Yixi Chen

Yixi Chen

Education

Education
Aug 2011 - Present

Bachelor

Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI)

WPI is a good place to study. It has four 7-week terms per year, and I can get concentrated on fewer things at one time. Besides, it provides many opportunities to work projects with others.

Work History

Work History
Jun 2012 - Aug 2012

Intern

Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Worked with a faculty member on derivatives of Chitosan Oligosaccharides (COS), which could improve the productivity of plants. Selectively modified the O-hydroxyls of COS by one-pot reaction. Successfully synthesized and characterized four derivatives such as O-linoleoyl COS and O-salicyl COS.

Skills

Skills

ASPEN

ASPEN is a powerful chemical engineering simulation software

Mathcad

Mathcad is a useful calculating software

Chemistry Lab Skills

TLC, IR and NMR spectroscopy, anodization and heat treatment (annealing), etc

Java

Chinese

Written and Spoken

Japanese

Written and Spoken

Interests