Work History

Work History
2014 - Present

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

2012 - Present

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 2011 - Nov 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

Education
May 2006 - Apr 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

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

Certifications
2012 - Present

International Computer Driving Licence (ICDL)

AICA
2013 - Present

Level 2 Certificate in ESOL International

City & Guilds
2013 - Present

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

City & Guilds