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     Date Submitted:08-04-2014
     Last Modified:08-04-2014 (08:04)
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     Current job:Materials and Process Engineer
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:US only
     Date available:within 3months
     Industry:Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors, Satellite Operators, , , Launch Systems, Business Services, Consulting/Engineering Services
     Keywordscomposite materials


    Materials and mechanical engineer with 15 years plus diverse experience in composite  materials research, development, application, qualification for aerospace and Oil & Gas industry; Hold discipline expertise of the subject in the area of polymer, composites, coating and nanotechnology. Several US patents and applications, and highly influential publications in materials technology. Most recent experiences in project management and supplier qualification and audit.



               The Boeing Company, Materials & Structure Technologies, Seattle, WA

    Materials & Process Engineer, Sr. 2011- Present

    • Work at core PD material group on developing key composites and manufacturing technology for new airplane program; define complex program requirements; conduct materials screening and qualification; author specifications
    • Manage audit programs and conduct suppliers qualification on raw materials, composites manufacturing equipments, facility and processing technology
    • Provide technical and quality consulting expertise on materials and structural manufacturing support, failure analysis and troubleshooting as composites focal


    Project Accomplishments and Contributions Highlight

    • Contributed to several key primary structure composite materials and processing qualification, specification  and deployment; authored and released several materials and processing specifications ascustodian
    • Completed numerous suppliers qualification and audit to ensure their technical readiness and quality assurance
    • Provided key support on supplier management and China market by consulting and technical workshop training,identify areas for quality improvement
    • Provided critical solution in a supplier audit to identify the root cause and process improvement with Lean + resulting remarkable performance improvement


               Baker Hughes Inc.,Non-metallic Materials Group, Houston, TX 2008 - 2010            

    Project Scientist

    • Developed polymer and composites technologies and tools for Oil and Gas E&P
    • Conducted downhole materials and tools failure analysis, trouble shooting, material testing on thermal/mechanical properties, reliability, corrosion and compatibility
    • Provided technical advice and support to materials and tools selection,  qualification, product design and field runs, wrote material specifications


                Project Accomplishments and Contributions Highlight

    1. Applied the nanotechnology to significantly increase the temperature capabilities (20C to 100C higher Tg), corrosion and hot wet resistant capability of several polymer and composite materials for coating, sealing and down hole tools
    2. Qualified hot-wet resistant composite materials for drillable down hole tubular tools (HTHP 500F/20000psi) including bridge/frac plug, cement retainer, packer etc
    3. Invented novel nano coating with dramatic improved barrier properties for corrosion protection, solve acid digestion and hydrothermal degradation problem for hydraulic fracturing operation  
    4. Filed three patent applications and invention disclosures on oil field material



                NanoRidge Materials Inc., (a Rice University Start-up) Houston, TX 2004 - 2008

     Chief Research Scientist

    • Led research, development and commercialization on nano enhanced materials and tools for oilfield and aerospace applications. Responsible for directing all phases of R&D projects from proposal writing, project management to implementation


                Project Accomplishments and Contributions Highlight

    1. Achieved significant properties improvement on a broad ranges of materials
    2. Won two STTR and SBIR award projects (out of over 40 competitors) from US government agencies ONR and AFRL as principal investigator; One was awarded to Phase II ($750K); Contributed to NIST ATP project with Boeing ($3M)
    3. Developed chemical functionalization and processing techniques to modify various existing polymer, elastomeric compound, composite formulation and processing for customer’s specific applications, leading to intellectual property and product commercialization
    4. Responsible to set up a fully equipped materials R&D lab from scratch; Scaled up nanomaterials synthesis and nanocomposites processing to pilot production


                Rice University, Dept. Mechanical Engineering and Material Science, Houston, TX

     Postdoctoral Research Fellow 2002 - 2004           

    • Conducted research on polymer and advanced composite materials with nanotechnology to enhance materials properties; Research led to significant technology platform for a new company start-up


     Charted Semiconductor Manufacture Co. Singapore 1996 ~ 1998

                Process Engineer            

    • Worked on chemical cleaning and etching processing on wafer fabrication


                Zhongmei Equipment Company.Beijing, China 1992 ~ 1995

                Mechanical Engineer

    • Conducted mechanical design and installation on petrochemical process equipments including air compressor, chiller, air condition systems



    • 7 US patent (3 issued) and patent applications
    • More than 20 internationally referred and highly cited Journal publications (1000 + times) and conference papers and presentations, 3 conference tutorials
    •   Won two STTR and SBIR award projects from US government agency ONR and AFRL as principle investigator
    • Invited by SAMPE (Society for the Advancement of Materials and Processing Engineering) president and chief of US Air Force Research Lab Materials Directorate to conduct half-day tutorial (Nanocomposites Materials Technology) in  SAMPE International Conferences (2006, 2007, 2008)
    • One Journal paper recognized as top 1% highest citation paper in the field of materials science and chemistry by ISI 2005-2012
    • Three Journal papers recognized as top 10 most downloaded papers by editors in Journal Advanced Functional Materials 2004, Composites Structures 2010, Composite Science and Technology  2011
    • Invited journal reviewer for Journal of Composite Materials, Polymer International; Journal of Biobased Materials and Bioenergy, Journal of Nanomaterials, American Chemical Society-Petroleum Research Fund
    • Serve as vice-chair and Secretary for SAMPE Seattle Chapter
    • Invited session chair AeroMat 2013 Conference
    • First prize for poster in TiiMs 3rd Annual Conference sponsored by NASA 2005
    • Postdoctoral Fellowship at Rice University, USA 2002-2004



    Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, University of Missouri-Rolla, MO, USA

    Development and Characterization of Soy-based Epoxy Resins and FRP Composites Mechanical Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

     Thesis:Modelling and Simulation on Fluid Flow and Heat Transfer inside a Compressor

    B.S and Mechanical Engineering, Xi’an Jiaotong University, P.R. China 



    • Boeing Engineering Week; mentored K12 students
    • Organized Seattle Annual Science Fair on behalf of SAMPE Chapter
    • Secretary and Vice Chair of SAMPE Seattle Chapter
    • Chair Biomaterials session for AeroMat 2013 conference

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