Curriculum Vitae

Issa Fowai
 

Ottawa, Ontario

800 King Edward Ave, K1N6N5

Canada

E-mail: ifowa039@uottawa.ca

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Professional info​

A current Ph.D. student at the University of Ottawa researching on FRP Retrofits of Bridge Structure. I am a former enthusiastic lecturer with a demonstrated history of working in the education industry. Experienced Freelance Translator. Skilled in Lesson Planning, Classroom Management and Student Development. Strong media and communication professional with a Master of Engineering (M.Eng.) degree in Civil Engineering. Before becoming a full-time engineering mechanics lecturer at Harbin Engineering University I have had the honour to teach A-Level students in unique institutions. These A-Level students ended up with mostly Cambridge and University College of London admissions. More than 90 percent of my IGCSE students scored A* in the annual Igcse exams at various institutions. I have an excellent command of oral and written Chinese language. 

Languages

Creole (Native Language)

English (Official Language)

Chinese( Fluent)

Russian (Elementary)

Work experience
REINFORCED CONCRETE DESIGN--TEACHING ASSISTANT        Jan  2021 - April 2021

Department of Civil Engineering

University of Ottawa

Ottawa, Canada.

ENGINEERING MECHANICS--TEACHING ASSISTANT                 Sept  2020 - Dec 2020

Department of Civil Engineering

University of Ottawa

Ottawa, Canada.

FUNDAMENTALS OF MECHANICS LECTURER                               2018 - June 2020

College of International Cooperative Education

Harbin Engineering University

Harbin, China.

 

  • Lecture Fundamentals of Mechanics to bachelor international students

  • Planning & delivering appropriate lessons and suitable teaching material

 
FREELANCE CHINESE-ENGLISH TRANSLATOR                                  2016 - present

Heilongjiang Northeast New Media Advertising Co., Ltd

Harbin, China.

 
  • Translate Chinese to English Language in a timely fashion

  • Proofread and edit already translated English documents

  • Translate oral Chinese into English

 
PART-TIME IGCSE & A-LEVEL MATHEMATICS TEACHER                 2014 - 2018

College of International Cooperative Education

Harbin Engineering University

Harbin, China.

 

  • Taught Core Mathematics C3 & C4 and Further Pure Mathematics (FP1-FP3).

  • Taught Igcse Mathematics

  • Developed various holistic games for Igcse student e.g Jeopardy, Outdoor Sport

  • Participated in suitable meetings with parents

  • Taught Mechanics (M1) to AS Students

  • Mark homework with daily feedbacks​​

PRESIDENT ACI OTTAWA STUDENT CHAPTER                     Sept 2020 - Present

Department of Civil Engineering

University of Ottawa

Ottawa, Canada.

PRESIDENT HEU INTERNATIONAL STUDENT UNION          Nov 2015 - Nov 2016

College of International Cooperative Education

Harbin Engineering University

Harbin, China.

SERVICES
Skills

Lesson Planning

Time Management 

Classroom Management 

Assessment & Feedback 

Innovative learning activities

Public Speaking   

Critical Thinking

Photoshop

Engineering drafting

Structural Design

Education​
University of Ottawa
Ottawa, Canada

Fall 2020- 2024

Doctorate of Philosophy- Civil Engineering

 
Harbin Engineering University
Harbin, China.

2014 - 2017

Master of Engineering Civil Engineering

 
Harbin Engineering University
Harbin, China.

2010 - 2014

Bachelor of Engineering in Civil Engineering

Tianjin University
Tianjin, China.

2009 - 2010

Chinese Language