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Chemical Engineer/ Process Engineer

Gainesville, FL
April 06, 2016

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Contact Address: **** ** **** ******, *** HH 346, Gainesville, Florida – 32608

E-Mail:, Phone: +1-352-***-**** P.T.O.


Seeking a Full time Chemical / Process engineer opportunity where I can utilize my skills to solve complex process problems. EDUCATION

May 2016 UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA Gainesville, FL

Master of Science in Chemical Engineering CGPA: 3.85/4.0 May 2011 VISVESVARAYA NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (VNIT) Nagpur, India Bachelor of Technology in Chemical Engineering CGPA: 7.8/10 Relevant Courses Mass transfer, Heat transfer, Process equipment design, Process plant economics, Fluid dynamics, Semiconductor lab, Advanced electronic material processing, Process Calculations, thermodynamics, process control, Bio process engineering, Advanced chemical- biological lab and Bioprocess Engineering. RESEARCH WORK

Mar 2015 - Present Role of Intracellular Tension in ERK nuclear localization for effective G1/S Transition

Gainesville, FL

Cell culture of Cancer cells was done to perform various experiments.

Effects of extracellular stimuli in formation of stress fibre and focal adhesions on different cell lines was studied.

The ELISA (or the activity assay) was performed and it was shown that only when serum is present, RhoA is activated in adherent cells.

Currently working on experimental techniques to bring about the role of ROCK in ERK nuclear entry. Aug -Dec 2014 Fabrication of MOS diode and its characterization Gainesville, FL

With a clear understanding about the operation of various semiconductor devices such as MOSFET’s, BJT’s, MOS capacitors and electrical diodes, carried out fabrication of these devices in clean room environment.

Performed steps involved in the fabrication process such as ion implantation, oxide layer growth, wet and dry etching, UV lithography pattern transfer, sputtering and metal deposition. Advanced Chem –

Bio Lab

Acquired hands on experience of polymer, chemical and bioprocessing techniques.

The experimental modules were of four broad categories: Biochemical kinetics and diffusion, Drug transport through contact lenses, Fluid dynamics of particulate systems, Advanced Chemical Engineering systems.

Bagged first price in poster presentation on CRISPR. Projects/Seminars: Thesis project under Dr. S.S.Sonawane, Department of Chemical Engineering, VNIT, titled “Synthesis and Characterization of Titanium Dioxide Nanoparticles using Ultrasonification and its Application in Heat Exchangers” (2011).

Course seminar presented on Nanofluids Synthesis and Application, properties and uses of Polyvinyl Acetate. SKILLS

Project Management, Documentation, Design of Experiments (DOE), Image J, Device characterization, Process Control, Semiconductor Processing, Layout Editor, MATLAB, Gel Electrophoresis, Cell Culture, Western Blotting, SDS-PAGE, Microscopy, SQL, ERP, JAVA, SAP, JD Edwards, Microsoft Office and Troubleshooting. WORK EXPERIENCE

Aug 2015 – Present UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA ( Teaching Assistant) Gainesville, FL

Maintain chemical and equipment required for DNA Electrophoresis.

Identified and solved problems associated with Electrophoresis.

Lead teams of students in carrying out tests on equipment in the lab and trained new students.

Grader for Material Energy Balance course. Responsible for grading exams and quizzes of 107 students. Oct 2012-Aug 2014 WNS GLOBAL SERVICES (P) LTD (Sr. Program Analyst) Mumbai, India

Successful transition of business from another company in less than stipulated time assigned thus saving billing.

Technical and Functional Consultant on ERP to Universal Music Group.

Managed and supervised team members to successfully carry out post implementation support across all 30 territories.

Jun 2011-Sep 2012 TATA CONSULTANCY SERVICES (Assistant Systems Engineer) Mumbai, India

Technical and Functional Consultant on ERP to General Electrics in Oil & Gas Consulting and Instrumentation

Certificate of Appreciation for LIREL (TCS Values) Honor Rolls and TCS Gems for delivery of quality products to customer.

Appreciation from client and project manager for extraordinary contribution to project at year end close. RAVIRAJ GOHIL

3800 SW 34th Street, Apt HH 346, Gainesville, Florida – 32608 E-Mail:, Phone: +1-352-***-**** INTERNSHIP

May – June 2009 UltraTech Cement (Aditya Birla Group) Kovaya, India Project on heat balance in pyro system in cement plant. Calculated heat requirement and quantity of coal required per day. Provided assistance to production engineers on kilning and milling operations, reviewed laboratory results of clinker and cement. Studied operation manuals and equipment datasheets of machines. May – July 2010 Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, India Project under Prof. G Raghuram, PhD, Indian Railways Chair. Successfully carried out case study on supply chain management of FoodWorld (Spencer’s) which was published by professor. LEADERSHIP / ACHIEVEMENTS / ACTIVITIES

Student Council of VNIT (2010 -2011) – Alumni Affairs Secretary

Organized Golden Jubilee Alumni Meet: co-ordinated all the Committees/subcommittees functioning and event was a grand success with 1000+ Alumni’s attendees, December 2010. Collected sponsorship of 6 million rupees.

UF badminton club team. Got silver medal in University of Miami and bronze medal in University of Central Florida tournament in intermediate category.

Core Organizer of Rubik’s cube event in collaboration with World Rubik’s cube association. Got National rank 11 in 3*3 blindfolded done in 6.02 min and solved 3*3 in 30 seconds, Year - 2011

Co - Founder and Chief Core Organizer of Renaissance 2010 - 1st ever Social Fest at undergraduate college


Participated in “2nd National Working Conference on Social Entrepreneurship - 2010” at XLRI Jamshedpur

Event Manager of Axis 2009 - central India's largest Tech Festival and Quizfest 2010 - the largest collegiate quizzing festival of India

Core Organizer - Institute Gathering, 2011 and National Conference on Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology- 2010

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