Experience

Freelance Mechanical Engineer

Feb 2021 - present Defenture

Foxtrot Beta, structural modifications on existing platform to fulfill the requirements of a new customer.

Freelance Mechanical Engineer

Nov 2020 - Feb 2021 Various customers

Several small / medium sized assignments. Frame design, product design and strength calculations.

Freelance Mechanical Test Engineer

Jan 2020 - Oct 2020 Ampyx Power

Responsible for the development of various test rigs for aircraft and aircraft parts.

Lead / Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

Jan 2018 - Dec 2019 ALE Delft B.V.

Responsible for all technical decisions related to the loW8 LPG cylinder, pro- duction and test equipment. Under my supervision my team and I improved and optimized an earlier installed production line located in Malaysia.

Lead / Chief Operating Officer (COO)

Apr 2016 - Dec 2017 ALE Delft B.V.

Responsible for the company’s daily as well as technical operations. Dealing with customers (at home and abroad) and suppliers (all over the world) on a daily basis. Under my supervision we went from a prototype production plant to an industrial one.

Senior Project Engineer

Jan 2011 - Apr 2016 ALE Delft B.V.

Started on the loW8 project during its initial phase. Basic machinery was available, but most had to be designed and built from scratch. Also, the cylinder itself was still in its infancy.

Junior Project Engineer

Mrt 2009 - Apr 2010 ALE Delft B.V.

Started on the loW8 project during its initial phase. Basic machinery was available, but most had to be designed and built from scratch. Also, the cylinder itself was still in its infancy.

Education

INHolland University of Applied Sciences

2005 - 2009 Bachelor’s Degree in Aeronautical Engineering

Research, design, development, construction, testing, science and technology of aircrafts. The four-year Aeronautical Engineering programme focusses on designing and constructing aircraft and aircraft components.

Certificates

Solidworks

Mar 2021 PROFESSIONAL - Sheet Metal

Certificate ID: C-SBN32VHX4Y

Solidworks

Sept 2020 PROFESSIONAL - Mold Making

Certificate ID: C-4GCDLRJY5N

SolidWorks

Jul 2020 PROFESSIONAL - Drawing Tools

Certificate ID: C-YMWFG5Q73V

SolidWorks

Jul 2020 PROFESSIONAL - Weldments

Certificate ID: C-PDEGCASJM7

SolidWorks

Jul 2020 PROFESSIONAL - Mechanical Design

Certificate ID: C-K4EWBR5AZY

SolidWorks

Jul 2020 ASSOCIATE - Mechanical Design

Certificate ID: C-Y268BC9ZVR

Patents

WO 2018/212647 Al

Saad, F., (2018)

Pressure vessel for the storage of pressurized fluids and vehicle comprising such a pressure vessel.

NL2014899

Saad, F., (2017)

Fiber reinforced pressure vessel and method for forming such.

USD746942S1

Saad, F., (2014)

Low weight pressure vessel.

Language Skills

Dutch (Native)

English (Fluent)

Spanish (Intermediate)

General Skills

Leadership

Stress resistant

Creativity

Problem-solving

Team player

Communication

Software / Programming Skills

SolidWorks

SolidWorks PDM

MatLab

LaTeX

PTC MathCad

Python

MS Office

C# | C++ | Arduino

GIT

Linux

Personal Interests

Mountain biking
3D Printing
Motorcycling
Programming
Hiking
Cooking