Jason Kelso

Jason Kelso

B.S. Chemical Engineering | Carnegie Mellon University | August 2008 – May 2014


909 112th Avenue NE Apt. 607 Bellevue, WA 98004


Cell: 425-941-0089




Research and Development Engineer

Viscofan S.A. | Cáseda, Spain | October 2014 – June 2015

  • Researched and performed chemical analyses to measure quality of cellulose production
  • Introduced non-destructive testing methods that decreased analysis time by more than 50%
  • Collaborated with engineers and chemists to implement researched methods into the factory


Family Room Specialist

Apple, Inc. | Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania | September 2011 – September 2012

  • Provided technical support to customers on Apple computers and mobile devices
  • Taught extensive workshops and lessons on advanced topics in computing
  • Transcended market benchmarks and excelled in timeliness and efficiency




Chemical Engineering Process Systems Design

Carnegie Mellon University | Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania | Fall 2014

  • Led team tasked to develop chemical plant to process shale methane
  • Generated feasible model that produced 500 million tons of product with a NPV of $282 million


Head Mechanic of SPIRIT Buggy

Carnegie Mellon University | Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania | October 2008 – May 2011

  • Designed and engineered human powered ‘buggy’ from space-age composite materials
  • Created workflows to increase efficiency in design, development, and repair of vehicles




House Manager

Kappa Sigma Fraternity | Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania | April 2013 – January 2014

  • Managed semesterly fraternity housing budget of $2000 for repairs and housing supplies
  • Coordinated discussions between fraternity body and Carnegie Mellon Housing and Dining department
  • Developed and strengthened relationships within a fraternity of more than 20 men and student body



Professional Skills: Industrial laboratory analyses, Process simulation and development, Technical support

Technical Skills: MATLAB, Python, UNIX, Windows, Mac OS, Aspen Plus, MS Office Suite

Languages: English (fluent), Spanish (fluent)

Abilities: Fast-learner, Intuitive, Analytical, Hard-Working


Relevant Coursework

  • Unit Operations of Chemical Engineering
  • Chemical Process Systems Design
  • Thermodynamics I & II
  • Heat and Mass Transfer        
  • Chemical Engineering Process Control          
  • Fluid Mechanics


May 2014

B.S. in Chemical Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University

Coursework in Business and Introductory Computer Science

  • Updated 8 years ago

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