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Engineer Injection Molding

Buffalo, NY
February 24, 2015

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N arayana Vijesh Ravindran

** ******* ****** • Buffalo, NY 14223 • Phone: 716-***-**** •


• Experience in automotive components, sheet metal works, Plastic injection molding, and FMEA

t hrough the manufacturing industry and at public sectors in India.

• Certified Engineer in T raining and (E I T) and certification in CAD software

( Pro/ENGI NEER, SolidWorks) a long with 4+ years of project and industry experience of ANSA,

F luent.

• Experience in design of heat exchangers, HVAC and analysis of Suspension, chassis,

f ixtures, and piping.

• Analytical and problem solving skills in Thermal and Fluid sciences using MATLAB and FE

method and strong understanding of Manufacturing Technology.


Feb 2015

Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering

The State University of New York at Buffalo, NY

• GPA: 3.09

Jun 2012

Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical

E ngineering

Anna University, India

• GPA: 8.49/10

Relevant Coursework : Design of Machine Element • Design of Jigs and Fixtures • Dynamics of Machinery

• F ini te Element Structural Analysis • Fluid Mechanics • Computational Fluid Dynamics • Heat

T ransfer • Advanced Material Sciences • Supply Chain Management.

Software: P ro/E, SOLIDWORKS, ANSYS, CATIA5, UG, Fluent, REVIT, AutoCAD, ABAQUS, MS Office,


Certification: Certified SolidWorks Associate SolidWorks, Certification of Completion –

P ro/ENG INEER Certified Engineer in T raining (E.I.T)

Tools/Techniques: H VAC, GD&T, FMEA, Product design, Optimization, Injection molding, sheet metal,

Lean, CNC, APQP.


Jul 2012-Jun 2013

Junior Quality Engineer

Leo Pressings and Engineers, Chennai, India

• Inspected the automotive press component as a line inspector and wrote observation report.

• Developed, diagnosed, and implemented quality programs, including t racking, analyzing, reporting

and problem-solving using recognized tools such as PPAP and followed ISO control plan and SOP-

Standard Operating Procedure

• Achieved an increase in production rate (6.48%) by diagnosing and rectifying defect component by

metrology and statistical methods (SPC) collaborating with the Quality Management team.

• Involved in fabrication, operation, installations, maintenance, and t roubleshooting of equipment.

• Helped in prescribing GD&T to the design engineers and aided them in the design using Pro/E

Advanced Product Quality Planning: Leo Pressings and Engineers

• Deployed APQP workflow technique for the product development according to the client


• Reviewed the critical characteristics with the customers and replied the information to the


• Inspected at the suppliers to double check the inspection method and measurements.

• Reviewed and updated timeline submission weekly.

May 2011-Jun 2011

S tudent I ntern

Integral Coach Factory (ICF), India

• Obtained practical and hands-on t raining in various large and heavy machinery.

• Inferred the importance of standard measurements like ASME.

Dec 2010-Jan 2011

Student I ntern

Neyveli Lignite Corporation (NLC), India

• Collaborated with a multi-disciplinary team of thermal engineers, design engineers, and electrical

engineers and proposed a report on the optimization of boiler feed.


Conference publication

• Narayana Vijesh Ravindran, ArulmozhiVarman Seetharaman. “Waste Heat Recovery from

Porous LPG Gas Burners used for Cooking” . American Society of Mechanical Engineers

I MECE 2014, Montreal, Canada, 2014.

o Lead the project as Lead Author and presented the paper at the Conference.

Selected papers for the conference

• Narayana Vijesh Ravindran, Ragaventhra Prasad, Deepan Murali . “CFD Analysis of Flash

D uct D ryer”. ASME Power and Energy conference, June 2015.

• Narayana Vijesh Ravindran, Kaviyarasan, Gowtham Rajendran. “Study on Thermal

E fficiency Enhancement in Solar Tunnel D ryer” . ASME Power and Energy Conference, June


o Lead author of both the papers.


Numerical Solution for Laminar flow backward step using 2D incompressible Non-Linear

N avier-Stokes equation with residual smoothing

Spring 2014

• Programmed a CFD MATLAB numerical function to solve the incompressible Navier-Stokes


• Generated the simulation output of the vortices in the model with prescribed boundary conditions.

Design and Fabrication of Vehicle Running by CVT system using Reeves D rive

Summer 2012

• Designed and fabricated an industrial vehicle in which gear t ransmission system was replaced

w ith continuously variable t ransmission (CVT) system which runs on the concept of reeves drive

• Fabricated a CVT system using Reeves Drive which eliminates clutch and gear box assembly from

t he t ransmission system, making t ransmit ting mechanism simple and reduce loss.

H VAC review of building and comparison with ASHRAE standards

Spring 2012

• Reviewed building’s compliance with the systems and equipment requirements in section 5 of the

s tandard and calculated ventilation procedure to compare with ASHRAE standard 62.1.

• Reported the corrections to improve the efficiency of the overall system.

Finite Element Method Analysis of Pressure Vessel and piping Design

Winter 2011

• Designed a Solid Pressure Vessel and checked parameters according to ASME Sec VI I I Division I


• Calculated the various theoretical limits of the single and multi-layer pressure vessel.

• Optimized dimension and analyzed (Von mises analysis) using ANSYS to compare with the

t heoretical result.

D esign and Analysis of Static and Dynamic Vibrations of Sugarcane I nfielder suspension and

C hassis Summer 2011

• Designed new sugarcane infielder suspension and chassis using Pro/E based on dimension

specification given by Sakthi Sugars L imited.

• Tested with 7 tons of load in ABAQUS and the newly designed suspension takes away all the

v ibrations and dynamic load preventing the damage caused by absorbing load.


• Congress Correspondent, ASME Conference, Montreal, Canada Nov 2014-Present

• Jul 2011-Jun 2012

Secretary, MECHAN ICA (College Chapter)

• Jul 2010-Jun 2011

Vice-President, MECHAN ICA (College Chapter)

• 2 Years in National Cadet Corp (NCC), I ndian Mil itary Cadet Corps Jun 2003-May 2005

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