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Engineer Engineering

Location:
Pune, Maharashtra, India
Posted:
March 31, 2019

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NIKHIL VINAYAK DESAI

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Bella Casa, Calista-1001, Baner-Sus,

Pune-411021

Mobile: +91-960*******

Email: ac8ylh@r.postjobfree.com

ABOUT ME

A result oriented CFD Analyst offering a

successful career spanning 9+ years

including 6+ years in the fields of CFD

and product design & development of

automotive HVAC; possess excellent

understanding of CFD theory and

numerics with expertise in vehicle

level & component level CFD

simulation using Star-CCM+,

computational aero acoustics

analysis, and automotive HVAC design

optimization; presently vying for a

lateral or vertical shift in manufacturing

company of repute in the automobile

sector

CORE COMPETENCIES

CFD

Star-CCM+

Heat Transfer

Fluid Mechanics

Thermodynamics

Engineering Design

Research & Development

Report Preparation

Team Player

EDUCATION

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M.E. in Mechanical Engineering

BITS, Pilani, Rajasthan 2011, with

72.80%

B.E. in Mechanical Engineering

B.N. College of Engineering, Pusad,

Amaravati University 2006, with 63%

HSC RLT College of Science, Akola,

Amaravati University 2001, with 72%

SSC Holy Cross Convent School, Akola,

Amaravati

PROFESSIONAL EXPERTISE

In depth knowledge of engineering fundamentals of thermodynamics, fluid dynamics and heat transfer

Instrumental in performing CFD and thermal analysis by using commercial software Star-CCM+ for mechanical systems with capability of providing effective design solutions to optimize product functionality, reliability and stability

Expertise in applying various advanced CFD methods like windshield demist/defrost simulation, under-hood simulation, blower transient simulation, computational aeroacoustics etc. to resolve different fluid flow related problems in order to achieve flawless product designing

Skilled in developing process improvements and standard work practices for operational efficiency

Ability to run, analyze, and communicate research results and generate CFD mesh/model independently by using Star-CCM+ to fulfill customer and business requirements as and when required

Adept in reviewing technical design of components/parts and recommend improvements

Broad knowledge of both transient and steady state simulation within meshes and multiphase fluids

Deft in guiding less experienced staff in design engineering techniques

Outstanding leadership abilities; able to coordinate and direct all phases of project-based efforts while managing, motivating and leading project teams

An eye for detail and ability to multitask & prioritize

Undergone advance CFD training at Mahle GmbH, Stuttgart, Germany

Proficient in CAD modeling/Catia V5.

NOTABLE ACHIEVEMENTS

@Mahle Behr

Was awarded as Human Capital for the Company in FY 2016-17 to FY 2018-19 for exceptional performance throughout the year

Received Recognition award during new business acquisition for major contribution in the same

Represented the company and provided presentation at NAFEMS International Conference on Computational Aero Acoustic Analysis of HVAC and received appreciation from the top management

CAREER

Manager – Simulation Department: Feb’12 till date

MAHLE BEHR INDIA PRIVATE LIMITED: Chakan, Pune

Mahle Behr India Pvt. Ltd. is one of the leading manufacturing/supplier/specialist for automotive air conditioning and engine cooling systems

Perform steady state and transient CFD analysis of automotive HVAC systems using Star-CCM+ and support CFD activities in engine cooling

Actively participate in HVAC validation and testing, and perform CFD analysis of engine cooling components and systems

CFD Analyst

PERSONAL DETAILS

Date of Birth: 4th January, 1983

Languages Known: English, Hindi and

Marathi

Execute various CFD activities like demist/defrost simulation, implementing computational aeroacoustics methods, creating & analyzing temperature control curve, managing & analyzing vehicle cabin air flow, and optimizing diffuser shape

& vehicle ducts shape

Design & suggest automotive HVAC & engine cooling concept based on CFD simulation report

Correlate vehicle testing and bench testing results with CFD results

Conduct aeroacoustics CFD analysis to attain the specified sound pressure level

Communicate with OEMs/customers and German counterpart to resolve issues (if any) and to achieve targets

Carry out CFD analysis of heat exchangers to predict heating or cooling performance

Work with Testing team in developing and executing design verification plans and mechanical testing methods

Attend team meetings to discuss about design techniques and issues

From Feb’12 to Feb’13, served as a Team Leader for HVAC project development of Volvo trucks, and Team Lead for heat exchanger development (A/C Heat Exchangers)

Industrial Trainee (ME): Jul’11 to Dec’11

TEXMACO RAIL AND ENGINEERING LIMITED: Kolkata

Texmaco is engaged in manufacturing of heavy and precision engineering products including railway wagons, hydro-mechanical equipment for dams and barrages, steel castings etc.

Design of wagon components and welding fixtures for the same using Catia V5

Administered fabrication of welding fixtures

During the tenure, handled various projects like:-

Designing underframe assembly for BTAP wagon using Catia V5

Designing welding fixture for BTAP wagon:- A) Partition plate, B) Fluidizing Chamber, C) Hopper assembly, D) Barrel assembly, using Catia V5

CAD designing and assembling some foundry parts like coupler and its components

Assisting in robotic equipment installation for atomized welding of underframes of different wagons

PREVIOUS WORK EXPERIENCE

Design Engineer: Oct’08 to Dec’09

AAKAR ENGINEERS: Bhosri, Pune

It is a renowned company involved in in-house design & manufacturing of dies for pressure, low-pressure and gravity die casting

Designed patterns & dies for pressure, low-pressure, and gravity die castings using Catia V5 R19

Created design of runner and gate according to component geometry

Drafted all manufacturing assembly parts

Graduate Engineer Trainee: Sept’07 to Sept’08

KALYANI CARPENTER SPECIAL STEEL LIMITED: Mundhwa, Pune

Oversaw preventive, breakdown and conditioned based maintenance of:-

Rolling mills (Blooming mill, three high rolling mills, 35 ton walking beam furnace, turn over cooling bed, hot saws, hydraulic grip tilters etc.)

Screw Compressors (Atlas Copco make)

Hydraulic Straightening Presses (Capacity 160, 400, & 500)

Hydraulic and Pneumatic handling machines

Plant utilities like EOT cranes, pumps etc.

Contributed in modifications in existing system/machine so as to achieve minimum breakdown possibility



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