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QC/QA/Research/Chemist/plastics/photovoltaics/solar cells

Brookings, South Dakota, 57006, United States
January 04, 2018

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Personal Details:

Name: Sally Mabrouk, US Permanent Resident.

Address: *** *** **. # *, *********, SD, USA.

Phone Number: 917-***-****


Education and Certifications :

High school: Nabaweya Mousa Empirical School (NMES). Degrees:

1) of Science, 2006, Chemistry/Biochemistry department, Alexandria university, Egypt, grade very good. US equivalency: Bachelor’s degree in chemistry & biochemistry, GPA 3.35. 2) Master of science, 2014, Chemistry department, organic chemistry, Faculty of science, Alexandria university, Egypt, GPA B+. US equivalency: Master’s degree in organic chemistry, GPA 3.46. Title of thesis: Preparation of polyaniline electrochemically as a counter electrode for the dye sensitized solar cells.

3) PhD in materials science, Electrical Engineering department, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD, USA. I finished all the required courses and the comprehensive exam, GPA 3.87. Laboratory and chemical courses :

• Training course in (Properties of material) in Plastic Technology Center.

• ISO/ IEC 17025 : 2005 ( Involve Certification in Internal Auditing for ISO17025:2005 and ISO 19011:2002 )

• Recent Technology in Petroleum Industries from 02/05/2010 to 06/05/2010.

• Certified for having course in uncertainty calculations in October, 2011.

• Certified as an internal auditor according to ISO 9001:2008 in September, 2012. Training :

• Training as a chemist in Misr Petroleum Company, in July, 2004.

• Training as a chemist in El-Nesha Wel Khamira Company, in July, 2005. Experience:

• From June, 2006 to Dec., 2006 : A chemist in the clinical laboratory of Prof. Dr. Ehsan Abd Al-Rahman.

• From Nov., 2006 to Dec., 2007 : MCIT Scholarship

• From Jul., 2008 to April, 2010 : A chemist in an engineering office (International Consultants) specialized in doing software programs for operating lab. instruments.

• From April, 2010 to October, 2014:

I graduated from a chemist to quality manager, then lab. manager in the quality control lab. of MoharamPlast S.A.E. which is a plastic company specialized in production of polyolefinic compounds (polyethylene & polypropylene) and accredited for having ISO 17025. Also, I was responsible for designing & development department.

• From April., 2015 to May, 2015: Volunteer in South Dakota State University (SDSU), Electrical Engineering department.

• Current position since May, 2015: Graduate research assistant in South Dakota State University (SDSU), PhD student in materials science, Electrical Engineering department.

Duties of my previous work:


• Check the lab. Environmental conditions and state of equipments daily.

• Checking raw materials, do intermediate check on production, performing the required tests for every Lot and filling quality record.

• Performs testing work and Calculate the Uncertainty measurements.

• Responsible for calibration and maintenance of lab. Instruments.

• Implements the corrective and preventive actions. Quality Manager

• Prepares the quality manual for labs.

• Approves the auditing plan.

• Ensures that the quality system in the labs is implemented.

• Follow –up the corrective and preventive actions and report on the performance of the quality system to the top management review.

• Conducts the management review of the quality system. Lab Manager

• Preparing and follows –up work instructions for supplies inspection.

• Approve corrective, preventive actions, test results and uncertainty measurements.

• Review the client’s requirements and identifies the training needs for lab’s staff.

• Maintains quality records and select test methods.

• Defines the accommodations and environmental conditions that affect the validity of test results.

• Intermediate check on technicians and equipments, doing the internal control charts.

• Supervises the quality of the test performed by analysts.

• Represents the labs technically towards external delegates. New products I designed at the previous work:

• PP steel pipe coating.

• Cap closure.

• PE steel pipe coating adhesive.

Technical skills:

• Solar cell fabrication

• Perovskite solar cell

• Dye sensitized solar cell

• Polymer synthesis

• Polymer characterization

• Thin film characterization

• Thermal evaporation

• Sputtering

• UV-visible spectroscopy

• FTIR spectroscopy

• EIS (Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy)

• Cyclic voltammetry

• HOMO/LUMO measurements

• X-ray diffraction (XRD)

• Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM)

• I-V characteristics

• External quantum efficiency (EQE).

• Transient photocurrent (TPC) and transient photovoltage (TPV).

• Conductivity

• Mobility

• Atomic force microscopy (AFM)

• Kelvin probe force microscopy (KPFM)

• Current sensing-atomic force microscopy (CS-AFM)

• Dektak thickness measurement

• Melt flow rate (ASTM D1238)

• Density (ASTM D792)

• Bulk density (ASTM D1895)

• Pourability (ASTM D1895)

• Tensile properties (ASTM D638)

• Hardness (ASTM D2240)

• Carbon black content (ASTM D1603)

• ESCR (ASTM D1693)

• Moisture content (Thermogravimetric concept)

• Filler content (ASTM D1603)

• Vicat softening temperature (ASTM 1525)

• UV aging (NFA 49-711)

Language skills :

• The native language is Arabic.

• Very good in English.

• Fair in French & weak in German.

Computer Skills :

1 - ICDL Certified in 24th of June, 2008 Serial # EGY000158135 : 2 - MCP (Microsoft Certified Programmer), MCAD (Microsoft Certified Application Developer), MCSD ( Microsoft Certified Solution Developer ) ID # 5602964 in 2007 Publications as a first author:

Mabrouk, Sally, et al. "Increased Efficiency for Perovskite Photovoltaics via Doping the PbI2 Layer." The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 120.43 (2016): 245**-*****. Mabrouk, Sally, et al. " Higher Efficiency Perovskite Solar Cells Using Additives of LiI, LiTFSI and BMImI in the PbI2 Precursor " DOI: 10.1039/C7SE00435D, Sustainable Energy Fuels, 2017. Mabrouk, Sally, et al. "Synergistic Engineering of Hole Transport Materials for Perovskite Solar Cells with Efficiency over 18%", submitted manuscript.

Mabrouk, Sally, et al. "Dithieno[3,2-b:2 ,3 -d]pyrrole-based Hole-Transporting Materials for Efficient Perovskite Solar Cells ", submitted manuscript.

Mabrouk, Sally, et al. " Nanoscale Control of Grain Boundary Potential, Dopant Density and Filled Trap State Density for Higher Efficiency Perovskite Solar Cells ", submitted manuscript. Mabrouk, Sally, et al. " Novel Hole Transport Materials for High Performance Perovskite Solar Cells", under review.

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