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Design Engineer Engineering

Southfield, Michigan, United States
August 29, 2017

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NIVESH KARNA; 409-***-****;

SUMMARY: I am looking for a full-time opportunity in mechanical design engineering position adhering to my 3 years of experience as a design engineer and transferable skills. I have experience in 2D and 3D mechanical design, drafting and solid modeling in CAD software. I am available to work immediately. EDUCATION

Lamar University, Beaumont, TX Aug 2017

Master of Engineering Science in Mechanical Engineering GPA: 4.0 Thesis: “A Numerical Study on Natural Frequency and Elastic Moduli of Wavy Carbon Nanotube” Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal Dec 2012

Bachelor of Engineering in Industrial Engineering GPA: 4.0 TECHNICAL SKILLS

• AutoCAD FEA ANSYS MATLAB ABAQUS (& Python scripting) SolidWorks Machine Design HVAC duct layout 5S MS Word/Excel/Powerpoint GD&T Stress Analysis Sheet Metal Design

• Academic knowledge of six sigma, lean manufacturing and green productivity. Experience of welding & machining

• Certifications/Trainings: Training on ISO 9001:2008-QMS, ISO 14001:2004-EMS, OHSAS 18001:2007; Industrial boiler safety and operation management; Energy audit training; Entrepreneurship development. WORK / RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

Research Assistant- Master’s Thesis

Lamar University, Beaumont, Texas Aug 2016 – Jun 2017

• Numerically modeled straight (1D), sinusoidal (2D) and helical (3D) Carbon nanotubes in ABAQUS using Python scripting.

• Investigated the effect of waviness in the natural frequency and elastic moduli of carbon nanotube for sinusoidal and helical morphology using FEA in ABAQUS software.

• Developed an iterative numerical method to extract elastic moduli of wavy carbon nanotubes based on given natural frequency using reverse engineering principles.

Mechanical Design Engineer (Consultant) – 1.2 years Nirvana Tech Pvt. Ltd., Kathmandu, Nepal Feb 2014 – May 2015

• Led the design team for hydro mechanical designing of the hydraulic gates, stoplogs and trash-racks; Conducted design reviews of Hydro-Mechanical (HM) works and acquaintance with Electro-Mechanical (EM) works.

• Performed stress analysis of low pressure and high pressure steel penstock pipe as per IS 11625-1986 and Engineering Monograph no. 3.

• Inspected sheet metal cutting, rolling, bending, welding and painting at manufacturing yard.

• Documented technical write-up for ways to avoid manufacturing errors and conducted regular meetings with the clients and contractors to ensure timely completion of the projects. Design Engineer – 1.8 years

Hulas Steel Industries, Kathmandu, Nepal (ZJEC, China) Oct 2012 – Jan 2014

• Developed and implemented manufacturing process plans per product technical requirements to ensure all design and quality requirements are satisfied throughout the manufacturing process

• Designed and detailed the 2D layouts of power house equipment, HVAC ducting and hydraulic gates, stop-logs and trash-racks using AutoCAD.

• Conducted monthly meetings with the clients and reporting it to the higher management.

• Instructed the welding and sheet metal work as per AWS codes for the manufacturing of gates and penstock pipes.

• Modified drawings and prepared BOM of embedded pipelines for Francis Turbine (7.2MW).

• Designed, erected, inspected and tested high pressure and low pressure penstock pipe for water conveyance system HONORS & ACHIEVEMENTS

• Journal Paper submission based on Master’s thesis work (Journal: Materials & Design) Aug 2017

• Graduate scholarship, Lamar University Aug 2015 – Aug 2017

• Highest performing Mechanical Engineering student, Lamar University Aug 2015 – Aug 2017

• International cultural festival, Lamar University – Volunteer Nov 2016

• Highest performing Industrial Engineering student, Tribhuvan University Jun 2009 – Dec 2010, Jun 2012

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