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Rehab Alem

Specialist Last Updated: October 20, 2018 (30 days ago)
Address
Richmond, TX
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E-mail
relalem@yahoo.com
Phone Number
8322724505

XRD Specialist with 12 years of experience performing test analysis by X-Ray Diffraction method in the petroleum industry. Skilled in identification and qualification of chemical components of natural and artificial materials, and identifying applications in geological analysis, environmental studies and material analysis. Seeking to utilize skills as a specialist

Education

Teesside University, Middlesbrough, United Kingdom Master of Science (M. Sc.), Engineering Management
Feb 2013 — Jul 2014
Leading UK university, awarded Queen's Prize for Excellence 2013, Research Excellence Framework 2014
• Thesis: “Developing Thermoplastic Composites”
• Degree sponsored by employer, Libyan Petroleum Institute
Bachelor of Science (B. Sc.), Material and Metallurgical Engineering Tripoli University, Tripoli, Libya
Sep 1994 — May 2003
Largest higher education institution in Libya, leader of academics, scientific research
• Thesis: “Evaluation of The Performance of Some Stainless Steel Grades in Sulfuric Acid Solution”

Experience

Libyan Petroleum Institute XRD Specialist
Aug 2014 — Dec 2016
• Analyzed & identified minerals, rocks, soils, cement, clays, crystalline solids, catalysts, pigments, scales and corrosion products by X-Ray Diffraction (XRD) method using X Pert High Score / X Pert Industry software, from powder to solid objects
• Analyzed clay minerals and clay size fraction, analyzed whole rock or bulk material
• Interpreted of the data generated from experiments, drew conclusions from experimental results and wrote reports used by senior staff to understand quality of results
• Supervised and trained 5 lab technicians, graduate & Ph.D. students using labs to complete projects
• Contributed in ordering chemicals and requirements for the lab.
• Met all daily and monthly tasks, carried out routine work assignments to the highest quality level
• Made presentations to clients on as-needed basis
• Monitored compliance with all HSE standards including the disposal of the laboratory waste, monitored lab safety procedures
• Managed quality control to ensure that devices were being used correctly, resolved errors, ensured that all results were correct and submitted on time
Libyan Petroleum Institute XRD Lab Supervisor
Dec 2012 — Feb 2013
• Coordinated schedules and duties of team of 5 technicians at the XRD analysis lab
• Supervised lab operations and QA/QC of work processes and results
• Communicated with departments (geology, corrosion), local lab clients & international third party companies
Libyan Petroleum Institute XRD Specialist
May 2003 — Dec 2011
• Analyzed & identified minerals, rocks, soils, cement, clays, crystalline solids, catalysts, pigments, scales and corrosion products by X-Ray Diffraction (XRD) method using X Pert High Score / X Pert Industry software, from powder to solid objects
• Analyzed clay minerals and clay size fraction, analyzed whole rock or bulk material
• Assisted in organization of the files, standard test reports according to the ISO quality system
• Contributed in ordering supplies and requirements for the lab.
• Wrote reports summarizing data in MS Word, reports used by senior staff to understand quality of results

Skills

 

 

  • X Pert High Score & X Pert Industry Software
  • 1800 X-ray diffractometer
  • Quality Analysis / Quality Control
  • Managing & supervising staff
  • Training of XRD personnel, lab technicians
  • Laboratory practices
  • Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • English and Arabic

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