Kabita Karki

Kabita Karki

Senior Process Design Project in British Petroleum, Houston, TX
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Current:

    British Petroleum, Houston, TX

  • Past:

    INEOS Technologies

  • Education:

    Chemical Engineering

Job Experience

Senior Process Design Project

British Petroleum, Houston, TX

August 2016 to Actually working here

? Develop process design and control strategy for safe & efficient production of Di-methyl ether from methanol at the gulf-coast. Install Control system over the plant.

Student Innovation project

INEOS Technologies

August 2016 to Actually working here

? Characterize propylene ammoxidation catalysts using Raman and IR spectroscopy.
? Compare fresh and used, bulk and supported catalysts to determine effects on catalyst structure.

Analytical Process and Technology, Intern

Sanofi Pasteur

May 2016 to August 2016

? Purified bromelain using ÄKTA and optimized protease assay for different types of bromelains.
? Led the team to optimize and modify protocol for efficient purification of hemagglutinin from whole inactivated influenza virus using bromelain, to further produce sheep antisera during flu season.

Research Intern

Howard Hughes Medical Institute

May 2015 to July 2015

? Grew neural stem cells over graphene and monitored cell development and surface strain exerted by cells using Raman spectroscopy and data processing programs like C++ and Matlab.

Youth Representative

United Nations US

August 2014 to May 2015

World Corrosion Organisation Activelyt participated in monthly discussions to decrease corrosion from the world with leaders from diverse fields.

Quality control Intern

Quest Pharmaceuticals

May 2014 to August 2014

? Conducted quality assurance testing of pharmaceutical tablets including friability and disintegration.
? Used problem solving skill to troubleshoot the batch which did not meet overall quality criteria.

Education

Chemical Engineering

Lehigh University

Currently studying

Languages

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