Carbondale IL 62901
Seeking a challenging position in a competitive and growth oriented environment where my innovation and technical skills along with my enthusiasm can flourish.
Permanent Resident (PR).
Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL Graduation December 2012
M.S. in Biomedical Engineering,
Anna University (SNCET), Chennai, India 2005 - 2009
Bachelor of Technology in Biotechnology
“Failure Analysis of Modular Hip Implant”
Biomaterials, Biomechanics, Biomedical Imaging, Bioinstrumentation, Service Quality.
Southern Illinois University, Carbondale USA Fall2010- Present
Studied samples of failed hip implants to determine which factors were most important to device malfunction such as design flaws, biomaterial usage and patient health.
Determined that the use of titanium alloys, as biomaterial for hip implants increases the chance of implant success.
Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC), Ahmedabad, India 12/2008 - 03/2009
Completed a project titled “Isolation of thermophilic anaerobic bacterial consortium for microbial enhanced oil recovery (MEOR)”
Worked as a part of three person team that was able to successfully utilize thermophilic anaerobic bacteria for recovery of oil from existing wells, thereby enhancing petroleum production.
Cashier at University Book Store, Carbondale USA Fall 2010- January 2012
Receptionist at Travel Agency Fly For Less, Kansas USA April 2010- July 2010
EXTRA CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES:
• Certificate of Merit for a working model titled “Green City” 08/2006
Constructed a model of a city which runs on alternative sources of energy including wind and solar energy along with biodegradable plants and bio fuels allowing a pollution free city
• Certificate of Merit for presentation titled “Protein Synthesis: Translation And Regulation”. 01/2007
Material Testing, SEM, Six Sigma, TQM, Minitab, MS Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
Speak, read and write English, Hindi and Gujarati.