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Mechanical Engineer

Boston, Massachusetts, United States
January 16, 2018

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Reza Ghaffarivardavagh

*** ********* ***, *** ***, Boston, MA 02215

Tel: 857-***-**** – email:


To apply for Summer 2018 Internship.


Boston University, Boston, MA September 2015

Ph.D. candidate in Mechanical Engineering – (GPA 4/4) Expected Graduation Date: May 2020

Ongoing Projects:

1-Tunable Acoustic metasurface for real-time wave modulation :Mirroring Phase array Transducers 2-Computation modeling of acoustic communication beyond obstacles using acoustic Metasurface 3-Acoustic metamaterial for passive Scholte wave amplification towards borehole communication 4-Extraordinary acoustic transmission in porous media using embedded bi-layer particles Previous Projects:

1-Design and Fabrication of the Low concentration elemental mercury Sensor, Schlumberger 2-Design and fabrication of the Hemorrhage Sensor, Boston Biomedical innovation center (B-BIC) Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran September 2007 – May 2011 B.Sc. in mechanical Engineering – (GPA 3.47/4)

Project: car/pedestrian crash modeling toward improving the car’s frontal bumper design COURSE WORKS

Acoustic: Fundamentals of Acoustic, Theory of Elasticity and Wave Propagation, Bubble Dynamics, Continuum Mechanics.

MEMS: Fundamentals of Micro electro mechanical systems, Micro Sensor and Transducers Design

Dynamics and control: Kinematics and Dynamics, Dynamic Systems Design, Design of the Mechanical Mechanism, Control System Theory, Design of the Control Systems

Mathematics: Engineering Mathematics, Computation Theory, Advanced Mathematic SKILLS

Cleanroom Fabrication

Mechanical Modeling: Kinematics And Dynamic Design, Control system design, Sensor and Actuator design

Programming: Matlab, Simulink, C++

FEM Modeling: Comsol, Ansys Workbrench

Graphics: AutoCad, Solid work


Research Assistant, Boston University, Boston, MA September 2015 – now

Teaching Assistant, Boston University, Boston, MA September 2015-May 2016

Engineering Mechanics, Fall 2015, Professor Katherine Zhang

Mechanics of Material, Spring 2016, Professor Paul Barbone

Mechanical Designer Engineer, Arvin Bokhar, Tehran, Iran September 2011- December 2013 Project: Design, Modeling and construction of the Heat treatment room

Design of the structure and refractory layer

Design of the Transportation system

Applying closed loop control system for maintaining and adjusting the desired temperature in the heat treatment room

Consultant Internship, Kaveh Industrial Group, Zanjan, Iran May 2010 - September 2010 Project: Designing of the heat exchanger for Oil cooling System.

Research Assistant, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran June 2009 – May 2010 HONOR AND AWARD

Graduate Dean Fellowship, Boston University September 2015

Ranked 13th among 30,000 Mechanical Engineer in Post Graduation Exam June 2011

Nominated B.Sc. Thesis as a National Benefit Project May 2011

Ranked 80th among 400,000 candidates in Universities Entrance Exam August 2007 PUBLICATIONS

Horn-like space coiling metamaterial: toward simultaneous phase and amplitude modulation. Nature communication. 2018 (in review)

Towards Uniformly Oriented Diatom Frustule Monolayers: Experimental and Theoretical Analyses, Nature: Microsystem & Nano Engineering, 2, 16064; 2016.

Diatom Frustule Self-Assembled Monolayers: Formation and Manipulation," Proceeding of the 29th IEEE International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems, Shanghai, China, January 24- 28, 2016, pp. 539-542.

FEM study on Creeping Fibrous Composite SiC/Al with Application in Electromechanical, And Electrical Composite Devices, Journal of Ovonic Research; Vol 11 (5), 229-234; 2015

Effects of Geometric Factors and Material Properties on Stress Behavior in Rotating Disk, Indian Journal of Science & Technology; Vol. 7 Issue 1, p1; 2014 VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES EXPERIENCE

Boston University Iranian Student Organization (BUISO) January 2016 - January 2017 President

Boston University Iranian Student Organization (BUISO) October 2015 - January 2016 Vise President

Student Community of Mechanical department, December 2008 - may 2010 Sharif university, Tehran,Iran


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