Manufacturing Engineering Intern. Boston Scientific
May 2009 – August 2009
Worked on a yield improvement project by tracing product flaws of catheters for stents throughout the process to locate instrumentation, equipment, and process steps for improvement
Undergraduate Research. University of Minnesota, Department of Chemical Engineering and Material Science
September 2008 – May 2009
Optimized a two-phase process to synthesize hydroxymethylfurfural (HMF) using Aspen HYSYS to model and preform sensitivity analysis.
Chemical Engineering Intern. Ecolab Inc.
June 2008 – August 2008
Redefined, developed, and/or altered several test methods to statistically verify test precision with nonlinear categorical inputs, preform analytical tests, and better represent real-world situations.
Chemical Engineering Intern. Seagate Technology
May 2007 – May 2008
Main accomplishment: Used six sigma methodology to improve the key output variable by 40% by building and validating a transfer function to model the effect of process and vendor inputs on output process metrics in chemical-mechanical hard drive lapping.
Technical Aide. 3M
October 2006 – May 2007
Improved desired characteristics of automotive adhesive including tensile strength, hardness and cure time by running an iterative design of experiments to improve upon the current adhesive recipe.
Engineering Intern. Donaldson Company, Inc.
May 2006 – September 2006
Lead a project designed to restructure and reorganize a product code system to be used on a global level.