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Jan K. Babiuch-Hall

Undergraduate Student
Chemical Engineering
University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742

Email: j.babiuchhall@gmail.com


  • Current student in the elite Gemstone Research living and learning program
  • Author of project IEDOB – Increasing Energy Density Of Batteries
  • Undergraduate student at University of Maryland, College Park. Majoring in Physics
  • June 2009: Graduated from Richard Montgomery High School International
    Baccalaureate Program; Rockville, Maryland; Cumulative weighted GPA: 4.35

Employment History

  • June 2011-present: Resident Assistant in South Campus Commons
  • October 2008-January 2009: Worked as a customer service representative at Bloom
    Grocery in Rockville, MD

Volunteer Work

  • 2009: Volunteer as part of the Gemstone program (at Caring Collection, anon-profit cancer research and treatment organization, and Martha’s Table, non-profit community development and soup kitchen organization)
  • 2005-2009: Volunteer at the Bethesda Chevy-Chase Rescue Squad
  • 2007: Managed the Youth Support Group for a winning City of Rockville Mayoral campaign


  • Fluent in English, Polish and Spanish, basic understanding of German
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; good team player
  • Determined, and efficient worker
  • Excellent multitasking, organizational, and data management and interpretation skills
  • Outstanding computer and Internet literacy and skills: proficiency in Windows and Mac OSX operating systems, office suites (Microsoft Office on Windows and Mac OSX, iWork, OpenOffice, and the Google Docs online office suite), Google Apps suite, basic skills in command-line programming and network management.
  • Excellent research skills and experience: Research Port (UMCP), JSTOR, EBSCOHost.
  • Very quick learner.
  • Proven record for exceeding employer and customer expectations and outstanding customer service.
  • Sound and recording engineering experience, hobbyist carpenter and mechanic.


  • 2011-present: researcher working on advanced Li-Ion battery technology under Dr. Chunsheng Wang
  • 2010-present: Program Director of WMUC 88.1FM Radio
  • 2009-present: Member of various clubs and campus organizations, including: DJ and technician for the WMUC 88.1FM Radio; founder and former president of UMD Metal Club
  • 2007-2009: National Spanish Honors Society (Vice President)
  • 2006-2009: National High School Honors Society
  • 2006-2007: Eastern European Club, Robotics Club
  • Interested in particle physics, electrical engineering, and music.
  • Passionate about technology, always ahead of the curve in technology news

Awards, Hobbies, Interests, Publications, Occupations

  • 2009-present: Recipient of: University of Maryland Presidential Scholarship, Maryland Legislative Scholarship, and Maryland Senatorial Scholarship
  • 2008: National Merit Scholar, Honorable Mention
  • 2008: AP Distinguished Scholar
  • 2008-2009: National Thespian Society


  • 2008: Experimental Research Paper: “Daily variations in cosmic ray flux and what they reveal about the sources of cosmic radiation on Earth” based on a three-month experiment with cosmic ray detectors.


  • Laura Matsumoto, Resident Director: 724-541-3855
  • Scott Maxwell, former General Manager of WMUC: 240-603-9040


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