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English to Arabic
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May 2016

Ehab Tantawy
13 Years Patent MSDS Tech. Translation !

Giza, Al Jizah
Local time: 13:53 EET (GMT+2)

Native in: Arabic Native in Arabic
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Always Do My Best to Fulfill Deadlines !
Account type Freelancer, Identity Verified Verified member
This translator helped to localize into Arabic
Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Software localization, Training, Desktop publishing
Specializes in:
Automotive / Cars & TrucksZoology
Science (general)Petroleum Eng/Sci
Medical (general)Medical: Pharmaceuticals
Law: Patents, Trademarks, CopyrightChemistry; Chem Sci/Eng
Biology (-tech,-chem,micro-)Patents

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 1142, Questions answered: 648, Questions asked: 110
Project History 8 projects entered    3 positive feedback from outsourcers    1 positive feedback from colleagues
Project DetailsProject SummaryCorroboration

Volume: 2 pages
Completed: Mar 2007
English to Arabic
Two Pages Medical Translation-Hospital Price Lists

It was a medical translation for two price lists for a famous and large hospital in Austria. it was very nice project in a less of one day deadline.

Medical: Health Care, Medical: Cardiology
Blue Board outsourcer info (10 to 20 entries):  No comment.

Volume: 18 pages
Completed: Mar 2007
English to Arabic
18 Pages Medical Proofreading-Hospital Price Lists

It was a medical proofreading job. it was for 18 pages of price lists related to medical services offered by the previous, very famous and large hospital at Austria.

Medical: Health Care, Medical: Cardiology, Medical (general)
 No comment.

Volume: 10000 words
Completed: Jan 2007
English to Arabic
A "34 Pages" Memorandum and Articles of Association in the field of Oil and Gas.

The project was "Memorandum of Association", " Articles of Association", "Power of Attorney", "Directors Resolutions", "(3) Certificates of Incorporation", "and "a letter from the state of Texas for a qualified Notary Public". It was for a PRIVATE COMPANY LIMITED BY SHEARS. A full description for all financial and regulatory agreements for establishing the company.

Petroleum Eng/Sci, Law: Contract(s), Finance (general)
Blue Board outsourcer info (0 to 5 entries):  Excellent Work Ethics and Quality

Colleague feedback:

Ahmed Dahman: His very professional handling and time estimation recommend him for everyone who looks for professional standards of translation. Really a great pleasure to work with.

Volume: 10000 words
Completed: Dec 2006
English to Arabic
A "29 Pages" Subcontract in the field of Oil and Gas.

The project was a "Subcontract for subsea intervention works (Diving) in the Red Sea, Egypt. Field of Oil and Gas (10,000 Words).

Petroleum Eng/Sci, Law: Contract(s)
Blue Board outsourcer info (0 to 5 entries):  No comment.

Volume: 25000 words
Duration: Jun 2005 to Jun 2006
English to Arabic
Translation of tenths of Online Packages, each of 1000 terms

Work Online and on a Freelance Basis. Subject matter ranges from medicine, chemistry, aerospace, to geography, sports, art, history. There are about 1,000 English expressions to translate per package and detailed context is provided for each expression. All work is done online through their website. Freelancers log on and off at their own convenience - make their own hours and work at their own pace.

Biology (-tech,-chem,micro-), Engineering (general), Medical (general)
 No comment.

Volume: 15000 words
Duration: Jan 2006 to Jun 2006
English to Arabic
Reviewing and Validation for about 15 Online Packages, each of 1000 terms

Work Online and on a Freelance Basis. Subject matter ranges from medicine, chemistry, aerospace, to geography, sports, art, history. There are about 1,000 English expressions to translate per package and detailed context is provided for each expression. All work is done online through their website. Freelancers log on and off at their own convenience - make their own hours and work at their own pace.

Biology (-tech,-chem,micro-), Engineering (general), Medical (general)
 No comment.

Volume: 6500 words
Duration: Jul 2006
English to Arabic
Patent Translation, Mechanical Terminology.

It was a project of three patents in the mechanical terminology of about 6500 words.

Mechanics / Mech Engineering, Law: Patents, Trademarks, Copyright, Mechanics / Mech Engineering
 No comment.

Volume: 12500 words
Duration: Aug 2006 to Sep 2006
English to Arabic
MSDS Translation

Translation was for about 12500 words, (2300 phrases), in MSDS for major company in the Petroleum Industry. They have an online profile for each freelance translator for tracking assignments, downloading and uplodaing translation work.

Petroleum Eng/Sci, Chemistry; Chem Sci/Eng, Biology (-tech,-chem,micro-)
 No comment.

Payment methods accepted Visa, Wire transfer, PayPal, Skrill, Western Union
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 5
Glossaries Arabic to English, Bus/Financial, Computers, Food & Dairy, German to Arabic, Law/Patents, Marketing, Medical (General), Medical: Health Care, My Proz Terms Collection

Experience Years of translation experience: 14. Registered at Jul 2005. Became a member: Sep 2006.
Credentials English to Arabic (Cairo University-CLT-Faculty of Arts)
Memberships - Platinum Membership, WATA
Software Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Illustrator, DejaVu, Indesign, MemoQ, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, Passolo, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, SDLX, STAR Transit, Wordfast, XTM
CV/Resume English (PDF)
Conference participation Conferences attended
Training sessions attended 201 - Legal Terminology: Patent Terminology [download]
Clinical Trials and Medical Documentation: Resources and Translation Strategies for New Translators [download]
Advanced Internet Search Techniques for Medical Translators [download]
The Anatomy of a Clinical Trial Protocol: Important Concepts and Essential Terminology for Accurate Translation [download]
Where Regulatory Rules: Translating Drug Leaflets, Packaging and Labelling [download]
Medical Journals: Translating Like A Writer, Not A Scientist [download]
Professional practices Ehab Tantawy endorses's Professional Guidelines.
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Ehab Tantawy TM-Town Profile
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-I am an Arabic Translator - Proofreader / Reviewer. -I am M.Sc. in Immunology-Parasitology. -My M.Sc. and Current Ph.D. are in Immunological studies on some Recombinant Vaccines.

- I was joining a team ot translators and reviewers at an Online Translation Project, Convera Online Translation Project,, The work was to finish a huge terminology data base for about 1.5-2 Million terms. This project is pending until further notice for some organizational measures at Convera Company, USA.

- Translators-Reviewers work at Convera Online Project involved Medical, Genetics, Life Sciences, Agriculture, Small Business, Electronics, Space, Military, Physics and many other fields / domains.

- I am 13 years of experience in the translation field , translated hundreds of Patents, more than 6,000,000 "6 Millions" of Words in the fields of Pharmaceuticals, Chemistry, Biology, Immunology, Molecular Biology, Genetics, Biochemistry, Parasitology. Also in Petroleum Industry, Gas and Oil, Technical, Computers, IT, Chemical Synthesis, Civil Engineering, Electronics, and other general topics (Spain, USA, Canada and some Local Agencies).

- MSDS Translation: TMs -Different clients in USA and UK.

-Medical Software Localization: Translation of a Medical Software for a major and large well known company (German Client).

-Websites Localization: Translation and Proofreading for very important and famous websites in the medical field for major and large well known companies (German and USA Clients).

- Audio Reviewer for a well known Medical Software Developer, where reviewing is for medical content spoken by an Arabic native person to be included in the software that will be useful for health care providers/environment (Canada).

-Medical Devices:Translation for Medical Devices Manuals for one of the major companies in the field.
(USA and Canada).

-In-Country Investigator: Working on Translation and Linguistic Validation of questionnaires for (1) A Questionnaire about "CLDQ-HCV" (Chronic Liver Disease Questionnaire-Hepatitis-C Virus) to be translated into Arabic for use in Egypt. It was a large project extended for 3-4 Months providing forward translation, reconciliation for the 1st (mine) forward translation with a 2nd forward translation, respond to comments on the back translation, responding to clinician(s) comments, response to the questionnaire developer’s comments on the back translations (into English), Pilot Testing the Arabic translation with five people with hepatitis C, writing reports for this pilot testing and related queries/comments from the developer and then Finalizing the project by issuing last revised translated questionnaire (UK). (2) Two Questionnaires about SWNs (Subjective Well-Being under Neuroleptic Treatment) and SPS (Subject Satisfaction) for Schizophrenic Patients to be translated into into Arabic for Egypt. A very similar project policy like the above one regarding project steps and timeline (UK).

- Computer Hardware, Software, Telecommunications: Translation and Proofreading for more than 50,000 words in this field for major companies in the field, Linksys, Inc. and Genius Company Products (Cameras, Keyboards, Mouse and others) USA.

-Automotive: Translating Magazine articles, Service Bulletin and Field Remedy. (SWEDEN).

- Legal Translation:
- Memorandum and Articles of Association in the field of Oil and Gas (USA).
- Subcontract in the field of Oil and Gas (USA).
- Translation-Proofreading for other legal articles/documents (USA and France).
- Patent Translation (Spain, Local Agencies).

Work History
Technical Production Supervisor in Rabies Vaccine Developing Project (RVDP), at The Egyptian Company for Production of Vaccines, Sera and Drugs (EGYVAC) November 2011 up to now.

Quality Department, B2-Documentation Unit, B2-Documentation Unit Manager, at The Egyptian Company for Production of Vaccines, Sera and Drugs (EGYVAC) March 2008 up to November 2011.

Quality Department, Documentation Unit, Documentation Unit Manager and Training Coordinator, at The Egyptian Company for Biotechnology-EGYTECH from March 2007 up March 2008.

Quality Assurance Specialist-GMP Compliance Unit: Change Control and Training Coordinator, at The Egyptian Company for Biotechnology-EGYTECH from March 2005 up to the end of February 2007.

A Quality Control Specialist at DiagSera (Egyptian Company for Diagnostics). (November 2003-March 2005).

• Worked at the Egyptian Reference Diagnostic Center (ERDC)-USAID in SVDP projects, and also in Welcome Trust HCV Projects at ERDC Center at Vacsera Egypt, as an Immunologist and Parasitologist. (March 2001-October 2003).

Medical Representative for a Pharmaceutical Company. (2001).

• Worked as a Teaching Assistant ( Demonstrator ) in Cairo University , Fayoum Branch, at Faculty of science, Zoology Department for the second term of the academic year 2000-2001 .


1. Immunology:

1. Cytokine ELISA Assay:-
• Human . (acquired experience), using Elisa Reader (Soft Max).
2. Flow Cytometry:-
• Perform flow analysis using IMK Plus.(good)
• Perform flow analysis using CellQuest. (good)
3. Elispot Reader:-
• Reading Elispot Plates using Bio-Reader Instrument.

2. In Tissue Culture :

1. Tissue Culture:-
• Lymphocyte Separation :- Separation of lymphocytes from whole blood .(acquired experience)
2. Radioactive Assays:-
• Harvesting for Lymphocytes.

3. In Biochemistry:

1. Protein Chemistry:-
• Separation of protein by SDS- PAGE electrophoresis
• Silver staining of polyacrylamide gel
• Immunoblotting.

4. Spectrophotometry:-

• Performing spectrophotometric Analysis Using the Computerized Spectrophotometer.
• Blood Chemistry Analysis Using Alcyon 300i Autoanalyzer.(Expert).
• Haemocytometer, Bayer's ADVIA® automated laboratory systems.

5. Molecular Biology:-

• PCR (Performed PCR runs for two months).
• Performing Fermentation for E. coli cells containing Recombinant Paramyosin Gene for Expression of the Recombinant Paramyosin Proteins.

Training Courses:
· Hepatitis C Project, Annual Meeting 6th, 7th of March, 2002.

· I had a license for Using Radio Isotopic Materials and Protection from Ionizing Radiation. Training for 5 Weeks at the Egyptian Atomic Energy Authority (EAEA), May 2003.

· Medical and Biological Waste Management Training at Vacsera-May 2004.

· Q.C. Training in Germany at DiaSys Company (a German Company for Diagnostics) at Germany-Limburg, October 2004.

· Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) Training at 15th, 16th of March 2006.

Translation capacity/day :
2500-3000 Words/Day.

CAT Tools: SDL Trados 7, SDL Trados Studio 2015, memoQ PRO 2014 R2, Wordfast PRO 3.4.7 and 4 Beta, SDLX.

Ehab Tantawy
Arabic Translator-Reviewer
M.Sc. of Immunology and Parasitology
Dokki 12311, P.O.Box 209, Giza,Egypt
Mob. (EGYPT): +2 0100 24 11 959 and +2 010 2789 27 27
Mob. (Saudi Arabia): +966 5 40 70 90 25
This user has earned KudoZ points by helping other translators with PRO-level terms. Click point total(s) to see term translations provided.

Total pts earned: 1202
PRO-level pts: 1142

Top languages (PRO)
English to Arabic1062
Arabic to English72
German to Arabic4
French to Arabic4
Top general fields (PRO)
Pts in 4 more flds >
Top specific fields (PRO)
Medical (general)125
Chemistry; Chem Sci/Eng56
Business/Commerce (general)44
Food & Drink43
Medical: Pharmaceuticals40
Education / Pedagogy40
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This user has reported completing projects in the following job categories, language pairs, and fields.

Project History Summary
Total projects8
With client feedback3
100% positive (3 entries)

Job type
Language pairs
English to Arabic8
Specialty fields
Petroleum Eng/Sci3
Biology (-tech,-chem,micro-)3
Medical (general)3
Engineering (general)2
Mechanics / Mech Engineering2
Law: Contract(s)2
Medical: Health Care2
Medical: Cardiology2
Chemistry; Chem Sci/Eng1
Finance (general)1
Law: Patents, Trademarks, Copyright1
Other fields
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