B.H. Salman

Las Vegas, NV

Position Desired

Mechanical Engineering
Anywhere in the U.S.


PhD Mechanical Engineer, University Tenaga National, Malaysia (ABET accredited), 2013
M.Sc. Mechanical Engineering, University Tenaga National, Malaysia (ABET accredited), 2010
B.Sc. Production Engineering and Metallurgy, University of Technology, Iraq, 2006

American Society for Mechanical Engineering ASME
American Petroleum Institute (API)
Institute of Technical Thermodynamics (ITT), Germany
Energy Conservation and Management (EMC), USA
Japan society of Mechanical Engineer (JSME)
Iraqi Engineering Union

Pipelines Cathodic Protection, (Iran)
Mechanical Engineering Technology Design and Drafting – University Of Technology (Iraq)
ANSYS – Corrosion and Erosion program, (Malaysia)
Beam- Stress Analysis (Malaysia)
HTRI, heat exchangers software, Kuala Lumpur, (Malaysia)

Senior / Professional Mechanical Engineer with more than 9 years, hands on experience in Mechanical Engineering mainly in oil and gas, heat transfer, thermodynamic, and HVAC for different mechanical engineer equipment such as, tanks, vessels, heat exchangers and Piping system.

• Wide range experience in the engineering, procurement and construction, commissioning and start up for different projects.
• Broad based knowledge of Design, Installation, Operation and Maintenance of oil field production facilities including power boilers, heat exchangers, storage tanks, air coolers, as per requirements of international codes and standards
• Implemented mechanical design for different mechanical equipments such as boilers, compressors, piping system, pressured vessels, HVAC equipment, etc
• Construction execution and Management experience includes quality control, site co-ordination activities, contract management, progress monitoring, variation/change orders and claims settlements, site supervision, testing, commissioning and final handing over of the projects to the end users
• Strong knowledge of relevant codes and standards relating to quality control and construction Practices, and experience of International Standards & Codes especially ASME/ANSI, API, NACE standards
• Expert knowledge in ANSYS and Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) Simulation programs.
• Having International Computer Driving License (ICDL)
• Experienced in using of Iron-Cad, M Design, 3D Max, Data studio, AutoCAD, HTRI heat exchangers software, and basic knowledge of SAP Plant Maintenance software.
• Expert knowledge of Ms-word, Excel, PowerPoint, MathCAD and MATLAB.

LUCT (Malaysia) (2013- May 2015)
Researcher/ Mechanical Engineering Department
• Developing cooling system for MEMS using nanotechnology
• Instrumentation design
• Design sensors and actuator system

University Tenaga Nasional Laboratory (Malaysia) (2011- 2013)
Researcher/ Mechanical Engineering Department
• Developed numerical method for estimating the pressure vessel life time in power plant system
• Developing cooling system for MEMS using nanotechnology
• Instrumentation design
• Design sensors and actuator system

Borna Electric Co. (Iraq) (October 2011 – June 2013)
Managing Director
• Document preparation, installation, interpretation with client, main contractor, commissioning.
• End documentation for Sacrificial & Impressed current cathodic Protection system.

Asia Petroleum Co. (Malaysia) (2010 – July 2011)
Project Development Engineer
• Responsible for developing of piping and instrumentation diagrams (P&ID’s) for different mechanical systems, such as power station systems, air compressors, control valves and emergency showers and eye-wash stations, etc.
• Performing comprehensive feasibility study and conceptual option leading to the optimum project development options as well as establishing project implementation plans.
• Develop plans and approached with regards to technology, methodology and analyzed impact to project objectives.
• Identify areas for improvement and effective design engineering practices. Optimize facilities configurations, establish and recommend best configuration and analyze specific requirement.

University Tenaga Nasional Laboratory (Malaysia) (2008- 2010)
Research Assistance/ Mechanical Engineering Department
• Developed numerical method for estimating the pressure vessel life time in power plant system
• Instrumentation design
• Design sensors and actuator system

ALASSAD Scientific Bureau (2005– 2007)
Mechanical Engineer/ construction
• Supervise and inspect the installation, modification and commissioning of mechanical systems.
• Analyze dynamics and vibrations of mechanical systems and structures.
• Conducting mechanical design for different mechanical equipment such as boilers, compressors, HVAC systems, control valves, cooling towers, air handling units, pumps, pressure vessels, etc.
• Develop maintenance standards, schedules and programs and provide guidance to industrial maintenance crews.
• Investigate mechanical failures or unexpected maintenance problems.
• Supervise technicians, technologists and other engineers and review and approve designs, calculation and cost estimates.

Parsons (Iraq, Baghdad) (August 2004 – August 2005)
• Designs, specifies and generates documentation for mechanical building services and other equipment
• Cost estimates
• Receives and distributes design instructions pertaining to plant design requirements and procedures
• Field surveys and site visits

Fluent (Arabic, English), basic (Spanish, French, Persian)


Scientific Reviewer mainly to the following International Journals:

• Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy (JRSE), USA
• Numerical Heat Transfer Journal (NHT), Taylor and Francis, USA
• Heat and Mass Transfer Journal (HMT), Germany
• Energy Conversion and Management Journal, USA
• Engineering Failure Analysis, Netherland


• B.H. Salman*, M.Z. Hamzah, J. Purbolaksono, J.I. Inayat-Hussain, H.A.Mohammed, M.W. Muhieldeen. (2011). “Determination of correlation functions of the oxide scale growth and the temperature increase”. Int. J. Engineering Failure An...

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