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Chemical Engineering

Rockville, MD
August 03, 2020

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Caleb A. Conlisk


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Rockville, MD 20850 317-***-****

Recent Chemical Engineering graduate seeking an entry-level position where substantial educational achievement and a hard-working attitude can grow in a new work environment. EDUCATION

Purdue University, Davidson School of Chemical Engineering May 2020 West Lafayette, Indiana, Bachelor of Science of Engineering GPA 3.87/4.00

• Major – Chemical Engineering, Minor – Chemistry

• Honors – Graduation with distinction, Dean’s List & Semester Honors every semester ENGINEERING EXPERIENCE

Senior Design Project – Fuel Oxygenate Production January 2020 – May 2020

• Led team in creating and modeling a chemical process in Aspen Plus to economically produce and purify ETBE, a fuel oxygenate, from raw ethane through a series reactions, including steam cracking, hydration, dimerization, and isomerization

• Demonstrated flexibility and strong communication skills in virtual group meetings

• Presented project design to a panel of ~10 Chemical Engineering professors via WebEx Purdue University Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship May 2018 - August 2018

• Research Fellow; worked independently on a research project and aided graduate students in the lab with their projects, requiring active time management

• Studied depletion force effects in kinesin motor protein and microtubule systems, DNA origami by utilizing fluorescence and atomic force microscopy

• Designed and performed long experiments that required constant attentiveness throughout, precise micro-pipetting, and buffer preparation

• Presented research findings of increased order, but decreased microtubule gliding speeds in high depletant concentrations at a summer research symposium among peers ACTIVITIES AND LEADERSHIP

Purdue University Chem-E Car Competition August 2018 – January 2020

• Lab head; Led lab sessions and helped guide direction of team’s research

• Competition where teams from different schools compete in building a shoebox-sized car powered and stopped only by chemical reaction

Omega Chi Epsilon, Chemical Engineering Honor Society August 2017 - present

• Organization of high-achieving chemical engineering students who advocate and support community service and philanthropy

• Set up and participated in ‘Boo at the Zoo’ and other philanthropic events SKILLS AND PROFICIENCIES

Microsoft Office Suite Aspen Plus - Chemical Process Modeling JMP Statistical Software MATLAB Nanoscope Analysis ImageJ Multi-instrumentalist Bartender Cook

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