OBJECTIVE To obtain a challenging research position which will enable me to utilize and enhance my academic, communication, and analytical skills in order to acquire valuable experience in the biomedical field.
EDUCATION Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH Bachelor of Science, Biomedical Engineering Expected Graduation: May ••••• Concentration: Tissue Engineering
RELATED COURSEWORK Biomedical Instrumentation, Quantitative Molecular Bioengineering, Biomedical Engineering Laboratory I & II, Developmental Biology, Physiology-Biophysics I & II, Biomedical Materials, Biomedical Signals & Systems, Professional Communication for Engineers, Thermodynamics, Fluid Dynamics, Heat & Mass Transfer, Polymer Science and Engineering, Chemistry of Materials, Materials for Prosthetics and Orthotics, Biomaterials in Drug Delivery, Modeling of Biomedical Systems, Polymers in Medicine, Biochemical Engineering
COMPUTER AND LAB SKILLS Proficient in Word, Excel, WordPerfect, PowerPoint, Windows Programming skills in C•••••, Matlab, AutoCAD Lab skills in electrophoresis, staining, cryosectioning, image analysis using standard and confocal fluorescence microscopy, flow cytometry, and ECG/EMG technology
EXPERIENCE The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH Researcher – May ••••• – January ••••• • Acquired basic surgical skills and handling techniques with lab mice • Developed proficiency in histology • Researched relevant literature independently in the orthopedic field and applied it to appropriate projects
Case Western Reserve University EECS Electronics Store, Cleveland, OH Summer Assistant – Summer ••••• • Sold small electrical equipment to university customers • Monitored and ordered equipment when inventory items were low • Gained knowledge of electronics, hardware, and electrical components while interfacing with clients
American Association of Neuropathologists, Cleveland, OH Summer Assistant – Summer ••••• • Communicated with physicians and pathologists on a regular basis regarding memberships to AANP • Prepared Excel spreadsheets for member fees, registration, and meeting attendance • Demonstrated ability and eagerness to learn quickly when faced with unfamiliar duties
• Student Ambassador – Fall ••••• - Present • Volunteer, Project Sunshine – Fall ••••• - Present • Ekta Dance Troupe– Fall ••••• - Present • Indian Student Association– Fall ••••• – Present. Cultural Chair •••••Present • BAPS Socio-Religious Organization • Gujarati language, Hindu religion, and tabla instructor