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Location: Garden Grove, CA, USA
School: Calstate Fullerton
Field of Study: Biochemistry


12641 Kathy Lane
Garden Grove, CA 92840
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Actively looking for a chemist or quality control position in Biochemistry, Chemistry, and Natural Science related fields.
Bachelor’s Degree in biology and Chemistry 01/2012
California State University Fullerton, California, USA
Senior Research:
• The Structure and Stability of Gas-Phase Glycine Dipeptide Conformations, Density Functional Theory Study.
• The mechanism and kinetic energy of Crotonaldehyde reacts with hydroxyl radical.
Lab Skills:
• Extensive usage of centrifuges, spectrophotometer, pipettes, analytical balances.
• In-depth knowledge in thin Layer Chromatography, Distillation, Extraction, Crystallization, Buffer Reparation, pH Measurement, Gel Permeation Chromatography, Ion Exchange Chromatography, Gas Chromatography, High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC), Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR), UV-Visible Spectroscopy, Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR), Inductive Coupling Plasma (ICP), Flow Injection Mercury System (FIMS.)
• Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR), Protein Determination, SDS Polyacrylamide Gel Electrophoresis, Radio isotope/liquid.
Computer Skills
Proficient in Windows 7, 8 and 10.
• Microsoft Office (Words, Access, Excel, PowerPoint)
• Maintenance and repair of computer hardware, and install software such as move out computer virus and speed up internet
Work Experiences
Analytical Chemist 07/2008 -04/2020
Test America, Irvine, California.
• Extracting, derivativing and analyzing water and soil samples
• Testing the toxic level of water, rainwater, matrices solid, soil, wet chemistry, and raw material by using FIMS-400 instrument (Cold-Vapor Hg) combine with EPA methods 245.1, 7470, and 7471 to analyze mercury.
• Using Gas Furnace Atomic Absorption Machine (SIMAA 6000) with EPA method 7010 method to detect Lead and other metal elements in organic and inorganic compounds.
• Using ICP and ICP-MS instrument with EPA methods 200.7, and 6010B to detect and analyze trace metal elements in organic and inorganic compounds.
• Comparing the test result with the reference in Standard Operation Procedures and Investigating test result which is out of specification.
• Calibrates and maintenance Pipette monthly
• General maintenance Atomic Absorption Machines
• Review data and standard solution

Computer Technician 10/1998-3/2000
Q-Run Corporation, Costa Mesa, California
• Diagnosed and repaired computers to component and software level, establishing alternative repair procedures to meet customer needs.
• Built, maintained, and repaired computer systems to improve speed, reliability, and efficiency of operation.
• Installed computers, printers, scanners, new users to the network and managed email accounts. Updated and installed new software programs, instructed end users, and maintained workstations.
Volunteer Works
Projects, Entertainment, and Music Coordinator
Vietnamese Catholic Student Association, Santa Ana, California 10/2000-8/2003
• Planned and Celebrated any Vietnamese traditional Festival such as Mid-Autumn, Lunar New Year, and other occasions by doing Culture nights
Saint Barbara Catholic Church, Santa Ana, California 03/2001 – 04/20013
• Conducting and playing organ for the choir.
Vietnamese Catholic Center, Santa Ana, California 07/2015 – 03/2018
• Playing organ for the choir.
Holy Spirit Catholic Church, Fountain Valley, California, since 4/2013
• Playing organ for the choir.
Honors and Awards
Vietnamese Catholic Student Association, Santa Ana, California 01/ 2003
• The Best general officer and active member of the year
TestAmerica Inc, Irvine, California 03/2017
. Employee of the month