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Engineering Assistant

Houston, TX
March 18, 2019

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Gaurav Arora

832-***-**** Houston, TX


University of Houston, Cullen College of Engineering May 2019 Bachelor of Science, Biomedical Engineering

Minor in Marketing

GPA: 3.55

Relevant Courses: Bioinstrumentation, Circuit Analysis, Biomedical Processes, Biomedical Informatics Work Experience

Synthecon Inc. - Operations Intern; Houston, TX May 2018 - Aug 2018

• Generated a safety report for RCCS system using International guidelines to show compliance with EU regulations

• Developed specifications catalog for all major systems utilized by 13 domestic and foreign vendors

• Collaborated with domestic and European distributors to manage sales of $150,000 worth of equipment

• Cultured cancer cells in 3-D using RCCS system creating an 80% more accurate cell model for testing purposes

• Manufactured and assembled special orders of the RCCS system to meet customer specifications University of Houston - Assistant Lab Researcher: Dr. Wu; Houston, TX May 2017 - Sept 2017

• Produced trial medication that increased outlook of animal subjects stricken with lupus by 65%

• Analyzed over 100 NMR spectroscopy spectra to identify organic structures of lupus afflicted genes

• Evaluated 2000 amino acid chains using Excel to determine protein target for therapy

• Complied large amount of genetic data using Excel to easily manage potential drug targets

• Adhered to all protocols of multiple lab techniques including Western Blot, Gel Electrophoresis, and ELISA Barnes and Nobles College Bookstore - Bookseller; Houston, TX Dec 2017 - Sept 2018

• Increased efficiency of processing 20,000 orders by introducing new organizational schemes

• Managed 50 shipping/handling records daily of inventory worth $50,000-$100,000 Projects

Gluconeogenesis and Inhibitor Project April 2017

• Utilized MATLAB to create a program that quantified the glucose produced in the gluconeogenesis pathway

• Led group of 4 using effective MATLAB techniques such as differential equations to determine effect on gluconeogenesis when an introduced to a coenzyme with inhibiting features Organizations/Leadership

Biomedical Engineering Society – Volunteering Chair Sept 2018 - Present

• Directed first ever social for 60+ members in collaboration with SASE to promote inclusion and teamwork

• Communicated with engineering organizations to host volunteering events to promote community awareness

• Managed team of 15 BMES members to ensure their compliance with national society requirements Delta Epsilon Psi Fraternity – Treasurer Aug 2015 - May 2016

• Organized several events to obtain funds in order to successfully execute 5k walk raising $1000+ for JDRF

• Constructed Microsoft Excel function to improve budget reporting and efficiency by 35%

• Facilitated team of 10 to generate $500 to fund the future expenses of Delta Epsilon Psi Skills

MATLAB, AutoCAD, Microsoft Office Suite, Python

Fluent in Hindi

Honors & Awards

• Tau Beta Pi Honor Society Member • Dean’s List: Spring 2017

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