THE STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK AT BUFFALO Buffalo, NY
Bachelors Degree in Chemistry •••••
Independent Research in the Laboratory of Dr. Diana Aga Ph.D. •••••May, ••••• June, •••••
Assessment of local area creek contamination by Poly-Chlorinated Biphenyls and Poly-Bromiated Biphenyl Ethers. Various fish species were collected and examined to determinate possible contamination. Main analytical technique: GCMS
Kd (sorption coefficient) determination of Erythromycin and Sulfamethazine in multiple soil samples. Main analytical technique: Liquid Scintillation Counting.
INDEPENDENT CONSULTING Pittsburgh, PA
Consultant July, ••••• Present
Assist clients with test methods for NFPA CBRN certification.
Provide technical drawings of testing apparatuses and guidance on their set up and use.
Assist analysts with analytical method development and improvement.
INTERTEK (ITS) Cortland, NY
Chemist December, ••••• July, •••••
Tested personal protective equipment (PPE) against chemical penetration, permeation, and resistance.
Performed inward leakage and M.I.S.T. testing for chemical protective ensembles
Performed HPLC, GC, FT NIR, MIRAN-IR, UV-Vis, and Minicams analytical techniques.
Improved existing scientific methodology as well as derived and implemented new methods.
Provided customers with support and guidance.
Wrote SOPs, LOPs and technical committee proposals
Followed NFPA, ASTM, and AATCC standard test procedures for garment and material safety testing.
NORWICH PHARMACEUTICALS INC. Norwich, NY
Chemist September, ••••• December, •••••
Finished product analytical testing.
Performed HPLC, GC, FT NIR, UV-Vis analytical techniques
Calibration and general maintenance of analytical equipment.
Adhered to strict cGMP/cGLP guidelines.
INVITROGEN CORPORATION Grand Island, NY
Analytical Chemist Internship February, ••••• May, •••••
Quality Control testing on production samples.
Assisted on UPLC/HPLC method development.
ASTM MIST Task Group Member
TotalChrom, ChemStation, Empower, AutoCAD, AutoDesk Inventor, Vectorworks and SAP.