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Mechanical Engineer Design

Detroit, Michigan, United States
May 21, 2018

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Mechanical Engineer / Researcher

Professional Mechanical Engineer with 5+ years of industrial and research experience. Expert in CAE, DAQ, project management and product development. Recently worked for FCA and Lear.

248-***-**** Detroit, MI


Wayne State University - Vibration and material Physics Laboratory

Graduate Research Assistant Feb 2018 – now

●Carried out fatigue and reliability analysis on adhesive joints

●Designed data acquisition (DAQ) and controls systems to adjust sampling rate and trigger high speed camera and measurement apparatus

●Researched fatigue behavior of welded-die

Wayne State University - Combustion Physics Laboratory

Graduate Research & Teaching Assistant Sep 2016 – present

●Powertrain research: Measured intermediate species during auto-ignition with Rapid Compression Machine (RCM) using Gas Chromatography (GC) and sought CFD validation

●Designed test matrix including initial temperature, pressure, equivalence ratio in based on literature to validate experimental validity.

●Modeled, Meshed and Simulated the RCM & RSM to validate fluid dynamics, heat transfer and pressure trace in CONVERGE CFD and post-processed results with Ensight and ParaView

●Derived theoretical ignition-delay time with ChemKin

●Developed control and data acquisition system to trigger and record dynamic and static pressure history

●Calibrated GC, high-speed camera and spectrometer for emissions of chemical species during combustion

●Developed combustion chamber system, designed DAQ and controls systems of fuel-injection, ignition and exhaust sub-systems in high-pressure environment (250 bar) to verify chemical mechanisms of fuel surrogates and measure laminar flame speed.

●Preformed ANSYS Static Structural analysis of combustion chamber.

●Developed Rapid Sampling Machine System (RSM)

●Designed DAQ, PWM control, valve and gas heating system to optimized gas sampling time during autoignition delay reaching resolution in less than 1 ms order of magnitude.

●Programmed Arduino and wired circuit boards to trigger valve at preset time delays and controlled valve opening duration

●Used LabVIEW to record and display real-time data

●Integrated into control system, thermocouple, photodiode, dynamic pressure and static pressure transducer

Lawrence Technological University - FSAE Hybrid Formula Car

Mechanical Team Leader / Drivetrain Leader May 2014 – May 2016

●Led mechanical engineering team of 20+ members by managing periodic meetings, filed Gantt Chart, QFD, BOM, technical report, DFMEA and budget control

●Evaluated, validated and release mechanical subsystems’ design and fabrication plans by ECN management

●Standardized the assembly and manufacturing process

●Drivetrain design: Calculated wheel traction force and road load and other powertrain outputs parameter as input of drivetrain, selected differential and designed, modeled, and FEA validated sprockets, chains, half shaft with ANSYS and SolidWorks

●Power train integration: Selected hybrid drive mode, calculated power output in each gear to decide motor control algorithm

●Preform benching testing with dyno throttle body control with PID controller

●Designed jigs of chassis, motor and ICE mounts, tabs, cooling system

American Axle - FormTech Industries LLC.

Tooling Design Engineer Nov 2014 – Nov 2015

●Improved 15+ hot closed-die forging tools by 3D modeling & 2D printing with SolidWorks and AutoCAD; meshed model and performed mold CAE analysis consisting of filling, cooling, pressure analysis, and warpage by FORGE

●Released and managed prototypes and production tooling prints by maintaining BOMs and technical documentation of data management system PLEX

Classic Design LLC.

Programmer / CNC Operator May 2014 – Aug 2014

●Produced plastic and metal automotive tools by CAD drawing, fixtures designing, manufacturing process design, Bob CAM programming, and CNC operations


Data Acquisition for Automotive Powertrains

Programmed close loop LabVIEW block diagram to preform:

Read the raw data including MAP, AFR, MAF density and torque, then calculated power, density of intake charge, MAF, and air-fuel ratio

Carried out pressure pegging and thermal efficiency analysis

Displayed the results for Maximum values of power, MAT, MAP, fuel flow rate (g/s) in front panel

Six-sigma project

Reduce the scratch damage rate of sand core of cylinder liner with Six-Sigma:

Defined internal and external customer, critical to customers (VOC), and company baseline goals

Measured main factors affecting quality and decided FMEA and DOE, accordingly

Applied Chi-Square to set quality improve and control plan

Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)

Utilized CFD to optimized and investigate various systems relating to Internal Combustion Engine

1.Measured pressure-drop and flow uniformity of Automotive catalytic with ANSYS fluent

2.Engine sector non-premixed Combustion for spray break-up with CONVERGE

3.Non-premixed turbulent flame with ANSYS fluent


Wayne State University

Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering

(Aug 2016 – Aug 2018)

Lawrence Technological University

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering ( Aug 2013 – Aug 2016)


Leadership and project management

CFD & FEA simulation

Data acquisition and control system design

Circuits board design and Programming

Lab testing equipment (thermocouple, flow meter, oscilloscope, pressure transducer, photodiode, high speed crammer, DIC, tensile machine)

Chemical analysis equipment (Gas chromatography, spectrometer)

Wire harness, soldering

Hybrid car and CAN system knowledge

CNC machine controlling and programming

Blue print reading and drawing skills, GD&T

Six sigma project design

Knowledge for Quality Management System (ISO/TS 16949)

MIG welding, water jet, laser cut

Outgoing with stellar personality

Problem-solver and helpful

Team-player and innovative


Relentless diligence


SolidWorks, CATIA, Pro/E, UGNX, AutoCAD

Converge CFD, Ensight

Arduino, Python

Master, Bob, Edge CAM

Matlab / Simulink






NI LabView


Six Sigma Green Belt

CNC Programmer and Machinist

AutoCAD drafter

Converge CFD user

Detroit’s innovative ambassador


Peer Award in Lear innovation competition

Joseph Sirotnak. Scholarship

Robert C. Banasik Scholarship

Second place in Shanghai CAD competition

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