Robert O. Savinelli

 
 


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Experience

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Laboratory  & Computer Skills

 

 

 

 

 

Northeastern University, Boston, MA

(Sept. 2000 March 2001)

         Graduate studies in chemistry

         GAANN fellow

 

The Colorado College, Colorado Springs, CO

(Aug. 1997 May 2000)

         Bachelor of Arts, Chemistry ACS certified

         Howard Hughes Medical Institute Grant recipient

 

 

Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

(June 1996 Aug. 1996)

         Studies in Philosophy and Archeology

 

 

 

Teaching, Santa Barbara, CA, (Feb 2004 Present)

San Marcos High and Santa Barbara Junior High, temporary assignment 

Private tutoring, undergraduate chemistry

Kaplan, organic and general chemistry instruction

 

Solar energy technician, Logosol, Santa Barbara, CA, (July 2003 Dec. 2003)

Installed solar hot water heating systems for Santa Barbara homes

 

Chemist I, Blue Star Sustainable Technologies, Arvada, CO, (June 2001 Dec. 2002)

Catalyst preparation and testing impregnation, calcination, reduction, passivation

Process gas and product analysis GC, IR, GC-MS, TOC,

Pilot plant fabrication and operation 100L/d GTL test facility

 

Teaching assistant, Northeastern University, MA, (Sept. 2000 March 2001)

Responsible for teaching and grading of undergraduate chemistry recitations

 

Chemical waste treatment technician, Colorado College, CO, (June 1999 Aug.1999)

In charge of operations and treatment at a small scale hazardous waste treatment lab

Developed protocols to meet specific legal waste standards

 

 

 

GC, HPLC, TLC, GC-MS, FTIR, NMR, UV/VIS, AA, ICP, extractions, chemical waste treatment, laboratory glassblowing, machining, pipe fitting, swagelock, copper soldering.  Proficient on PC, Linux, and Mac computers running: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Minitab, Photoshop, NI Lookout, SolidWorks2000, Visio, ChemDraw, CorelDraw, Mathematica, MATLab, SciFinder, ChemAbstractsOnline, in addition to HTML authoring, and hardware/network troubleshooting.