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Chemical Engineering Assistant

Taiping, Perak, Malaysia
September 13, 2019

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Dr. Robabeh Bashiri

Chemistry Teacher (** years) &researcher

Address: No 153, Jln Lakeville 31, 32610 Seri Iskandar, Perak, Malaysia

Phone: +601*-***-****


DOB: 23 July 1974

Nationality: Iranian

About me

An energetic, ambitious individual who has developed a mature and responsible approach to any tasks undertaken. A skilled and adaptable chemist with an extensive teaching and research background. An organized professional with proven teaching, guidance, and counseling skills. Possess a strong record of accomplishment in improving test scores and teaching effectively. Ability to be a team player and resolve problems and conflicts professionally. Skilled at communicating complex information in a simple and entertaining manner. Looking to contribute my knowledge and skills in a school that offers a genuine opportunity for career progression.


2011- 2016 PhD in Chemical Engineering

Universiti Teknologi Petronas (UTP), Malaysia

2006- 2008 Master of Science in Inorganic chemistry

Payam-e-Noor University, Iran

1993- 1997 Bachelor of Science in Chemistry for Teaching

University of Zanjan, Iran

Work Experiences

2017- Present Teknologi Petronas (UTP), Malaysia

Position: Research Scientist

Job description: I am supervising various research projects which conducted by junior staff including technicians, postgraduate students and final year project students. I involve with planning and conducting experiments and assisting researchers for the design and synthesis of nanomaterials, investigating physical and chemical properties of nanomaterial and testing for solar hydrogen and environmental applications. In addition, my other duties include interpretation of experimental results, report preparation, lab demonstrating, writing research proposal and journal papers and funding application. I attended research meeting, conferences and workshops. Teaching general chemistry and chemistry lab

Secured Research Grant:

2011- 2016 Centre of Innovative Nanostructures & Nanodevices, Universiti Teknologi Petronas (UTP), Malaysia

Position: PhD student/ Graduate Research Assistant

Job description: I performed an academic research related to the next generation of solar cell for hydrogen production, collecting and analyzing data, editing and preparation of research manuscripts, preparing the research reports and presentation and preparing materials for research fund application. I attended research meeting, conferences, and workshops for technical training and presentation of various research project results. My other duties were teaching in chemistry subject, lab tutoring for chemistry courses for students.

2000- 2011 Agahi School- Tehran

Position: Teacher- Chemistry

Job description: I was responsible for conducting tutorial, marking, preparing course materials for high school & foundation (Pre-university) students mainly on chemistry courses.

1997- 2000 Eilam School- Eilam

Position: Teacher- Chemistry

Job description: Met parents and school governors; maintain discipline in the classroom; methodically provide resources for lessons; simplify lesson plans in line with curriculum objectives and assist students to prepare for examinations.

Assess and look after 200+ students’ progress throughout the term and work closely with other staff to efficiently plan and coordinate work.

Provide informative presentations to students regarding different areas of studies and ensure that all students fully comprehend all aspects.

Trained four new chemistry teachers, emphasizing the importance of classroom control

1993- 1997 Trial for teaching Chemistry

Position: Teaching assistance

Job description: Responsible for ensuring that all students fully comprehended the taught curriculum and provided support to students who required extra guidance

Worked closely with the other teachers to ensure all avenues of the curriculum are met and delivered lessons the students

Adopted distinctive teaching methodologies, documented all lessons, organized healthy group discussions, and mentored troubled students.

Honors & Awards

1.Silver medal award, ITEX 2019, Asia’s Leading Invention Exhibition

2.Gold medal award SIRIM Invention, Innovation & Technology Expo (SI2TE) 2017

3.Silver Medal award IETX 2017 (Solar Water Purification Technology) Asia’s Leading Invention Exhibition

4.Gold medal award, ITEX 2015, Asia’s Leading Invention Exhibition

5.I-GEN grant -10,000 Malaysian ringgit -2015 (for PhD project)

6.Silver Medal in Science and Engineering Design Exhibition (SEDEX UTP 2015), Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS-Malaysia, 2015

7.Best Paper Award, 23rd Scientific Conference of Microscopy Society Malaysia, 2014.

8.ERGS fund for PhD thesis, Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation, Malaysia.

9.Tuition scholarship for PhD. Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, Malaysia

10.Graduate assistant scholarship for PhD. Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, Malaysia

11.Research fund for MSc Thesis, Iranian Nano Technology Society, Iran

12.Tuition scholarship for BSc., Ministry of Education, Iran

13.Scholarship for BSc., Ministry of Education, Iran

Computer Skills

1.Package: MS Office, Adobe Photoshop

2.Engineering software: Design of Experiments (DOE)


1.Persian (native)

2.English (fluent)

3.Arabic (basic)


1.Sport (swimming, Badminton)

2.Reading books




1.Assoc. Prof Dr. Suriati Sufian

Chemical Engineering Department

Universiti Teknologi PETRONA, Malaysia

Phone: +605 - 368 7560, +601********


Assoc Prof Chong Fai Kait

Universiti Teknologi PETORNAS, Malaysia

Phone: +605*******


2.Dr Saeid Kakooei

Senior Lecturer

Mechanical Engineering Department

Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, Malaysia

Phone: + 605 - 368 8068


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