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Work experience

2014Present

Lecturer

London Training for Excellence

Main responsibilities and achievements:

  • Lecturing about chemical process engineering and related disciplines
  • Training professionals for Continuous Professional Development
  • Proposing courses subjects, contents and objectives
  • Creation of didactic material (slides, exercises, etc.)
  • Strengthening relationships with delegates

 

Delivered courses:                                   

  • Chemical Engineering for Non-Chemical Engineers
  • Heat Exchangers (Design, Operation, Maintenance and Inspection)
  • Principles, Design and Operation of Distillation Techniques
  • Polymers Production and Processing
  • Functional Description and Settings of Turbine Governor
  • Advanced High Voltage Electrical Protection
  • Lab Techniques and Water Quality Control
  • Food Microbiology
  • Project Management

 

Clients: SABIC, Jordanian Armed Forces, Petronas, Equate

2012Present

Process Chemical Engineer

Freelancer

Main responsibilities and achievements:

  • Process design, simulation and optimization
  • Process flowsheeting (preparation of PFDs and P&IDs)
  • Write-up and review of technical reports
  • Dealing with clients about remuneration and project goals
  • Working with deadlines to guarantee clients expectations attainment

 

Examples of delivered projects:

  • Mathematical modelling of termosyphon natural gas preheaters
  • Pilot plant design for the exploitation of a natural gas well for fuel production

 

Clients:                            

  • ProHeat Systems Ltd. (UK), Booth Industries LLC - Needmore (USA)
Apr 2011Nov 2012

Energy Consulting

ProfitLife SpA

Main responsibilities and achievements:

  • Technical and financial consulting about energy production systems
  • Feasibility analysis and preliminary design
  • Team building and management

 

Knowledge and skills acquired:

  • Neuro-Programming Language (NPL) and Effective Communication
  • Change Management
  • Time Management
  • Leadership and Team Management

Education

May 2006Apr 2012

Master's Degree

University of Palermo

Accredited by European Federation of National Engineering Associations (FEANI)

 Relevant works:

  • 10/05/2010 – 17/12/2011

Case study of a balanced production plant to produce VCM from DCE, ethylene and HCl

 

  • 10/02/2011 – 19/04/2012

Modelling and monitoring of a permeate gas membrane distillation pilot plant

Skills

Aspen Plus
Process simulation
Ansys Hysys
Process simulation
Microsoft Office
Office applications
Turbo Pascal
Programming language
Ansys CFX
Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)
MathWorks Matlab Simulink
Chemical process dynamics and control
Autodesk AutoCAD
Computer Aided Design
PSE gPROMS
Mathematical modelling
BRE Promax
Process simulation
SIMSCI Pro II
Process simulation
English

Certifications

2012Present

International Computer Driving Licence (ICDL)

AICA
2013Present

Level 2 Certificate in ESOL International

City & Guilds
2013Present

NOCN Level 1 Award in Personal Well-Being (QCF)

City & Guilds

Main achievements

Documents

  • Professional engineering license
  • EU Driving Licence
  • Car owner
  • EU Passport

References

References available upon request