Chemical engineer
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Location: Corona, CA, USA
School: The Petroleum Institute
Major: Chemical Engineer

Chemical engineer

Corona, CA 92880| ------------ | ------------

Sep 2012 – May 2016 Bachelor Of Science in Chemical Engineering – Honors Student with Distinction with cumulative GPA 3.90. The Petroleum Institute (ABET accredited) - Abu Dhabi, U.A.E
Senior Design Project: Sulfur-Fiber Composite
· Led a team of four on the design process from research & development to modeling and presentation
· Verified the hypothesis by conducting experiments
· Developed a process and scaled it up to commercial scale into a PFD and P&ID
· Designed fluids components including; relief valves, pumps, compressors and heat exchangers
· Conducted sizing of the equipment and tested control components
· Completed economic analysis including materials selection, cost of both utility and equipment
· Conducted HAZOP analysis and risk analysis
· Health, safety and environment (HSE) aspects were strictly examined
Dec. 2018- present Seasonal Sales Associate, Macy’s, Riverside, CA
· Assist clients by listening, helping and provide excellent customer service to increase customer retention
· Direct customer sales of our products by creating custom set of products per customers’ needs and wants
· Figuring customers’ needs based on personal features and personal preferences of the client
· Utilization of clientele program to maintain customer profile and customer contact information to increase personal sales
· Creating personal sales goals with plan for implementation of achieving goals
Nov. 2016- Nov. 2017 Research Assistant for Abu Dhabi Gas Research Centre (GRC) in collaboration with SHELL Technology Centre Amsterdam (STCA) projects, The Petroleum Institute - Abu Dhabi, U.A.E
Full time work with Dr. Donald Reinalda, Shell Chair Professor, on two key Patented engineering projects; Adsorption of water on zeolite 4A and Hybrid CO2 Capture
· Worked across functional teams to effectively manage the two project simultaneously
· Provided relevant research paper to be used by the laboratory team
· Created post-experiment statistical analysis Microsoft Excel-based reports, in order to, draft technical research reports, to later, lead a final presentation with the Research committee regarding the research finding
· Efficiently resolved issues regarding data analysis and implemented quick solutions to prevent it from reoccurrences
May 2015- July 2015 Intern, Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), Abu Dhabi, U.A.E
· Demonstrated awareness of issues and their impacts on the oil and gas industry analysis (offshore and onshore)
· Constructed a full flare system; components, sizing calculations and control system
· Effectively resolved issues regarding an existing flare system by redesigning it and including a knock-out drum which was missing from the original design
· Generated process flow diagram (PFD) and piping & instrumentation drawings (P&ID)
· Created heat and energy balance
· Worked under the supervision of multiple project managers to facilitate their needs
· Generated look ahead schedules and reports to monitor field progress
· Authored technical documents such as records, protocols, reports, technical assessments, design verification, SOP and method development reports
Dec. 2013 -May 2016 Tutor (part-time), The Petroleum Institute - Abu Dhabi, U.A.E
· Tutored Chemistry, Mathematics and Chemical Engineering subjects for individual students and groups up to 10 students
· Helped students to better understand targeted weak areas within a subject or a subject as a whole to ensure overall competences of quality and efficiency
· Prepared tutoring sessions to ensure the tutee’s academic development
· Assisted students review and understand previous lessons to make connections with new lessons and prepare for upcoming tests and quizzes
Sep. 2013- Dec. 2015 Librarian Assistant (part-time), The Petroleum Institute - Abu Dhabi, U.A.E
· Opened customer accounts by recording account information
· Maintained customer records by updating account information
· Resolved product or service problems by clarifying customer’s complaint; determined the cause of the problem
· Answered customers inquires in need of professional assistance to librarians and assisted them on how to use reference sources and get the desired information from the system
· Performed secretarial activities such as filing, typing, word processing, photocopying and mailing out material, and mail sorting
· Certified as an Engineer-In-Training (E.I.T) from the California Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Geologists – License number: 165450, Sep 2018
· Passed Fundamentals of Chemical Engineering exam (FE), May 2018
· Served as a Treasurer in the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)
· Nominated for a study trip organized by the Petroleum Institute in cooperation with WINTERSHALL Company to Germany, August 2015
· Member of Golden Key International Honour Society
· Participated and got qualified for the final stage in the Fourth United Arab Emirates Undergraduate Student Research Competition held at Abu Dhabi University and earned excellence award for our design
· Excellent interpersonal, communication, documentation, presentation leadership skills
· High degree of independency, self-motivation, dedication, responsibility and always seeks perfection and improvement
· Excellent ability to work within a fast-paced and dynamic team in a demanding and ever-changing business environment
· Problem solving/troubleshooting and continuous improvements
· Methods, Techniques & Testing: Risk Assessment, Process Safety, Distillation, Liquid Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS), High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) Solid Liquid Phase Extraction, Liquid- Liquid Extractions
· Lab Tools: Pressure/Vacuum Chambers, Mass Spectrometer Instrumentations, Furnaces/Ovens, Centrifuges, Evaporators, Distillations Columns, Solid Liquid Phase Columns, Mixers, Pressure & Flow Measurement Equipment, Universal Testing Machines
· Software skills: Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Power Point), Aspen HYSYS, MATLAB, Simulink, SolidWorks, Polymath, computer-aided design (CAD), Adobe Acrobat, MS Office, MS Visio, MS Project, Pro II

· Safety Engineering organized by Total Professeurs Associes (TPA) and supported by TOTAL, April 2017
· Entrepreneurship Boot Camp held at The Petroleum Institute, Dec. 2015
Available upon request

AutoCad, Solidworks, Aspen HYSYS, documentation, communication, leadership and presentation skills