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Water Treatment Project

San Diego, California, United States
August 25, 2018

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Tayyebatossadat Pour Seyed Aghaei

***** ******* ***** **, *****, CA Residency Status: Permanent Resident


Nanyang Technological University Singapore

M.Sc. Environmental Engineering.GPA:3.13 February 2013 University Of Tehran Iran

B.Sc. Natural Resources Engineering. GPA:3.42 July2010 Diploma in Life Science Iran

Total GPA of 19.23 from 20 (Top 1% graduated) August2005 RESEARCH EXPRIENCE

Solar Clean Water Solution San Diego, California (Oct 2014_May2016) R&D project Coordinator

• Conducted researches and writing technical papers by reviewing and evaluating background screening results of pasteurized water via solar water pasteurizer (AquaPak)

• Designed and executed novel experiments to test the quality of drinking water treated by solar pasteurizer

• Performed statistical analysis on data sets using excel

• Managed and negotiated ordering lab consumables, equipment and services. Assisted in Lab maintenance and organization

• Researched competitive products by identifying and evaluating product characteristics, pricing, and advertising; maintaining research databases.

• The self made Water Pasteurization Indicator and assembly of AquaPak Solar Water pasteurizer

• Collaborated with UNC Water Institute, UNICEF, World Health Organization, Environmental Microbiology Laboratory university of Puerto Rico under supervisory of Professor. Gary Toranzos, The portable Microbiology Laboratory trough close contact with professor. Robert Metcalf, Professor. Dale Andreatta the Inventor of Water Pasteurization Indicator(WAPI)

Global Energy Network Institute (GENI) San Diego, California (Jun2014_Oct2014) Associate Researcher

• Conducting literature reviews, collecting and analyzing data related to the application of solar energy for water desalination of Persian Gulf

• Assisting the commission in the preparation of reports Nanyang Technological University(NTU)

Master’s researcher

• Performed a food waste prevention strategy plan for the city of Singapore based on extensive analysis on data collected from the largest food court of the NTU. This valuable research guided and mentored under supervision of Professor Wang Jin Yuan, Director of Residues and Resource Reclamation Center, NTU, Singapore.

• Application of Kitakyushu-Eco Town project in Singapore

• Comparison and evaluation of LEED and Green Mark on Green building rating tools Tehran University

Bachelor’s Researcher

Performed undergraduate thesis on sustainable woody biomass utilization. The main purpose of the project was to adapt Woody Biomass Framework of US forest to the forest on Northern park of Iran. The project was under supervisory of Professor Mehdi FaeziPour.


Solar Clean Water Solution

• Recruited and mentored two personnel’s for making and testing the product

• Evaluated challenges to facilitate strategy development

• Identified organizations with necessary expertise and resources to bring the products to market

• Performed competitor analysis by investigating companies with related products on the market

• Analyzed potential application for water pasteurizer in different area of Middle east and Africa

• Designed and maintained the website using WordPress Global Energy Network Institute (GENI)

• Interpreted and design the Farsi pages of the GENI website

• Established and maintained relationship with ~30companies /institution to facilitate the goals of the project

Medical University Of Vienna, Austria (Aug2013_ Mar2014) Reader

• Evaluating health survey, questioner

• Actively involved with the team of medical doctors and post-doctoral researchers to conduct a research, the results came as a valuable paper “Choroidal thickness maps from spectral domain and swept source optical coherence tomography: algorithmic versus ground truth annotation”, which acknowledged my efforts

• Attending project meetings, attending area seminars and other meetings as necessary

• Working with defined software to put data and annotating relative information

Nanyang Technological University

• Advised 10 students on course material, research design, and extracurricular opportunity

• Taught and facilitate a tutorial sections for undergraduates in Environmental Issues in a Changing World and Integrated Environmental Management

Tehran Natural resources engineering school

Teaching Assistant

• Designed and led monthly discussion for group 10 fresh undergraduate students

• Graded problem set and exams

Tehran division of Wood Science and Technology


• Developed and planned content for the quarterly bulletin in a team of 5 editors

• Contributed 2 articles in the bulletin

Tehran university Graduated Women in Science and Engineering(TGWSE) Representative

• Organized” TGWSE problem solver women consulting chat” in team of 7.wrote a 200-word news report,published on the yearly booklet in the school


• Household Water Treatment and Safe Storage from EPFL (École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne)

• Project Management: The Basic for success from University of California, Irvine Extension Continuing Educational Units

• Water Microbiology sponsored by school of Public Health at University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill

• The Challenge of Global Health offered by Duke University

• Our Energy Future offered by University Of California, San Diego Skills


English_ Full professional Proficiency

Farsi_ Native Proficiency


• «Potential for small solar water pasteurizer techniques for water disinfection in rural area of developing countries » Water Microbiology Conference 2015/university of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Poster Presentation.

• «AquaPak Solar Thermal Water Pasteurizer for use in Emergency Situations »Water and Health Conference2015/University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

• “Review of Current Available Solar Electric and Solar Thermal Energy Technologies”/ the second international conference on Solar Energy (ICESE/Tehran/Iran)

• “Interconnections of Gulf States through power grid with tapping solar energy”/Global Energy Network Institute Research Library


*Selected as a reviewer from program committee of International Conference on Renewable Energy Research and Application (ICRERA)-2015.

*Selected as an excellent student for outstanding performance in Wood Science and Technology-2008

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