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SUMMARY

Results-oriented Chemical Engineer with over two years of field experience in do


wnstream refining. Extensive domestic and international experience in both indus
try and research. Demonstrated ability to acquire technical skills and knowledge
quickly. Highly organized Engineer-in-Training with proven leadership and resol
ution qualities.
EDUCATION
University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering: May, 2008
aEngineering-in-Training (EIT), Kentucky
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Fluor Enterprises, Detroit, MI/Irvine, CA
Associate Process Engineer I: July 2008 - April 2010
aHeavily involved with client Process, Project, and O&M leads and managers to mi
nimize field welding during a plant-wide shutdown on a $2.1 billion project
aCreated new plot oriented diagrams and P&IDas for an entire complex utility sys
tem reducing travel costs between Southern California and Detroit for over 40 pe
rsonnel
aDesigned and implemented new Cooling Tower model to represent new and existing
users to cut pump installation costs
University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
Research Assistant, Dr. Douglass Kalika: January 2007 - March 2008
aResearched the structure and morphology development in Matrimid polyimide and P
oly(ether imide) nanocomposite membranes using dynamic thermal temperature analy
sis and broadband dielectric spectroscopy
Keimyung University, Daegu, South Korea
Research Assistant, Dr. Hong-Sik Byun: July 2007 - August 2007
aInvestigated electrical characteristics of the polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF)/p
olypyrrole (PPy) on carbon nanotubes polymer composite via electrospinning
EMPOWER Program - University of Pittsburgh, Brazil
Student Delegate: May 2007
aMet with various industry leaders throughout Brazil, including Caterpillar, Sie
mens, DuPont, Association of Sugarcane Producers, and AES, in order to discuss r
enewable energy and sustainable engineering differences between the United State
s and Brazil
Marathon Petroleum, Detroit, MI
Tech Service Co-op: January 2005 - August 2006
aWorked on a $900 million dollar expansion project during the feasibility stages
, which included new crude rundown system and installation of three new units
aDesigned and proposed a formal report on a new refinery-wide natural gas usage
and crude distillate rundown system
aCreated new Sour Water Stripper model to represent existing rundown operations
while collecting and analyzing data for various types of vessels and exchangers
Toyotetsu American Inc., Somerset, KY
Stamping Assembly Line Member: May 2004 - August 2004
aPart of a sixteen-member assembly line team constructing roofs for Toyota autom
obiles
aSupervised and trained three people on two machine-welders single-handedly
aCommunicated new operation practices to unit engineer and shift foreman
COMPUTER SKILLS
aHYSYS, Pro II, Fathom, MATLAB, HTFS (Heat Transfer Software), Microsoft Office
INVOLVEMENT
aAIChE Member, Member, 2004-Present
aUniversity of Kentucky Alumni Association, Life Member
aDetroit Tradesmen Rugby Football Club, 2008-Present