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Engineering Quality Control

United States
August 17, 2012

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To obtain a full-time position in the field of environmental engineering or environmental policy that will utilize my problem-solving and leadership skills.


Carnegie Mellon University, Bachelor of Science August 2008 - May 2012

B.S. Civil and Environmental Engineering with additional major in Environmental Policy

Coursework: Soil Mechanics; Solid Mechanics; Fluid Mechanics; Engineering Statistics and Quality Control; Environmental Engineering; Hydraulic Structures and Design; Environmental Ethics; Project Management; Engineering Design; Engineering Economics; Economics of Global Warming; Energy; Environment and Americas; Computer Applications for Civil Engineering; Introduction to Java


Lake Woebegone Remediation Analysis, Carnegie Mellon University Fall 2011

n Detected four remediation methods to remove PAH-16 from the contaminated Lake Woebegone

n Presented the most efficient and cost-effective method to EPA officials

Newell Simon Hall Flood Prevention Design, Carnegie Mellon University Fall 2011

n Designed a retention tank to contain backflow during excessive rainfall

NJ Wind Energy Policy Research, Rutgers University Summer 2010

n Independently scrutinized the New Jersey Blue Ribbon Panel’s Final Report on Wind Energy Policy

n Evaluated the measures taken by the state of NJ to implement the Final Report’s recommendations for wind energy development


Thar Energy, Inc. October 2011- May 2012

n Evaluated the effect of energy incentives on customers

n Independently drafted an extensive report on private and PA state-funded incentivization provided to individuals and energy-producing companies for either reduced energy consumption, increased energy efficiency and development of alternative technologies

n Completed a case study on the effects of energy efficiency incentivization on different building types

n Formally presented research findings to company executives

New York Botanical Garden, Plant Systematic Department Summer 2011

n Administered the Osa Vascular Plants online glossary as the sole intern; created and uploaded plant identification and life cycle images to the glossary

n Contributed articles on sustainability, carbon sequestration and rainforests to the NYBG blog

Columbia University, Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Biology Department Summer 2011

n Systematized census data from India and analyzed data to better understand deforestation patterns

Rutgers University, Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy Summer 2011

n Independently examined a lighting efficiency model designed by Dr. Clinton Andrews, which determined the efficiency of certain lighting measures, and a software called REM Design, which determined the efficiency of certain heating and cooling practices

n Developed a link between the lighting model and the software to better understand the effect of different lighting, heating and cooling measures on the efficiency of a building


Mayur - South Asian Student Association (Mayur - SASA) August 2009 - May 2012

n Designed and updated the website and managed all social media for the Mayur South Asian Student Organization during the 2009-2010 academic year

n Orchestrated a charitable event, in spring 2011, for underprivileged youth in the Pittsburgh region called Spring Festival and collaborated with other collegiate organizations to create carnival-like games for the children coming

n Independently organized the annual culture show during the 2011-2012 academic year

Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers (SASE) August 2009 - May 2012

n Served as Recruitment chair freshmen year and Vice President sophomore year

n Promoted engineering awareness and events on campus, such as recruiting events, job fairs and lectures from industry professionals

Dorm Eco-Resident Assistant August 2008 - May 2012

n Directed environmentally-friendly dormitory activities such as shopping bag collections and recycling events

n Started a recycling contest and an energy usage contest that determined which dormitory reduced their energy consumption over a month-long period.


Sashital, Manisha. “Ethanol in Brazil: Sustainability from Land Use since the 1970s.” Rutgers Journal of Bioethics. 3.1 (2012): 20-28.

Sashital, Manisha and Scott A. Mori. “Rainforests Ameliorate Climate Change.” Around the Garden. 2011. New York Botanical Garden. <>.


Software: Microsoft Office, Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Flash, Adobe Photoshop, NetLogo, REM Design, Eclipse, Matlab, Mathematica, and Maple

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