Familiar Technologies: Specialty chemicals, upstream production chemicals

Regions of the world you have worked: Texas – Permian
Texas – Houston

Creative Applications Engineer with +4 years of industry experience offering expertise in scale applications and product design. Adept at generating and building customer relationships while providing technical support and solutions. Adaptable and transformational leader with an ability to work independently, creating effective presentations, and developing opportunities that further establish organizational goals.

Baker Hughes, GE Sugar Land, TX
Flow Assurance Applications Engineer 2016-Present
• Design cost-effective scale treatment programs for continuous injection and squeeze applications
• Perform scale modeling and HP/HT dynamic scale loop testing for evaluation and performance of scale inhibitors
• Review test procedures, protocols, and field data to ensure accurate design of testing
• Assist in core flood testing for Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) projects
• Collaborated with GE engineering team on design of new testing apparatus for evaluation and performance of scale inhibitors
• Project management
• Draft MOCs and SOPs for critical projects
• Investigate laboratory safety incidents and train interns/new employees on lab protocols
• Provide technical support for field and sales personnel to acquire new business and capture market share
• Draft technical reports and prepare presentations for internal and external customers
• Waste management and equipment maintenance
• Laboratory safety program lead

Baker Hughes, GE Sugar Land, TX
RDD Chemist 2013-2015
• Researched and synthesized polyalkylated resins for development of new corrosion inhibitors
• Collaborated with supply chain to implement revised chemical inventory management program
• Reduced redundancy of corrosion testing by 20% by compiling data into sitewide spreadsheet
• Built and designed specialized HP/HT testing equipment for evaluation and performance of corrosion inhibitors
• Assisted in the commercialization of new products
• Assisted in the troubleshooting of pilot-plant blend operations
• Performed corrosion testing in H2S and CO2 environments and inspected coupons for localized pitting
• Monitored laboratory operations and testing of equipment
• Monthly HSE presentations

University of Houston
Major: Bachelor of Science, Chemistry, May 2013
GPA: 3.5/4.0

Total Synthesis Project
Undergraduate Research Assistant; Advisor: Dr. Jeremy May
• Worked extensively with PhD student to accomplish total synthesis project
• Synthesized α-chiral heterocycles for use in the enantioselective 1,4-conjugate addition of alkenylboronic/heteroarylboronic acids to unprotected indole-appended enones

Song, J., Walker, M., Hernandez, H., Stevens, S. 2015. Viscoelastic Surfactant Compatible Acid Corrosion Inhibitors for Acid Gelling Agent. U.S. Patent Application (Record 10227) Filed February 2015 and Issued May 2017.