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Materials Engineer

Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Posted:
October 24, 2016

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HAMID NIAKAN

Materials Scientist and Engineer

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Vancouver BC V6Z 0B5

Tel: (306) ***-****

Email: acw7y5@r.postjobfree.com

HIGHLIGHTS OF QUALIFICATIONS

• Over 6 years of experience in setting up and conducting experiments for processing and testing of materials, thin films and coatings

• Extensive experience in evaluation of tribological properties (friction and wear resistance) of advanced materials in various environments for different industrial applications

• Hands-on experience of material sample preparation and materials processing

• Extensive working knowledge in material characterization using Synchrotron-based XANES, XPS, FTIR, SEM, EDX, XRD, Raman spectroscopy, TGA, AFM, GC/MS, CV and corrosion resistance testing

• Proven research skills in terms of data collection, analysis and interpretation for novel insight generation

• Skilled in engineering design of multiple industrial projects

• Extensive knowledge of extrusion, injection molding and Compounding

• Experience with quality control and aerospace products

• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)

• Strong analytical skills with comprehensive knowledge of mathematical concepts and ability to solve complex problems by using scientific rules and methods

• Excellent public presentation, oral and written communication skills

• Proven organizational abilities, decision making, creative thinking, team working and self-starting skills

• PhD in Materials Science and Engineering from a Canadian university WORK EXPERIENCE

University of Saskatchewan, Mechanical Engineering Dep., 2009 - 2015 Research Engineer and Laboratory Demonstrator

• Designed and conducted experimental investigations in processing and characterization of nanocomposite thin films and coatings (solid lubricants) with improved tribological properties for industrial applications

• Published journal papers and performed data collection, analysis and interpretation

• Provided lectures and demonstrated laboratory experiments, including “Corrosion and Electrochemical Behavior of Materials” and “Advanced Surface Engineering” Fooladtechnic International Consulting Engineering Company 2007 - 2009 Metallurgical Process Engineering Group, Iran

Metallurgical and Materials Engineer

• Prepared strategic studies reports related to materials science and engineering

• Conducted engineering design of projects related to materials science and engineering

• Prepared technical documents for materials science and engineering projects tenders

• Prepared technico-financial assessment reports for materials science and engineering projects Zarrin Shad Sepahan Company 2005 - 2007

Engineering Department, Iran

Metallurgical and Materials Engineer

• Developed and documented lab procedures and standards for metallurgical evaluations

• Performed project management for materials quality control

• Evaluated materials and created plans and processes for manufacturing products from various raw materials HONORS & AWARDS

• University of Saskatchewan (College of Engineering) Student Travel Award 2013

• University of Saskatchewan Graduate Teaching Fellowship, Saskatoon, SK. 2013

• University of Saskatchewan Graduate Scholarship, Saskatoon, SK. 2012

• University of Saskatchewan Graduate Research Fellowship, Saskatoon, SK. 2011

• UBC (Kelowna Campus) Student Travel Grant from MetSoc for CMSC2011, Kelowna, BC. 2011

• Graduated among top 4% in Masters program 2006

Isfahan University of Technology, Materials Engineering Dept., Iran

• Graduated with 1st rank in Bachelors program in Materials Science and Engineering 2003 Isfahan University of Technology, Iran

• Honorary Scholarship from Iran Zovb Company 2001 Provided for top rank students in Isfahan University of Technology, Iran PUBLICATIONS

• 7 journal papers, 11 conference papers and presentations, and 6 technical reports COMPUTER SKILLS

• Programming (C++)

• Mechanical Engineering Softwares (Mechanical Desktop, AutoCAD, MATLAB, ANSYS)

• Materials Engineering Softwares (Renishaw's WiRE, X’pert Highscore, Gamry Echem Analyst, XPSPEAK, WINXAS)

• Good knowledge of ASTM, ASM, AISI and ASME codes and standards

• Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint) VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCES

• Graduate Student Help Desk, Newcomers Program, U of S 2009 - 2014

• Executive member in programs held by the International Students Office, U of S 2009 - 2014 Tour guide for international students, executive member for International Week EDUCATION

Doctor of Philosophy - Mechanical (Material) Engineering 2009 - 2014 University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK

Master of Science - Materials Science and Engineering 2003 - 2006 Isfahan University of Technology, Iran

Bachelor of Science - Materials Science and Engineering 1998 - 2003 Isfahan University of Technology, Iran

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