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Mechanical Engineering Process

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
October 03, 2016

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Abbas Khalaf / P.Eng

Canadian Citizen

** ******** **, ********, ******* L8P 4C7

Phone: 289-***-**** Email:,


Excellent experience in manufacturing process, hot stamping, metallurgy, heat treatment and Casting.

Strong background in machine design, sheet metal and wire drawing.

Excellent experience in analytical, numerical solution and simulation (CFD and FEM).

Hands-on expertise with different software: ABAQAS, DEFORM 3D, COMSOL, ANSYS, Flow 3D, Catia, Solidworks, INTEMP (Inverse Heat Transfer conduction), FORTRAN, Word, Excel, power point and Ms project.

Strong background in controlled diffusion solidification process, diffusion processes.

Commands the operation of common metallurgy test equipment, sample preparations, and procedures include: SEM, GDOES, Hardness tester, Micro Hardness tester and universal testing machine, Factsage, Pandate, and ImageJ software.

Ability to conceptualize new ideas, systematized research and problem solving with leadership skills, expertise in cost saving technologies and Strong communication as well as ability to work efficiently within a team.


M.Sc Degree in Mechanical Engineering.

B.Sc. Degree in Mechanical Engineering.


Chrysler and McMaster University (2013-2015)

Studying the effective parameters on hot stamping process.

Studying the effect of thermal conductance on hot stamping.

Designing joint process to connect similar and dissimilar materials such as Mg-Al, Mg-Mg and Mg-St and applying thermal conductance in the process.

Studying possibility of using spot welder to heat and deform Mg alloys.

Simulate deformation process at thermal gradient in the parts using ABAQUS and COMSOL.

Designing steel mold to cast Mg alloys and Al alloys.

Simulating joint process by Abaqus, Comsol and ANSYS software.

Manufacturing Al sheet by casting process.

Orlick industries Ltd and McMaster University, Mechanical Engineering Dept. (2006- 2015)

Designing and manufacturing tilt pour casting machine work with pneumatic system.

Designing and manufacture steel mold for tilt pour casting process.

Developing 7xxx Al-Alloy to reduce detrimental intermetallic phase.

Studying the effect of mixing velocity on non-dendritic morphology in controlled diffusion solidification process.

Working on heat treatment of 2xxx, 6xxx and 7xxx Al alloys.

Optimizing the effective parameters on Controlled Diffusion Solidification (CDS).

Developing a program with CFD to solve heat, mass and momentum equations for controlled diffusion solidification process.

Simulating a mixing of two alloys with FLOW 3D software.

Simulating with flow 3D software to achieve better filling of molten metal into a steel mold.

Developing a new technique to cast Al-wrought alloys.

Improving the mechanical properties of casting alloys.

Proposing all kinds of the nucleation in controlled diffusion solidification process.

Al-Askandaria company

Supervised plastic injection machine department.

Derived Analytical solution for wire drawing and tube sinking processes.

Studied Heat treatment of steel 37 alloys.

Supervised laboratories of strength of materials and metallurgy.

Developed a new technique to weld different materials using strain energy storage in plates.


1.Professional Engineers of Ontario.

2.Light Metal Casting Research Centre, McMaster University, 2006.

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