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Assistant Engineering

Centreville, VA
August 03, 2020

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Outstanding chemistry research and process abilities, and extensive lab research experience.

Laboratory Skills: Thin-Layer & Column Chromatography (GC), FTIR and UV-Vis spectrometer

Computer Software: Aspen Plus, MATLAB, Mathcad, Origin 8, Minitab, Gams, Microsoft Office.

Raneen Shatara

Fairfax, Virginia, USA




Member of AIChE and OXE national Honor Society for Chemical Engineers

Member of Organization of Arab Students, OAS


Bachelor of Science

Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

University of Maryland, A. James Clark School of Engineering

May 2020

GPA: 3.34

Project Coordinator Jan 2020- May 2020

University of Maryland Design Project College Park, Maryland

Production of Diesel from raw plastic waste using integrated pyrolysis method with oil refinery distillation equipment to produce Diesel

Collaborated with six team members to design and produce diesel from the raw material of plastic using Aspen that successfully resulted in a 99% yield of diesel

Troubleshoot operating on Aspen design and related process equipment, developed economic feasibility studies to maximize productivity and quality while minimizing costs.

Presented formal design reports to engineering faculty using Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint and won second place among other competitors

Research Assistant, Component Separations Jun 2019 – Mar 2020

University of Maryland College Park, Maryland

Examine the structure and performance of zeolite catalyst for ethane and propane dehydrogenation and compare it with noncatalytic thermal dehydrogenation

Synthesized a zeolite-based catalyst with multicellular nanosheet structure (M-TS-1)

Operated propane/ethane dehydrogenation reaction test system in fix bed reactor

Designed models using Aspen Plus, modeled results and generated four separation reports

Conducted, researched, and drafted memos and summaries on CMS hollow fiber membrane reactor

Research Assistant Mar 2018- Jun 2018

University of Maryland Design Project College Park, Maryland

Microfluidic cell culture chip that simulates the activities, mechanics, and physiological response of entire body organs and organ systems

Designed, administrated and monitored clinical trials for ‘Organs-on-Chips (OOC)’

Studied and simulated human physiology’s organs by microfluidic devices

Processed patient specimens according to priority and documented 30 results

Performed data analysis and provided recommendations to achieve effective multicellular human organism.

Pharmacist Technician Aug 2015 – July 2017

CVS Pharmacy Arlington, Virginia

Worked closely with pharmacists and perform administrative tasks using RX system medication input software to safely and accurately dispense medication.

Coordinated with physicians and insurance agency representatives for resolution of prescription discrepancies

Maintained drug inventory and daily expenses below budget through accurate planning, purchasing, and cost-effective operation procedures

Helped increase the average number of prescriptions filled daily from 85 to 100 within 3 months of joining

Excellent communication skills

Microsoft Office & Computer proficiency

Administrative and program supports

Strategic planning

Organizational skills

Time management

Customer service/retention

Problem solving

Analytical thinking



Attention details

Process improvement


Willingness to learn


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