Kristen Saad Resume

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					                                               Kristen M. Saad
                4116 Diana Drive  Broadview Heights, OH 44147  Phone: 440-725-2710  kms103@case.edu


Education

               August 2008                Case Western Reserve University B.S. Systems Biology, Minor in Chemistry
               - May 2012                 3.709 Cumulative G.P.A.


Computer Skills

            Java                    Matlab                 UNIX                 Visual Basic                 Adobe InDesign
            Python                  Mathematica            XPP                  Microsoft Office             Adobe Photoshop


Relevant Coursework

            Calculus                                    Complex Systems Biology                     Inorganic Chemistry and Lab
            Differential Equations                      Dynamical Systems in Biology                Organic Chemistry and Labs
            Data Structures and Algorithms              Computational Neuroscience                  Electricity and Magnetism


Employment Experience
NASA GLENN RESEARCH CENTER, CLEVELAND OHIO
Research Student, Diagnostics and Data Systems, Engineering Directorate, June 2009 - January 2010
Selected Accomplishments:
            Aided compilation of Technology Development Plan to close gaps in diagnosing and treating baselined medical
             conditions identified by the Exploration Medical Capability. Completed in-depth analysis of the feasibility of various
             imaging technologies in an extra-terrestrial environment on a per-condition basis.
            Amassed database of verification documentation for the Ares I-X test rocket, launched October 2009.
            Conducted ultrasound correlation sensor testing via a simple test of interference to determine signal scatter patterns.
CLEVELAND CLINIC, CLEVELAND OHIO
Research Student, Innovations, June 2007 - January 2009
Selected Accomplishments:
            Composed comprehensive technology license, patent and competitive product analyses.
            Observed clinical trials, surgeries and procedures (orthopaedic, neuromodulative, cadaver)
            Amassed text and content for the 2008 Medical Innovation Summit website.


Awards and Honors

Inaugural Recipient of the Wolf Scholarship (full tuition, room, board, books and materials)
Dean’s High Honor List (Spring 2009), Dean’s Honor List (Fall 2009, 2010)
4th Place – 2009 National Undergraduate Bioethics Bowl at Harvard College
Scholarship for Entrepreneurial Engagement, Greater Cleveland Business Plan Competition (Spring 2007)


Research

“Neuroethics: Death of the Mind” Presented at the Cognitive Science Student Conference (April 2009)
“Extraterrestrial Imaging of Thoracic Injuries, Barotraumas and Cardiovascular Pathologies” Presented at the 2009
NASA/Ohio Aerospace Institute Student Research Consortium (August 2009)


Extracurricular Activities and Volunteering
Women in Science and Engineering Roundtable (Fall 2008 – Present), Peer Mentor (Fall 2009 – Present)
Association for Computing Machinery (Fall 2008 – Present), Treasurer (Spring 2009 – Present)
CWRU Hacker Society
Case Kung Fu
National Engineers’ Week Great Lakes Science Center Science Carnival Volunteer (February 2009, February 2010)
Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day (November 2009)

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