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Mechanical Engineer, FEA/CFD Analyst, Biomedical Modeling Expert

Location:
Oviedo, Florida, 32765, United States
Salary:
65000
Posted:
August 17, 2018

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Don Nadun

Kuruppumullage

Mechanical Engineer, CFD/FEA

Analyst, Engineering Consultant

ac6phu@r.postjobfree.com

407-***-****

**** ******* ******, ***. ***, Oviedo, FL 32765.

linkedin.com/in/nadun-kuruppumullage-ph-d-b5794068 Mechanical Engineer with more than 5 years of experience in Finite Element Analysis, Computational Fluid Dynamics, and Computer-Aided Designing and Modeling. Adapts quickly to new environments and thrives on multiple tasks. Capable of working independently or as part of a team with the proven ability to combine vision and ingenuity with well-developed project management and leadership qualities. WORK EXPERIENCE

05/2018 – 08/2018

Mechanical Engineering Consultant

SegAna LLc

Orlando, FL

SegAna LLC is a medical device company developing a deformable lung phantom and a cloud-based software for enhancing radiation treatment of cancer.

Processed and Prepared lung phantom and airway models from CT images for 3D printing of phantom

Developed Finite Element Models (FEA) to simulate

phantom motion for 3D printable elastomer material Designed and optimized infills size, pattern, and

orientation inside lung phantom for accurate

phantom/tumor motion and structural stability

Calculated flow simulator settings for 3D printed lung phantoms

08/2012 – 05/2018

Research Assistant

University of Central Florida

Orlando, FL

Biomedical Process Modeling Lab, Department of Mechanical Engineering Developed FEA/CFD models for fluid-particulate and structural dynamics of human respiratory system to simulate upper airway functionality

08/2008 – 04/2009

• Engineering Trainee

Institute for Thermodynamics, Technical

University of Munich

Munich, Germany

Involved in designing, building, and testing of small-scale desalination plant operated by humidification and

dehumidification process

HONORS AND AWARDS

Graduate Dean’s Dissertation Completion Fellowship

(2017)

College of Engineering and Computer Sciences, University of Central Florida Travel Award, IEEE 1st Engineering, Medicine, and Biology Summer School on Computer Modeling in Medicine (2017) IEEE EMBC section

Mondialogo Engineering Gold Award (2009)

Daimler, and UNESCO in Stuttgart, Germany (2009)

SKILLS

ANSYS (CFD/FEA) Star-CCM+ ABAQUS ADINA

SolidWorks AutoCAD Pro-E MatLab

Visual Basic C++ Python LabVIEW

MS Office MS Project Minitab

R (Statistical Computing) Arduino MIMICS

3MATIC SEG3D FREECAD MeshLab

EDUCATION

2012 – 2018

PhD in Mechanical Engineering

University of Central Florida - Orlando, FL

Bio-mechanical model of

human upper and

tracheal airway

functionality

2012 – 2015

MSc in Mechanical Engineering

University of Central Florida - Orlando, FL

Solid Mechanics Finite Element

Analysis(FEA)

Fluid Mechanics Heat Transfer

Project Engineering Fatigue Analysis

Thermodynamics Engineering Statistics

2006 – 2010

BSc in Mechanical Engineering

University of Moratuwa - Sri Lanka

Machine Elements

Design

Control Systems and

Instrumentation

Mechatronics Refrigerate and

Airconditioning

Business Economics and

Financial Accounting

Industrial Project

Management

Energy Technology Fluid Machinery

Achievements/Tasks

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Dissertation

Courses

Courses

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KEY PUBLICATIONS

Journal

Computational Modelling of Cough Function and Airway Penetrant Behavior in Patients with Disorders of

Laryngeal Function.

Author(s)

Hoffman Ruddy, B., Kuruppumullage, D.N., Carnaby, G., Crary, M., Lehman, J., & Ilegbusi, O. J.

2017

Laryngoscope Investigative Otolaryngology, 2(1), 23-29 Journal

Mathematical modeling of tongue deformation during swallow in patients with head and neck cancer.

Author(s)

Ilegbusi, O. J., Kuruppumullage, D.N., Silverman, E., Lewis, V., Lehman, J., & Ruddy, B. H.

2016

Mathematical and Computer Modelling of Dynamical Systems, 22(6), 569-583.

Journal

A Finite Element Upper Airway Model with Muscular

Coupling.

Author(s)

Ilegbusi, O.J., Kuruppumullage, D.N., Schiefer, M., Strohl, K.P., 2018

Journal of Applied Physiology (provisional acceptance and revisions in review).

OTHER ACHIEVEMENTS

Tomorrow’s Faculty Program Certificate by Faculty Centre for Teaching & Learning at the University of Central Florida

(Summer 2015)

Class Award for Best Engineering Design in Project Engineering (2015)

Best Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of

Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, University of Central Florida (2015)

Appeared on Fox35 segement “UCF artificial lung offers new hope.” (Feb. 10, 2015) for the contributions to re- engineer the lung phantom simulator

Student President of the university chapter of American Society of Heating Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka (2009-2010) ORGANIZATIONS

Biomedical Engineering Society (2014 – Present)

Student Member, Participated and Presented at BMES Annual Meeting in 2015 and 2017

American Society of Mechanical Engineers

(2013 – Present)

Student Member

Institute of Electronic and Electrical Engineers - Engineering, Medicine, and Biology Society (EMBS

Section) (2015 – Present)

Student Member, Participated and Presented at IEEE-EMBS, IEEE-BHI Conferences in 2017 and 2017

OTHER INTERESTS

Cycling Hiking Badminton Cricket

Music Gardening

LANGUAGES

English

Sinhalese

REFERENCES

Dr. Bari Hoffman Ruddy, Professor at Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders University of Central Florida

“Advisor”

Contact: ac6phu@r.postjobfree.com – +1-407-***-**** Dr. Navid Khatami, Engineering Project Manager at

Siemens Gamesa

“Former Colleague”

Contact: ac6phu@r.postjobfree.com – +1-407-***-**** Dr. Gamini Bulumulle, Professor at Department of

Information Technology & School of Computer and

Information Sciences, University of the Cumberlands

“Personal Friend”

Contact: ac6phu@r.postjobfree.com – +1-407-***-****



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