Materials Engineer

Professional Experiences

Research Scientist August 2005 -Present

GE Global Research Center, Niskayuna NY

Conduct researches on high-temperature structural materials. 2 patents filed.

 

Technical Consultant June 2004 -July 2005

Technical Assistant Program (TAP), Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana

Provided technical assistance on various materials-related issues for Indiana businesses and organizations. My projects included materials selection, corrosion, quality control, process improvements, and failure analysis.

 

Research Assistant August 1999-Present

School of Materials Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana

Analysed and studied the effects of the microstructure on the oxidation behavior and mechanical properties of the multiphase Mo-Si-B alloys.

 

Graduate Research Assistant January 2001 - April 2001

Metals and Ceramics Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), Oak Ridge, Tennessee

Investigated, analyzed, and studied materials processing using arc-melting furnace, oxidation testing under an array of temperatures (600-1300 o C), and microstructure examinations using optical microscope, SEM, EDS, and WDS.

 

Researcher September 1998 July 1999

Metallurgy and Materials Science Research Institute (MMRI), Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand

Consulted with MMRI, sponsored companies, and other universities in the area of ceramics and metals.

 

Technical Consultant July 1997 August 1998

American Standard's Group, Clays & Minerals (Thailand) Ltd., Pathumthani, Thailand

Provided technical supports on ceramic raw materials (ball clays, feldspar, and kaolin), rendered after-sell service, characterized materials, and developed new raw materials to satisfy the needs of customers.

 

Technical Assistant July - September 1997

Co-sponsor with American Standard Co, Ltd.; Clays & Minerals (Thailand) Ltd. , Pathumthani , Thailand

Conducted research with the Research and Development (R&D) Division of American Standard Co, Ltd. on the effects of raw materials on casting properties and viscosity of ceramic body.

 

Intern March May 1996

Research and Development (R&D) Division, Star Sanitaryware (Thailand), Ltd.

Conducted research on problems in the production line.

Designed, developed and tested sanitaryware body and glaze formula for use in existing product line.

 

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