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As of Oct. 30, 2010, this page is no longer being updated. For my most recent Resume, open the PDF version at the bottom.


If you like a PDF version of my Résumé, see the attachment at the bottom of the page. Adobe Reader software is required which could be downloaded from here.

This internal link shows a detailed description of my Academic and Professional Experience since August 2005. A PDF version can be found at the bottom of the page.

Boutros AbiChedid


A position as a Web developer, Web designer or Software Engineer.

Summary of Qualifications Current Status

  March 2007 - Present

  August 2005 - February 2007

Learned Visual C++.NET (359.5 hours)
  • Book1: C++ Weekend Crash Course, 2nd edition by Stephen R. Davis.
  • Book2: Microsoft Visual C++ .NET step by step, 2003 by Julian Templeman & Andy Olsen.
Learned Web-building technologies (190.75 hours)
  • HTML Tutorials: HTML, XHTML and CSS.
  • XML Tutorials: XML, XSLT and RSS.
  • Browser Scripting: JavaScript, VBScript and AJAX.
  • Server Scripting: ASP and PHP.
  • Database: SQL for Microsoft Access.
  • Multimedia:Flash.

  November 2007 - February 2008

Osram Sylvania; Danvers, MA
Web Developer for the LED Systems.
  • Designed and Developed the Osram Sylvania Led Signage Calculator Web tool, using HTML, CSS and JavaScript. The tool is an online program that calculates the quantity of LED products and Power supplies needed for a particular Signage.

  September 1997 - April 2001

Varian Semiconductor Equipment Associates; Gloucester, MA
Control Systems Software Engineer, for VIISta 810 and VIISta 3000 Ion Implanters.
  • Acquired extensive knowledge of the in-house VCS and with programming, using State Machines.
  • Designed and programmed the Implanters´ facilities system, partial vacuum system, magnet calibration, Golden search, beam shutdown, and others.
  • Wrote test procedures and software documentation for the Implanters´ facilities, magnet calibration, vacuum system, startup shutdown, Golden search, interlock monitor, and others.
  • Designed and implemented text and graphical screens. Generated Graphical User Interface (GUI) screens for the Implanters´ facilities, vacuum, safety, startup/shutdown and others.
  • Performed extensive hardware testing of the software.
  • Gained substantial hands-on experience on the VIISta 810 and VIIsta 3000 ion implanters.
  • Acquired broad expertise with installing and troubleshooting VCS.
  • Gained excellent knowledge with reading electrical and system schematics.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in training others on using VCS.
  • Worked with technicians, electrical engineers, mechanical engineers, and software engineers from other teams, as part of the cross-functional environment.

  June 1995 - November 1996

University of Alabama at Birmingham; Birmingham, AL
Graduate Research Assistant
  • Modeled, optimized, and controlled the Escherichia coli growth in a fermentation process using simulation techniques.

  December 2010 [expected]

Certificate in Web Business at eClasses.Org

  December 2009

Certificate in Web Graphics and Multimedia at eClasses.Org

  September 2008

Certificate in Web Programming at eClasses.Org

  February 2008

Certificate in Web Technologies at eClasses.Org

  December 1996

Master of Science in Electrical Engineering at UAB
Thesis: "Experiment Design for Modeling and Control Strategies of Escherichia coli Fermentation Process"

  September 1994

Master of Science in Health Physics at Georgia Institute of Technology
Minor: Biomedical Engineering

  March 1993

Bachelor in Electrical Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology
Programming and Training Courses
Northeastern University; Boston, MA
  • C Programming, Fall 1998
  • Advanced C Programming, Winter 1999
VSEA; Gloucester, MA
  • Ion Implanter Control Systems, September 1997
  • E220HP/E500HP Operation, November 1997
  • E220HP/E500HP Electronics, May 1999
  • Programming Languages:  C, C++, VCS, MATLAB
  • Graphics and Code Software:  Dreamweaver, Flash, Photoshop, ImageForge, IconForge, Visio, XML Notepad, Visual Studio .NET, TextPad, Notepad++
  • Markup Languages:  (X)HTML, CFML, XML
  • Scripting Languages:  JavaScript, ActionScript 3.0, PHP
  • Styling Languages:  CSS, XSLT
  • Query Languages:  SQL, XQuery/XPath
  • Frameworks:  WordPress, Joomla!
  • Databases:  MySQL, Microsoft Access 2007, DeZign for Databases V5
  • Office productivity:  Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Office, OpenOffice
  • Operating Systems:  Windows (7, Vista, XP, NT, 2000, 98, 95), Macintosh (Mac OS 9, Mac OS X)
  • Languages:  Arabic and French with familiarity in German
  • Activities:  Member of the International Webmasters Association
Research Publication
W.M.Stacey, B.A. AbiChedid et al., "A Transmutation Facility for Weapons-Grade Plutonium Disposition Based on a Tokamak Fusion Neutron Source," Fusion Technology 27, 326 (1995).

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