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Mechanical Design Engineer

North Andover, MA, 01845
March 24, 2018

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Rahul Munagala, +1-978-***-****,

** ***** ***** *****, #*, North Andover, Massachusetts – 01845 Strengths : Mechanical Design using CAD softwares, HVAC, Thermal Systems Design and Analysis, Consumer Electronics, Electro- Mechanical Systems, Product Development, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Manufacturing Techniques. Core Values: Team work & Collaboration, Passion for learning and implementing, Innovation, Integrity, Excellence. Education:

• Master of Science, Astronautical Engineering May 2017 University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

• Bachelor of Technology, Aerospace Engineering May 2015 SRM University, Chennai, India

Technical Skills:

Design Softwares: SolidWorks 2018, AutoCAD, Revit, AutoDesk Inventor 2018, Pro-E CREO 4.0, CATIA V5 R20, Fusion 360, NX Unigraphics 10.0.

Analysis Softwares: Siemens NX NASTRAN 10.0, NX Electronic Systems Cooling, NX Space Systems Thermal FEA, Star CCM+, ANSYS Icepak, FloTherm, Sinda, Thermal Desktop, LISA, MSC PATRAN, SolidWorks Simulation Xpress Other: Matlab, Labview, C, C++, Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint, Statistical Tools. Certifications:

Electronics Cooling, SolidWorks, MATLAB, SolidWorks Simulation Xpress, 3D Printing. Experience:

Integra Technologies LLC, Wilmington, Delaware Sep 2017 - Present Mechanical Design Engineer

*Working on the mechanical design, 3d part design and assemblies of Mechanical components (Batteries), Consumer Electronics, PCBs, Display units.

*Performing failure analysis of the design components with respect to thermal, vibration and shock loads by using NX Nastran and Ansys work bench.

Graduate Level Internships:

Century Fathom, Los Angeles, CA Jul 2016 - Oct 2016 Thermal Engineer (Internship)

*Team leader of the project and collaborated with cross-functional teams for problem solving and maintaining the integrity of the project.

*Achieved the thermal and flow simulations using CFD tools and predicted the melting rate of methane clathrates.

*Accomplished the thermal stability of the system by executing thermal loads due to free convection, forced convection, and radiation.

USC Space Engineering Research Center, Marina Del Rey, CA Sep 2015 - Mar 2016 Thermal Systems Designer and Analyst (Internship)

*Executed thermal modelling using thermal stress software for the satellite payload, PCB components and determined the temperature threshold of the electronics and the areas requiring insulation. Displayed the thermal simulations on NX Nastran.

*Designed the active cooling system for the satellite electronics by performing thermal energy balance and it has increased the thermal efficiency of the system by 6%.

*Hands-on-experience of the satellite fabrication in a ‘space certified clean room’ by following ISO standards and manufacturing procedures involving the processes of micro fabrication and nano fabrication. Under-Graduate level internships:

Bharat Dynamics Limited Hyderabad, India Dec 2013 - Jan 2014 Quality Control Engineering Intern

*Performed experimental structural analysis and vibrational testing for the mechanical assembly of Missile domes at variable frequencies simulating the conditions during flight.

*Provided a detail report on enhancing the quality of the product by varying the material composition, taking production costs and reduction methods into account.

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited Bangalore, India Dec 2012 - Jan 2013 Mechanical Engineering Intern

*Created the CAD models of aircraft components and worked on improving the thermal efficiency of the gas turbine engine.

*Worked on the propulsion system of various aircraft engines, test beds optimization and performance validation. Accomplishments:

1. World 7th Rank – European Rover Challenge – Team Space Rodeos – Mechanical Design and Fabrication Engineer. 2. Research Paper on “Space Ballooning” published in the Journal of Automation and Control Engineering, presented at KL, Malaysia. 3. Research Paper on “Nuclear Propulsion Development Plan” - International Journal of Science and Research, presented at Goa, India.

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