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Address: Den Haag, The Netherlands
Mobile: +31 (0) 653 961 165
Alexandr Kachko
   WORK EXPERIENCE

04/2014 – 08/2015


TNO, Process and Instrumentation Development – Delft, The Netherlands
Position: PhD Researcher, second phase of PhD project

Research of COseparation and capture technologies
  • Designed experiments, verified measurement trials, validated results;
  • Acquired and analyzed large amount of data, visualized obtained data;
  • Assembled and calibrated sensors for Real-time process monitoring ;
  • Programmed predictive statistical models using MatLab;
  • Presented results via scientific publications;
  • Realized up-scaling of the quantitative in-line monitoring of CO2absorption process;
  • Negotiated with equipment suppliers and IT service providers;

05/2011 – 04/2014

RWTH Aachen University – Aachen, Germany
Position: PhD Researcher, first phase of PhD project
  • Constructed and calibrated Raman spectroscopy setup;
  • Conducted experiments of COabsorption in a custom-made measurement cell;
  • Processed and interpreted recorded spectra using MatLab and OriginPro;
  • Taught Thermodynamics problem solving and Measurement Practicum for 1st and 2nd year Bachelor students;

06/2009 – 05/2011



Institute of Semiconductor Physics SB RAS, Novosibirsk, Russia
Position: Junior research scientist
  • Qualitatively and quantitatively analyzed new nanostructured semiconductor materials (Raman spectroscopy, TEM, AFM, Ellipsometry);
  • Performed in-situ analyses with electrical and heating TEM holders;
  • Reported the findings via scientific publications and presentations at conferences;
  • Constructed models of Raman spectra using MatLab;
Patent: A.Kachko and V. Volodin. "A method for manufacturing a layer of the polycrystalline silicon", RU 2010122600/28 (2011)

08/2009 – 12/2010
part-time employment


Sibers, software development company, Novosibirsk, Russia
Position: Technical analyst

  • Analyzed and translated business requirements into product design specifications;
  • Created UI designs with Balsamiq Mockups software;
  • Supervised re-factoring of several programming solutions;
  • Conducted analytical surveys and presented technical reports;
  • Technical content writing;
 EDUCATION
2011 – 2015



PhD, Mechanical, Maritime, and Materials Engineering Faculty 
Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands
2007 – 2009




MSc degree with Major in Semiconductor Physics and Microelectronics
Novosibirsk State University, Novosibirsk, Russia

2003 – 2007

BSc degree in Physics
Novosibirsk State University, Novosibirsk, Russia
 PROGRAMMING, DATA ANALYSIS, MODELING



  • MatLab, Java
  • PHP, XHTML/CSS
  • OriginPro
  • Adobe Acrobat, LaTex
  • Balsamiq Mockup, Inkscape, Gimp
  • Google Analytics
  • 2D and 3D drafting: perspective and shadow projections, axonometric projections, engineering graphics
 MEASUREMENT TECHNIQUES


  • Transmission and Reflection Electron Microscopy
  • Atomic Force Microscopy
  • Near-infrared and Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy
  • Raman Spectroscopy
  • Ellipsometry
 COURSES AND CERTIFICATES
  • Advanced Thermodynamics;
  • Scientific Writing from the Reader's Perspective by George D. Gopen;
  • Conference English for Doctoral Candidates (Advanced);
  • Google Analytics certified individual;
 LANGUAGES SPOKEN
English
German
Dutch
Russian

Fluent
Intermediate
Elementary
Native
 INTERESTS
Problem solving, drawing, foreign languages, mindfulness, camping, judo, swimming