David Grigsby - BYU PRISM Group

David Alan Grigsby II

Contact Information

  • Email: david.grigsbyii@gmail.com
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  • Brigham Young University, Projected Graduation: April 2012
    • B.S. in Chemical Engineering - GPA: 3.68/4.00
    • Elective Courses: Nuclear Engineering, Java Programming, Energy Engineering

Research Interests

  • Virus and Biological Modeling
    • Interfaced to large-scale mathematical models to study effects and optimize treatment of HIV, cancer, and other diseases
    • Collaborated with an international user group to build an extension to a biological model library (SBML)


  • Lab Supervisor, BYU Risk Management and Safety, Sept. 2008-Current
    • Improved lab safety by creating MS Access database to inspect, report, and trend over 200 labs, 400 fume hoods, and 400 eyewash/shower stations
    • Performed Gas Chromatography and Mass Spectrum analysis on unknown chemicals to determine waste stream
    • Organized tasks for team of 4 to complete and report on all inspections semiannually
  • Industrial Hygiene Intern, Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory, June 2011-Aug. 2011
    • Enabled non-internet facility to search 16000+ MSDS instantly with MS Access database
    • Ensured safety of personnel by verifying Gas Hazard Analyses
  • Office Secretary, Alpine Metals, Feb. 2005-Dec. 2005
    • Managed payroll for 8 employees, accounts receivable, and balanced company accounts
    • Worked with customers by writing proposals, invoices, and billing completed jobs
  • Missionary, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, May 2006-May 2008
    • Santa Maria, Brazil Mission; Fluent in Portuguese
    • Served 12 months in leadership positions, leading as many as 10 missionaries

Interests and Awards

  • Basic fluency in AutoCad, Java, VBA, and SQL
  • Eagle Scout Award 2003
  • Youth Soccer Referee, United Way, May 2009-June 2009
    • Worked with Hispanic community refereeing for 10 teams