Working languages:
English to Spanish
Spanish to English
French to Spanish

Adolfo Ossi
Chemical engineer, MBA and translator

Local time: 18:19 UYT (GMT-3)

Native in: Spanish 
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Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified site user
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Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading
Expertise
Specializes in:
Cooking / CulinaryEngineering (general)
Energy / Power GenerationPatents
Automation & RoboticsChemistry; Chem Sci/Eng
Environment & EcologyMedical: Pharmaceuticals
Science (general)Biology (-tech,-chem,micro-)

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 484, Questions answered: 247, Questions asked: 125
Project History 12 projects entered    11 positive feedback from outsourcers    1 positive feedback from colleagues

Experience Years of experience: 28. Registered at ProZ.com: Oct 2006.
ProZ.com Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials English to Spanish (Cambridge University (Lang. Degrees))
French to Spanish (Bécassine, Montevideo, Uruguay, Certificat de Lan)
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Other CAT tool, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, SDLX
CV/Resume English (DOC)
Bio
My language education includes 14 years of bilingual school (Spanish-English), having obtained the Certificate of Proficiency in English, Grade A (from the University of Cambridge) and the International Baccalaureate Diploma at the British Schools in Montevideo, Uruguay. I also have a higher level degree in French (Certificat de Langue Française, 7ème année, Fin du Cycle de Perfectionnement), in German (Kleines Deutsches Sprachdiplom, from Goethe Institut and the Ludwig-Maximillians Universität in Munich), and speak very good Portuguese.

Besides, I hold a B. Sc. degree in Chemistry, a MA degree in Chemical Engineering (from Universidad de la República, Uruguay) and an international MBA degree from TSM Business School, University of Twente in Holland.

My work experience ranges from technical jobs in the chemical industry, through brief managerial positions in the Internet business, to 5 years as Production Manager in the pharmaceutical industry. In addition, I have been working simultaneously over the last 14 years in the translation business, basically as an English-Spanish-English translator and occasionally as interpreter. My major projects include translation of numerous pharmaceutical & chemical patents and scientific works, waste disposal and landfill projects for Botnia, electrical installations specifications for Siemens, translation of manuals and consecutive interpretation during Sofware Consulting Services’ project at a leading Uruguayan newspaper, among many other.

Above all, my passion is for languages. I consider myself a reliable, self-motivated and research/detail oriented translator, always ready to deliver my best in the shortest possible times.
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: 524
PRO-level pts: 484


Top languages (PRO)
English to Spanish278
Spanish to English166
French to Spanish24
Portuguese to Spanish16
Top general fields (PRO)
Other103
Tech/Engineering96
Medical91
Science52
Law/Patents40
Pts in 4 more flds >
Top specific fields (PRO)
Chemistry; Chem Sci/Eng36
Medical (general)35
Finance (general)28
Electronics / Elect Eng27
Cooking / Culinary24
Medical: Pharmaceuticals20
Law: Contract(s)20
Pts in 46 more flds >

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Keywords: chemistry, chemical engineering, pharmaceutical industry, pharmaceutical patents, chemical patents, drug master file, DMF, gastronomy, food, cooking, culinary, environmental care, ecology, English to Spanish translator, Spanish to English translator, química, ingeniería química, industria farmacéutica, patentes farmacéuticas, patentes químicas, gastronomía, cocina, cuidado ambiental, ecología, traducciones inglés-español, traducciones español-inglés


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May 10, 2011






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