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Kristin Cherrise Kendrick

kkendr5@tigers.lsu.edu

EDUCATION:
Louisiana State University (LSU), Baton Rouge, LA
Bachelor of Science in Environmental Engineering

Graduation Date: May 2015


Cumulative GPA: 3.472

EXPERIENCE:
Environmental Intern-Axiall Corporation, Lake Charles, LA
May 2014-August 2014
Revised and improved emission inventory questionnaire standard operating procedures for three process units
Calculated annual company savings due to change in water permitting criteria
Managed spill prevention containment tank foundation project and compiled detailed list of over 150 tank foundations
Initiated and led weekly project meetings
Reviewed hazardous waste manifest documents
Resident Assistant-LSU, Baton Rouge, LA
August 2013-Present
Assist residents in conflict remediation and resolving residential housing problems
Inspect resident living areas for safety hazards and submit detailed health and safety inspection reports
Make logical decisions as a first responder for all residential incidents and compile incident reports
Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates, LSU, Baton Rouge, LA
June 2013-August 2013
Extracted plant contents using gas chromatography
Collected plant samples exposed to crude oil and observed presence of organic pollutants found on plant surfaces
Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship, The Rockefeller University, New York, NY
June 2012-August 2012
Examined behavior of new C. elegan neural network and administered behavioral analysis tests using a glove box
Collected, analyzed, and compared data using an excel spreadsheet
Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA
June 2011-August 2011
Determined components present in concrete samples using powder X-ray diffraction
Documented expansion of mortar bar samples in presence of sulfate solution
Assisted in mixing a variety of concrete blends for strength, chemical resistance, and durability analysis
Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates, LSU, Baton Rouge, LA
June 2010-August 2010
Synthesized single crystal growths using flux growth method
Assisted graduate mentor with single crystal characterization using single crystal X-ray diffraction, energy dispersive Xray analysis (EDAX), powder X-ray diffraction, and Crystal Maker software

ASSOCIATIONS:
National Society of Black Engineers (Membership Chair 2013-2014, Fall Regional Conference Planning Committee-Facilities
Chair 2014), Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. (Chaplin/Historian/Community Service Chair 2012-2013), Mortar Board National
Senior Honor Society (Treasurer-2013), Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society, Louisiana Water Environment Association,
EnvironMentors (Student Mentor 2014-2015)

AWARDS:
Chancellors Honor Roll (4.0 semester GPA-Spring 2012, Fall 2013)/ Deans List (2010, 2013)
LSU Distinguished Communicator Candidate
Scholarships
Louisiana Water Environment Association Scholarship (2013 & 2014)
BP Minority Scholarship (2012-2013)
Shell Incentive Fund Scholarship/Shell Minority Scholarship (2009-2013)
Louisiana- Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (LA-STEM) Scholarship (2009-2014)