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Jose Enrique Calderon

Graduate Student TA

Currently, I am a full time graduate student in the University of Puerto Rico. Although also a professional engineer based in Puerto Rico, I am only exercising a limited private practice. My current research work is the area of medical imaging and laser devices. The thesis investigation is the...
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experience

Teaching Assistant  
University of Puerto Rico, February 2013 to Present

Plan, design and deliver technical courses at bachelor level, through several methods of teaching, such as technological platforms virtually connected with students. Also, define strategies according the necessities of the students: quizzes, debates, discussions and other forms of assessment the product of the teaching job. My duties require the examination and grading of the work of the students.

Licensed Engineer Manager  
Puerto Rico Aqueduct & Sewer Authority, January 2012 to February 2013

The public utility company required from me to execute dual roles in the First, Technical audits over process chemicals used during the production of potable water and the treatment of wastewater. Assess the quality and quantities of primary flocculation chemicals and secondary coagulant. Second, I was stand-by Supervisor of Preventive Maintenance workforce. The main role was to inspect existing condition of all operational equipment found within treatment plants and distribution infrastructure. Evaluate condition of electromechanically devices and process control devices with its corresponding communication system. The review included inspection of operational condition using SAP standard software.

Miembro de Comision de Reglamentos  
Colegio de Ingenieros y Agrimensores de Puerto Rico, January 2012 to January 2013

Responsible to evaluate and assessed the president office of all and each organization group observes compliance with the obligation to construe and update regulation manuals. This includes to audit that the each organization sub departmental group is following its current regulation as well as applying regulation amendments as required by each group annual assemblies.

V.P. Marketing and Engineering  
Industrial Chemicals Corporation, January 2007 to January 2008

Responsible for new business development and new chemical product projects. Will market products local and open new business interest abroad.

General Manager  
Secured Call Management, January 2007 to January 2007

Offer management services so Social Media internet companies. Monitor the image content displayed by members. One of the main purposes was to ensure compliance worldwide jurisdictions regulation regarding allowed content over the internet. My job functions included the supervision of several hundred technical workers engaging into the review of internet media images, text and applications deposited by members. This was a 24/7 operation. Clients: MySpace, Flicker, Photo Bucket.

Principal Engineer  
CS Group, January 1996 to December 2006

Under CS Group my professional experience has been self-employed. I have enjoyed the opportunity to gain significant professional qualifications and exercised a private practice extensively in the areas of engineering design, planning, environmental assessor, environmental compliance, management and supervision of technical and non-technical team. I have the experience of management up to 15 full time employees and up to 60 employees of a company under contract management by CS Group. I have developed my own marketing techniques and have a strong knowledge of lead generation for development of new business. During this task was continually evaluating the client relation that ensured maintaining existing customers.

Chemical and Environmental Engineer  
BSA Engineers, January 1995 to December 1996

I participated in the design of Pharmaceutical facilities. Design the HVAC system for hazardous air environment purge and safety system and fresh air supply. Also, was responsible for all the Air and wastewater permits to EPA and Environmental Quality Board.

Assistance Engineer  
1994 Atlanta Technology Group, January 1994 to December 1994

Was designing adsorption apparatus and distillation columns. Responsible to size the safety valves using API standards and construction material selection.

education

University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez  
Master of Science (M.S.), Mechanical Engineering, Jan, 2012 to Jan, 2014
My area of I investigation is in impulse and optical laser devices design with real time surface scanning capability for predictive application. This area of research will promise developer of medical application in surgery and dermatology treatment. In addition, emerging technology is aimed to change the calibration methodology and measuring approach necessary for predictive process control.

Georgia Institute of Technology  
Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Chemical Engineering, Jan, 1984 to Jan, 1994


publications

Produccion de Acido Sulfurico     
Published by (Dimensiones CIAPR)
Authors: Jose E. Calderon.  Published September 29, 2007

Manufacturing of H2SO4 using the contact process from elemental sulfur