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Chemical Engineer

Location:
Beaumont, Texas, United States
Posted:
January 23, 2017

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MHD “AMJAD” ABOU SHAMA

PHONE 409-***-**** E-MAIL: acyfp3@r.postjobfree.com

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

Chemical engineering graduate student with a focus on control and real time optimization implantation on chemical processes. Capable on creating and operating control systems via DCS systems and experienced in PID loops, MPC, control system troubleshooting, and optimization problem. Expert in simulating and modeling different types of processes, enhancing process productivity by developing and improving new sets of operation, and strengthening safety levels via developing HAZOP and LOPA analysis. Proven leadership and teamwork abilities throughout academic coursework at both undergraduate and graduate levels.

EDUCATION

Lamar University, Beaumont TX December 2017

MS Chemical Engineering, GPA: 4.0

Focus: Process control, MPC, and real time optimization.

Lamar University, Beaumont TX May 2016

BS Chemical Engineering, GPA: 3.72

Scholarships: Yaws Via (2012 – 2014); Larry and Cynthia Norwood (2014 –2016)

Dean’s List: Fall 2012 – Spring 2016.

Honor Awards: Reaud Honors College Graduate and Summa Cum Laude Honor Award.

TECHNICAL SKILLS AND CERTIFICATIONS

Proficient in Microsoft Office, Aspen Plus, Dynamic, DMC Plus, Energy Analyzer, and HYSYS, Pro/II, C++, Matlab, Minitab, Polymath, COMSOL, VBA, DeltaV, and AutoCAD.

Operation and basic maintenance of scientific instruments such as GC, MS, and NMR spectrometers.

Languages: English, Arabic, and French.

SAChE certifications: Risk Assessment, Chemical Hazards, Runaway Reactions, and Dust Explosion Control.

WORK HISTORY

EHS & Risk Management, Lamar University, Beaumont, TX

Risk Management Assistant October 2016 – Present

Updating and editing safety manuals, safety training courses, and evacuation plans.

Tracking hazardous and radiation material through the university

Laboratory of Integrated Systems Engineering, Lamar University, Beaumont, TX

Research Assistant September 2016 – Present

Simulate virtual dynamic ethylene oxide process, and build fine tuning method through DCS system.

Investigate normal and abnormal operating procedure to minimize the flaring system and optimize the process.

Chemistry Department, Lamar University, Beaumont, TX

Student Assistant, Research Assistant, and Instrumentation Assistant January 2014 – May 2016

Responsible for properly fill a 400MHz NMR with liquid nitrogen and maintain a log record.

Carried out weekly gas cylinder inventory and safety inspection on every research and teaching lab.

Assisting in managing the department including testing, ordering supplies, and delivering chemicals.

Determine new eco-friendly ways to synthesis aryl tosylates and mesylates.

Al-Mouayyad Glass Technology, Damascus, Syria

Project Managing Engineer Intern. January 2011 – June 2011

Managing two subcontractors to complete one of the company work and estimating cost for new project.

EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

Community Service Volunteering: Southeast Texas Food Bank; Lamar Community Garden; Math and Chemistry (tutor)

Organization: American Institute of Chemical Engineers; Honor Student Association; Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society; Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society; and The Society of Collegiate Leadership and Achievement.



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