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Engineering Technical Support

San Antonio, Texas, United States
March 16, 2019

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Isaac Ekow Abaasah +1-917-***-****


• 7-year total experience with over 5 years in combined quality control and technical support analysis.

• Over 2 years of experience in clinical and academic research, with astute biotech industry guidelines and regulations mastery and a specialization in bioengineering of drug delivery systems.

• Three years of project management.

• Designed and built a Frequency-Selected Pulsed-Wave Generator Device. Experience

Medical Laboratory Technologist Jan 2019- Present

Premier Pain Consult, San Antonio TX

• Designed an intranet-work system to automate data transfer, when prompted.

• Identify, operate, monitor and troubleshoot machines; including chemical analyzer, HPLC and LCMS.

• Saving company maintenance cost by way of efficient tuning.

• Transport, categorize and process biological tissues.

• Rebuilding a peltier cooling system for an AU.

• Designed a protocol to fast track tissue processing; saving an average of 30 mins each day.

• Ensure and identify and address safety-related concerns, when available.

• Forecast and run the daily activities of the lab and synchronize activities of sister-health facilities.

• Working knowledge of NDAs, CDAs, 21 CFR Part 10, 50, 56, 58, CAPA, CDER, SPA, cGMP, eCRFs, GCP, OSHA, ASTM F1717, F2077, HIPPA.

Graduate Research Assistant Jun 2017 - Jan 2019

UT Health San Antonio TX 1 year 8 months

• Designed and researched cancer-related drug delivery vehicles (DDVs or Nanoparticles) using protein capsids.

• Identified, coordinated, implemented and designed strategies in compliance with research protocols in collaboration with principal investigator.

• Presented and defended scientific and technical presentations to academic and technical audience; including ace technical writing and reporting skill.

• Coordinated, strategized, experimented, obtained, and processed data (signal) into charts and other graphics for statistical and empirical analysis; including use of MatLab, Excel, and Minitab.

• Working knowledge of CLIA, HIPAA, FDA (21 CFR Part 801, 803, 806, 820), MRP, ISO 13485 & OUS.

• Adept financial decisions reduced lab expenses up to 35%, over 16 months.

• Assisted clinical teams with study supplies management. CO IV Jan 2014 - Jan 2017

Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Iowa Park TX 3 years 1 month Efficient radio communication, intelligence gathering, excellent attention to details, improved teamwork and negotiation skills, risk management and safety consciousness. Biomedical Engineering Intern Aug 2012 - May 2013

Biopharm Sarl, Kumasi Ghana 10 months

• Jointly spearheaded a quality control and maintenance department employing TMDE-SP to achieve the 2013 semi-annual target of 15% growth.

• Part of a reliability team that reduced product failures at customer sites by over 20% employing some FDA (21 CFR Part 801, 803, 806, 820, 198), ASTM F1717, ISO 13485 and OUS guidelines.

• Designed and tested pulse oximetry, EMG and EDA sensing systems and applications.

• Co-ordinated research, sampled, processed and interpreted data and facilitated patients' experience in clinical research projects; with working knowledge of 21 CFR Part 10, 50, 56, 58. Biomedical Engineering Intern Oct 2009 - Mar 2012

PHA Medicals, Kumasi Ghana 2 years 6 months

• Understudied a virtual integration schematic expert (VISE) of prosthesis using MATLAB.

• Supplied and distributed, installed, calibrated, serviced, troubleshoot and provided technical support for customers’ medical equipment employing high standards of SP-TMDE. Education

UT Health San Antonio 2016 - 2019

Master of Science - MS, Biomedical Engineering

The University of Texas at San Antonio 2016 - 2018 Master of Science - MS, Biomedical Engineering

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi

2009 - 2013

Bachelor of Science - BS, Biomedical Engineering

Atebubu College of Education, Brong Ahafo Ghana 2003 - 2006 Associate's degree, General Science Teacher Education Skills

Research • Python (Programming Language) • Microscopy • Strategic Planning • Data Analysis Certifications

IBM Blockchain Essentials • IBM

Feb 2019 - Present

Working with Mice in Research Training • CITI Program, A Division of BRANY 23055844 • May 2017 - Present

Python for Data Science • IBM

Departmental Change Funds Training • UT Health San Antonio Laboratory Security, Safety & Hazardous Waste Training • UT Health San Antonio Bloodborne Pathogens & Biological Safety Training • UT Health San Antonio

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