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Mechanical Engineer

Dallas, TX
March 28, 2019

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Shrey Shah

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Mechanical Engineering Master’s student with a passion for CAE seeking a full-time job which will enable me to focus my strong academic skills as well as research background to problem solving. Education

The University of Texas at Dallas (GPA: 3.96/4.0) Dallas, TX Master of Science (M.S.) in Mechanical Engineering Aug 2017 - Present Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (CPI: 8.28/10) Gujarat, India Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech.) in Mechanical Engineering July 2012 - Aug 2016 Minor in Computer Science and Engineering

Professional Experience

The University of Texas at Dallas Dallas, TX

Graduate Research Student Jan 2018 - Present

• Research on the material characterization of Shape Memory Alloys (SMAs) like Nitinol and hyperelastic materials like Silicone for use in underwater soft robotics using ANSYS Structural solver.

• Perform flow simulations and fluid-structure interaction (FSI) analysis for underwater biomimetic robots using ANSYS Coupled Solver by collaborating with the robotics team.

• Provide regular updates through presentations and technical reports and follow up with the ongoing experimental procedures in the lab.

Amgen Inc. Cambridge, MA

Grad Intern (Process Development) - Advanced Modeling and Simulation June 2018 - Aug 2018

• Formulated mathematical models, implemented them using Python scripting and took an initiative to validate them using computational simulations in ANSYS Fluent for different flow problems.

• Supported team in creating software for different mechanistic operations through process workflows and engineering principles with an impact of almost 20% reduced equipment calibration time.

• Performed fluid-structure interaction (FSI) analysis for different types of pipe flow pressure drop across a valve in ANSYS.

Temasek Laboratories, National University of Singapore Singapore Researcher - Aerospace May 2016 - July 2016

• Studied the flow over annular and elliptical ring wings of different configurations and analyzed their aerodynamic characteristics in the Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) tool Star-CCM+.

• 3D printed prototypes of the annular and elliptical ring wings generated using SolidWorks (CAD Software) were analyzed in a low-speed boundary-layer wind tunnel. Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar Gujarat, India Summer Research Intern May 2015 - July 2015

• Designed innovative condensation techniques (heat exchangers, water quenching) for reformate from Auto-thermal reformers using CFD tools ANSYS Fluent and Star-CCM+.

• These techniques were to be implemented in Diesel based Marine Fuel Cell System. Key Skills

• Programming/Scripting Languages: MATLAB, Python, C, HTML & CSS.

• Softwares: ANSYS, Star-CCM+, Abaqus, SolidWorks, Autodesk Inventor, Tecplot, CFD-Post.

• Other: FEA, FEM, CFD, Numerical Modeling, Technical Writing. Academic Projects

Numerical Estimation of Heat Conduction in Heterogeneous Medium Aug 2017 - Nov 2017

• Developed a finite difference scheme for heat conduction equation where the thermal conductivity of the medium varies, implemented it in MATLAB, and validated through ANSYS. Free and Forced Convective Heat Transfer over a Cone Oct 2015 - Dec 2015

• Studied the correlation between Nusselt Number and different flow and geometric parameters for a convective flow over a rotating cone using ANSYS Fluent. Visual Simulation of Motion of Double Pendulum Oct 2014 - Dec 2014

• Successfully derived Euler-Lagrange equations of motion of a double pendulum and created 2D ani- mated simulations for various initial conditions using solver function ode45 in MATLAB. Relevant Courses

• Graduate Level: Incompressible Fluid Dynamics, Finite Element Techniques I, Turbulent Flows, Conductive and Radiative Heat Transfer, Convective Heat Transfer, Computer-Aided Design.

• Undergraduate Level: Engineering Graphics, Momentum Heat and Mass Transfer, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Finite Element Methods.

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