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Engineer Mechanical Engineering

Toledo, OH
February 24, 2016

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Bahram Raad

BAHRAM RAAD (Mechanical Engineer, M.S.)

The University of Toledo, 2801 W. Bancroft St., MS 312 Email:

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University of Toledo, Master of Science, Mechanical Engineering, 2015 - 2016, Minor: Solid Mechanics

(Dynamics and Smart Systems and Lab), Toledo, OH, GPA: 3.91/4.00

Iran University of Science and Technology, Master of Science, Mechanical Engineering, 2012 - 2014, Minor: Fluid Mechanics-Energy Conversion (Aerodynamics Lab), Tehran, Iran, GPA: 3.84/4.00

Yazd University, Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering, 2008 - 2012, Yazd, Iran SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

Expertise on CAE, CAD modeling and FEA Tools (ABAQUS + CATIA V5)

Strong Knowledge of CFD and Thermal Analysis/Simulations of Mechanical and Electric Machines

Experience in Aerodynamic/CFD Analysis in Hybrid and PHEV Vehicles

Familiar with NVH Test Methods, Tire and Road Noise Analysis and Powertrain Noise and Vibration Analysis

Knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) Stack Up Techniques

Mechanical Testing (Bending, Servo-Hydraulic Testing of Fatigue, Shock Absorber, Damper Test)

Knowledge of Measurement Systems (i.e. Static and Dynamic Calibration)

Expertise on Turbomachinery Design in Gas-Turbine Engines (Industrial and Aero Engine)

Hands on PLC and Pneumatic Including Simulation and Programming

3+ Years of Experience in Technical Reports and Presentations for Mechanical and Automotive Industry

Exceptional Communication Skills, Multi-Tasking Ability Individually or in Diverse Team Environment WORK EXPERIENCE

1. Research Engineer at Dynamic and Smart Systems Lab, Univ. of Toledo Jan. 2015 to Present

Thesis: Numerical Modeling of Bone Remodeling Process in a Reconstruction Surgery- A Comparison between Porous Nitinol and Stiff Titanium Fixation Hardware

Analysis (Simulations for the Thesis)

o FEA and Numerical Modeling of Superelastic/Shape Memory Alloys Nitinol and Titanium Alloys Used as The Material for Bone Implant in a Reconstruction Surgery in ABAQUS o Writing UMAT Code to Simulates Superelastic and Shape Memory Behavior of NiTi in ABAQUS o Writing UMAT Code to Simulate Bone Remodeling Algorithm o Writing a Code to Merge User-Material Subroutines


o Mechanical Testing (Bending, Tension, Compression, Servo-Hydraulic Testing of Fatigue, Shock Absorber and Damper Test) of Porous NiTi and High Stiffness Ti Samples to Compare Mechanical Properties of these Alloy 2. Research Engineer at Aerodynamics Lab, IUST, Tehran Sep. 2012 to Jun. 2014

Thesis: Numerical and Experimental Investigation of Rotating Stall Phenomena Due to Tip Leakage Flow

Experiments (for the Thesis)

o Fabrication of a Turbocharger Test Rig as the Final Thesis which was Unique in Size (Patented) o Maintenance, Troubleshooting, and Service Work on Turbocharger Test Rig o Applying a New Casing Treatment to Improve Stall Margin Experimentally in Turbochargers o Using High-Frequency Pressure Transducers to Extract Performance Map and Monitoring Rotating Stall in the Centrifugal Compressor of the Turbocharger


o Design of a Turbocharger Test Rig for the Thesis o 2D/3D Design, Optimization and Cooling Methods of Axial Turbines in Gas-Turbine Engines as M.S. Seminar 2 P a g e o f 2

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Numerical Analysis

o 3D Modeling and Meshing of a Turbocharger Using CATIA V5 and HyperMesh o Numerical Investigation of Rotating Stall in Centrifugal Compressors Using Fluent (CFD Analysis) o Thermal Analysis of the Turbocharger Model Used in the Test Rig Using Fluent o Applying a New Casing Treatment to Improve Stall Margin in Turbochargers Numerically 3. CFD/CAE Engineer at Taraz Energy Maad, Tehran Aug. to Dec. 2014


o 3D Modeling (SolidWorks)/CFD Analysis of Oli Industry Valves o Ensure CFD Simulations Validation

Technical Reports

o Monthly Technical Report of 3D Modeling of Instrumentations to NIOC (National Iranian Oil Company) 4. ARSEN Hybrid and PHEV Vehicle Team, Tehran Oct. 2010 to Oct. 2011

The Team was Participating in “the 2nd HYBRID VEHICLE DESIGN COMPETIONS” at Sharif Univ. of Tech. 2011

Optimizing Cooling Systems and Thermal Analysis of Electric and Internal Combustion Engine

R&D of NVH Test Methods, Tire and Road Noise Analysis and Powertrain Noise and Vibration Analysis

Member of “Body Design Team,” Aerodynamics/CFD Analyst and Optimizing

Member of “Suspension System Team,” Designing and Optimizing 5. Summer Internships

Energy Industries Engineering & Design Company (EIED Co.), Tehran, Iran Jul. to Sep. 2010 o Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) Stack Up Techniques o An Introduction to SAE and API Standards

FESTO, Germany Jul. to Sep. 2011

o PLC and Pneumatic Including Simulation and Programming (SIMATIC Step 7) COMPUTER SKILLS

Computer Languages: Python, Fortran (95, 77), Matlab/Simulink

Modeling and Simulation: ABAQUS (+Subroutines), COMSOL, ANSYS Fluent and CFX, HyperMesh, CATIA, SolidWorks, LS-DYNA, Nastran, LabView, Carrier (HVAC Systems)

General Computer Skills: Windows, Linux, MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint CERTIFICATES, PATENTS, AND ACTIVITIES

Turbocharger Test Rig Patent as the Result of Master Thesis Research at INEF Jun. 2014

SolidWorks Certificate by TVTO Sep. 2010

PLC and Pneumatic by FESTO, Germany Sep. 2009

Principles of Pining Certificate by ISME Mar. 2012

Python Programming Certificate by the University of Michigan- Ann Arbor Jun. 2015

International Leadership Conference Certificate by the Univ. of Toledo Sep. 2015

Full Graduate Scholarship Award From College of Engineering, Univ. of Toledo Jan. 2015 to Present

Elected Board Member of a Student Organization (PSA) at the Univ. of Toledo Apr. 2015 to Present

Super Learning, Speed Reading, and Advanced Memory Certificate by UDEMY Jun. 2015 SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

B. Raad, N. S. Moghaddam and M. Elahinia, “A FEA Comparison Between Porous NiTi and Ti-6Al-4V Fixation Hardware on Bone Remodeling After a Reconstruction Surgery” ASME 2016 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems. 2016. VirginiaTech, Blacksburg, American Society of Mechanical Engineers

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