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Mechanical Engineer

Sterling Heights, Michigan, United States
February 13, 2018

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Adrian BEJ ***** Merrill Rd.

Sterling Heights, MI, 48314


A full-time permanent position in mechanical engineering, with emphasis on product R&D, 3D design, construction and testing, where my extensive experience in all related areas and my excellent communication and interpersonal skills could have tangible results. Qualifications and Background

27 years experience in mechanical engineering including R&D, designing, testing, consultancy for wind energy conversion systems, hydraulic turbo-machines and hydraulic drive systems, and robotic integration systems

Specialized in 3D CAD & CAE, mechanical and hydraulic calculation, aerodynamics and testing.

Teaching experience at university level.

Project manager experience for research and testing projects.

Hands-on skills to diagnose and solve various technical problems Selected Accomplishments

Designed over 25 new innovative robot end of arm effectors/tooling for industrial applications.

Designed, supervised construction to successful completion, and tested a new 3.5 kW wind conversion system for power generation for residential and commercial buildings.

Designed the aerodynamics of two 300 kW wind turbines.

Lead and supervised the research and testing works on 4 experimental 300 kW wind turbines in a mountain site.

Designed the hydraulic drive system for a medium power wind conversion system.

Wind Tunnel testing on wind rotor scale models.

Performance testing of certain centrifugal pump models.

Designed two 5 KW wind turbines for small power off-grid systems.

Published technical books, papers and reports on wind energy and made presentations at many national and international events.

Lead in 24 major research contracts for governmental, industrial and research bodies.

Project manager for 9 research programs.

Professional Experience

October 2013 -

September 2017

Mechanical Engineer and Wind Power Engineer

ICR - Industrial Control Repair - Warren (Metro Detroit ), Michigan, USA

3D CAD & CAE for Robotic Integration and Automation Systems including:

- new and innovative robot end of arm effectors/tooling for handling, welding, machine tending and deburring applications

- complex fixtures for part positioning and welding applications

- complete robotic cell layouts

- protection fencing

- various mechanical assemblies, components and parts

2D & 3D drawings of mechanical assemblies and parts

3D CAD animation and simulation of robotic cells

3 D CAD for wind turbine components and testing equipment

Engineering support for wind turbine components repairing procedures Customers served: American Axle & Manufacturing, Faurecia North America, American Showa Inc., TransForm Automotive, Metaldyne Performance Group, Ahresty Wilmington Corp., Experi-Metal, Norma Group, G.E., Delta -Faucet, Rittal Corp., Stairsupplies, Unirak Storage Systems, Industrial Stamping & Manufacturing, Stabil-Lock, Hatch Stamping Comp., LockWood Manufacturing, IAC Group, Demer, etc March 2003

- October 2017

Associate Professor/Lecturer

"Politehnica" University of Timisoara, Timisoara, Romania

Teaching courses in Wind Energy, Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulic Machinery

Research projects in Wind Turbines

September 2009

– October 2010

Instructor of Wind Turbine Technicians

Michigan Institute of Aviation and Technology – Power Technology Institute Canton, Michigan, USA

Developing, improving and implementing wind power technician training courses and related hand-on activities

Developing and improving the in-house fall protection program and equipment meant for wind power technician training course

Improving the teaching support for power technician training program March 2005

- September 2009

Expert Consultant/ Senior Mechanical Engineer

Cleanfield Energy Corp., Ancaster, Ontario, Canada

Technical assistance concerning wind turbines aerodynamic design, performance assessments and testing.

Designing the prototype of a 3.5 kW modular wind turbine

Supervising the fabrication of the first 3.5 kW wind turbines by production series

Supervising the design improvements of the mechanical structure of the 3.5 kW wind turbine

October 1991

- March 2003

Senior Scientific Researcher

"Politehnica" University of Timisoara, Wind Energy Research Center, Timisoara, Romania

R&D on wind turbine aerodynamics, wind turbine conversion systems, wind resource assessments, wind turbine technologies, mechanical engineering and hydraulic machinery

Wind turbine designs for small and medium power wind conversion systems

Feasibility studies for the implementation of wind energy applications

Developing strategies for improving wind energy capitalization through research projects

Technical consultancy and assistance on wind energy conversion systems, mechanical engineering and hydraulics

September 1990

- October 1991

Mechanical Engineer

Electrotimis SA, Timisoara, Romania

Mechanical and hydraulic designing for industrial processing machinery, components and parts

September 1986

–September 1990


Electrotimis SA, Timisoara, Romania

Mounting and service works for electric power and control systems for machinery and robots used in non-conventional processing September 1984

–September 1986


Mail and Telecommunications Department of Timis County, Timisoara, Romania

Service and maintenance for telecommunication public network Education

May 2001 Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering

“Politehnica" University of Timisoara, Timisoara, Romania Mechanical Engineering / Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulic Machines July 1990 M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering

“Politehnica" University of Timisoara, Timisoara, Romania Mechanical Engineering / Specialty of Hydraulic and Pneumatic Machinery July 1984 High School Diploma / Baccalaureate Diploma

"Emanuil Gojdu" Mathematics & Physics High School, Oradea, Romania Electrical Engineering

Computer Knowledge

Windows / Microsoft Office Package

Professional software: CAD/CAE platform: SolidWorks (advanced proficiency)

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