Research and Development Scientist with 12 years' experience in analytical testing, formulation, product
development,Home and Personal care products, Semiconductor, EPA, Microbial and Pharmaceutical testing.
Reliable, dedicated, highly creative and adaptive team member with excellent interpersonal skills and work ethics. Good observation skills, trouble shooting and maintaining instruments, know all lab
safety procedures, accurate data handling ability using electronic lab note books, spreadsheets, analyze
data, make plots and report presentations on a timely basis. Currently I am seeking a scientist position in a Pharmaceutical or Biotech industry.
EPA Water Testing
Data collection for FDA
Scientist II -Contractor Ridgefield, CTBoehringer Ingelheim/Jul 2015 to Jul 2017
Analyzed protein molecules like recombinant proteins, monoclonal antibodies and antigens for
aggregate and stability testing using SV- AUC Absorbance method.
Conducted self-association studies using AUC-Interference methods.
Analyzed data using Sedfit,
SedAnal, Vector NTI, Sedinterp applications and made reports for quality control, development
Conducted AUC aggregation test, data collection, analysis and submitted reports to FDA
reporting team at BI for the released biosimilars.
Conducted biophysical characterization of protein molecules by SEC-MALS, UPLC instrumentation,
Empower and Astra application.
Performed protein Purification and quality checking using Phynexus MEA, ASTRA10 purifier, ASTRA
Explorer, CEX, SDS-PAGE, DLS and Endosafe cartridge (endotoxin).
R&D Chemist Orange, CTEnthone OMI,Inc/Dec 2010 to Mar 2014
Developed electrochemical plating process for filling metals like Cu, Sn, and Ag on Through Silicon
Via, Copper Pillar, Micro Bump and Solders for 3D packaging and IC applications on wafer substrates
using Chrono Potentiometric techniques.
Screened all additives including levelers, accelerators and suppressors to select the best additives for
developing high speed plating process for wafer level packaging applications.
Optimized current density programs and plating bath conditions to get highest deposition rate of
metals on TSV, Copper pillar, Bump and Sn-Ag solder using DOE method.
Annealed and reflowed
samples for Kirkendall voids evaluation for FIB and SEM analysis.
Conducted aging studies to analyze consumption rate of additives in the electrolyte bath.
Conducted HULL cell plating test to analyze the characteristics and concentration range of additives
in the plating bath.
Updated Lab inventory database every year for Lab auditing.
morphology of plated samples using Profilometer, Optical microscopy to evaluate bump shape, WIF
and WID uniformity data.
Used XRF, Titration methods for measuring weight % levels of metals.
Conducted Solid Extraction of
samples for HPLC analysis.
Tested and validated the successful bench level high speed Cu deposition results for Phase II
approval in the mini cells of Tool vendor named TEL NEXX,Inc.in Billerica,MA.
Presented reports to both internal and external customers on timely basis.
QA Lab Technician-II, Research Assistant, Research Chemist- Contractor Trumbull, CTUnilever R&D Center/Nov 2005 to Sep 2010
Developed methodology for fatty acid deposition and penetration depth studies using LC/MS-ESI
with Triple Quad with Mass Lynx application to validate final formulation as a prior step of Clinical
studies to process for Claims.
Communicated efficiently with vendors to get HPLC columns and on shelf laboratory supplies.
Ordered supplies through Ariba system.
Evaluated Lipid-Protein shift and mildness effect of surfactants on porcine skin using IR
Conducted fatty acid penetration depth and deposition studies on in vivo and in vitro
samples using ATR-FTIR, Grams and Omnic Applications.
Developed a standard calibration curve for fatty acid deposition study using statistical data analysis
application named PLS-2 as a prior step to clinical study.
Had a basic understanding of Confocal
FT-Raman Spectroscopy to measure water and NMF profile on skin.
Batched body wash formulations for AXE, Lux and Dove brands for both domestic and global projects.
Conducted stability testing using PH and Viscometer.
Calculated % Activity of surfactants and fatty acids in intermediate and final products of Dove soaps
by titration method.
Examined Material behavior changes like impurity and complex formation at different temperature
conditions using DSC and Polarization Microscope.
Measured moisture content in samples using Karl
Conducted microbial detection of raw materials and finished products by rapid detection analysis
using Celsis instrumentation and Advance im software.
Released finished batches of formulations and raw materials after following established QA/QC
procedures and filling out the certification showing that Quality assurance standards are met.
Lab Assistant Monroe, CTEnviro Analytical, Inc/Dec 2003 to Oct 2005
Analyzed water samples by EPA approved SOPs for the following:.
Physical analysis of water samples-color, odor, PH, Alkalinity, Hardness, Conductivity, TDS, TSS
Turbidity and COD.
Detected metals using AAS-Flame & Furnace, inorganic anions using HPLC-IC, TPH in soil using IR
Transmission, ammonia, phosphate, inorganic Nitrogen analysis using UV-VIS and volatile organics
Conducted Quality Control.
Operated incubators, PH meters, Kjeildahl Digestion, distillation, BOD meter, Turbidometer and
Performed Microbial Analysis for Total Coliform and E-Coli from drinking and waste water.
Fecal coli form from lake and Swimming Pool water.
MS: Chemistry 2005, GPA 3.5Sacred Heart UniversityFairfield, CT, USA
INSTRUMENTS & APPLICATIONS
AUC Beckman coulter XLA, ATR-FTIR, IR-Transmission, ESI-LC-MS, Agilent-1100HPLC,Skicon,Corneometer,
Reflectance Spectrophotometer, UV-VIS, ZETA ANALYSER, DSC-TA instrument,
Polarization Microscope, Pendant Drop Surface Tension-FA Instrument, Karl
Fischer, PH Meter, BOD Meter, Turbidometer, HPLC IC, AAS Furnace and Flame,
Viscometer, PH Meter, Celsis Rapid Detection, Profilometer, XRF, PARSTAT
2273-Advanced Chemical system, Biologic-VSP-Science Instruments, Micro
viscometer- Anton Paar, Nanodrop 8000 v2 3.2, SEC-MALS Agilent 1200,UPLC
Proteome Lab XL-1,Sedfit, Sedanal, sedview, Vector NTI, Sedinterp,
proteome Lab XL-A, MS-Excel, MS-PowerPoint, MS-word, GRAMS, Minitab 16,
PLS-2, OMNIC, Mass Lynx 4.1, Drop Image Standard V 1.0.11, Advance im,
Vision, X-ray Station 32, EC-Lab V10-12VSP, Empower 2 , Astra 6.1, Unicorn
manager, endosafe, CitrixXen-App