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Recent graduate (Chemical Engineering)

Education

20122016

B.Eng (CHEMICAL ENGINEERING)

CURTIN UNIVERSITY

Relevant Course Experience

  • Research Assistant
    Experimental Hydrodynamic studies in Multiphase Stirred Tank using high speed imagery and optical probes.

    • Assisted in the design of an experimental procedure to study bubbles in a rectangular tank using high speed cameras.
    • Calibrated optical probes using high speed imagery.
    • Recorded accurate data religiously to compare results with previous and future research.
    • Digitally processed images obtained via high speed imagery using imageJ/Fiji (software) and applied tracking algorithms in order to track the bubbles.
    • Post-analysed all the data obtained using excel sheets in order to obtain bubble properties such as diameter and bubble velocity.
    • Diligently followed all laboratory safety procedures.
    • Maintained laboratory environment, laboratory notebooks related to equipment being used and ensured safe working environment at all times.
  • Design of a Natural Gas Plant
    Effectively designed a natural gas plant as part of a group project, including an individual sub-project that included designing a detailed operational and mechanical design of a depropanizer (distillation) column.

  • Achievements
    Engineers Australia Certificate of Merit for Engineering Sustainable Development.

Work History

Nov 2015Mar 2016

Engineering Intern

ULTRACOTE POWDERCOATERS
  • Performed a series of tests that helped determine the suitability of paints for their intended use. Tests included the cure test, impact testing, solvent resistance testing and surface softness testing.
  • Followed a series of chemical pre-treatment steps on metal products before they were sent off to be powder-coated.
  • Followed through maintenance procedures at the workshop.
  • Was trained in safe handling of toxic and corrosive chemicals.
  • Complied with health and safety standards.
  • Set up an excel spreadsheet to easily input customer requirements on each order, which helped improved the company's efficiency.
Jul 2014Present

Transcriptionist

Independent Contractor
  • Transcribe interviews, demonstrations, voice mail messages, focus groups, meetings and court hearings with an accuracy of 99%.
  • Promoted to the QC (quality check) position for one of the companies I worked for.
  • Perform thorough research for audio files with unfamiliar subjects to ensure high levels of accuracy.
  • Exhibit self-discipline having to work from home.
  • Format text into client specific requests.
  • Safely handle highly sensitive information.

Nov 2014Mar 2015

Volunteer Tutor

Nyabioto junior school for orphans
  • Assisted in teaching mathematics to students aged 5 to 12.
  • Worked effectively with students with diverse learning needs.
  • Coordinated with the supervisors at the orphanage to organise fun activities to do with the children during the weekends. 
  • Taught theories of addition, subtractions, multiplication, division to younger students and concepts of patterns, pre-algebra, fractions and basic geometry to older students.
Mar 2012Jun 2014

Cashier

IGA(Altone shopping center)
  • Reduced waiting time for customers by providing quick services.
  • Attained success in balancing the cash after an extremely busy holiday season following many discrepancies in cash-against-items-sold.
  • Achieved Employee of the Month Award following customers' feedback in providing excellent service.
  • Delighted customers with consistent and pleasant services which resulted in an increase in returning customers.
  • Kept the work area clean, well stocked and organized.
  • Successfully trained four junior staff members over the period of 2 years.

Campus Involvement/ Memberships

  • Women In Chemical Engineering (WiCkED)
        --Volunteered with fund raising activities.
        --Took part in the events organised by the club. 
  • Engineers Australia – Student Membership Since 2012
  • American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) – Student Membership Since 2014
  • Association of Chemical Engineering Students (ACES) - 2013