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Chemical Engineering Mechanical

Kingston, Ontario, Canada
May 16, 2018

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Full Name: Ossama Said Elsebaie

Address: Kingston, On, Canada


Citizenship: Canadian


Low pressure die casting, melt treatment processes and heat treatment of aluminum-silicon cast alloys. Development of aluminum alloy, steel, and copper alloys. Quality control of aluminum alloys castings for automotive industry. Development of a novel tungsten-based heavy alloy intended for high kinetic energy projectiles by mechanical alloying technique (Powder Metallurgy). Thermodynamic modelling of phase diagram for tungsten base alloys. Strong knowledge of the microstructure, properties and processing inter-relationship. Yield point phenomenon and failure analysis of copper and cartridge brass alloy. Physical metallurgy of Nickel- and Cobalt-based superalloys.


●Hand on casting and melt treatments processes of aluminum alloy, steel, aluminum composites, and copper alloys.

●Mechanical testing of aluminum alloys, steel and polymers (tensile – fatigue – notched and Charpy impact – Brinell &Rockwell hardness-Vicker’s hardness).

●Metallography, fractography and failure analyses using optical and scanning electron microscopy (SEM/EDS).

●Hand on heat treatment regimes (annealing – tempering- aging –solution treatment).

●Physical metallurgy of steel and aluminum alloys.

●Characterization of lattice parameter, crystal structure and crystallite size and detecting new phases by X-ray diffraction (XRD) technique.

●Powder metallurgy and mechanical alloying of tungsten heavy alloys (Milling-compaction-sintering-characterization).

●Metal matrix composites (development - production-- mechanical characterization)


Quality Metallurgical Engineer July 2017 – March 2018

Grenville Castings – Magna- Cosma International Perth- ON- Canada

Project duties:

●Metal chemistry, mechanical properties and microstructure characterization.

●Quality control of aluminum alloys castings for automotive industry.

●Shop floor support for internal, customer and suppliers incidents

●Excellent knowledge of structured problem solving tools (8D, fault tree analysis)

●Champion scrap reduction plans for assigned programs and respond to customer complains.

●Read and understand the engineering drawing (GD&T) and CMM reports

●Strong knowledge of ISO 9001, IATF / TS 16949 and quality core tools

Metallurgist IV Nov 2011 – June 2017 Full Time

June 2017 – March 2018 PartTime

Metallurgical Engineering Laboratory, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Royal Military College of Canada (DND), Kingston, Ontario, Canada.

Project Title:

●Development and production of novel tungsten-base heavy alloys by mechanical alloying technique intended for kinetic energy penetrators- project with Army Research Laboratory (ARL) United States of America.

●Tensile strength, hardness and fracture analysis of copper and cartridge brass alloy sheets for DND Canada.

●Fatigue and tensile strength characterization of friction welded polymer for air-intake automotive applications for MAHLE-Canada.

●Physical Metallurgy of Ni- and Co-based superalloys processed by powder metallurgy for DND Canada.

Metallurgist Sep 2003 – May 2010

Industrial Advanced Technology of Light Metals for Automobile Applications group (TAMLA), University of Québec (UQAC) with General Motors Company (GM-Powertrain – USA).

Project Title:

●Improving the microstructure, hardness and the impact toughness of Aluminum-Silicon-Copper-Magnesium alloys (319- 356 and 413) for cylinder head, engine blocks, and vehicles wheel for General Motors powertrain-USA.

Metallurgist Mar 2000 – Aug 2003

(Semi manufacturing ferrous and Non-Ferrous Foundry - Central Metallurgical R&D Institute)

Project Titles:

●Development of novel grain refiner of Al-Ti-C composite for high strength Aluminum-Zinc alloys - Aluminum Egypt Company.

●improving the wear resistance of aluminum-silicon composites

●Production of aluminum composites under industrial conditions such as 4032/Fly ash for automotive applications (American-Egyptian joint project).

●Metallography of the aluminum-zinc 7075 and 7745 alloys samples

●Analysis of the results and writing the final report (economics of the project)


●Professional in performing mechanical testing including tensile testing, hardness (macro and micro), fatigue and Charpy impact test according to ASTM standards.

●Operate professionally all laboratory equipment including specimen preparation, cutting, grinding, rough polishing, fine polishing, and etching.

●Perform the routine metallographic examination analysis, analytical investigations, and failure analysis including microstructural evolution, grain size measurement, and volume fraction of the entire microstructural features using image analyzer.

●Operate and/or supervise the operation of Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM/EDAX), optical microscopy and X-ray diffraction (XRD).

●Interpret and validate test data and results.

●Design, develop and perform industrial projects.

●Compile scientific data and writing technical reports for industrial purposes.

●Assist with the training/mentoring of new staff.


●Ph.D. in Metallurgical Engineering 2006 –2010

University of Québec (UQAC) - General Motors GM - USA

Chicoutimi, Québec, Canada

●Masters in Engineering( MEng) 2010 - 2011

Queen’s University Kingston, Ontario, Canada

●BSc in Metallurgical Engineering 1993-1998



●Excellent and professional working knowledge of MS Word; MS Excel; MS Access; and MS PowerPoint

●Ability to quickly grasp software of any new equipment.

●Programming Languages in Matlab, Intermediate skills in FEM.


●Fluent in English and French


●Strong problem solver and analytical skills

●Well-organized and self-reliant

●Self-motivated, resourceful and effective team member

●Work under pressure, tight deadlines and attention to detail

●Excellent written and verbal communication


More than ten articles related to my expertise in cast aluminum alloys and tungsten alloys have been published in notable scientific journals and conferences (copies available upon request).


1.Kevin M. Jaansalu, Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Royal Military College of Canada, Kingston, Ontario. Tel: 613-***-**** ext. 6049.

2.Muhammed E. Aslam, Production Manager, Magna International, Grenville casting Division, 1 Colon Drive, Perth, Ontario.

3.F. H. Samuel, department of Applied Science, University of Québec (Chicoutimi), 555 Boulevard De l’Université, Chicoutimi, QC, Canada, G7H 2B1. Tel : 418-***-**** ext. 5406

4.B. J. Diak, Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical and Material Engineering, Queen’s University, Nicol Hall, 60 Union Street, Kingston, Ontario, Canada. Tel: 613-***-****.

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