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Aashi Parikh

Kevin BatesUndergraduate Student
Chemical Engineering
University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742

E-mail: aparikh95@gmail.com


  • A James Clark School of Engineering
    University of Maryland ,College Park
    B.S. Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
    Minor in Technology Entrepreneurship
    GPA: 3.93
    Expected May 2017
  • Nanyang Technological University, Exchange Student, Spring 2015


  • Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Student Researcher
    Investigate improvements in energy density of Li-ion pouch cells
  • Food and Drug Administration, Intern
    Center for Devices and Radiological Health
    Developed protocol for processing CT scans to quantify effectiveness of respirators in Medical Countermeasure Initiative
    Operated Mimics 16 software to reconstruct CT scans and perform analysis
    Performed MATLAB and excel analyses on stress-strain data for absorbable polymer stent research
    Designed a technical poster; defended findings to an engineer panel at FDA poster session
  • Autonomous Hovercraft Project, Team Leader
    Designed and prototyped an autonomous hovercraft that could navigate a predetermined course
    Directed a 9 member team in implementing the engineering design process to meet rigorous milestones and compose 30-page group design reports; received leading scores on milestones and oral presentations
  • AshokaU Terp Change-makers, Board Member
  • SGA Student Sustainability Committee

Academic Honors

  • Honors College Entrepreneurship and Innovation Honors Program
  • Hinman CEO’s Living Learning Program
  • 2015 Engineering Scholarship Recipient
  • Women of Color Scholarship Recipient
  • Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Recipient


  • MATLAB, Microsoft Office, Mimics Medical CAD, SolidWorks CAD, excellent verbal and written


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