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Mechanical thermal engineer

Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada
April 25, 2019

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Richmond Hill, Ontario

Cell: 416-***-****



A high performer with work experience spanning 20 years, Masters of Applied Science (M.A.Sc.) degree, a Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A.Sc) degree, and proven record of accomplishments. Experienced in a wide range of Mechanical Engineering applications with specialty in Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) and the use of various commercial numerical modeling software. Possess a dynamic array of skills that are with direct applications within a variety of industries including HVAC, aerospace, consumer electronics, automotive, and power generation. Proven ability to conduct research into the feasibility, design, operation and performance of mechanical components and systems for streamlining production efficiency and mechanical operations. AREAS OF SKILLS AND EXPERTISE


Software – Modeling: Star-CCM+; ANSYS CFX; FloEFD; UGS NX; Thermal Desktop; Icepak

– CAD: SpaceClaim; CATIA V5; SolidWorks; AutoCAD

Programming Languages - FORTRAN; VBA

Computational Fluid Dynamics

Developed extensive knowledge in the use of CFD software:

Proficient in computing the flow field and heat transfer rate of fluids subject to specific conditions in mechanical and industrial processes

Assist engineers by identifying air quality and ventilation problems and proposing better designs using numerical modeling techniques

Able to work effectively within both practical experimentation and theoretical modeling contexts, and develop a sound cross-referencing structure for comparing and verifying the results of numerical modeling against those of scientific experimentation

Possess an in-depth understanding of the fundamental principals of physics central to the development of numerical models


Bombardier Aerospace, Toronto, Ontario 2011 – 2019 Engineering Specialist - Thermodynamics

Supported new aircraft development programs (Learjet85 and Global 7500) in the thermodynamics group through analysis, testing and certification

Performed simulations and advanced engineering analysis on aircraft systems and structures: zonal ventilation, internal/external flow balancing, structural temperature mapping, thermal management of electronic equipment, bleed leak and overheat detection system, exhaust plume trajectory, effects of APU/Engine fire, passenger comfort, etc.

Conducted and supported rig and flight testing activities: system performance, high temperature environment

Supported aircraft certification to ensure relevant industry standards and applicable airworthiness regulations were met

Coordinated with different engineering departments (Aero, Stress, Air system, Interiors, Powerplant and Airworthiness) to manage and resolve identified risks

Generated documents and presentations outlining lessons-learned and best-practice guidelines

Set up and conducted in-house training lessons for new and existing employees to provide the required skills in performing a wide range of CFD simulations

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Tel: (C) 416-***-**** Email: HANAN URSON MDA, Brampton, Ontario 2004 – 2011

Thermal Analyst

Provided thermal support for the Shuttle Remote Manipulator System (SRMS) and various other NASA and CSA programs

Performed detailed thermal analyses to predict temperatures on systems and structures exposed to harsh environment in space

Conducted thermal testing and post-test validation on avionics and flight hardware

Presented analysis and test results to external customers (NASA, Boeing)

Provided NASA with expertise on Space Station Remote Manipulator System (SRMS) during mission support at Johnson Space Center for Shuttle mission STS-132; Received Shuttle Program Mission Award from NASA for supporting on-orbit SRMS issues

Honeywell, Mississauga, Ontario 2004 – 2004

Thermal Analyst

Performed thermal analysis using CFD on electronic equipment used in aircraft systems

Conducted thermal IR tests on PCB assemblies in order to validate numerical models Greenheck Fan Corporation, Schofield, Wisconsin, USA 2002 – 2004 Senior Product Development Engineer

Established CFD modeling within the organization. Utilized CFD software to create new and improved product designs according to requirements coordinated with sales and engineering departments of each business unit

Oversaw the prototyping and testing of new designs, including interpretation of test results

Provided direction to engineers, designers, drafters, and lab technicians ensuring on-time completion of project requirements

Trained design engineers to efficiently perform CFD simulations earlier in the design phase Pratt & Whitney Canada, Mississauga, Ontario 2000 – 2002 Combustion Analyst-Aerodynamics/CFD

Responsible for analytical and related support to aerodynamic design, definition and development of assigned components and systems under the advice of senior staff

Performed CFD analysis to optimize combustor temperature profile, heat transfer and emissions, as well as validation of engine data and experimental results

Provided technical support and advice to team members. Set up in-house training courses for peers who wish to learn and use numerical analysis to validate their designs RWDI Inc., Guelph, Ontario 1999 – 2000

Intermediate Technical Coordinator/CFD

Utilized commercial CFD software to predict air speed and direction, temperature, humidity, turbulence levels and concentration of contaminants in order to help in the design of laboratories, cleanrooms, schools, theatres, hospitals, sports complexes and industrial facilities EDUCATION

UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO, Toronto, Ontario 1997 – 1999 Masters of Applied Science (M.A.Sc.) Degree Program in Computational Fluid Dynamics

Minor: Combustion; specializing in CFD modeling and analysis of fluid flows and combustion applications in relevance to gas turbine and steel melting industry

Graduate Thesis: Numerical Investigation of Jets in a Reacting Crossflow UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO, Toronto, Ontario 1993 - 1997 Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A.Sc) Degree in Mechanical Engineering

Dean's Honour List

Undergraduate Thesis: Three-Phase Line Tension Analysis

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