Member since Jul '07

Working languages:
English to Romanian
Romanian to English
Swedish to English
Swedish to Romanian

micawber_7
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United States
Local time: 01:45 PST (GMT-8)

Native in: Romanian Native in Romanian
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Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified member
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading
Expertise
Specializes in:
Business/Commerce (general)Medical: Cardiology
Computers: SoftwareLaw (general)
LinguisticsMechanics / Mech Engineering
Medical: PharmaceuticalsMedical: Instruments
Medical: Health CareMedical (general)

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 499, Questions answered: 255, Questions asked: 438
Translation education PhD - University of Southern California
Experience Years of translation experience: 30. Registered at ProZ.com: Apr 2006. Became a member: Jul 2007.
ProZ.com Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials N/A
Memberships ATA, Linguistic Society of America
Software Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS
Bio
Education
2006: Ph. D. in Linguistics, University of Southern California
2000: MA in Linguistics, University of Southern California
1990, 1991, 1997, 1998: Swedish courses at the Swedish Institute, Stockholm and the University of Uppsala, Sweden
1992: BA in English and Romanian, University of Bucharest, Romania
1984: MS in Biochemistry, University of Bucharest, Romania

Professional experience
1990 - 2000: certified translator in Bucharest, Romania
1992 - 2005: teaching activity (University of Southern California, University of Bucharest, Romania) – English, Romanian, Swedish and Linguistics classes
2006 - : freelance translator, United States

Computer skills
Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint), Adobe Acrobat Professional, TRADOS

Languages
Source languages: Romanian, English, Swedish
Target languages: Romanian (native), English

Certification, accreditations
Certified translator (Romanian Ministry of Culture, Romanian Ministry of Justice)

Areas of specialization
Medical, Scientific (chemistry, biochemistry), Engineering and computers, Legal (Patents), Immigration

Recent relevant projects
- technical documentation for Kodak RIS medical imaging system (29,000 words, Swedish > English)
- Aker Yards presentation and magazine (23,000+ words, English > Romanian)
- translation of over 350 technical and medical patents and patent abstracts (Romanian > English) for the European Patent Office (EPO)
- instruction brochures for DuPont de Nemours and Leica devices (English > Swedish, English > Romanian)
- cordless phone survey for Siemens (over 12,000 words, Swedish > English)
- ongoing contract with the U.S. Social Security Administration for translating retirement claims papers (Romanian, Swedish > English)
- user’s manuals for GE Healthcare medical imaging systems (over 40,000 words, Romanian > English)
- STAAR Surgical implantable lens instructions (over 5,000 words, Romanian > English)
- Biosense Webster catheter manuals (over 10,000 words, English > Romanian)
- Invivo MR imaging coil manual (over 7,000 words, English > Romanian)
- Collamer implantable lens manual (over 5,000 words, English > Romanian)
- translation of a novel (The Pig Hunt by P C Jersild, Swedish > Romanian) - to appear at Institutul European Publishing House, Bucharest, Romania
- EHS and process deviation documentation for Pfizer Pharmaceuticals (over 12,000 words, Swedish > English)

Professional memberships
Linguistic Society of America, American Translators Association
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: 503
PRO-level pts: 499


Top languages (PRO)
English to Romanian171
Swedish to English137
Romanian to English126
English to Swedish65
Top general fields (PRO)
Tech/Engineering164
Medical117
Other79
Law/Patents63
Bus/Financial40
Pts in 4 more flds >
Top specific fields (PRO)
Medical (general)81
Construction / Civil Engineering53
Law (general)43
Other31
Chemistry; Chem Sci/Eng24
Finance (general)20
Mechanics / Mech Engineering19
Pts in 37 more flds >

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Keywords: engineering, patents, computers, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, Romanian, English, Swedish, legal, immigration, translator


Profile last updated
Nov 15, 2019






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