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Engineer  / Naval Architect


University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), Chicago IL

Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering                                                                    December 2015

City Colleges of Chicago, Wilbur Wright College

Associate Degree in Engineering Science (with honors)                                             May 2013

Concentration In Mathematics

Engineering Coursework

Statics/Strength of Materials, Structural Analysis, Steel and Concrete Design, Water Resources Engineering, Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulics, Transportation Engineering/Geometric Design of Highway Facilities, Foundation Analysis and Design, Engineering Graphics and Design, Environmental Engineering 

Engineering Experience /Senior Design Project

Civil and Materials Engineering Department, UIC Chicago IL

Undergraduate Research Assistant/ Design of Precast Concrete Railroad Crossties                   January 2015

  • Led a group of three students and assigned responsibilities to ensure time efficiency of tasks
  • Conducted In-depth research of reinforced/prestressed concrete design for railroad crossties applications
  • Prepared, tested and compared numerous mixture proportions to obtain high performance concrete
  • Adapted to the use of various testing equipment/technics
  • Designed a physical model of an optimal precast/prestressed concrete railroad crosstie
  • Wrote reports, collaborated on a poster display, and presented the design to engineering professionals at the annual UIC Engineering Expo

Additional Experience

Blended Bean Café, Chicago IL

Co-owner                                                                                                                      March 2013-Present

  • Searched and compared different  potential businesses locations/rents to ensure maximum profit
  • Designed exterior and interior of shop
  • Hired construction workers and negotiated cost of labor to meet budget
  • Vendor and supplier negotiation and comparative analysis
  • Set annual goals and marketing plans
  • Ensure compliance with local, state and federal regulations

Alamari General Contractor, Amman, Jordan                                      Summer 2003,2004,2005 and 2006

Construction Worker

  • Complete indoor and outdoor residential and commercial construction projects
  • Pluming, electricity and tiles installation
  • Performed heavy labor such as ditch digging, paving and hauling
  • Performed both structural and flat poured concrete work
  • Used required tools to complete jobs including hammers, levels and fastening devices


Computer: Working knowledge of SolidWorks, AutoCAD, SAP2000, ANSYS, StructurePoint

 Microsoft Office Word, Excel and PowerPoint

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