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Engineer Professional Experience

Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
April 20, 2017

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Saeed Golbad

414-***-**** * * 4119 N. Ardmore Ave * Milwaukee, WI. 53211


University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM)

MS in Material Engineering Jan. 2015-Dec 2016

Sharif University of Technology (SUT)

BS in Chemical Engineering Sep 2004- Aug 2009

Professional Experience

Advanced Analysis Facility of UWM Internship Jan 2016-Aug 2016

Utilized instrumental characterization techniques[1] to produce reliable data for industrial partners

Performed root cause failure analysis

Maintenance and calibration of instruments

Advanced Material Characterization lab TA, trained graduate students for instrumental analysis of plastics, ceramics, alloys, and composites

Arya Coating Production Engineer Oct 2014- Jan 2015

Manufacturer of epoxy flooring, acrylic, alkyd and vinyl coatings

Tracked efficiency in plant and executed lean process improvement methods

Developed SOPs and test methods to improve shelf life of waterborne alkyd formulations

Initiated Implementation of quality management system (ISO 9001) to plant operations

Pishtaz Sanat Chemical Engineer Jan 2012- July 2013

Producer of specialty chemicals and processing aids for PVC

Fully automated a two-step batch reaction and vacuum distillation sequence

Devised and implemented feed control strategy to prevent thermal runaway in manufacturing of methyl ester oleochemicals (SME)

Feasibility, lab and scale up studies for batch production of Epoxy plasticizer-stabilizer

Kaboodan Production Support Engineer Sep 2010-Jan 2012

Producer of spray colors and Poly Urethane color paste

Developed new spray and pigment paste formulations for coloring of PU systems

Identified and implemented shop floor process optimization and control methods

Leaded lean manufacturing initiatives

Thermoplast QC Engineer Oct 2009-Aug 2010

Manufacturer of high-pressure, ring-fit PVC pipes and fittings

Devised and executed strategies according reliability data to maximize extruder uptime

Collaborated with R&D and production to ensure successful launch of new products and loss reduction

Investigated process abnormalities in injection molding and drafted corrective action plans

Software Skills

AutoCAD, MATLAB, ASPEN, Office, Photoshop, Premier and CorelDraw


Golbad, S., Khoshnoud, P. & Abu-Zahra, N. Int. J. Environ. Sci. Technol. (2017) 14: 135.

Golbad, Saeed. Synthesis and Characterization of Microporous and Mesoporous Zeolites from Fly Ash for Heavy Metal Removal from Wastewater. MS thesis. University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, 2016.

[1] XRD, XPS,SEM, EDX, DSC, TGA, AFM, DMA, BET, AAS, RAMAN and optical microscopy

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