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Chemical Engineering Engineer

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Washington, DC
Posted:
July 24, 2020

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KRISTOF TOTH

Chemical Engineering Ph.D. Candidate, Nanomaterials Researcher, and Systems Integrator for Novel Scienti c Tools adetsm@r.postjobfree.com researchgate.net/pro le/Kristof Toth linkedin.com/in/kristoftoth EDUCATION

Yale University 2014 - present

Ph.D., M.Phil., & M.S. in Chemical Engineering New Haven, CT

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow 2015 - 2020

(one of 2,000 fellows selected from 16,500 applicants who demonstrated potential for signi cant achievements in STEM)

Thesis: \Directed Self-Assembly of Block Copolymer Thin Films by Electrospray Deposition for Complex Patterning and Heterolattice Formation" Advisor: Chinedum O. Osuji (now at University of Pennsylvania) The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art 2010 - 2014 B.E. in Chemical Engineering, magna cum laude (GPA 3.7+) New York, NY

Full-tuition scholarship, Lewis Gleekman Memorial Prize (ChemE. Dept. senior with demonstrated interest in materials), Robert Spice Fund Prize (Chem. Dept. senior with best record in Instrumental Analysis and Electronics), Tau Beta Pi RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

Graduate Student Researcher (NSF INTERN funding) April 2018 - July 2019 Center for Functional Nanomaterials, Brookhaven National Laboratory Upton, NY

Designed, built and commissioned a new user tool for making compositionally gradient libraries of nanomaterials for high-throughput material discovery. Developed a custom LabVIEW user interface for automated analysis and feedback control of process. Managed a 70k capital budget. The tool, described in Rev. Sci. Instrum., is available via general user proposal. Users of the tool have published in Nature Scienti c Reports for work on autonomous X-ray experiments. Co-Principal Investigator May 2018 - April 2019

National Synchrotron Light Source II, Brookhaven National Laboratory Upton, NY

Fabricated and integrated a custom electrospray chamber into the Complex Materials Scattering beamline for in-situ X-ray studies of polymer lm growth. Co-wrote the proposal which was rated 1.15 on a scale of 1-5 (1 is highest). Programmed Python pipeline for raw image analysis, extraction of physical parameters and visualization of relevant trends. Graduate Student Researcher September 2014 - present Osuji Lab & Yale Institute for Nanoscience and Quantum Engineering New Haven, CT

Analyzed self-assembled polymer thin lms using various microscopy techniques. Characterized images using deep learning and convolutional neural networks in PyTorch and Keras. Collaborated on numerous nanomaterial projects which have resulted in 7 peer-reviewed journal articles including Nature Materials; see ResearchGate pro le for more details. LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

Consultant for New Haven Free Public Library October 2017 - May 2018 Social Impact Club, Yale School of Management New Haven, CT

O ered pro-bono consulting advice on a team of 4 MBA and MPH students to library leadership on marketing and operating strategies. Performed data analysis and visualization. Recommended short-term strategies for new tech common space opening in April 2018 and long-term strategies for a

ipped-hours pilot program to reach working class patrons. Yale Graduate and Professional Student Senator September 2014 - August 2015

Served as liaison for 6,000+ graduate student community on Yale Housing Committee and Community Service Committee. Founding Board Member of Hungary for Love [hungaryforlove.org] January 2014 - present

Managed projects and website for 501(c)(3) non-pro t for improving livelihood of marginalized youth in Hungary. SKILLS

Certi cates IBM Data Science Professional Certi cate, MATLAB Programming Techniques, LabVIEW Core 1,2,3 Laboratory Microscopy (SEM, TEM, AFM), Analytical Instrument (DSC, NMR, FTIR, GC-MS, HPLC, UV-Vis) Programs Python, MATLAB, LabVIEW, SQL, NoSQL, SolidWorks, Adobe Illustrator, CAD, Rhino, LA TEX

Industry SOPs, GMPs, ROI, Life-Cycle Analysis, UX/UI Design, Project Management, Data Analysis Hobbies Deep learning enthusiast, Folding@home donor, and former All-American swimmer turned triathlete



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