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Engineer Mechanical

United States
April 27, 2014

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ANKIT PATIDAR; 216-***-****

**** *.***** ** *** 9, Cleveland, Ohio 44106


Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio May, 2014

Master of Engineering and Management (Merit based Scholarship recipient), GPA: 3.8

Green Belt in Six-Sigma

Visvesvaraya Technological University, Bangalore, Karnataka, India July, 2012

Bachelor of Engineering - Mechanical Engineering, GPA: 3.5


Coulter-Case Translational Research Program, Cleveland, Ohio Commercialization Associate Sep 2013-Present

Developing marketing and needs projections for the KickSmart Fetal Movement Monitor

Conducted market analysis on consumer medical devices

Realized changed customer needs and provided improvement recommendations for the product

Developing case to decide whether the product should be a prescriptive or an over-the-counter device


Cleveland Museum of Natural History, Cleveland, Ohio Management Design Consultant Jan 2014-Present

Design Project – Challenging the traditional understanding of what a museum is and how it operates in a community

Analysed the current user profile and developed plan to enhance the user experience in the present and new facility

Finding most interesting and least contested niche, and developing strategies to increase revenue and patronage

Weatherhead School of Management, Cleveland, Ohio Start-up expert Jan 2014-Present

Entrepreneurship – Transformed a creative opportunity into an innovative product and pitched it to the Venture Capitalists

Conducted rigorous market research and analysed core needs by speaking to potential customers and industry experts

Developing plan for future negotiations based on the current industry trends and market acceptance

Lumitex Inc., Strongsville, Ohio Principal Researcher & Market expert Sept 2013-Present

Product Development – Developing product that utilizes light therapy for healing wounds

Studied and analysed 100 plus medical research articles on phototherapy in search of the most attractive application

Deduced pressure ulcers as the most profitable bet based on market research, customer analysis, and FDA regulations

Gave investors pitch to the CEO and top management of Lumitex; currently working on finalizing the product design

Momentive Performance Materials, Strongsville, Ohio Team Lead Aug 2013-Dec 2013

Six-Sigma Project- Removed unplanned inventory valued at 200k dollars

Identified causes of the problem using high level SIPOC and Voice of Customer.

Pinpointed cold press and visibility as the root causes of the problem by thoroughly analyzing process map.

Recommended bar coding, inventory sheet and discrete size bundles as three economically feasible solutions

Visvesvaraya Technological University, Bangalore, India Mechanical Engineer Feb 2012-May 2012

Undergraduate Project- Conceptualized and Fabricated Omni-Directional vehicle using Active Split Offset Caster

Increased economic efficiency by eliminating the use of expensive macanum wheels

Enhanced the dependency of robot on mechanical system and intensified the stability of robot on uneven surface

Recommended modifications for various applications like aerospace, transportation and defence

DAUTO Engineering Pvt Ltd, Bhopal, India Design Engineer July, 2011

Mechanical Design Project - Modified Dashboard Assembly using CATIA V5

Modified the commercial design of dashboard assembly to enhance structural stability

Improved the strength of the complete assembly by ribbing and fixtures using CATIA V5


Design/Analysis Software: CATIA, Solid Edge, ANSYS Programming Language: CNC, C and Java

Designed and presented a technical seminar on Traction Control System in Two Wheelers


Vice-Captain of the undergraduate basketball team and Won district level tournaments in 2010 and 2011

Head of the organization committee for sports and organised various tournaments from 2011 to 2012

Strategized & Organized AISIRI (National level university festival), and handled more than 5000 people each day

Organized 44 simultaneous conferences at the Knowledge Utsav- one of India’s largest National Conference, wherein

400 plus technical papers were presented in a single day

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