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Ames, IA
Posted:
May 18, 2020

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MICHAEL J. HOLMES

**** ** **** ** ******, Iowa 50023

Mobile: 515-***-**** addaqa@r.postjobfree.com

EDUCATION

Ames, Iowa

Bachelors of Science, Iowa State University December 2019

Major: Chemical Engineering

Minors: Nuclear Engineering and Physics

EXPERIENCE

Ames, Iowa Research of the Sabatier Reaction August 2017- May 2018

• Repaired and calibrated a Gas Chromatograph (GC)

• Constructed a reactor and reactor beds to analyze the conversion of CO2 to methane and water

• Used new simulation software (COMSOL) and laboratory practices to analyze the catalyst

• Compared and prepared multiple catalysts with ruthenium introduced onto the metal catalysts via insipient wetness impregnation to use in the reactor beds

Ames, Iowa Research of Zeolite Pyrolysis August 2016 – May 2017

• Utilized scientific principles, theories, and practices to research Zeolites in Catalytic Fast Pyrolysis (CFP)

• Developed Laboratory work and safety knowledge by preparing samples to be analyzed through CFP

• Arranged and interpreted data for analysis using Microsoft Office

TECHNICAL SKILLS

• Aspen, COMSOL Multiphysics – Process and chemical reaction simulation software (ChE)

• Matlab, Python (Analytical and Numerical Methods)

• SCALE – Nuclear reaction and shielding Monte Carlo simulation software (NucE)

• Microsoft Office, Data Analysis

• SACHE – Safety and Chemical Engineering Education

ACTIVITIES

• BIOBUS – Made biofuels with used oil from campus dining centers 2018 - 2019

• AICHE – American Institute of Chemical Engineers 2017 - 2019

• (Treasurer - 2019) American Nuclear Society Iowa State Chapter 2016 - 2019

• Statesmen Choir 2015 - 2019

• (Recruitment Chairman - 2017) Acacia Fraternity 2015 - 2019

• Iowa State University Cyclone Football Varsity Marching Band 2015 HONORS/AWARDS

• Dean’s List 2019

• Acacia Leadership Scholarship 2015 - 2019

• Cardinal Leadership Scholarship 2015 – 2017

PUBLISHED WORK

• T. C. Hoff, M. J. Holmes, J. Proano-Aviles, L. Emdadi, D. Liu, R. C. Brown, J.-P. Tessonnier, Decoupling the Role of External Mass Transfer and Intracrystalline Pore Diffusion on the Selectivity of Hzsm-5 for the Catalytic Fast Pyrolysis of Biomass, ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng., 2017, 5, 8766-8776.



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