Rocky Liu (U.S. citizen)
Highlights of Skills
Strong background in the aerospace materials such as alloys, coatings and
Fluent in English and Mandarin, minored in Japanese.
Excellent leadership, communications and interpersonal skills.
2004-3.67 GPA University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio. Materials
. Recipient of the 2006 Edwin Stenger Outstanding Sophomore Student
Award, ASM International. Graduation date-06/09 with a B.S in
. Four (4) Excellent Performance awards from General Electric, Aviation.
. Student Marshall and graduated with the highest honor.
1998-2002 Sichuan University, Chengdu, China. Bachelor degree in English
Language and Literature with a minor in Japanese Language.
06/2009-Present Olin Corporation-Maintenance/Mechanical Reliability
Engineer. Responsibilities include overseeing PSM process piping, pressure
vessels, Pressure Relief Valves, steam traps.
Work with a Preventive Maintenance crew to find and resolve issues.
Implement safety methods in accordance with OSHA requirement to
significantly reduce workers' exposure to physical and chemical
Conduct failure analysis and troubleshoot for fixed equipment
(Pressure Vessels, USTs and ASTs, Metallic piping, FRP piping, Dual
Work with Maintenance superintendent, production engineers and
implement MOC changes.
Ensure equipment overall reliability and make continuous improvement.
09/2008-06/2009 Rep-Resource Engineering Consulting- Industrial Gas Turbine
Repair Engineer. Responsible for tooling designs and repair processes for
None-OEM industrial gas turbines used in power plants and chemical plants.
06/2008-09/2008 Engineering Co-op at General Electric Aviation Division,
Materials Processes Engineering Department (MPED), and Turbine Airfoil
Materials Application Engineering subsection. Assignments include N500 No-
Rhenium and N515 Low-rhenium alloy metallurgical evaluation. Metallurgical
Failure Investigations for field returned CFM56, LMS100 turbine airfoils.
03/2008-06/2008 Engineering Co-op at General Electric Aviation Division,
Materials Processes Engineering Department (MPED), and Failure Analysis
subsection. Assignments include failure investigation of CFM56 High
Pressure Turbine Forward Outer Seal, failure investigation of TF39 High
Pressure Compressor Aft Shaft-Cone, and GE90 accessory Gearbox. Performed
Scanning Electron fractography for various failed parts.
09/2007-03/2008 Engineering Co-op at General Electric Aviation Division,
Materials Processes Engineering Department (MPED), Structural Materials
Development section. Assignments include carburization and nitriding for
case hardened special steels, Microhardness Gage R&R study on nitrided
bearings, failure investigation on G.E 90 Fan Mid Shaft, defense research
for two critical G.E patents.
09/2006-12/2006 Engineering Co-op at General Electric Aviation Division,
Manufacturing Quality Technologies Department (M&QTD), Coating and Chemical
Processes subsection. Conduct Platinum and Palladium plating using various
methods ( AC/DC/Pulse, etc.) Chemical Vapor Deposition (Vapor Phase
Aluminide) for airfoils as well as carburization for Nickel based alloys.
Chemical stripping for ion plasma deposited coatings on Ni based substrate.
06/2006-09/2006 Engineering Co-op at TSS Aviation Power and Marine.
Assignments include chemical stripping and cleaning of various nickel and
titanium based alloys. Statistical Process Control(SPC) project on various
coatings sprayed on the shop floor.
12/2005- 03/2006 Engineering Co-op at TSS Aviation Power and Marine.
Performed metallographic, tensile, hardness and micro-hardness tests for
miscellaneous thermal spray coatings and welding samples of aircraft engine
07/2003-09/2004 Mandarin teacher for Berlitz Language Center located in
downtown Cincinnati. Conduct both private and group classes, focusing on
pronunciation, grammar and cultural issues. Students are professionals
seeking to learn Chinese due to job relocation for various local companies
(Procter & Gamble, Parker Seals, Insight Cable etc)
09/2001- 06/2003 Company buyer. Number 7 Hydroelectric Engineering Bureau
of China, International Marketing and Bidding Department. Responsible for
translating documents and blueprints for one of the largest hydroelectric
companies in China with projects in 20 countries. Marketing duties included
obtaining information from domestic and international surveys, compiling
information from competitors within the industry, preparing budgets,
implementing cost effective solutions and procuring machinery and supplies
proposed on capital projects.
Alpha Sigma Mu Metallurgy and Materials Engineering Honor Society.
General Electric Six Sigma (Minitab Based) Training
Solid Edge, AutoCAD engineering graphics software
Microsoft Office Series (PowerPoint, Outlook, Word, Excel, Front Page)
Certified in computer maintenance and hardware assembly.
SAP and REASON Root Cause software