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Engineering Mechanical

Houston, Texas, United States
November 30, 2017

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Edward Kraft

*** ********** **. ***. **** Kingwood, TX 77339 412-***-****


Master of Science in Nuclear Engineering Anticipated Graduation December 2017 Texas A&M University College Station, TX

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering Graduated April 2015 Brigham Young University-Idaho Rexburg, ID


Graduate Research Assistant January 2016 - Present Dr. Mark Kimber Texas A&M University

Analyzing thermal-hydraulic performance of aluminum foam heat exchangers with varying lattices

Validating experimental data using CFD software such as Star CCM+ and ANSYS Fluent

Formulating Nusselt number and pressure drop correlations to optimize most efficient cellular lattice through MATLAB and MathCAD

Comparing Star CCM+ and ANSYS Fluent CFD software with structured mesh models created in ICEM

Undergaduate Research Intern May 2013 - September 2013 Dr. Mark Kimber Pittsburgh, PA

Assisted graduate student with pool boiling research by analyzing heat flux through different thin plate surfaces

Automated boiling experiment by learning new skills such as data acquisition in MATLAB, Arduino programming, stepper motors, and silicon controlled rectifiers

Demonstrated ability to design project improvements using SolidWorks

Increased communication skills by presenting weekly project updates in Powerpoint WORK EXPERIENCE

CFD Analyst November 2016 - Present

MC^2 Analytics, LLC Pittsburgh, PA


Provide CFD solutions to engineering problems using several CFD packages: Star CCM+, ANSYS Fluent, and OpenFOAM

Integrate modeling and analysis techniques to solve unique engineering and scientific problems

Ex. Optimize cleaning fan location in hospital room to remove at least 99% bacteria

Simplify complex geometries in SolidWorks for CFD simulations W.G. Tomko Intern July 2012 - September 2012

Mike Weinstein Finleyville, PA

Assisted Project Managers with daily tasks such as using Excel to update tables and perform calculations

Compiled binders of operation and maintenance manuals of company products for the customers Edward Kraft


Volunteer/Director January 2014 - April 2015

Steady Upward Course Brigham Young University - Idaho

Directed six volunteers on how to successfully teach university guidelines and principles

Instructed a class once a week to 15-20 students on the importance of living school guidelines Full-Time Volunteer Representative March 2009 - March 2011 The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Veracruz, Mexico

Analyzed team statistics to determine weekly training meeting topics and teachings methods, which assisted in achieving group improvement goals

Conducted, planned, and taught meetings for groups of up to 10 volunteers on ethics, communication, and teaching skills

Achieved fluency in written and verbal Spanish in 12 months

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