Michael Redburn earned a B.S. Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Ferris State University in 2007 and a MBA degree from Colorado State University 2013. In 2005 Mr. Redburn served as a Mechanical Design Engineer in the automotive industry with a major focus in process improvement and machine design. Since 2014 Mr. Redburn has had a strong focus with statistical improvements earning both a green belt and black belt in Six Sigma. Since May 2007, Mr. Redburn has worked for Newpark Drilling fluids being promoted from a drilling fluids engineer, and now, the engineering manager for Newpark’s Global Technical Group working in various roles, including operations, research, and technical services.
As a Global Deepwater Technical Manager for Newpark Drilling Fluids, Mr. Amer’s efforts are focused on supporting Newpark’s technology portfolio in the complex domains of deep‑water, wellbore strengthening and lost circulation applications. In a career spanning 10 years, he has worked in a variety of roles, including operations, business development and technical services in a major service company before joining Newpark.
Ahmed is a certified Project Manager. He is also member of API subcommittee 13, AADE Fluids Management Group and AADE Fluids and National Conferences committee. He has participated as a judge, steering committee member, session chair, reviewer, panelist and presenter in internal and external workshops, symposia and conferences.