Accomplished Analytical Chemist with a solid background in metal analysis of water and wastewater samples. Thrives in a challenging environment while maintaining creativity and leadership.
Analytical Chemist, 09/2013 to Current Water & Wastewater Labs, Inc – Cleveland, OH
Assessed samples to ensure small and large-scale business clients were within legal limits.
Required strong attention to detail.
Adapted quickly to the changing lab environment and rushed samples.
Consistently sought ways to improve laboratory methods.
Managed multiple projects with strict deadlines.
Analyzed water, wastewater, soil, and metal bath samples for hydride and heavy metals using Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy.
Interpreted analytical results into valuable information via Microsoft Excel and presented key findings to management.
Practiced laboratory safety and Industrial Hygiene.
Analyzed organic and inorganic compounds to determine their chemical properties.
Organized lab test solutions, compounds, and reagents.
Interpreted test results and developed nonstandard tests.
Determined equipment operating efficiency.
Maintained compliance and records for EPA.
Calibrated and troubleshot Atomic Absorption Spectrometer.
Determined the identity and content in drinking water, waste water, metal baths, soil, and various samples.
Operated wet methods and instrumentation analysis.
Intern, 05/2013 to 08/2013 Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes – Warrensville Heights, OH
Performed application studies individually and collaborated with a team to improve the Automotive Interior soft feel product line (polyurethane chemistry).
Utilized design of experiment (DOE) studies to determine the manufacturing capability and specifications to meet the customer expectations.
Planned, conducted, prepared samples for, and participated in gage repeatability and reproducibility studies.
Hands on experience with internal test and calibration methods.
Organized data collection, notebook record keeping, and technical reporting.
Followed safety protocols, both internal and external.
Successfully presented results of projects to technical and non-technical audience.
Office Assistant, 09/2011 to 02/2012 John Carroll University – University Heights, OH
Demonstrated communication skills by explaining complicated calculus, chemistry, and physics concepts and answering questions from students and visitors to the department.
Organized and promoted events for American Physical Society and physics majors while providing administrative assistance using Microsoft Office.
Sales Representative, 09/2010 to 02/2011 John Carroll University Call Center – University Heights, OH
Demonstrated strong communication and customer relations by placing cold calls to JCU Alumni.
Raised over $15,000 and was in the top 25% of Sales Representatives.
Bachelor of Science: Chemistry, May, 2013 John Carroll University University - Heights, OH
Coursework in Chemistry Major General Chemistry with Lab, Organic Chemistry with Lab, Principles of Biology with Lab, Analytical Chemistry with Lab, Instrument Analysis with Lab, Physical Chemistry with Writing Intensive Lab, General Physics with Lab, Inorganic Chemistry, Industrial Catalysis, and Honors Calculus and Analytic Geometry
Coursework in Liberal Arts Core Curriculum English Composition and Rhetoric, Phsychology, Honors Economics, Speech and Communication, Entrprenuership Creativity Invention and Innovation, Entreprenuership Idea Development, Mathematics of Change and Chance, Buisness Information Systems, Statistics, Honors Philosophy, Arabic, International Relations, Art History, and Theology.
Member of Middle Eastern Student Association (MESA), iDance, Intramural Soccer, Cross Country, Pre-Health Club, Environmental Issues Group, Students for Social Justice, and Honors Student Association.
John Carroll University alumni member
High School Diploma: 2009 Saint Joseph Academy High School - Cleveland, Ohio
Coursework in Pre-Medical and college preparatory
Member of Key Club, Orchestra, Track & Feild, and Campus Ministry
Fairview Hospital Volunteer
Saint Joseph Academy High School alumni member
Tuning and calibration of Atomic Absorption Spectrometer and pH meter