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PROFESSIONAL ENGINEER

Summary Statement

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A brief summary of how you have
Competency Element episode(s) where the
applied the element
element is addressed
PE1 KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL BASE

a. I showed an understanding of the


fundamental principles of reaction 1.3.1, 1.3.2, 1.3.3, 2.3.1,
chemistry and chemical synthesis. 2.3.5 and 3.2.1
PE1.1 Comprehensive, theory-based
understanding of the underpinning
b. The principles of solubility and
natural and physical sciences and the
crystallization, was applied in 1.3.1, 1.3.4, 1.3.5 and
engineering fundamentals applicable to
obtaining the solubility/ 2.3.3
the engineering discipline
supersolubility isotherm. While an
understanding of multiphase phase
reactions was demonstrated in the
gas to liquid process design.

a. In-depth knowledge of algebra was


used to manipulate the material 3.3.3, 1.3.1, 2.3.5
balance equations to obtain the
unknown masses.

b. Differential calculus and Van’t Hoff


principle was used to obtain the 1.3.3
PE1.2 Conceptual understanding of the
enthalpy of dissolution.
mathematics, numerical analysis,
statistics and computer and information
c. PhreeqC speciation software was
sciences which underpin the
used in the speciation calculations to
engineering discipline
obtain the solubility product 1.3.3, 2.3.5 and 3.3.1
constant. Aspen Hysys process
simulation software was used to
model the designed gas-to-liquid
process, while Visio drafting
software was used to design the
process flow diagram of the drilling
mud production plant.

a. Thermodynamics, heat and mass


PE1.3 In-depth understanding of
transfer, material and energy balance 1.3.3, 2.3.2 and 3.3.3
specialist bodies of knowledge within
are core bodies of knowledge within
the engineering discipline
chemical engineering and was used
extensively in the career episodes.
a. Information obtained from the open
literature was applied extensive 1.3.1, 1.3.2, 1.3.3, 1.3.4,
PE1.4 Discernment of knowledge
throughout the episodes. I also 2.2.2, 2.3.2, 3.2.1, 3.2.3,
development and research directions
outlined useful research questions, and 3.3.3
within the engineering discipline
and used them in solving complex
problems by applying previously
documented experiences.

a. I factored in such contextual factors


as efficiency of resource and energy 1.3.4, 2.3.5, 3.2.3 and
PE1.5 Knowledge of contextual factors use, low carbon foot print and 3.3.1
impacting the engineering discipline environment environmental
considerations and protection in all
my design concepts.

a.
I have taken time to study and
understand general chemical
engineering codes of practice and
demonstrated this as part of the 3.2.1, 3.2.3, 1.2.1, 1.2.2,
PE1.6 Understanding of the scope, requirement for membership of the 2.2.1, 2.2.2, CV, CPD
principles, norms, accountabilities and Nigerian Society of Chemical
bounds of contemporary engineering Engineers. I am currently getting
practice in the specific discipline myself acquainted with the codes of
practice and work ethics, specific to
Australia. I have a good knowledge
of work health and safety regulations
and standards, with an internationally
recognized certification.
PE2 ENGINEERING APPLICATION ABILITY

a. I applied the systematic crystallizer


design procedure in obtaining a
suitable solubility isotherm. A 1.3.1, 1.3.2, 1.3.3, 1.3.4,
PE2.1 Application of established process optimization technique was 2.3.5, 3.3.1 and 3.3.3
engineering methods to complex also used in improving the gas-to-
engineering problem solving liquid process while a process flow
diagram was used to simplify the
complex relationship between the
major equipment in the drilling mud
plant.

a. I applied the techniques of


differential calculus and statistics in 1.3.3, 2.3.5 and 3.2.3
obtaining trends.

b. I used many chemical simulation


PE2.2 Fluent application of engineering software tools, in modelling complex 1.3.3, 1.3.4, 2.3.5 and 3.3.1
techniques, tools and resources practical processes.
c. Standard material engineering
principles was applied in arriving at 3.2.3, and 3.3.1
the chosen constituents for the
drilling mud, in order to have the
desired properties.
a. I used a standard industrial procedure
in designing the gas-to-liquid 2.3.5, 3.3.1 and 3.3.3
process, as well as the drilling mud
production plant.
PE2.3 Application of systematic
engineering synthesis and design
b. I applied a standard and systematic
processes
approach to synthesizing aluminium 1.3.2
hydroxyfluoride hydrate from
laboratory precursor chemicals,
applying an in-depth knowledge of
reaction chemistry.

a. I used the Gant chart in managing


time and resources for all my 1.3.1, 2.3.1 and 3.3.2
projects and developed a detailed
PE2.4 Application of systematic
work breakdown structure (WBS)
approaches to the conduct and
before embarking on each project.
management of engineering projects
b.
All the projects where completed 1.4, 2.4 and 3.4
satisfactorily, on time and within
budget.
PE3 PROFESSIONAL AND PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

a. I have maintained the core work


ethics of honesty and transparency in CV, CPD, CE1.1, 1.3.5,
PE3.1 Ethical conduct and professional all my conducts. My integrity has 1.4, 2.1, 2.4, 3.4.
accountability never been found wanting and is
reflected in the commendations and
recommendations from my
supervisors team members.

b. Most of my projects required oral


presentations. I have spoken in many
conferences and won some awards CV, 1.3.5, 2.3.6, 3.3.4.
due to my effective communication
skills. In the 2nd year of my PhD, I
got the Deans award for best
presentation during the annual post-
graduate engineering conference of
the University of Queensland,
PE3.2 Effective oral and written
Australia.
communication in professional and lay
domains
c. My Effective writing skills are
demonstrated in the conference and CV, CPD, IELTS .
journal papers that I have published.
It also evidenced in this CDR and
even my IELTS band score of 8.5. I
am proficient in the use of all Ms
Office writing, editing and
presentation packages, and have used
these throughout my studies and
professional career.
a. My creative and innovative
demeanour is demonstrated by the 1.3.4, 1.3.5, 2.3.3, 2.3.5,
novel aluminium hydroxyfluoride 2.3.6, 3.3.1
hydrate solubility/supersolubility
isotherm that I developed. Also in
the gas-to-liquid modified process
PE3.3 Creative innovative and design I proposed and in the drilling
proactive demeanour mud process flow diagram I drafted.

b. I have demonstrated my proactivity CV, CPD, 3.3.4


by the various leadership positions
occupied, the continuous
professional development trainings
attended and in scholarships and
awards earned.
a. In all of my academic and
professional life, I have had to use a
library of information from previous
literature to solve current problems. 1.3.1, 1.3.2, 1.3.3, 2.3.6,
PE3.4 Professional use and As a demonstration of 2.4 , 3.2.3, 3.4.
management of information professionalism, I have always
correctly referenced every un-
original material, concept, phrase,
diagram or equations in all my
published papers, thesis and projects.
a. I have demonstrated orderly self-
management by always delivering
my projects on time and to
satisfaction. My commitment to
service has never been found 1.4, 2.4, 3.4, CV.
PE3.5 Orderly management of self, and wanting, and I conduct myself
professional conduct professionally in every organization I
serve. This is evidenced in the
commendations and
recommendations I get from the
professors, supervisors and
colleagues I have worked with.
a. My effectiveness in team
membership is demonstrated in all
the professional societies that I am
actively involved in and in the
projects I was involved in. My tasks CV, 1.3.5, 2.3.6, 3.3.4.
where mostly a part of a larger body
PE3.6 Effective team membership and of work, which involved other team.
team leadership I often lead the teams I was involved
in by general acceptance. I have also
lead in several other capacities
professionally and in the society as
contained in my CV. These are a
demonstration of my leadership
skills.

CV: Curriculum vitae, CPD: Continuing professional development, IELTS: International English language testing system.