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Chemical Engineering

United States
December 28, 2015

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Earl Henry Garcia

*** ******* ***. #*** ● Los Angeles, CA 90024

Cell: 951-***-**** ●

Education University of California, Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA Bachelor of Science, Chemical Engineering (Expected: June 2016) Concentration in Environmental Engineering

Major GPA: 3.00

Activities: Club Archery, Muay Thai, Project WILD, Chem-E-Car Competition, Research Assistant Coursework Mathematics: Multivariable Calculus, Linear Algebra, Differential Equations Physics: Mechanics, Electricity and Magnetism, Optics Chemistry: Organic and General Chemistry, Quantum Mechanics and Chemistry Chemical and Environmental Engineering: Thermodynamics, Transport Phenomena, Numerical Methods, Separations Processes, Chemical Reaction Engineering, Molecular Biotechnology, Air & Water Pollution Fundamentals, Membrane Science & Technology, Composite Materials Senior Project: Process Design and Optimization of a Seawater Desalination Plant Work Experience Sustainable Nanotechnology Center Atlanta, GA Chemical Engineering Intern (2015)

Processed membranes for water treatment and renewable energy generation

Fabricated a redesign of the pilot plant to significantly increase process efficiencies

Identified tenfold annual energy production increases by reducing resistances within membranes

Modeled critical operation parts in AutoCAD to reduce costs and time for ordering replacements UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability Los Angeles, CA Research Assistant (2015- )

Assesses and improves drinking water quality of Orange County water district

Performs analytical spectrometry to measure and monitor water contaminants over time

Assists researchers in proposing technical solutions and strategies to address contaminants Driftmier Engineering Center Athens, GA

Laboratory Technician (2015)

Validated findings of current droplet-interface bilayers (DIBs) studies for environmental remediation

Established DIB assay standards and proper calibration of equipment and commonly used fluids

Created SOPs for equipment operation and use of data acquisition software UCLA Materials and Plasma Processing Laboratory Los Angeles, CA Research Assistant (2014-2015)

Evaluated the feasibility of carbon fiber-nanotube blends for material processing of green infrastructure

Analyzed surface chemistry via x-ray photoelectron spectroscopy for defects

Collected wettability data on composites with surface tensiometer apparatus and software Involvements Community Service Commission at UCLA Los Angeles, CA Project WILD Tutor (2015- )

Mentors small groups of 4-5 children from low-income, immigrant families

Develops English proficiency, problem solving skills, and group interactions

Creates arts and crafts and physical activities to help children to adjust to American culture and lifestyle Atlanta Habitat for Humanity Atlanta, GA

Construction Worker (2014)

Built a 1500 sq. ft. house for an underprivileged family

Laid the site concrete foundation and installed house framework, windows, insulation, and roof shingles American Institute of Chemical Engineers at UCLA Los Angeles, CA Conference Chair (2012-2013)

Arranged transportation and lodging for the organization’s yearly regional conference

Prepared a cost assessment and filed a financial report for conference fees and other expenses

Organized fundraisers and managed budget with other board officers Additional Skills

Elementary proficiency in Spanish, Cantonese, Tagalog

Proficient in MS Office, imaging editing software; some experience with ArcGIS

Reverse Osmosis Systems Analysis (ROSA) design experience

C++ and MATLAB programming experience

AutoCAD/SolidWorks experience

Working knowledge of chromatography and spectrometry machines for sample analysis

Can manage multiple deadlines; team player with initiative and leadership qualities

Strong analytical and interpretative data analysis skills; exceptional oral and written communication skills

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