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Engineering Assistant

Arlington, Texas, United States
October 16, 2016

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Sina Moeendarbari

Cell: 817-***-****, Email:

Mailing Address: 501 W. 1st St. Room 231 ELB, PO Box 19031, Arlington TX, 76019.


PhD in Materials Science and Engineering with 7 years of academic experience of advanced materials characterization and nanotechnology; design of experiment (DOE), materials selection, Nano/Micro fabrication processes, cleaning room working experience, failure analysis, magnetic optical and electrical properties characterization, electrochemical process, development of metallic nanostructures and sensors, thin films synthesis and characterization.

Technical Skills

Hands-on skills and expertise:

Materials Characterization:

Transmission Electron Microscopy (TEM, HRTEM)

Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM) and Energy Dispersive x-ray Spectrometry (EDS)

Optical Microscopy

X-Ray Diffraction (XRD) and X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy (XPS)

Focused Ion Beam (FIB)

Atomic and Magnetic Force Microscopy (AFM, MFM)

Magnetic properties (VSM)

Optical Spectroscopy (UV-Vis, Raman, FTIR, Photoluminescence)

Ellipsometry and Profilometry

Thermal analysis (DTA, DSC, TGA)

Dynamic Light Scattering (DLS) and Zeta Potential Analyzer

Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry (ICP-MS)

Nano/Micro Fabrication:

Thermal Evaporation Deposition (PVD)

Plasma-enhanced Chemical Vapor Deposition (PECVD)


Photo/Electron beam lithography

Wet & Dry etching

Electrochemical/Electroless deposition

Mechanical Tests:

Creep, Shear, Tensile, Fatigue, Hardness


Nano/Micro indentation

High-temperature Pin-On-Disk Tribometer

Computer Skills:

MATLAB, Design-Expert, CLEMEX, X’Pert HighScore, Statistical Analysis (SPSS), Minitab, OriginLab, Microsoft Office


Ph.D., Materials Science and Engineering August 2016

University of Texas at Arlington, GPA: 4.0/4.0

M.Sc., Materials Science and Engineering January 2012

University of Tehran

B.Sc., Metallurgy & Materials Engineering September 2009

Semnan University

Sina Moeendarbari

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Work Experiences

Research Assistant, Nanoscale Materials Lab, UT Arlington, 2012-2016

Graduate Teaching Assistant (Courses: Magnetic Properties of Materials, Phase Transformations, and Nanoscale Materials), University of Texas at Arlington, 2012-2016

Research Assistant, Formability and Tribology Labs, University of Tehran, 2009-2012

Materials Engineering Intern, Overhaul and Expansion Project, Shazand Petrochemical, Summer 2007

Professional Affiliations & Activities

President, American Society of Materials-UT Arlington Chapter, 2013-2014

Camp director, ASM-UTA materials science and engineering summer camp, 2014

Officer, Student Guild Council (Student Congress), Semnan University, 2005-2007


Selected Graduate Courses

Electrical Properties of Materials, Solid State Physics, Magnetic Properties of Materials, Analysis of Materials, Strengthening Mechanisms, Materials Selection, Transmission Electron Microscopy, Tribology

Honors and Awards

“Best Paper” & “Academic Excellence” Awards, College of Engineering Academic Excellence Ceremony and Reception, University of Texas at Arlington, 2016

Dissertation Fellowship Award, Graduate Office, University of Texas at Arlington, 2016

First Prize, 6th North Texas American Society of Materials MSE Symposium, 2015

President’s Award, The Annual Celebration of Excellence by Students, University of Texas at Arlington, 2015

The Engineering Honor Society Tau Beta Pi, Texas Eta Chapter, since 2015

Carl Wiseman Service Award, College of Engineering Academic Excellence Ceremony and Reception, University of Texas at Arlington, 2015

Enhanced Graduate Teaching Assistant (EGTA) Scholarship, University of Texas at Arlington, 2012-2016

Travel award, 6th IEEE Magnetic Society Summer School, Italy, 2013

Selected Publications, Patents, and Presentations

Sina Moeendarbari, Yaowu Hao, Meidong Huang, Xubo Liu, J. Liu, Frank Zhu, C. Chien, Peter Searson, “Exchange Bias of Co/CoO Films on Periodically Modulated Substrates”, 6th IEEE Magnetic Society Summer School, Assisi Italy, 2013.

L. Yu, Z. Yan, H. Yang, X. Chai, B. Li, S. Moeendarbari, Y. Hao, D. Zhang, G. Feng, P. Han, D. Gilbert, Kai Liu, K. Buchanan, X. Cheng, “Magnetization Reversal of Nickel Three-Dimensional Anti-sphere Arrays”, accepted, IEEE Magnetics Letters, 2016.

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