ANASS SALEM NASSEF
Permanent Resident of USA
(US Citizenship Application Pending)
The University of Tulsa – Tulsa, OK August 2015 – December 2018 (Expected Completion) Doctor of Philosophy in Mechanical Engineering, GPA 3.85 The University of Tulsa – Tulsa, OK August 2013 – July 2015 Masters of Science in Mechanical Engineering, GPA 3.82 The University of Tripoli – Tripoli, Libya. 2005 – 2010 Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Materials and Metallurgical Engineering, GPA 84.74/100
• Top student rank in the class of graduates - Spring 2010 Employment
The University of Tulsa – Tulsa, OK August 2013 – Present The Erosion/Corrosion Research Center
Research Assistant & Project Leader
• Lead a research project in the area of corrosion & erosion-corrosion that is funded by Petrobras Oil Company.
• Study the performance of corrosion inhibitors in minimizing CO2 corrosion of carbon steel material in oil/water flows containing sand and high chloride content.
• Develop phenomenological models to predict the efficiency of CO2 corrosion inhibitors.
• Characterize iron carbonate scale and other CO2 corrosion products using XRD, SEM & EDX analyses.
• Investigate erosion and erosion-corrosion of iron carbonate scale in CO2 saturated brine flow with sand and calcium carbonate particles at different pH values. The University of Tulsa – Tulsa, OK August 2015 – May 2016, August 2016 – May 2017 Mechanical Engineering Department
• Demonstrate lab experiments for properties of materials and machine dynamics undergraduate classes.
• Grade lab reports for machine dynamics and materials properties classes. The University of Tripoli – Tripoli, Libya October 2010 – January 2013 Department of Materials and Metallurgical Engineering Assistant Lecturer & Lab Instructor
• Assist lecturers and conduct tutorials for materials properties class.
• Set up and run experiments for mechanical properties of materials and metallographic examination Laboratories.
Zuetina Oil Company (Occidental Petroleum Corporation – Libya branch) – Tripoli, Libya June 2009 – March 2010
• Take part in executing pipeline Inline Inspection projects.
• Carry out structural integrity assessment, fitness for service and remaining strength assessment of corroded oil pipelines based on data collected by Magnetic Flux Leakage (MFL) intelligent pigging tool. Published Papers, Book Chapters, Presentations & Posters
• Anass S. Nassef, M.W. Keller, K.P. Roberts, E.V Iski, E.F. Rybicki, and S.A. Shirazi, “Comparison of Inhibited Erosion-Corrosion with Calcium Carbonate Particles Versus Sand”, CORROSION 2018, Paper No. 11093 (Houston, TX: NACE International 2018).
• Anass S. Nassef, N. Banazadeh, M.W. Keller, K.P. Roberts, E.V. Iski, E.F. Rybicki, and S.A. Shirazi
“Comparison of Erosion Resistance of Iron Carbonate Protective Layer with Calcium Carbonate Particles Versus Sand”, ADIPEC 2017, Paper No. 188531-MS (Abu Dhabi, UAE: SPE International).
• Sandra Hernandez, Shokrollah Hassani, Anass Nassef, “Erosion-Corrosion; Corrosion Mechanisms: Current Knowledge, Gaps and Future Research.” Trends in Oil and Gas Corrosion Research and Technologies: Production and Transmission. Ed. A. M. El-Sherik, Woodhead Publishing, 2017, Print.
• Anass S. Nassef, Mariana Guimaraes, Michael W. Keller, Kenneth P. Roberts, Erin V. Iski, Edmund F. Rybicki and Siamack A. Shirazi,” Erosion Resistance/Behaviour of Iron Carbonate Protective Layer in a Flow Containing Sand or Calcium Carbonate Particles”, CORROSION 2017, RIP Symposium,
(Houston, TX: NACE International 2017).
• Anass S. Nassef, Michael W. Keller, Kenneth P. Roberts, Erin V. Iski, Edmund F. Rybicki and Siamack A. Shirazi,” Erosion-Corrosion of Low Carbon Steel Inhibition in Oil-Brine-Sand Flow”, CORROSION 2016, Paper No. 7426 (Houston, TX: NACE International 2016).
• Michael W. Keller, Alyssa H. Hall, Anass S. Nassef, Kenneth P. Roberts, Siamack A. Shirazi, Erin V.Iski, John R. Shadley, Edmund F. Rybicki” Corrosion Inhibition in Oil/Water Environments”, CORROSION. 2015, Paper No. 5819 (Houston, TX: NACE International 2015).
• Anass S. Nassef,” Erosion-Corrosion in a CO2 Saturated Flow with Sand, a High Salt Concentration, and Oil”, CORROSION 2015, Student Poster Session (Houston, TX: NACE International 2015). Organizations and Volunteer Service
- Member of NACE International, the Corrosion Society 2012-Present
- Treasurer of NACE TU Student Section 2015-Present
- Volunteer, Committee member of TU Annual Student Research Colloquium December 2016- April 2017
- Volunteer, Session chair & Judge, TU Annual Student Research Colloquium March 2017 Special Skills
Computer: Mathematica, FORTRAN, ANSYS Fluent, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Touch Typing) Languages: Fluent in English and Arabic
Khlefa A. Esaklul, PhD, P.E., Corrosion and Materials Engineering Consultant, Asset Integrity – EH Major Projects, Occidental Petroleum Corporation, 5 Greenway Plaza Suite 110, Room 23. 103, Houston, TX 77046, USA, Cell: 832-***-****, Office: 713-***-**** email: firstname.lastname@example.org Siamack A Shirazi, PhD, PE, Professor and Graduate Coordinator, Mechanical Engineering, Director, Erosion/Corrosion Research Center, The University of Tulsa, 800 South Tucker Dr., Tulsa, OK 74104, USA Office: 918-***-****, email: email@example.com Michael W. Keller, PhD, PE, Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Director, The University of Tulsa, 800 South Tucker Dr., Tulsa, OK 74104, USA, Office: 918-***-****, email: michael- firstname.lastname@example.org
Kenneth P. Roberts, PhD, Associate Professor, Dept. of Chemistry and Biochemistry, The University of Tulsa, 800 South Tucker Dr., Tulsa, OK 74104, USA, Cell: 918-***-****, email: kenneth- email@example.com
Edmund F. Rybicki, PhD, PE, Director Emeritus, Erosion/Corrosion Research Center, The University of Tulsa, 800 South Tucker Dr. Tulsa, OK 74104, USA, Cell: 918-***-****, email: firstname.lastname@example.org