Graduate Research Assistant 3D-Tissue Manufacturing Research Group at NC State December 2019 – December 2022

o Evaluated differentiation of stem cellS (hASCs) in 3D scaffolds and hydrogels using nondestructive techniques

o Worked with various mammalian cell lines (hASCs, Chondrocytes, 3T3, MG63, C2C12, CHO) and E. Coli

o Developed novel nondestructive quality evaluation system for engineered tissue constructs

o Planned and executed designed experiments to systematically characterize CQA of impedance spectroscopy.

o Analyzed the Dielectric Spectroscopy signals by developing a custom-coded python script for quality monitoring

o Evaluated the patterns associated with engineered tissues using machine learning and deep learning algorithms

o Developed a GUI using python to track the historical quality attributes automatically for long term studies

o Developed scalable multi-modal perfusion based novel tissue bioreactor system for quality monitoring

o Co-authored 3 poster presentations, 5 oral presentations, 1 conference proceeding, and 4 working manuscripts.

Laboratory Manager 3D-Tissue Manufacturing Research Group at NC State April 2021 – December 2022

o Optimized laboratory inventory, ordering, and stocking workflows for BSL-2 cell culture lab.

o Liasoned with life science sales representatives to plan capital purchases and lead product demonstrations.

o Represented 3D-Tissue Manufacturing Research Group at cross-functional and institute meetings.

Graduate Teaching Assistant at NC State August 2018 – December 2019

o Assisted students on their class lectures, assignments, and projects through office hours and one-on-one communication

Associate Member Principal Investigator Comparative Medicine Institute at NC State January 2021 – July 2021

· Secured and managed $8,000 in internal research capital through NIH-style grant application

· Built cross-functional teams of material scientists, engineers, cell biologists to achieve project goals

· Managed and mentored undergrad students in collaborative team science environment

Society for Manufacturing Engineers (SME) Student Chapter ISE, NC State 2020 – Present

President April 2021Present

  • Coordinated factory visits and info sessions with local companies for undergrad and graduate engineering students

Vice President April 2020 – April 2021

  • Coordinated online info sessions for undergrad and graduate engineering students

Comparative Medicine Institute NC State 2019 – Present

FTE Associate Member

  • Designed strategies for engaging CMI members across social media platforms and mentored undergrads

Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers NC State March 2021 – Present

Student Member