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Resume-Partiban Raja


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Resume-Partiban Raja

  1. 1. Partiban Raja 220 Elm Street, Apartment 422, Clemson SC-29631 864-634-2845 EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATIONS Passed the FE exam (Environmental), applied for the EIT certificate May 2015 Clemson University, Clemson, SC August 2013-May 2015 Master of Science in Environmental Engineering and Science GPA: 4.00/4.00 Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute (VJTI), Mumbai, India July 2009-June 2013 Bachelor of Technology in Civil Engineering Aggregate: 7.7/10.0 WORK EXPERIENCE Teaching assistant for 2 graduate level lab and theory courses January 2015-May 2015 Clemson University  Set up bench scale tests and assigned responsibilities to 15 students  Defined the objective and supervised the laboratory session, tutored students, graded reports and homework Mumbai Offshore Container Terminal Project May 2012-July 2012 Engineering Intern-Gammon India Ltd., Mumbai, India  Processed bar bending schedules, quantity estimates of concrete, brickwork and plaster  Supervised piling, laying of reinforcement bars and pouring concrete  Reviewed the contract and the mix designs of concrete and prepared reports WASTEWATER ENGINEERING EXPERIENCE - CLEMSON UNIVERSITY Biodegradability of N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) precursors September 2013-January 2015  Fed and maintained sequential batch reactors (SBRs) to assist a PhD student  Tested COD and TSS to check reactor conditions  Conducted biodegradability experiments on respirometer followed by NDMA extractions  Achieved reduction in cost and maintenance time thus improving the system’s efficiency Design of an industrial wastewater treatment facility for a munitions industry October 2014-December 2014  Considered various treatment alternatives for explosives and other compounds in a team comprising of 5 members  Prepared five treatment trains to achieve discharge limitations and made decisions to suggest the best alternative  Recommended a treatment train based on its effectiveness, cost and safety WATER ENGINEERING EXPERIENCE - CLEMSON UNIVERSITY The effect of heating on disinfection by-products (DBPs) and genotoxicity January 2015-Present  Conduct a thorough literature review to understand the effects of heating on the DBPs  Examine the effects of temperature on the emerging DBPs and genotoxicity The effect of pre-oxidation with ozone on DBP precursors May 2014-Present  Pre-oxidize water samples with ozone at different doses and different pH  Perform water characterization tests, taste and odor experiments and extraction of DBPs like THM, HAA, HAN, HNM and NDMA after ozonation  Collect data, analyze, summarize and prepare reports on the obtained findings  Make recommendations for controlling bromate and NDMA after ozonation SKILLS Laboratory: Bench scale tests, GC-ECD, GC-MS/MS, IC, TOC analyzer, solid and liquid phase extraction, bioreactor, TSS, COD Software: BioWIN, ASIM, AutoCAD, HEC-HMS, Visual MINTEQ, SAS, Microsoft Office, ETABS, Open Project PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AND AWARDS  2nd prize - Student poster competition 25th South Carolina Environmental Conference (SCEC) March 2015  American Water Works Association (AWWA) - Member November 2014-Present  Technovanza, the National Techno-Management festival of VJTI  Joint General Secretary - Planned the budget and the organization structure, delegated responsibilities, motivated the team, made decisions and executed technical events round the year September 2011-August 2012  General Manager, Infrastructure - Handled the inventory, obtained quotations for various services, planned and executed administrative work before, during and after the festival September 2010-August 2011