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Lessons offered by Afrah
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  • Vocabulary - English
  • Oral expression - English
  • Writing comprehension - English
  • Listening comprehension - English
  • All Levels

Chemical engineer offering lessons in ESL, mathematics, chemistry, and personal development for all ages


My teaching approach changes based on the student and their needs. After the first few sessions, I am able to pinpoint my students' improvement areas. My most successful students are those who practice outside the tutoring session. 2-3 hours a week will not lead to significant improvement. I assign work to be completed outside of tutoring hours.


I am process engineer at chemical manufacturing site in Louisiana. My background is in chemistry and chemical engineering. I have been a tutor for 5 years now. I've tutored students in elementary school and students in college. In the past, my lessons have all been in person, but now I am transitioning to virtual lessons.


Rate for online lessons : $15/h
Rate for 5 hours of lessons : $60
Rate for 10 hours of lessons : $130
Lessons offered by Afrah
The lessons will be held
Taught subjects
  • ESL
  • Vocabulary - English
  • Oral expression - English
  • Writing comprehension - English
  • Listening comprehension - English
  • All Levels

Afrah's resume

Production and Process Control Engineer Sept 2019 – Present
Acrylic Coatings and Resin, Arkema Inc. – Hahnville, Louisiana
• Executed production of new latex emulsion recipes to production size batches scale up trials based on R& D formulation and documented important production details to affected stakeholders
• Led a distributed control system (DCS) project upgrade migrating from Emerson Delta V Version 12 to Delta Version 14 and upgraded all associated virtual infrastructure to Windows Server 2019
• Optimized production recipes eliminate manufacturing inefficiencies, reduce cycle times, and improve end product quality through implementing control system modifications
• Report weekly operational asset utilization and identify improvements based on repeat and significant downtime. Identified opportunities are then scope and placed on placed on plant budget for prioritization and execution.
• Participated in annual facility siting study and process hazard analysis
• Maintained strict standards of quality reporting and assisted with QC and QA activities
• Led and document investigations for all quality, production, and process safety related incidents

Plant Process Engineer Dec 2016 - Present
Altuglas Group, Arkema Inc. – Bristol, Pennsylvania
• Identified reliability improvement needs for process and coordinated with maintenance department for the execution of those initiatives.
• Improved tracking metrics for scrap and performance indicators that led to more accurate reflection of production and productivity effectiveness
• Trained and updated field operators on new and modified procedures, changes to workflow processes and operation of new equipment.
• Analyzed current batch cycle times and provided specific improvement recommendations to address processing constraints and de-bottlenecking that would allow for future capacity increase during the asset replacement project.
• Conducted root cause analyses to identify causal factors for product quality issues and implemented corrective actions to reduce the likelihood for such occurrence.
• Led a distributed control system (DCS) project upgrade migrating from Emerson Delta V Version 10 to Delta Version 13.
• Ensured compliance with corporate standards and regulatory requirements for process safety, occupational health and environmental performance.

Plant Process Engineer – Developing Engineer Sept 2014 – Nov 2016
Acrylics Coatings and Resins, Arkema Inc. – Axis, Alabama
• Led and managed capital projects that aided in the reduction off grade material, increased process efficiency and energy reduction totaling over $200K.
• Managed a multidisciplinary team that re-designed the functionality of existing assets in order to accommodate the storage and material handling of new chemicals for anomalous acrylic manufacturing process at the site. This de-design of the raw material transfer system encompassed piping changes, control logic modifications, and minimal new equipment.
• Used HAZOP analysis to conduct safety analysis prior to project implementation to review operational procedures of new process design.
• Implemented of a plant wide safety critical systems management including identification, communication and training of over 360 field devices
• Conducted front end engineering work to understand financial and energy benefits of several energy reduction initiatives
• Tracked and maintained daily production and quality records and analysis of production effectiveness and productivity using metrics such as OAU and AU
• Created raw material management process for operators utilizing color coding system and designated storage areas to reduce cross contamination and operator error

Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia

Spelman College, Atlanta, Georgia

• Process Hazard Analysis / LOPA
• DEKRA – Process Safety Engineering
• Behavior Based Safety

• Root Cause Analysis
• Delta V Implementation and Batch Programming

Six Sigma Greenbelt Certified; Knowledgeable in Emulsion Polymerization, Spray Dryers, and Batch Reactors; Proficient in SAP, PI Historian, Minitab, Basic Laboratory Techniques Fluent in Arabic, CPR certified, Em

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