Objective Obtain a research or analyst position
Experience Lab Presenter, Discovery Place, Inc.; Charlotte, NC – 2013-2014 Perform basic lab demonstrations involving the use of liquid nitrogen, sodium chloride, potassium nitrate and other salts, and other chemicals. Present research to general public about the advancements in nanotechnology and its application to managing water quality.
Analytical Researcher, Glish Group; Chapel Hill NC – 2015-2018 Determine the chemical composition of e-cigarette liquids using analytical techniques such as mass spectrometry and liquid chromatography.
Lead Tutor, Chegg, Inc., Chapel Hill, NC – 2016-2018 Help students via remote access learn material in STEM subjects such as chemistry, mathematics, physics and engineering. Record lessons and create written reference guides to help students deep understanding in STEM subjects. Research Assistant, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Chapel Hill NC – 2017-2018 Synthesizing polymers such as polystyrene, polyethylene and methyl methacrylate using diﬀerent polymerization techniques such as living cationic and ionic polymerization, Ziegler- Natta, reversible addition-fragmentation and other well-known methods. Research Associate, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Chapel Hill NC – 2018-2019 Using a series of analytical methods to perform experiments including spectrophotometric determination of glucose in sports drinks; size exclusion chromatography used to separate proteins such as hemoglobin in mixtures; extraction, separation, and analysis of plant pigments from spinach using gas chromatography; determination of the isoelectric point of the protein bovine serum albumin using electrophoresis. Education University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, B.S. Applied Mathematics and Chemistry, 2019 Rowan-Cabarrus Community College – Associates in Science, 2015 Skills Analytical techniques and methods: gas chromatography, liquid chromatograpy, electrophoresis, mass spectrometry, gas chromatography-mass spectrometry, gel permeability chromatography, and nuclear magnetic resonance Polymerization techniques: living cationic and anionic, atom transfer radical, reversible addition-fragmentation, free radical bulk, fragmentation chain-transfer, and Ziegler-Natta Coding languages: Python, C++
11498 Cedarvale Farm Pkwy, Midland NC28107
References Noelle Romero, Ph.D.
Chancellor’s Science Scholar Coordinator
Gary Glish, Ph.D.
Principal Investigator, Glish Group
Advisor at Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc.