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Peter Chan
Project Engineer

I am Peter Chan, a versatile oil and gas professional passionate in delivering quality technical solutions to exceed the expectations of my customers. I have overseen new product development and established trust in client relationships and developed confidence in junior engineers. For 15+ years, I have engaged in multi-faceted project engineering roles including:
• technical authority for functional design specifications
• interface management
• FEED and cost studies
• early engineering proposals, equipment market an d shore base facilities research for implementation
• technical writer
• development of field service manual and equipment operations procedures

On the project execution side, I managed
• system integration and equipment validation testing
• vendor hardware delivery
• site integration support
• field failure analysis
• cross functional teams collaboration

Highlights of my career include:
• Leading design and analyst team to develop and mature a specialized connector that exceeded performance requirements within budget and schedule
• Overseeing offshore project’s system integration testing, coordination of third party equipment and interface management.
• Authoring several papers recommending selection of specialize equipment, development of shore based facilities to support subsea operations, technical proposals for wellbay configurations, and production equipment for SPARs and tension legged wellhead platforms.
• Traveling and developing businesses, engaging in pre-production meetings, leading and witnessing equipment testing, educating and communicating companies on behalf of my clients and employers.

My areas of expertise:
• Project engineering, execution and management
• Equipment specifications development
• Interface management
• Technical Writing
• Client relationships communications and development
• Leading and mentoring to help others reach their full potential

Contact information:
Email: pchanps@sbcglobal.net
Phone: 713.325.3580

XueJian Chen
Chemical Engineering University of Houston

SUMMARY
• PhD in Chemical Engineering with ~2 years of postdoc research experience
• Expertise in melt crystallization, phase separation, thermodynamic interaction in polyolefin and polydiene systems
• Proficiency in material characterization techniques, i.e., calorimetry, microscopy, spectroscopy, and scattering
• Prior internship experience in refineries and a petrochemical research institute
• Excellent writing and presentation skills

EDUCATION
Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL May 2018
Doctor of Philosophy in Chemical Engineering. Overall GPA: 3.917
Advisor: Rufina G. Alamo
• Dissertation: “Melt Structure and Crystallization of Random Ethylene Copolymers”
Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL Aug. 2014
Master of Science in Chemical Engineering. Overall GPA: 3.9
Advisor: Rufina G. Alamo
• Thesis: “Effect of Length of 1-Alkene on Melt Memory of Crystallization above the Equilibrium Melting
Temperature of Random Ethylene Copolymers”
China University of Petroleum, Beijing, China June 2013
Bachelor of Engineering in Chemical Engineering. Overall GPA: 3.47
• Senior Design: “Design of a Grassroots Facility for the Production of 50,000 Metric Tons/Yr of Methyl TertiaryButyl Ether (MTBE)”

WORK EXPERIENCE
University of Houston, Houston, TX 2018-Present
Postdoctoral Researcher
Advisors: Ramanan Krishnamoorti, Megan Robertson
• Synthesized polydienes via anionic polymerization
• Saturated polydienes with hydrogen or deuterium in high pressure reactor
• Conducted hydrogen-deuterium exchange for polyolefins in high pressure reacto
• Designed, built, and programmed a Small Angle Light Scattering (SALS) instrument
• Investigated thermodynamic interactions in polydiene/polyolefin blend systems with SANS and SALS
• Provided quantitative guidance for thermoplastic elastomer design with structure-properties relationship identified
Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 2013-2018
Research Assistant
• Designed and conducted experiments to investigate the effect of melt structure on crystallization and film properties
• Performed structure and property characterizations in both melt and crystalline state
• Developed comprehensive structure-property relationship in semi-crystalline polyethylene based copolymers
• Published papers in scientific journals
Teaching Assistant
• Courses assigned: Transport Phenomena, Mass & Energy Balance, ChemE Process Design, Unit Operations Lab
• Graded homework, quizzes, projects, and exams
• Held office hours and recitations
• Provided hands-on experiment instruction
Petrochemical Research Institute (China National Petroleum Corporation), Beijing, China July 2013
Research Internship
• Analyzed the cause of short-term use cracks in PE pipes utilizing rheology
• Documented key findings in a presentation and technical report

TECHNICAL SKILLS
Instrument/Equipment: SANS, SALS, DSC, Optical Microscope, FT-IR, NMR, GPC, Rheometer, Tensile Test
Machine, TGA, GC, Rotovap, Glovebox
Experimental Skill: Polymer Blending, Polydiene Saturation, Solvent/Non-solvent Fractionation, H-D Exchange,
Density Measurement, Anionic Polymerization
Software: Aspen Plus, AutoCAD, Igor Pro, Saxsgui, ImageJ, Photoshop, ChemDraw, VMD, MS Office
Programming: Matlab, C, Labview

PUBLICATIONS
1. X. Chen; J. Qiu; C. R. López-Barrón; B. J. Rohde; M. L. Robertson; R. Krishnamoorti “Thermodynamic Interactions
in Blends of Poly(ethyl ethylene-co-ethylene) and 1,4-Polyisoprene” (In preparation, 2020).
2. X. Chen; C. López-Barrón; Y. Zeng; R. G. Alamo “Concentration Fluctuations in the Early Stages of LLPS and
Partial Dissolution of Melt Memory in Broadly Distributed Ethylene Copolymers” Polymer 2018, 148, 181.
3. X. Chen; C. Qu; R. G. Alamo “Effect of Annealing Time and Molecular Weight on Melt Memory of Random
Ethylene 1-Butene Copolymers” Polym. Int. 2018, 68, 248.
4. X. Chen; G. D. Wignall; L. He; C. López-Barrón; R. G. Alamo “Evidence of Liquid-Liquid Phase Separation in
Broadly Distributed Random Ethylene Copolymers via SANS” Macromolecules 2017, 50, 4406.
5. W. Hu; V. B. F. Mathot; R. G. Alamo; H. Gao; X. Chen “Crystallization of Statistical Copolymers” Adv. Polym. Sci.
2016, 276, 1.
6. X. Chen; A. Mamun; R. G. Alamo “Effect of Level of Crystallinity on Melt Memory Above the Equilibrium Melting
Temperature in a Random Ethylene 1-Butene Copolymer” Macromol. Chem. Phys. 2015, 216, 1220.
7. M. Ren; X. Chen; Y. Sang; R. G. Alamo “Effect of Heterogeneous Short Chain Branching Distribution on
Acceleration or Retardation of the Rate of Crystallization from Melts of Ethylene Copolymers Synthesized with
Ziegler-Natta Catalysts” Macromol. Symp. 2015, 356, 131.
8. A. Mamun; X. Chen; R. G. Alamo “Interplay between a Strong Memory Effect of Crystallization and Liquid-Liquid
Phase Separation in Melts of Broadly Distributed Ethylene 1-Alkene Copolymers” Macromolecules 2014, 47, 7958.

PRESENTATIONS (SELECTED)
1. X. Chen; J. Qiu; C. R. López-Barrón; B. J. Rohde; M. L. Robertson; R. Krishnamoorti “Thermodynamic Interactions
in Blends of Poly(ethyl ethylene-co-ethylene) and 1,4-Polyisoprene” Advances in Polyolefins 2019. Rohnert Park,
CA, USA. 09/22/2019.
2. X. Chen; C. López-Barrón; R. G. Alamo “Effect of Branching Distribution on Liquid-Liquid Phase Separation in
Broad Ethylene Copolymers” 7
th International Conference on Polyolefin Characterization. Houston, TX, USA.
10/21/2018.
3. X. Chen; G. D. Wignall; L. He; R. G. Alamo “Evidence of LLPS in Melts of Broadly Distributed Ethylene
Copolymers via Deuterium Labeling and Effect on Self-Nucleation and Crystallization” 2017 APS March Meeting.
New Orleans, LA, USA. 03/16/2017
4. X. Chen; R. G. Alamo “Effect of Melt Annealing on Self-Nucleation of Random Ethylene 1-Alkene Copolymers”
2016 ICTAC Conference. Orlando, FL, USA. 08/16/2016.
LEADERSHIP
⚫ President, Fujian Fellow Provincials, China University of Petroleum 2011-2012
⚫ Class President, Chemical Engineering. China University of Petroleum 2011-2012
⚫ Vice President of Events, Association of Chemical Enthusiasts, China University of Petroleum 2010-2011
HONORS
⚫ Best Poster Award. Advances in Polyolefins 2019, Rohnert Park, CA 2019
⚫ NATAS Student Travel Award. ICTAC Conference, Orlando, FL 2016
⚫ Third Prize in BASF Cup Principles of Chemical Engineering Contest. Beijing, China 2012
⚫ Second-class Team Award of Social Practice. China University of Petroleum 2011
⚫ Honorary Title of “Merit Student”, “Advanced Individual in Social Practice”, &
“Advanced Individual in Technological Innovation”. China University of Petroleum 2010-2012
⚫ Second-class Scholarship & Third-class Scholarship. China University of Petroleum 2010-2011

Resume_Xuejian Chen

John BangWu Jiang
Chemical Engineering

Summary

Innovative Chemical Engineer with in-depth experience in industrial process engineering, petrochemical, chloralkaline, vinyl chloride monomer (VCM), bulk pharmaceutical chemicals. Results achieved by applying fundamental theory and implementing modeling tools in real-world chemical industry. Recognized for reducing energy consumption, improving production, quality and reliability, boosting profitability, and reducing cost. Highly adaptable with goal-oriented and collaborative work style. Demonstrated success in managing complex project.

 

Professional Experience

Praxair, Inc., Houston, TX

Dec,  2013~May, 2020

Senior Process Engineer

  • Monitor process unit operations daily and implement step changes; Model the whole plants; identify the opportunities for the productivity capital projects. Develop PFDs, P&IDs, mass and energy balance. Generate the Scope, prepare the cost, estimate and schedule, specify new process equipment. Interface with R&D for process development and improvements.
  • Monitor catalyst performance; Improve the critical performance index for the operation unit and equipment of Hydrogen production: such as amine unit, gasification, cold box, gas compression, Partial Oxidation, fired heater. Work with operations teams to provide technical expertise and support for resolving operation issues, troubleshooting.
  • Lead the plant wide Pressure Relief Valve (PSV) and flare studies, saved over 1 million in capital expenditure. Reviewed and approved management of change (MOC) as subject matter expert (SME) in PSV and flare system, process engineering.
  • Participate in incident investigations, JSA (job safety analysis), Process Hazard Analysis (PHA) and Layers of Protection Analysis (LOPA) reviews for existing plant and greenfield expansion project, supported continual improvement and resolved the gaps and closed action items.
  • Provide process information required to prepare pressure test packages and maintenance; Provide Process Information to different Disciplines:  Equipment Specs,  Instrument Specs,  Piping Line List, Pipe Stress Analysis

 

PPG Industries, Lake Charles, LA (Axiall)                                   

May, 2008~ Nov, 2013

Senior Production Engineer

(Chloralkali, Dichloroethane and Vinyl Chloride)

  • Identified and implemented process improvement through process simulation using Aspen plus and custom modeler; led debottlenecking and process optimization project, increased the capacity of tail gas treatment units, improved the compliance in environment, saved the chemical for waste water treatment.
  • Led the team to investigate the long-haunting product quality issues through facility-wide study. Identified the root causes for the quality issues. Solved the quality issues. Participated in incident investigations and Process Hazard Analysis (PHA) reviews.
  • Participated the facility-wide (more than fifteen units) energy surveys. Led a project involving five units, and increases production by 3%, energy saving only was equivalent to $350K annually.

 

University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

Jun, 2005~May, 2008

Research Associate in Chemical Engineering Department

  • Performed dynamic modeling to study structure-properties relationship of lubricants; measure rheological properties of compounds obtained through chemical synthesis; investigated reaction mechanism through quantum mechanical calculation

 

Charioteer Pharmaceutical Factory, Zhejiang, China

Sep, 1995~Sep,2000

Production Supervisor, Production Manager

  • Designed a new unit to produce pharmaceutical intermediates, implemented scale-up and commercialization of new chemical processes in pilot plant. Led the project through bench to full scale stage, and daily production
  • reviewed and revised quality control and quality assurance (QC/QA) system regulated and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), Identified and investigated the potential process improvement opportunities, increased the production yield by 15%.

 

Education

2001 – 2005               University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph. D) Chemical Engineering            

1990 – 1995               East China University of Science and Technology, Shanghai, China
                                 Bachelor of Science (B. S.) Chemical Engineering               

 

Membership    

American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE), Senior Member

Professional Engineer (PE) in Texas

Resume

Mr. Xiumin Li
Biologist Self Learner of Science and American lawAcademic and Biopharmaceutical

I am an experienced biologist who has worked in both academic and biopharmaceutical companies. I have extensive knowledge in oncology, cell biology, cardiovascular biology, genetics, genomics, developmental biology, metabolism, inflammation & general medicine. I have mastered broad ranges of techniques in molecular biology, immunology, a­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­ntibody engineering, oncology, cell biology and other biochemistry research. I am seeking a challenging position in an academic laboratory or Biopharmaceutical Company to contribute and learn more.

Resume: Xiumin_Li_resume_2018

Ms. Gina Sheldon
Accounting and Bookkeeping Telacs Union TechOffice Manager

Accomplishments

  • Handle import tariff dispute with clients saving $10,000 detention fee
  • Streamlined vendor shipment process and delimited penalty, cut cycles from 2 to 2 weeks
  • Facilitated communication between investors and Asian entrepreneurs
  • Took ownership of company accounting reducing CPA fees
  • Resolved a rental dispute including out of court settlement
  • Negotiate bond purchases
  • Organized and maintained 6 year company files, therefore reducing the file search time by an average of 3 hours weekly

Skills

  • Fluent in English, Mandarin and Taiwanese
  • Peachtree and Quickbooks
  • Advanced Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook and FrontPage

Resume: Gina Sheldon

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