2021 - 2022
Tutored undergraduate students in core chemical engineering coursework
2018 - 2022
University of Kentucky
2nd Prize in 2019 AIChE Student Conference Poster Competition for Nanoparticle Formulation research.
Formulation of nanoparticles for loading, controlled release of therapeutics, and cell uptake for periodontal disease treatment.
Performed diverse wet lab nanomaterial research using methods including Fourier transform infrared (FTIR) spectroscopy, Dynamic light scattering (DLS), HPLC, BET Surface Characterization, Thermogravimetric Analysis (TGA), and DSC.
Refining Engineer Co-Op
Marathon Petroleum Corporation
Technical Services Co-Op: Robinson, IL
Development and implementation of novel energy-saving project around Benzene Extraction Unit worth ~ $350M/year.
Collaboration with Operations and Contractors to conduct unit-wide pressure survey to optimize product specifications.
Process Controls Co-Op: Garyville, LA
Development of Experion control scheme optimizing feed pressure of Desulfurization unit worth ~$500M/year.
Graphics update using HMIWeb Display Builder for remote process limit validation from board consoles along with Operator training on new feature.
2022 - Present
Georgia Institute of Technology | PhD in Chemical Engineering
2017 - 2022
University of Kentucky | Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering and Biochemistry
Relevant Courses: Biochemical Engineering, Fundamentals of Pharmaceutical Engineering, Engineering Statistics, Ethics and Safety
Study Abroad in Karlsruhe, Germany (Karlsruhe Institute for Technology)
Resided with host family for a summer, while taking (1) Calculus 4 and (2) Engineering and Culture in Germany.
ASPEN Process Simulation
Experion DCS Development
Visual Basic for Excel Macro Development
Intermediate knowledge of Spanish
Intermediate knowledge of Arabic
Technical Writing (Laboratory Notebook, Memos, Manuscripts, etc.)