About the Author

 
Education
2004–2005
- Completed 180 hours towards a Master’s degree of Science in Pipelines Engineering at the University of Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK
- Graduated with Merits in September 13th, 2005
 
1995–1999
- Completed 133 hours towards a Bachelor’s degree of Science in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Texas at San Antonio, USA
- Overall GPA: 3.06
- TOEFL Score: 607
- Graduation Date: December 18th, 1999
 
Experience
2006–Present
Technical Coordinator
Qatar Petroleum, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
- Provide technical assistance to the project management team
- Monitor engineering progress
- Participate in technical meetings and discussions with the Contractor
 
2002–2006
Pipelines Engineer
Qatar Petroleum, Doha, Qatar
- Perform front end engineering design for company projects
- Review and comment on ongoing company projects
- Review company procedures and specifications
 
2001–2002
Pipelines Project Engineer
Maersk Oil, Doha, Qatar
- Supervised offshore pipelines fabrication and installation
 
2000-2001
Pipelines Project Engineer
Phillips Petroleum, Mesaeed, Qatar
- Supervised onshore pipelines construction, testing and commissioning
 
1999–2000
Piping Project Engineer
Technip, Paris, France
- Reviewed plant design and layout and worked as an engineering coordinator
 

 
Special Training & Skills
 
Professional Training
- Participated in “Mars Exploration Forum” sponsored by NASA in USA, 1999
- Attended “Oil and Gas Production” course in Doha, 2000
- Attended “Process Piping Fundamentals” course in Amsterdam, 2000
- Attended “Piping Design and Fabrication” course in Amsterdam, 2000
- Attended “Subsea Pipelines Engineering” course in Abu Dhabi, 2001
- Attended “Project Management” course in Doha, 2001
- Attended “Pipelines Integrity Management” course in Aberdeen, 2002
- Participated in “Offshore Survival” training in Abu Dhabi, 2002
- Attended “Advanced Pipelines Design” course in Aberdeen, 2002
- Attended “CAESAR II Stress Analysis” course in UK, 2003
- Attended “PipeSIM Simulator” course in Egypt, 2004
- Attended “Offshore Pipelines Conference” in the Netherlands, 2006
 
Computer Skills
- Skilled in using AutoCAD, Pro/Mechanica, MathCAD, Visual Basic, C++, PlusOne,  STAAD-III, Caesar II, PipeSIM, Hysis
- Wrote a book, “Computer Skills”
- Programmed a multimedia computer software, “Qatar… Past and Present
- Construct web sites, “Minister of Education” site in 1998
 
Language Skills
- Proficient in English and Arabic languages
 
Awards & Memberships
- Member with the American Society for Mechanical Engineers, ASME
- Member with the Institute for Marine Science and Technology, IMarEST
- Member with the Welding Institute, TWI
- Member with ALD, Academic Honor Society
- Winner of 2nd place in Qatar Open Chess tournament 1994
- Awarded “Outstanding Performance Award” by Qatar Petroleum, 2003
- Awarded “10-Years Continues Service Award” by Qatar Petroleum, 2005

 

Mentor

A special thanks to my mentor Mr. Manoj Kulshrestha, Senior Pipelines Engineer, who spared no effort or time in his guidance throughout my technical carrier.