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Hi there! I hold a BSE from UPenn in Chem&Bio Engineering. I'm an innovative thinker/designer with excellent writing, editing, and presentation skills. Canada's Top 20 Under 20 (2015). LinkedIn: [login to view URL] Looking forward to helping out with projects involving innovative design, or creating polished writing pieces/presentations. Experience/software overview (details in profile): - Nearly 10 years in the renewable energy/bioproducts R&D field. - 2 published policy briefs for United Nations sustainable development - 2 published research/design papers - 3 years as merch designer for UPenn Ski Team (logos, apparel) - Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop, Premiere Elements - Aspen, SuperPro, MATLAB, 3D modelling tools
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Experiência

Researcher

Jun 2017 - Sep 2017 (3 months)

Conceived and ran novel experiments to optimize algal growth for carbon capture applications, developed effective cultivation protocols, and produced multiple R&D papers informing future work.

Researcher

May 2015 - Sep 2015 (4 months)

Development of semi-permeable plastic microcapsules for hosting and studying of live cells using novel microfluidics techniques.

Educação

Bachelor of Science in Engineering

2014 - 2018 (4 years)

Qualificações

1st Place Molstad Thesis Award (2018)

University of Pennsylvania, Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering Department

Awarded to that student or group of students of the senior class in chemical engineering with the most original design of a chemical product and/or process system.

Mayor's Community Recognition Award (2016)

Markham Mayor's Office, Frank Scarpitti

For biofuels research and contribution to community.

Canada's Top 20 Under 20 (2015)

Plan Canada

For biofuels research.

Platinum Award for Best Junior Project (2010)

Canada Wide Science Fair

Highest honours in national competition. Project: Interactions of Algae Species for Biofuel Applications.

Platinum Award for Best Intermediate Project (2011)

Canada Wide Science Fair

Highest honours in national competition. Project: Robust Multispecies Algal Systems for Biofuel Applications.

Publicações

Design of a Novel Direct Flue Gas-to-Algae Conversion Process for Value-Added Bioproducts

Design of a pilot scale plant for conversion of flue gas into algae biomass. Includes equipment design, sizing, costing, and market assessment, economic/profitability analysis, as well as prospects for scale-up. Found here: [login to view URL]

Flying Fossil Fuel Free: Innovation and investment opportunities for carbon neutral global aviation

Policy Brief for development of carbon neutral tech for global aviation and transportation. Presented at UN sustainable development conferences.

Innovation and Inclusive Sustainable Development in Rapidly Urbanizing North American Cities

Policy Brief and case study of Markham, Ontario, for sustainable development of urban areas in North America. Presented at UN sustainable development conferences.

Growth Rate of R. Capsulatus & R. palustris when Acetate replaced by Glucose as Carbon Source

Certificações

  • US English Level 1
    95%
  • Academic Writing
    80%

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