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Kevin Bates

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

E-mail: kevinabates@gmail.com
Phone: 240-405-9915



Education

  • University of Maryland College Park, MD GPA: 3.68/4.0
  • Bachelor of Science, Chemical Engineering Expected May 2012
  • University Honors Citation Candidate

Experience

  • University of Maryland, Department of Chemical Engineering College Park, Maryland
    Undergraduate Researcher August 2011 - Present
    -Investigate leading lithium-ion battery technology via laboratory electrode synthesis and manufacture
  • University of Maryland, Department of Chemical Engineering College Park, Maryland
    Undergraduate Teaching Fellow August 2011 - Present
    -Support Professors with Transport Processes class
    -Tutor undergraduate students in basic principles of design applications in distillation, gas absorption, liquid extraction, drying, adsorption and ion exchange
  • AIChE ChemE Car Competition, University of Maryland
    Team Leader August 2010 - Present
    -Design, build and compete a car in AIChE National ChemE Car Competition
    -1st Place Mid-Atlantic Regional Competition 2011
  • American Institute of Chemical Engineers, University of Maryland Chapter
    Treasurer May 2011 - Present
    -Coordinated University of Maryland, Maryland Day activities for American Institute of Chemical Engineers 2011

Work Experience

  • Saft America Inc, Space and Defense Division Cockeysville, Maryland
    Research Intern May 2011 – August 2011
    Developed and produced Lithium-ion electrodes for the laboratory and industrial scale
    Standardized procedures for of cell, battery, and module abuse testing
  • University of Maryland, Shuttle-UM College Park, MD
    Transportation Dispatcher, Student Bus Driver October 2008 – September 2010
    Managed transportation operations for entire University transit fleet

Academic Honors

  • ASPIRE Research Scholarship Fall 2011
  • Russell S. Barch Memorial Scholarship Fall 2011
  • ExxonMobil Chemical Engineering Scholarship Fall 2009
  • University of Maryland Presidential Scholarship Fall 2008
  • Semester Academic Honor Roll Fall 2008, Spring 2009- Fall 2010

Skills

  • Microsoft Office, Visual basic for Applications
  • ChemCad, Matlab, Mathcad, Polymath

 

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