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Engineer Sheet Metal

Clawson, Michigan, United States
August 27, 2018

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Suryanshu Walvekar Troy, MI 906-***-****


Self-starter mechanical graduate engineer with research and work experience in CAD & FEA, mechanical design & automotive exterior experience, seeking full time/ contract opportunity


M.S, Mechanical Engineering, Michigan Technological University (MTU), Houghton MI Dec 17

B. E, Mechanical Engineering, Sri Vaishnav Institute of Technology and Science (SVITS), India May 14


Pro E (2 yrs.), Solidworks (2 yrs.), Hyperworks (3 yrs.), DFMEA, PLC experience, knowledge of GD&T, BOM generation, MS Office, DFMEA, knowledge of suspension system


Mechanical Design Engineer, CloudBig Technologies, US March 18 – Current

Project 1: Designing & Crash Testing of Improvised Highway Guardrail

•Designed 3D guardrail CAD models using Solidworks, design of spacer, sheet & rod assemblies using part data

•Preprocessed & postprocessed 3D CAD data for guardrail crash testing using Hypermesh, coordinated in project release within given deadlines

•Calculated deformation in highway guardrail with change in vehicle impact angle & velocity

CAE Engineer, Design Solutions, INDIA June 14 – June 15

Project 1: Design & Analysis of Mobile Commercial Water Storage Tank

•Concept generation, design & improvement of 3D solid models & assemblies in Solidworks

•Coordinated with cross functional team, prototype & material vendors for project completion for budget and deadline issues

• Achieved 17% mass reduction by structure optimization, conducted stress analysis to find critical areas

• Generated bill of material, compiled 3D part documentation, used GD&T for verification of models, 2D drawing blueprints

Project 2: Designing of Tools & Grippers

•Designed hand hammer and hammer grip using Pro E, analyzed mass reduction by changing grip material

•Generated CAD models of mechanical gripper assembly as per client requirements, packaging constraints

•Suggested changes in design for mass reduction


FEA Study of Stress Distributions in Pediatric Skull Due to Impact from Free Fall April 16 –Dec 17

•Foundation research for developing safety devices for infant head

•Preprocessed & meshed model using Altair Hyperworks, generated optimum mesh size for best results

•Simulated free falls on the skull as per boundary condition constrains, reduced simulation time by 20 %, post processed results using Hyperview

•Predicted point of crack initiation, maximum deformation region in the skull, determined critical height of free fall and vulnerable areas of the skull from FEA results & MATLAB graphs

•Generated detailed technical report with thorough technical details & interpretations

Designing & Structural FEA of Roll Cage for Off Road Vehicle in SAE BAJA, (India) Feb 11 – Dec 13

• Designed the car CAD model in Pro E & analyzed roll cage of the team car using Ansys

•Preprocessed the model, simulated stress & failure analysis of roll cage members due to side, front, rear impacts, torsion & bumps, using Ansys

•Modified engineering design for weight optimization, designed bumper & side rails for the team car

• Conducted DFMEA analysis on the car, determined critical modes of part failure and failure severity

•Assisted team with suspension system of vehicle

Study of Heat Flux Variation in Cell Phone Battery Using COMSOL (MTU) CFD analysis

• Studied and analyzed unsteady conduction, heat flux and heat flow characteristics in cell phone battery

•Performed steady state heat flux & CFD analysis for thermal fluid flow in long pipe

• Validated pressure-drop, heat flux transfer, hydraulic & thermal entrance length against analytical solution

• Generated cooling curves, temperature variation curves along pipe length, using MATLAB

Designing & Prototyping of Reconfigurable Shared-Used Mobility System - “KONNECT”, (MTU)

• Designed and drafted prototype & part design for RSMS vehicle- “KONNECT” using Creo

• Designed and drafted gear attachment assembly and its case housing using Creo

• Assembly, fabrication & prototyping of model using sheet metal and 3-D printed (ABS) plastic parts

•Tested the prototype so that it performs up to the mark & according to the assigned task

Design and Optimization Analysis of Hanger Bracket & Mounting Using Hyperworks, (MTU)

•Read & interpret blue prints in 2D for CAD designing using Solidworks

• Designed the 3D bracket model using designing software, preprocessed CAD model for CAE simulations

•Achieved 12% overall weight reduction by optimizing bracket design using Hypermesh

• Performed stress, basic modal analysis to find critical stress areas, natural frequencies of geometry

Designing, Validation and Fabrication of Robots, (SVITS) Feb 11 – Dec 13

• Designed sheet metal robotic parts in Pro E, analyzed 3D models for durability, mechanical failure, using Ansys

•Fabricated & designed robotic prototypes using Aluminum sheet metal & rapid prototyping operations

•Developed black line follower for autonomous car prototype

•Integrated servo motors to drive pneumatic and hydraulic lifting mechanisms for robots

•Used calipers to measure the accuracy of the mechanisms & dimensions


•Lead singer for ISA band in university

•State level free style swimming champion

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