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Chemical Engineering Human Resource

Los Angeles, California, United States
January 03, 2017

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Zhong Zhang

***** ******* ******, ***** *****, CA 91343



New Graduate from UCSB Chemical engineering with strong programming skills seeks a full time entry-level engineering position

Summary of Qualifications:

Software Competencies: Proficient in MATLAB & Simulink, SAS, R, Aspen HYSYS, C, and Mathematica

Specialized Skills: Process Control, Mass & Molar Balance, Statistic and Basic Conceptual Design Skill.

Languages: Bilingual Mandarin and English


University of California, Santa Barbara June 2016

Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering

Minor: Applied Statistics

Significant Course Work:

Chemical Engineering: Transport Processes A-B-C, Chemical Reaction Engineering A-B, Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics A-B, Separation Processes, Process Dynamics and Control with Laboratory experience, and 2 years Chemical Engineering Laboratory experience

Statistics: Probability and statistics I-II, Regression Analysis with R programming, SAS Base Programming


Dean’s list for 2 quarters

Professional Experience

Life Cycle Assessment Summer Internship, UCSB Chemical Life Cycle Collaborative Jun 2016 – Sep 2016

Researched industrial information of interesting chemicals

Checked associated process’s conditions, mass balance, kinetics, and energy cost

Collaborated with a team to developed a protocol of a life cycle assessment database

Related Course Projects

Senior Design Project, UCSB Jan 2016 - Jun 2016

Collaborated with a team to design an effective conceptual model to produce formalin from methanol

Optimized the model to improve the usability and performance

Reported the developed model in a technical report and presentation

Process Engineering Lab, UCSB Advanced Process Control Jan 2016 - Mar 2016

Controlled a heat flow system with three sensors and data logging by using MATLAB & Simulink

Designed controllers for this model by using direct synthesis and an internal model control method

Tuned and optimized experimental model by using model predictive control and decoupling control methods

Reported the optimized model in an exclusive summary

Chemical Engineering Lab, UCSB Chemical Engineering Lab Apr 2015 - Mar 2016

Collaborated with 2 fellow classmates to analyze an enzyme activity under different physical conditions

Determined an unknown organic dye reaction with bleach by using spectrophotometry techniques and presented the experimental reaction with its application

Modeled a ternary distillation column to separate a desired heavy key component

Ideal Thermal Plant Design, UCSB Transport Processes Course Jan 2015 - Mar 2015

Devised an effective solar energy plant to generate electricity for a city in Arizona including solar energy receptor, turbine, shell and tube condenser and pump

Modeled the thermal system by using MATLAB

Collaborated with 2 fellow classmates to make appropriate assumptions, optimize the plant and write a technical report


Active Member of American Institute of Chemical Engineers ( AICHE) Sept 2013 – Jun 2016

Active Member of UCSB Rowing Team Sept 2014 – Jun 2015

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