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Krishna

CDP Class of 2004 – 2007
University of Virginia
PhD Chemical Engineering

KrishnaI’m in my element: doing hands-on laboratory experimentation.

Entering the workforce, I was open to just about any type of career opportunities that might come my way.
My first assignment gave me the chance to draw on the fundamentals I’d learned in school. It was a good transition between university life and the work world.

My second assignment involved the study of plant asset improvement opportunities by running process simulations and computational modeling. I chose this assignment after receiving what turned out to be a good advice during my interview. I truly enjoyed the experience, as it helped me to work on areas outside my comfort level.

My third assignment was a good balance of process development and scale-up. It involved mostly hands-on laboratory experimentation—testing existing synthesis processes and developing new processes. When I rolled off the program, I stayed in this position.

For me, one of the best things about the CDP program was that I was working alongside others with much different technical and educational backgrounds. In doing so, I came to appreciate how the same problem can be tackled in different ways. Today, I use the network I built to collaborate on ideas or issues and problems that I face in my current position.


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