O.E. Quality Friction Hires Dr. Manal Shaker, Ph. D. & M. Sc. to Lead Friction Development

June 5, 2014

O.E. Quality Friction has hired Dr. Manal Shaker to be its Friction Manager, responsible for enhancing and developing new friction formulations across vehicle markets.  Manal is an accomplished scientist & engineer of friction formulations & product development, recently serving as Product Development Chemist at Roulunds Braking.  Previous to her tenure at Roulunds, Manal lead the development of many new products at Haldex where she developed formulations for passenger car and commercial vehicles.  

“Manal has demonstrated the leadership and technical talent to develop and deliver outstanding friction products” said Steve Scharnhorst - CEO. “O.E. Quality Friction is dedicated to delivering the best friction solutions to our customers.  Manal’s experience in both metallic and non-metallic formulations makes her an outstanding addition to our leadership team.”

Manal holds a Postdoctoral Degree in Materials Engineer, from Drexel University, a Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry (polymers) from Cairo University and M.Sc. Chemistry (polymers), Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt.