a flow rate of 0.160 g of cell culture medium(s).

Documented all project complications, fixes, and results and presented solution to stakeholders.

MIAMI UNIVERSITY – Undergraduate Summer Scholars

Independent Researcher (May 2017 - Dec 2017)

Integral participant in the research required to determine natural blood clotting processes, the history of conventional methods, and cutting-edge technologies related to this field.

Initiated process improvements in the understanding of the technique, and designed an experimental test of the absorption of oxidized methylcellulose, an artificial network for conventional clotting factors.

Developed high-quality presentation and evaluation of findings, to all stakeholders.


Intern - Proteomics (Jan 2016 - Mar 2016)

Performed the isolation of metabolite concentrations found in prostate cancer's urine, blood, stool, and tissue samples, utilizing mass spectrometry in finding correlations between the molecular concentration and the degree of cancer present.

Collaborated with cross-functional teams on performing detailed analysis of the results, utilizing bioinformatics analysis at Kellogg Eye Center.


Intern (May 2016 - Aug 2016)

Served as an editor, reviewing and revising articles, pamphlets, ads, emails, and public accounts.

MIAMI UNIVERSITY - Viral Genomics Project

Independent Researcher (Aug 2015 - Aug 2016)

Collected, evaluated, isolated, and documented results of a new strand of virus, sequencing the genome of two viruses from fall semester, utilizing ExPASy and BLAST.

MIAMI UNIVERSITY – Just Duet A Cappella

President /Musical Arranger (Sep 2014 - May 2018)

Served as manager of the executive board, which entailed booking rehearsals, and providing all internal and external communications. Performances took place at Carnegie Hall.

Coordinated concerts, album recordings, music videos, and ensured a social media presence.

Promoted conflict resolution strategies for issues, certifying all goals and objectives were met.

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