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Resume Updated: 22 Sep 2010
Robert Michael Sisco http://
Tel: 281-770-6457 Fax:
2300 Richmond Ave Apt. 270
Houston, TX

To obtain a CAE position involving the use of CFD and FEA technologies that will further develop my technical and project management skills.
Employment History
Senior Project Engineer , Flow Assurance Engineering August 2009 – Present
Manatee Inc.
Houston, TX
Principal Technical Professional, Flow Assurance Engineering November 2007 – August 2009
Granherne Inc.
Houston, TX
Senior Consultant , Multiphase Services Group January 2006 – November 2007
SPT Group
Houston, TX
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
1997 – 2001.
Troy, NY
Bachelor of Science - Chemical Engineering
Magna Cum Laude.

University of Houston 2008 - 2010
Houston, TX
Graduate Studies – Chemical Engineering

Worcester Polytechnic Institute 2010 – Present. Worcester, MA
Masters of Science – Mechanical Engineering (In Progress)
Description Proficiency Experience
CFD analysis Intermediate 2-3 Years
FEA analysis Intermediate 2-3 Years
Fluid - Structure interaction Intermediate 2-3 Years
Grid generation Intermediate 2-3 Years
Model definition Advanced >5 Years
Additional Skill Info
Engineering Skills • Expertise in developing custom scripts and programs using various programming languages for use in pre and post processing as well as analysis • Expertise in the computational techniques employed in CFD and FEA commercial software packages • Expertise in the phase behavior of hydrocarbon fluids and fluid property prediction • Expertise in water chemistry and scale solubility prediction • Over 9 year of experience in modeling multiphase flow and heat transfer in piping systems • Expertise in linear and non-linear stress analysis as well as modal analysis • Working knowledge of the following codes as applied to piping systems and pressure vessels: o API o ASME o ANSI • Proficient in the use of the following FEA software packages for linear and non-linear stress, heat transfer, and modal analyses: o Abaqus o ANSYS o NX7 Advanced Simulation o PAMCrash (for structural and modal analyses) • Proficient in the use of the following software packages for multiphysics analyses: o ANSYS Multiphysics o COMSOL o Abaqus • Proficient in the use of the following CFD software packages for analyses of internal, external, single phase, and multiphase flows : o NX7 Advanced Simulation o Fluent o COMSOL • Proficient in the use of the following CAD software packages for geometric modeling and meshing: o Gambit o ProEngineer o ANSYS Workbench platform • Expertise and over 9 years of experience of documenting the results of technical analyses in report and presentation formats for all levels of host and client organizations • Expertise in developing technical guideline and specification documents Project Management Skills • Expertise and over 9 years of experience in developing conceptual work scopes, cost/time requisitions (CTR’s), request for quotes (RFQ’s) • Expertise and over 9 years of experience in developing and managing project schedules, budgets, and managements of change (MOC’s) • Over 9 years experience of managing small teams of engineers within both host and engineering contractor organizations Client Relations and Marketing Skills • Expertise and over 9 years of experience with working with client organization to understand corporate culture, business needs, and how host company can help achieve desired business results • Expertise in developing material for and instructing software courses and technical seminars • Expertise in developing marketing material and presenting marketing material to prospective clients • Expertise in interfacing with clients to develop and enact work scopes • Expertise in presenting results from engineering studies to clients Publications and Presentations Sisco, R. and Kirby, M., “Chemical Distribution during Normal and Transient Operating Conditions”, IPTC Paper No. 10706, Presented at the 2005 International Petroleum Technology Conference, Doha, Qatar, 21- 23 November 2005. Sisco, R. and Wong, S., “OLGA/Unisim Strategies for Upstream Facilities Tuning under Pigging Transients – Part II”, Presented at the 2007 OLGA User Group Meeting, November 30, 2007. Sisco, R. and Dewalt B., “The Development of Holistic Corrosion Management Strategies through an Understanding of Corrosion Mechanisms, Detection Methods, and Prevention Technologies”, Presented at the 2008 Deep Offshore Technology International, Asia Pacific Conference, Perth, Western Australia, December 3 - 5, 2008. Sisco, R. and Wong, S., “Why Smart Systems Fail, Rebuilding for Success”, To be Presented at the Subsea and Arctic Leak Detection Symposium, Houston, TX, October 6 -7, 2010. Sisco, R., “Two Dimensional Finite Element Heat Transfer Analysis of a Buried Refined Bitumen Pipeline During Initial Start-up, Shutdown Following Initial Start-Up, and Normal Operation”, To be Presented at the COMSOL Conference Boston 2010, Boston, MA, October 7 - 9, 2010.
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