Graduate Research Assistant Resume Samples

Graduate Research assistants aid the senior researchers at the Universities or Research Universities. Typical duties listed on successful Graduate Research Assistant Resume include? collating and analyzing information to establish a fact, preparing materials for seminars, workshops or conferences; using systematic methods to document information, attending conferences with Researchers, and mentoring the less experienced or newly joined research personnel group.

Being a graduate research assistant is a gateway to enter into the Teaching field, with relevant competencies and qualifications such as excellent analytical writing skills, familiarity with various research tools, proficiency with statistical software and strong presentation skills, the research assistants can become senior assistants. Candidates seeking this role should have successfully completed a degree program and be enrolled in a PG program at any research Universities.

Graduate Research Assistant Resume

Headline : 6+ years of experience as a Graduate Research Assistant. I am an enthusiastic and self-starting professional who approaches problems from a system's perspective. Through my academic and professional career, I have consistently multi-tasked various roles successfully and efficiently sharpening my understanding of the nuanced balances in a system.

Skills : AutoCAD, Site Development, Storm Water Design, Grading, Surveying, Teaching Experience And Laboratory Experience, and Technical Writing.

Description :

  • Learning innovations, academic outreach & innovation, Washington state university as an educational researcher: complete documentation and file for IRB exemption or approval to carry out research projects.
  • Design and conduct an online research experiment investigating the effect of an in-house developed 360 video on learning of online course students.
  • Design and conduct quantitative research on the role of technology on undergraduate students' learning in an active learning classroom.
  • Developing and validating a survey instrument to observe a community of inquiry in a technology-enabled active learning classroom.
  • For quantitative data, appropriately structure and analyze quantitative data using SPSS or SAS.
  • Present research results in the form of journal manuscripts, reports, posters, and presentations.
  • As a program evaluator: work with stakeholders including administrators, training managers, instructors, and students to develop, evaluate, and revise key metrics of interest.
  • Conduct ongoing formative evaluations of a technology enabled active learning classroom.
  • Consult with faculty on a weekly basis to understand and problem-solve concerns that hinder faculty facilitation and undergraduate student learning.
  • Communicate and co-ordinate with stakeholders on a regular basis to generate long-term solutions to concerns identified.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Ph.D


Graduate Research Assistant (GRA) II Resume

Summary : 8 years of experience as a Graduate Research Assistant is seeking to secure a challenging position as a research and development scientist/engineer on projects requiring expertise in chemical engineering, polymer chemistry and physics, or thin film and interfacial science.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Aspen Plus, DeltaV, Labview, Matlab, Origin, Sketchup, English, Mandarin Chinese, and Hands-on Experience In Pilot Plant Field Work.

Description :

  • Obtained the desired phase separation of conductive polymer and fullerene nanoparticle by delicate controlling the amount of each component to have optimal device performance.
  • Provided appropriate materials and assist with analysis to perform state-of-the-art polarized neutron reflectivity and small angle neutron scattering.
  • Assessed results using instruction written in c++ to fit the model parameters.
  • Defined novel model and opportunities in polymer solar cells research field.
  • Performed various thin film characterization technique, including UV-VIS, GIXRD, PL, XPS, optical microscopy, DSC, and current-voltage characteristic analysis, to investigate the correlation between morphology and device performance to guide further research.
  • Designed standard device fabrication procedure to eliminate the problematic issues.
  • Proposed a broadly applicable nanoparticle self-assembly strategy by using surface energy and convective outflow to control the distribution of nanoparticles within polymer: fullerene blend to enhance the device performance up to 20% by having better charge collection at the electrode and electron transport pathway.
  • Elucidated the mechanism of phase separation control by manipulating the enthalpic and entropic forces within polymer and nanoparticle blend.
  • Optimized the experimental process by lowering the materials cost comparing mainstream methods.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Ph.D

State Undergraduate Research Assistant Resume

Objective : Have 5 years of experience as a Graduate Research Assistant of starting-up in bio-energy Possess a background of renewable energy and working knowledge of LCA. Attending graduate study of MS in Mechanical Engineering specializing in Solid Mechanics and Energy and Sustainability.

Skills : Healthcare, Process Improvement, Data Analysis, Data Visualization, Financial Analysis, Marketing, Excel, Access, Tableau, Strategic Planning, Powerpoint, Publisher, and Visio

Description :

  • Participated in several spaces like designing, enhancements, bug-fixing, and maintenance of the application.
  • Played a role in writing application logic using android sdk and smp mobile sdk 2.3 sp06.
  • Developed rich UI for the most of the modules in the application using listview, scrollview, viewpager and navigation drawer.
  • Customized different widgets that include buttons, toast's and dialog's to support air-play display.
  • Extensively utilized asynctask, thread, handler, services to provide smooth ui experience.
  • Implemented mobile business objects (MBO's) to use the app in offline mode.
  • Assisted professors in academic works like preparing course material and tests evaluations.
  • Performed on device debugging using adb commands and tested application in device using logcat, DDMS.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
MS


Head Research Assistant Resume

Summary : 18+ years of vast experience as a Graduate Research Assistant. A dedicated and hardworking individual with education and an array of laboratory experience looking to start a career with an institute looking for a dynamic team player committed to positive change.

Skills : Ansoft HFSS, Ansoft MAXWELL 3D, Agilent ADS/Momentum, SONNET, ANSYS, MATLAB, Mathematica, Cadence, L-EDIT, HSPICE, ORCAD, C/C++, LABVIEW, Thick Photoresist Process Up To 300 Um, Low-stress Nickel And Gold Electroplating, Wafer Bonding, Metal Deposition, Oxidation Furnace, Dielectric Deposition, and Dry.

Description :

  • Designing and fabricating planar rf-mems filters up to 50 GHz with tunable center-frequency, bandwidth, and/or external coupling on silicon substrates.
  • Potentially eliminate the filter banks and multiple RF switches in multi-band wireless communication systems.
  • Developing an innovative micromachined high-q transmission line based on 100-um thick photoresist process. Cpw-to-microstrip transitions are also implemented at both ends of this line.
  • Developing another innovative high-q transmission line using bonding-ribbons on the lossy substrate.
  • Trained and mentored a steady stream of undergraduate and graduate students.
  • Preparation of written and oral reports on investigations, conference presentations.
  • Provided proofreading and content criticism for each chapter of the book, including criticism of resources and recommendations for further development.
  • Demonstrated understanding of complex human dynamics through criticism and development of research in these books.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Ph.D

Graduate Research Assistant I Resume

Summary : 7+ years of research experience on semiconductor devices (solar cells, GNR-FET, MOSFET) as a Graduate Research Assistant. Hands-on experience in CMOS fabrication (photolithography, diffusion, thermal oxidation, etching).

Skills : Microsoft Office, Autocad, Mathcad, Labview, Visual Minteq, EndNote, Electrochemistry, Photolithography, E-beam Lithography, Thin Film Sputtering, and Thin Film Evaporation.

Description :

  • Obtained record highest efficiency (9.1%) from pffbt4t-2od based organic solar cell on standard architecture utilizing sputterer, thermal-evaporator, spin-coater, and glove-box.
  • Showed the density of states energy spectra for the first time in the bandgap of the most thoroughly studied polymer (p3ht) in organic solar cells with the accurate energetic location of bands of defects utilizing temperature dependent capacitance-frequency (cf) measurement.
  • Demonstrated that slower dried organic thin-films (after spin-coating) have significantly less amount (30%) of defect density.
  • Installed ultrasonic-spray pyrolysis system from scratch for the first time in a microelectronics research center in Iowa state university and developed the process protocols.
  • Maintaining a home-made cryostat system and training other students on using this system to apply admittance spectroscopy and cv-profiling on solar cells at different temperatures.
  • Established impedance spectroscopy as a useful technique to extract carrier mobility and lifetime in my research group.
  • Applied drive level capacitance spectroscopy (DLCP) on organic solar cells for the first time.
  • Conducted annual calibration of aluminum doped ZnO film deposition in my lab using rf magnetron sputtering system.
  • Showed crystalline polymers inherit two orders of magnitude less defect density from a comparative study of an amorphous (ptb7) and a crystalline (pffbt4t-2od) polymer for the first time.
  • Established the relationship between side-chain ordering of organic semiconductors and density of defect states for the first time using characterization technique like iv, c-v, c-f, and impedance.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Ph.D

Graduate Research Assistant Resume

Summary : 10 years of experience as a Graduate Research Assistant. I am seeking a position in the industry, integrating my strong technical proficiency and commitment to excellence.

Skills : Research, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Powerpoint, Microsoft Access, Molecular Techniques, QRT-PCR, Cloning, Creation, And Characterization Of Transgenic Plants, miRNA, and Genetics.

Description :

  • In silico design of polycaprolactone-based nanocomposites and scaffolds synthesized, fabricated and analyzed a novel polycaprolactone based nanocomposite material system to design and develop a multiscale process of the polymer nanocomposite films analyzed microstructure, porosity, and mechanical properties to develop the structure-property relationships in the polymer nanocomposite for bio-additive manufacturing.
  • Characterized the surface morphology using XRD, AFM, TEM, and sem to tailor and optimize a multiscale process of the polymer nanocomposite films.
  • Developed computational models to explain the molecular interaction mechanism.
  • Investigated and validated the non-linear nanomechanical behavior of polymer nanocomposite films using nanoindentation tests and computational modeling.
  • Established a correlation between polymer degradation and interfaces failure in nanocomposite films.
  • Sharma/2 developed a new analytical model using mechanical tests data that accurately captures and predicts the degradation of mechanics in polymer nanocomposites with time.
  • Conducted statistical data analysis to determine cells viability and material degradation in the polymer nanocomposite scaffolds.
  • Innovated, designed and developed a computationally efficient model using non-linear finite element modeling technique to predict and capture the material deformation and microstructure failure behavior in polymer nanocomposite scaffolds.
  • Rheological and mechanical properties of asphalt binders through nano clay-asphalt interactions designed, processed and improved the rheological and mechanical performance of asphalt using nano clay modification for asphalt pavement applications.
  • Characterized and analyzed the interactions between modified nano-clays and asphalt using XRD, AFM and FTIR techniques.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Ph.D

Graduate Research Assistant II Resume

Summary : A result oriented professional with 9+ years of work experience as a Graduate Research Assistant in process and manufacturing engineering, worked with multi-national organizations.

Skills : Software Engineering, Human-computer Interaction, Web Development, Web Scraping, Web Design, Intelligent Systems, Java, Drupal, PHP, HTML + CSS, SQL.

Description :

  • Working on developing and maintaining the EECS website of an oregon state university.
  • Creating and modifying Drupal modules to implement registration and reports for various EECS dept events.
  • Converting various paper/excel forms into web forms available on the university website.
  • Working on applications that support functionality for student appointment, student registrations and job postings at Oregon state university.
  • Fast-paced work involves coding new features and modifying already existing ones based on the requirement.
  • Interacting with clients directly, catering to their requirements, suggesting and implementing ideas to improve the functionality of existing websites.
  • Responsible for various phases of the development cycle - design, development, testing, deployment, and maintenance.
  • Maintaining databases containing 10 years of departmental records by updating and adding new schema.
  • Leading an eight-person lab-wide project to determine the role of fructose utilization for gas survival in human neutrophils.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
MS

Graduate Research Assistant II Resume

Summary : 7 years of experience as a Graduate Research Assistant is seeking to secure a position as a professional in a company where I could enhance my knowledge and gain experience with dedication in an industry where I can best utilize my knowledge and skills.

Skills : Fundamental Knowledge In Speech Signal Processing Speech Enhancement Techniques Speech Quality Measurement Speech And Speaker Recognition Techniques DSP Programming Machine Learning, Data Mining, And Statistical Inference Programming: C/C++, JAVA, MATLAB Platforms: UNIX And Windows Self-motivated With Excellent Communication.

Description :

  • Speech recognition/speaker identification: implemented a Gaussian mixture model based speaker identification system on Matlab, which works as a platform for further research and study.
  • Investigated robust features in automatic speech recognition and speaker identification under noisy conditions, where Matlab and hidden Markov model toolkit (HTK) were used.
  • Blind speech separation proposed robust blind speech separation method for noisy or reverberant conditions, where multiple source directions can be estimated in corrupted conditions due to the novel denoising processing on real and imaginary spectra.
  • Proposed a likelihood ratio based method to estimate the number of active sources in a simultaneous speech mixture.
  • Noise suppression proposed modulation frequency domain real and imaginary spectral enhancement method.
  • By recovering both amplitude and phase spectra, this method produced a significantly larger gain in speech quality than the conventional enhancement methods such as spectral subtraction and MMSE, where speech quality is evaluated by both subjective and objective measures, e.g., MOS, PESQ, and segmental SNR.
  • Investigated voice activity detection methods in nonstationary noise environments using speech harmonicity, with the algorithms implemented in Matlab.
  • Speech dereverberation proposed modulation domain real and imaginary spectral dereverberation method.
  • This method obtained better reverberation estimation and beat several state-of-art acoustic domain and time domain dereverberation methods in measures of PESQ and segmental SRR.
  • Collaborated with scientists across departments to characterize the transcriptional profile of the MGA virulence regulator using RNA-seq.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Ph.D

Undergraduate/Graduate Research Assistant Resume

Headline : 6 years of experience as a Graduate Research Assistant is seeking to obtain a research position that will utilize and bolster my technical and analytical skills to enable solutions for challenging and interesting technology problems in semiconductor device manufacturing especially with regard to Environment, Health and Safety issues (EH&S).

Skills : Molecular Techniques, QRT-PCR, Cloning, Creation And Characterization Of Transgenic Plants, miRNA, Genetics, Microscopy, Y2H, BiFC, Cell Culture And Quantification, Western Blot, Data Documentation, And Presentation.

Description :

  • Responsible for archiving and analyzing historically significant digital files and data of the hogg foundation for mental health.
  • Responsibilities include designing digital archiving workflows for different electronic media and implementation, improving data retrieving process, visualizing grant distribution of the organization.
  • Created digital archiving workflows to preserve and appraise both born-digital and digitized data of the hogg foundation.
  • Used data accession, bag it, and ImageMagick to preserve audio, video, images, and design files.
  • Developed standard metadata schema to record historically significant images, conferences, and grant files.
  • Researched historic events to create good quality metadata records for information access and retrieval.
  • Visualized grant distribution using tableau and identified area that needs attention.
  • Successfully mentored 3 undergraduate students on identifying useful records and using digital archiving tools.
  • Compared experimental results to computational model for creaming and foam formation.
  • Developed experiments and mastered techniques for characterizing standing foam stabilized by biomacromolecules.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MS

Graduate Research Assistant Resume

Headline : 8 years of experience as a Graduate Research Assistant is looking to obtain a position to utilize skill sets in computer programming and fluid modeling in the biomedical context while growing personally and professionally

Skills : .CVD, Sputter, E-beam/Thermal Evaporator,Spin Coater,CBD, Ultrasonic Spray, DTA/TGA, XRD, SEM/EDS, TEM, AFM, Hall, IR, UV-Vis Transmission, Spectroscopic Ellipsometry, Profilometry, PL, TRPL, Raman, MOKE, Ultrafast Laser, IV, CV, Low T Measurement, and PV Efficiency

Description :

  • Published the synthesis methods, characterized properties and PV cells development results; built physical/mathematical models to explain the remarkable properties of the new material; the developed technology has attracted more than 800k USD investment and leads the founding of sun harmonics.
  • An established collaborative relationship with praxis technologies LLC and a stony brook engineering group.
  • Independently repaired an e-beam evaporator from obsolete broken pieces, deposited catalyst on wafers for growing carbon nanotubes and graphene, wafers were sold by praxis.
  • Redesigned the e-beam evaporator to an e-beam thermal co-evaporation system and optimized synthetic procedure of thin-film CSI, which doubled CSI device efficiency.
  • Deposited various thin films and nanostructures of metals, semiconductors, and dielectrics by sputtering, e-beam evaporation, thermal evaporation, CVD, ultrasonic spray, drop coating and CBD.
  • Studied semiconductor physics, material characterization, and solid state physics.
  • Been trained on over 30 types of semiconductor fabrication and characterization technologies.
  • Responsibilities directed discussion sections for composition cloud computing seminars.
  • Decomposed engine noise into mechanical, combustion and resonance components and finding structural attenuation.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Ph.D