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Civil Engineering Assistant

Greater Sudbury, ON, Canada
December 07, 2019

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Ahmed Ismail 647-***-****


BScEng, MScEng

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Resourceful graduate engineer offering a strong knowledge in structural, control and fluid dynamics engineering. Motivated to take on any design or to help professionals complete work in an efficient and accurate manner. Knowledgeable about computer-aided design. Key Proficiencies

Multilingual Hard-Worker Continuous-Improving

Quick-Learner Complex Problem Solving Strong Communication Skills Programming CAD AutoCAD SolidWorks 3-D Models MATLAB LabView Finite Elements Analysis ANSYS MS Office Work Experience

McMaster University Hamilton, Canada September 2013 – April 2017 Teaching Assistant / SolidWorks, ANSYS, Mechanical Designer

Worked as a teaching and research assistant for several courses at Civil Engineering, McMaster University during his Master degree such as Engineering Mechanics, Computer Applications for Civil Engineering, Structural Mechanics and Dynamics Earthquake Engineering.

Performed administrative activities like taking attendance, grading assignments, and maintaining student records.

Developed, derived a 2D axisymmetric model using ANSYS and used to optimize the dimensions of a proposed large-scale conical shock tube system for civil engineering applications.

Drafted, completed the mechanical drawings for the new shock tube using 3D SolidWorks and applied technical troubleshooting to existing processes and resolved production concerns. Cairo University Giza, Egypt September 2009 – April 2013 Teaching Assistant

Worked as a teaching assistant for several courses at Math & Physics Engineering, Cairo University

Partnered with the teacher to plan and implement lessons following the school’s curriculum, goals, objectives, and philosophies

Supported classroom activities, including tutoring, grading homework and reviewing exams Education

McMaster University Hamilton, Canada May 2013 – November 2017 Master of Applied Science in Structural Engineering Thesis title “Blast load simulation using shock tube systems” GPA “3.4/4.0” Courses “Structural and Earthquake Engineering Finite Elements Methods Advanced Structural Mechanics

Structural Dynamics Dynamic Structural Systems Compressible Flow/Turbomachinery” Achievements “Designed and Proposed the large McMaster shock tube which is applicable for civil engineering applications. This shock tube was costed up to $250,000” Ahmed Ismail 647-***-**** Cairo University Giza, Egypt January 2009 – April 2012 Master of Applied Science in Engineering Mechanics Thesis title “Snap-through buckling of a shallow arch resting on foundations” GPA “3.2/4.0” Courses “Computer and Numerical Analysis Technical Language and Engineering Report Writing Theory of Plates and Shells Advanced Continuum Mechanics Theory of Vibrations Advanced Numerical Analysis

Advanced Probability”

Cairo University Giza, Egypt September 2004 – May 2008 Bachelor of Science in Aeronautics Engineering

Graduation project “Inertial Navigation System (INS) using Micro Electrical Mechanical Sensors (MEMS) and Kalman Filter”

Final cumulative grade “very good”


Arab Organization for Industrialization (Aircraft Factory), Egypt

5 weeks of training during the manufacturing of the K-8 training Chinese aircraft jets for the Egyptian air force.

Egypt Air Maintenance, Egypt

2 months of training and workshops on fundamentals and procedures of various aircrafts maintenance (Structure & Engine). May 2005

September 2008

Personal Interests

Football Jogging Music Reading Movies Travelling Languages Languages

English Spanish Arabic

“Academic publications and references are available if are requested”

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