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CFD/CAE Engineer, Energy Engineer

Arlington, MA
March 28, 2019

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Phone: 352-***-**** E-Mail: LinkedIn: 4 Baron Park Lane, Burlington, Massachusetts - 01803 SUMMARY

MS in Thermal and Fluid Sciences – University of Florida (GPA: 3.9/4.0)

CAE Engineer – Jaguar Land Rover (Tata Consultancy Services Ltd) – 3 years

Energy Engineer – UF Industrial Assessment Center – 2 years

Application Engineer – Intern – Dassault Systemes – 6 months

Energy Research Intern – Oak Ridge National Laboratory – 3 months

Mechanical Engineering Intern – Volkswagen – 3 months

Technical/Computer Skills: ANSA, ANSYS, ABAQUS, PowerDELTA, Pro-E, SolidWorks, Microsoft Office, PowerCase, Python, C++.


Dassault Systemes Simulia Corp.

Application Engineer - Intern 08/2018 - Present

Part of Product Management Team involved in carrying out verification and validation of PowerDelta pre- processor software.

Benchmarking, identifying areas of improvement and developing new functions based on analysis of different products in market.

Preparing simulation ready - complex geometries for Thermal, Aero and HVAC models.

Validation and Testing of new features.

Understanding client requirements and optimizing existing pre-processing techniques.

Understanding working of PowerCase and PowerTherm aerodynamic and thermal simulation softwares. UF – Industrial Assessment Center

Energy Engineer 11/2016 - 08/2018

Carried out ASHRAE Level I and II energy audits for different industries like chemical, subsea engineering, bakery etc.

Led a team of 6 engineers for 2 energy audits and have served as a team member for 10+ audits.

Developed a keen eye for energy conservation measures.

Adorned the role of a consultant by handling analysis and technical calculations of real-world problems.

Worked on audit recommendations for HVAC, boilers, compressors, oven, CHP, Lighting, PV cell installation etc.

Submitted reports to US-Department of Energy after every audit. Tata Consultancy Services Ltd (Jaguar Land Rover)

CAE Engineer 12/2013 - 07/2016

Worked as CAE Engineer for Thermal and Aerodynamic Systems Engineering team for Jaguar Land Rover

Handled Thermal, Aerodynamic and HVAC pre-processing using ANSA pre-processor.

Worked with clients to provide simulation ready geometry based on nature of analysis under consideration.

Managed multiple projects for several thermal simulation works which involved delivery from scratch, resource allocation and final model integration.

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Energy Research Engineer 06/2017 - 08/2017

Part of Energy Research and Analysis group of Energy and Transportation Science Division at ORNL.

Worked with industry experts in the field of Low Temperature Waste Heat Recovery.

Developed energy calculators for Department of Energy’s Treasure Hunt program.

Prepared reports on Combined Heat and Power (CHP) prospects in Mexico. Volkswagen

Mechanical Engineering Intern 08/2013 – 10/2013

Worked in Quality Analysis (QA) team. Performed quality checks on production cars.

Developed independently a Pedal-Steering distance measuring instrument to be used for QA. Pro-E was used and inputs from Body Engineering team was utilized for its development.

Analyzed the cause and derived solution for power window noise in some cars. PROJECTS

Analysis and Optimization study on Torque Arm 04/2018

ABAQUS used to study effect of force and bending moment on torque arm.

Convergence study conducted for different types of elements (CST, LST, Q4, Q8).

Regression analysis using MATLAB to obtain a fully optimized model (stress vs mass) to reduce production cost. Head Lamp Levelling System for vehicles (New Product Development) 12/2013 – 03/2014

Developed new prototype of servo-motor controlled headlamp levelling system for vehicles (NX Cad modelling)

Followed NPD and Six-Sigma methodologies (VOC, SWOT, DFMEA, Patent study etc) to arrive at a feasible design and demonstrated a working model.

CFD Simulation projects 01/2019 - Present

Conducted pre-processing, analysis and post-processing of flow over a Cylinder model to get better understanding of PowerCase and PowerVIZ softwares.

Carried out case setups of in-house vehicle geometries to analyze aerodynamic flow around a hatchback. PV cells Installation - Feasibility Studies 03/2018

Conducted feasibility studies on solar panel installation for a client’s site using System Advisor Modelling (SAM) and PVWatts model.

Utilized weather data of area and modelled geometry to include shading losses. Iterative process followed. Energy Audit Projects 11/2016 – 08/2018

Developed a new ramp-escalator system (calculations) for clients for transporting materials saving time and money.

Developed new product concepts for improving productivity, analyzed electric bills, conducted baseline analysis.

Heat load calculations for chemical storage plant to save HVAC costs, CHP feasibility studies and calculations. EDUCATION

University of Florida, Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering (Thermal and Fluid Sciences), 08/2016 - 05/2018

GPA : 3.9/4.0

Member of UF Solar Gators Team

President of UF – ASHRAE and Team Lead of UF - CHP TAP program (Under Dept of Energy)

Achievement Award Scholarship

University of Kerala, Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, 08/2009 - 05/2013

GPA : 8.15/10.0


Toastmasters International (Served as VP-Membership and VP- Public Relations Officer)

Tau-Beta Pi – Engineering Honor Society


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