research assistant resume example with 8+ years of experience

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Diligent polymer scientist highly experienced in photopolymers, additive manufacturing, and coatings. Proven track-record at developing novel and superior materials. Accumulated plentiful industrial experiences by working as research interns at Facebook Reality Lab (2019) and 3M Company (2016). Expected to graduate in Fall 2020.

  • Photopolymers
  • Composite Materials
  • Additive Manufacturing
  • Material Characterizations
  • Plastic Recycling and Upcycling
  • Coatings
  • Organic synthesis
  • Research and publication
University of Colorado Boulder, CO Expected in 11/2020 Ph.D. : Chemical Engineering - GPA :

Advisor: Prof. Christopher N. Bowman

University of Colorado Boulder, CO, Expected in 07/2017 Master of Science : Chemical Engineering - GPA :
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities Minneapolis, MN Expected in 05/2015 Bachelor of Science : Chemical Engineering - GPA :
University Of Chicago - Research Assistant
Chicago, NY, 12/2015 - Current
  • Led a project on developing highly efficient thiourethane exchange reaction for its implementation in chemically recyclable thermosets. (1 first-author publication)
  • Synthesis and designed oligomers for recyclable 3D printing photopolymers, which exceeded the performance of current state of art technologies. (1 manuscript in preparation)
  • Championed methodologies to design and synthesis monomers for the thiol-Michael photopolymerizations. Demonstrated their implementations in applications including composite materials, coatings, and two-stage photopolymers. (2 first-author publication and 1 manuscript in preparation)
  • Oversaw 2 undergraduate students supporting research into polymer studies.
Mapp Biopharmaceutical - Research Intern
Sorrento, CA, 05/2019 - 08/2019
  • Led independent research on new photochemistry in SLA 3D printing materials for next generation AR and VR devices.
  • Connected 20 materials suppliers, tested 80 formulations, and identified 1 breakthrough technology for novel robotic devices.
  • Filed 1 patent within 3 month internship; 1 manuscript in preparation.
Beaumont Hospitals - Technical Aide
Sterling Heights, MI, 02/2015 - 11/2015
  • Researched and implemented new resins for 2 patented dual-stage photo and thermo-curing optical coatings.
  • Built prototype adhesive optical coatings with 300% increase in adhesion properties, 40% reduction in yellowness index, and 50% increase in curing kinetics.
  • Optimized process of laminating adhesive films on optical devices in a cleanroom environment.
University Of Arkansas - Undergraduate Research Assistant
Colt, AR, 08/2012 - 11/2015
  • Illustrated novel approaches on controlling the morphology of cocontinuous polymer composite blends via interfacial jammed nanofillers.
  • Demonstrated 100% efficiency in stabilizing the cocontinuous polymer blends with nanoparticles.
  • Investigated the role of interfacial particles on the rheology of polymer composite blends; 2 publications in Macromolecules.

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  • University of Colorado
  • University of Colorado
  • University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

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  • Research Assistant
  • Research Intern
  • Technical Aide
  • Undergraduate Research Assistant


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