Waqar Ahmad

1120 Jones Street, Berkeley, California, 94702, USA

c. (+1) 510.697.0388, wahmad94702@gmail.com

Academic Experience (24 + years)

Regulatory Experience

FE/EIT Instructor, Two-week long review courses: FE Review; Chemical Engineering, Other Discplines

'Chemical (3) May 2013, September 2013, Dhahran, 4) Chemical Engineering October 2014, Dhahran

Other Discipline' (1) January 2013, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia; (2) September 2013, Industrial Jubail City, Saudi Arabia

Hazardous Substances Engineer, California Department of Toxic Substances Control, Permtting Division, Berkeley, California 1988 present http://www.dtsc.ca.gov (+1) 510.540.3932 waqar.ahmad@dtsc.ca.gov

PE Instructor for Chemical Engineering, Berkeley, California 1991 present  http://www.reviewpe.net

Two-week long review course: PE Review; Chemical Engineering

  Independent twice a year in Berkeley (1997 - present).   Bechtel Corporation, San Francisco (1993-94).  Professional Publications Institute, Belmont 1991-96.

Theory, examples, handout and modules are prepared for this chemical engineering review course. 

To assist remote/distant students, lecture transcripts, and their audio files are posted.  Students can use modules to evaluate their knowledge of the subject areas. 

These modules are developed in PHP and MySQL.  Data entry is in standard text format.



Ph.D. Materials Engineering and Science, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, July 1986.

Dissertation: "The Selective Removal of Co(II) and Ni(II) in Ammoniacal Solutions Using Al(III) and Fe(III) and Their Redissolution Behavior" sponsored by National Science Foundation.

M.S. Chemical Engineering, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology June 1983.

M.S. Thesis: "A Prelude to the Dynamic Simulation of Chemical Processes"

B.S. Chemical Engineering, University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore, Pakistan September 1974.

Ahmad, Waqar, "Emissions from Cyanide Plating Baths, 2001, Department of Toxic Substances Control (unpublished work).

Ahmad, Waqar, "Optimum spacing of extraction wells," Hydrogeology Journal, Vol. 3, No. 3, 1995.

Ahmad, W. et al, "The Redissolution Kinetics of Aluminum Coprecipitated Products in Ammoniacal Solutions," Metallurgical Transactions, Vol. 10B, 1987.

Ahmad, W., and Han K.H., "The Coprecipitation Kinetics of Co(II) and Ni(II) from Ammoniacal Solutions Using Al(III) and Fe(III) ions, "Hydrometallurgical Reactor Design and Kinetics, "TMS, AIME, 1986.

Industrial Experience

Industrial Experience

Process Operator, Riyadh Oil Refinery, Saudi Arabia (August 1980 - Dec 1981) start-up (hydrogen sec. )

Staff Engineer, National Fertilizers Corporation, Lahore, Pakistan (Mar 1976 - Jul 1980 4+ yearsPaksaudi Fertilizers Limited, Mirpur Mathelo, Pakistan - start-up (ammonia sec.)