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Mechanical Engineer Engineering

Tempe, Arizona, United States
September 18, 2018

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Bharathi Venketraman 913-***-**** Summary

A bright, motivated and friendly Graduate Engineer seeking a full-time position as part of the opportunities provided by the company in the engineering sector for Mechanical Engineers.


Graduate Research Assistant at Arizona State University (funded by SRP) March 2017 – May 2018

• Compiled and documented data on duty cycle of typical Arizona household to study their usage of power per day

• Executed duty cycle analysis and performance test to optimize the size of electrolyzer, metal hydride tank, fuel cell, programmable electronic loads, etc. to compliment grid energy during periods of high energy demand for peak demand shaving

• Solved thermodynamic loses on Metal Hydride Tank for performance optimization to be used in households

• Administered cost analysis of electrochemical integrated system using power consumed and generated data

• Submitted grant/proposal to SRP for the upcoming phase of the project Mechanical Engineer at Weir Minerals, India August 2015 – July 2016

• Designed and performed FEA on compact plant for sand washing plant in a mine site

• Handled modelling and detailed drawings with specifications, assembly models, GD&T and generation of BOMs of impellers, hydrocyclones, dewatering screen, etc. for various customers

• Engaged in legacy conversions of layouts and client proposals for other branches of Weir Minerals worldwide using SAP systems and Teamcenter

• Developed new product innovation and development model for choking in hydrocyclones Mechanical Engineering Intern at GE Power June 2014 - July 2014

• Executed efficiency study on different types of heat exchangers in various working conditions and when used for various machines

• Calculated and compared efficiency results of different types of fins with alteration of fin angle, shape and size Mechanical Engineering Intern at Renault Nissan Pvt. Ltd. June 2013 - July 2013

• Inspected reasons for delay in actual run time compared to estimated run time of vehicles and ways to minimize those delays

• Devised reasons for breakage of recliner of seats Education

MS in Mechanical Engineering

Courses: -Stress Analysis

-Advanced Product Design Methods

-Finite Element Analysis

-Modern Manufacturing Methods

-PV Systems and Engineering

-Electrochemical Energy Conversion and Storage – Fuel Cells

-Applied Regression Analysis

-Quality Management

-Linear Algebra in Engineering




May 2018 GPA 3.2

BTech/BS in Mechanical Engineering SRM



May 2015 GPA 3.5

Technical Skills

• Design tools

o Unigraphics NX, Teamcenter, Solidworks

• Statistics and data analysis

o R Studio, ANSYS, MATLAB, LabView


• Water Electrolyzer-H2 Storage Fuel Cell: System Integration and Analysis, IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion. (Under review) Academic Projects

Supervised Project: Solar-Fuel cell powered system as alternative to grid power during peak energy demand Spring 2018

• Analyzed fuel cell performance with metal hydride tank

• Programed electronic loads used to simulate duty cycle of typical household in Arizona

• Executed feasibility testing for integrated system to work in a typical household in Arizona Smart refrigerator shelf Spring 2017

• Programmed Arduino to understand items in a fridge based on its weight and notify user when it was time to restock any of the items

• Developed prototype and optimized design using Design of Experiments concepts

• Studied market analysis, business opportunity and break-even analysis to understand the business aspect of selling the product. Finite Element Analysis on notch plate to reduce stress concentration Spring 2017

• Modified design of reference notch plate to reduce stress concentration based on initial test results obtained from ANSYS

• Supervised convergence test using mesh refinement and optimization study to obtain final dimension changes of reference plate Thermal Analysis on Solar Parabolic Trough with Secondary Reflectors Spring 2015

• Orchestrated efficiency analysis of secondary reflectors of different shapes to reduce heat losses was done

• Developed parameters like wind speed, radiation, atmospheric temperature to compare their effects in all the cases

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