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Chemical Engineering Service Representative

Wheaton, IL, 60187
September 03, 2019

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RAGHAD ALBADRI *** W. Wesley St. Apt *D Wheaton, IL 60187



Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering August 2016-May 2019

University of Illinois at Chicago

Associate in Science degree (A.S.) August 2014-May 2016

College of DuPage


Undergraduate Research Assistant January 2019-May 2019

FIZZICS (The science of bubbles, drops, foams and emulsions) Lab

University of Illinois at Chicago

Honed 8 experimental procedures and future work within the lab by utilizing hydrodynamics and thermodynamics of thin films of soft matter

Conducted experiments daily in a team of two students on lifetime, drainage and stability of stratifying micellar freestanding films

Utilized Interferometry Digital Imaging Optical Microscopy (IDIOM) protocols for visualizing and analyzing nanoscopic thickness variations and transitions in freestanding films

Presented experimental results to research engineers and students for feedback and implemented in future experiments

Customer Service representative Nov 2012- Jan 2013

Target Store

Opened and maintained customer accounts by recording account information.

Prepared product or service reports by collecting and analyzing customer information.

Resolved product or service issues by attending to the customer's complain, determining the cause of the problem, selecting and presenting the best solution as approved by customer, expediting correction or adjustment, and following up to ensure resolution


Scale-up process design to produce polymer grade propylene Jan 2019- May 2019

of 99.2 wt.% purity via Catalytic Dehydrogenation

Optimized process and diminished utilities generating $514.5 MM annual revenue

Led a group of five students to successfully build a plant prototype and present in EXPO 2019

Designed a conceptual control system for vinyl-chloride October 2019

production process

Performed heat integration to sharply reduce the utilization of utilities without requiring additional heat exchangers with 100% success as approved by supervisor

Advanced process design of Formalin synthesis that is further November 2019

used in wood production


Computer: C/C++, MATLAB, Athena Visual Studio, Microsoft Visio

Trained in lab operations: Solvent extraction unit, GLC, Ultrafiltration unit

Language: Proficient in oral and written English & Arabic

Extensive experience operating standard chemistry lab equipment and instruments.


Proctor for College Board Exams of SAT and GED Aug 2014-May 2016

at College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL

American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AICHE) tutor Aug 2017-May2019

for Chemical Engineering courses

Professional Development/Affiliations

Safety and Chemical Engineering Education (SAChE) certifications

Inherently Safer Design

Safety in the Chemical Process Industries

Chemical Reactivity Hazards

Dust Explosion Control

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