Akash Nagapurkar - Resume
Biomolecular Sciences
Location: Maple Grove, MN, USA
University: New York University
Major: Biomolecular Sciences

Akash Nagapurkar - Resume

EDUCATION
New York University, Tandon School of Engineering, Brooklyn, NY
Bachelor of Science, Biomolecular Science
GPA Unavailable – First Semester Pending
Relevant Coursework: General Chemistry, Cellular and Molecular Biology, Physics: Mechanics

University of Minnesota Twin Cities, Minneapolis, MN
Post-Secondary Enrollment Option: College Courses during High School
Relevant Coursework: Calculus, Linear Algebra, Differential Equations, Multivariable Calculus, Introduction to Python, Public Speaking

Wayzata High School, Plymouth, MN
Overall GPA: 4.22/4.0
Relevant Coursework: AP Chemistry with Lab, AP Biology with Lab, AP Physics 1 & 2 with lab

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

Nanotechnology Researcher, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
Sept. 2015 – June 2019
July 2018
Graduation: May 2023
Jan. 2019 – May 2019
• Researched applications of natural superhydrophobicity in a laboratory setting and how possible experimental solutions could help environmental sustainability efforts
• Collaborated with a group of 5 to come up with natural replacements for artificial superhydrophobic coatings
• Created and presented a presentation of research for a panel of 50+ UCLA scientists and graduate students

Research Lab Assistant, University of Minnesota Twin Cities, Minneapolis, MN July 2017 – June 2018
• Performed experiments to study the impact of polymer concentration on drug crystallization within the body
• Informed Professor and Post-Doc of experimental progress through monthly memos and weekly meetings
• Learned to write, and wrote, a scientific paper on research and won two state-level scientific achievement awards (MN
Scholars of Distinction, MN Academy of Science Communicator Award)
• Link to paper: xxx-xxx-xxxx

LEADERSHIP & VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

Director of Service, Othmer Hall Student Administration, Brooklyn, NY Sept. 2019 – Present
• Organizing community service events for NYU Tandon School of Engineering and over 400 Othmer Residence Hall students with 9 executive board members
• Updating Othmer Residence Hall officials on sequence and progress of events
• Dealing with logistical challenges as they arise with fluidity and complete communication with executive board

Swim Instructor – Job, Life Time Fitness, Plymouth, MN May 2018 – Aug 2019
• Instructed children, from newborns to middle schoolers, how to swim at their respective swim levels and abilities
• Handled customer relations at the administrative and technical levels so as to always keep the customer satisfied

Hospital Volunteering – Multiple Roles, Maple Grove Hospital, Maple Grove, MN Sept. 2015 – June 2019
• Served as a physical therapy assistant for seniors suffering from pain post hip or knee replacement surgery
• Attended to the Family Birth Center and ICU Units, responsible for over 50 safe patient discharges
• Started as a front desk volunteer responsible for guiding and assisting staff, patients, and other visitors at the hospital

Volunteer Teacher, Hindu Temple of Minnesota, Maple Grove, MN Sept. 2014 – June 2019
• Taught moral values classes to children aged 3rd – 5th grade
• Directed and implemented end of year class theater performances as a showcase of annual learnings to parents

SKILLS
Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Intermediate Python, Video Editing, CPR Cert., Intermediate Hindi & German, Avg 70 WPM

INTERESTS
Medicine, Swimming, Karate, Exercise & Fitness, Comedy, Film & TV, Music, Travel, Piano, Guitar, Ukulele

biochemistry, new york university, NYU, swimmer, passionate, talented, leader, teamwork, chemistry