David Watts

David Watts

Work History

Work History
Jan 2009 - Present

Undergraduate Researcher

Clemson University

Experience in synthesizing and investigating the pharmacological effects of cannabimimetic indoles. This included the use of NMR and GC/MS analysis techniques as well as the mastery of organic synthesis techniques.

May 2008 - Aug 2008

Laboratory Technician

High Purity Standards

Bottled chemical standards, prepared strong acid solutions, and neutralized waste. In addition I helped to maintain adequate laboratory conditions for preparing highly pure standards.

Jun 2007 - Oct 2007

Geek Squad In-Store Technician

Best Buy

Provided customers with technical assistance, repaired customers' computers, and maintained in-store equipment and technology.

Jul 2006 - Apr 2007

IT Specialist

Clemson Montessori School

Provided technical assistance and maintained the school's network and hardware setup. Was also responsible for monthly newsletter, property maintenance, and data entry.

Education

Education
Aug 2006 - Present

Clemson University

I have taken over 36 hours of laboratory classes including quantitative and instrumental analysis. I have a tremendous amount of experience with different laboratory techniques and analytical equipment.

Skills

Skills

Computer Proficiencey

I have built and maintained computers for family and friends as well as myself for many years. I have also designed websites and built networks for employers as well as myself. Skills I have acquired in computer science include, but are not limited to:   Windows OS Linux OS Microsoft Office HTML MAPLE Spartan Molecular Modeling Blender and Lightwave 3D Modeling  

Laboratory Equipment Proficiency

My undergraduate research and laboratory classes have provided me with useful laboratory skills including:   ICP-AES NMR FT-IR AA GC/MS MALDI-TOF HPLC