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Materials Engineer

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
October 29, 2016

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Summary of Qualifications

Systematic and dynamic problem-solver with the ability to utilize interdisciplinary concepts while solving engineering problems

Experience in Polymer Rheology & Mechanics, Liquid & Thin Film Mechanics, Qualitative Analysis & Testing of Materials, Material Design & Feasibility Studies, Application of Industry Standards to Manufacturing, Materials Processing, Assembly & Fabrication


University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), IL August 2016

Bachelor of Science, Materials Engineering CGPA: 3.1/4.0

Relevant courses:

Statics and Mechanics of Materials

Materials Laboratory I & II

Thermodynamics & Kinetics of Metals and Polymers

Mechanical Behavior of Metals, Polymers and Alloys

Introduction to Crystallography & Diffraction

Electronic Materials Engineering

Polymer Physical Chemistry

Intro. to Polymer Engineering

Thermal-Mechanical behavior of Materials

Materials Design

Statistical Analysis of Data

Intro. To Polymer Processing and Fabrication

Technical skills

Computer/ Software skills: Java, Python, AutoCAD, Autodesk Inventor, Lotus Notes, Minitab, Mathematica, Matlab, LabView, Microsoft Office

Technical/ Laboratory experience: GD&T, SOPs, CAPA, FMEA, GMP, Project Management, Electro-Mechanical Systems, Material Process Characterization, Material Dynamics & Kinematics, Extrusion, Injection Molding, Thermoforming, XRD, SEM, TEM, EELS, EDS, Auger Spectroscopy, FTIR, Polymerization techniques, 3D Printing, Polymer additives, Primary & Secondary Packaging Development using Corrugated Cardboard, Thin Films, etc.; Plating, PCBs, FEA, Etching, Lithography, Thin Film Deposition, PVD, Material Characterization using Electronic Probing, Lean Product Development & Launch, Electronic & Biomedical Product Development, Composite Material Fabrication

Technical Project highlights

Nanoparticle Synthesis & Applications, UIUC Team Member January 2016 – May 2016

Investigated different strategies for synthesis of nanoparticles; designed strategies and developed tests to

examine the correlation of their orientation to computationally simulated EM fields using FDTD analysis

Worked in collaboration with 4 other students for Materials Design

Characterization of Physical & Chemical Microstructure of Materials, UIUC Research Assistant January 2016-May 2016

Utilized Scanning SEM, TEM, XRD, Auger Spectroscopy, Raman Scattering, STM, FTIR, etc. for detection of

physical & chemical identities of various polymeric, ceramic, metallic, and powdered alloy samples

Presented findings in a detailed lab report which was performed with two other students

Destructive & Non-Destructive Testing of Metals & Polymers, UIUC Team Member January 2016-May 2016

Demonstrated Tensile Testing, Rockwell Hardness Testing, Charpy Impact Testing and Toughness

testing on metallic alloys of aluminum & steel and polymers such as PMMA, ABS & PVC

Presented a lab report with the computed experimental values obtained of Ultimate Tensile Strength,

Elastic Modulus, Fracture Stress & Strain, Area & Length Elongation, Strain Hardening Coefficient & Exponent

Chassis and Body Materials Selection, UIUC Team Member May 2015 - August 2015

Performed Impact Tests, Toughness Tests, Resistance to Fatigue & Failure Tests to evaluate the mechanical

characteristics of various metallic alloys and polymers for building a solar car chassis

Evaluated hypothesis by carrying out aerodynamic analysis of the final chassis structure and build

Worked in collaboration with 25 students from varied engineering disciplines

Professional & Leadership experience

Engineering International Student Programs, UIUC Programs Assistant August 2015 – May 2016

Coordinated various social and technical events to assist incoming and continuing

international engineering students transition into the university

Led a team of 3 students to successfully organize 20+ events during the academic year

Student Organizations Involvement: SWE, Material Advantage, Illinois Business Consulting, Illinois Student Senate

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