Katherine Beane

Katherine Beane
1006 Sandstone Dr.
St. Louis, MO 63146
[email protected]
Katherine Beane
December 2008
B.S. Chemical Engineering
Emphasis: Biochemical Engineering
Missouri University of Science and Technology
(Formerly University of Missouri-Rolla)
GPA: 3.55
Fort Zumwalt South High School
St. Peters, MO
GPA: 4.0
Work Experience:
May 2004
Christy Catalytics, LLC, St. Louis, MO
Position: Technical Service Engineer
• Evaluate customer projects and prepare technical proposals
• Interface directly with customers
• Technical Sales
• Technical Training for sales staff
• Expand new mass transfer product line (product and vendor
evaluation, product proposals, commercial materials, etc)
Nov. 2010- Present
First Quality Tissue, Lock Haven, PA
Position: Process Engineer
• Troubleshoot tissue manufacturing related issues
• Execute production goals through operating teams
• Plan, execute, and report results of paper machine trials
• Provide engineering support for new process equipment startup
• Support for shut downs and start-ups
Jan. 2009- July 2010
The Solae Company, Memphis TN
Position: Production Intern
• Assist production engineers and process operators in production
• Track process data and unit performance
May- August 2008
The Solae Company, St. Louis, MO
Position: Process Research and Development Co-op
• Provide R&D engineering support during plant trials
at production facility
• Help create operating standards and lead experiments in pilot
plant facility
and coauthor technical reports for pilot plant experiments
April. 07-Jan. 08
Opportunities for Undergraduate Research (OURE)
• Assisted in the design of an apparatus used for determining the
pickup velocities of various sized particles in water
• Used particle size distribution equipment
May 06-April 07
Contributor to the following:
D. Dasani, et al., “Effect of particle and fluid properties on the pickup velocity of fine
particles,” Powder Technology (2009)