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Engineering Design

Chicago, Illinois, United States
October 12, 2016

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Nikhil Bole

**** * ****** *** # *, Chicago, IL **625 +1-682-***-**** Summary:

Dynamic and performance driven Aerospace Engineer with more than 15 months of professional experience, seeking an opportunity in Aerospace and Mechanical industry where my experience, skills and abilities will contribute to the productivity of an organization.


Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering Aug 2014-Aug 2016 The University of Texas at Arlington GPA 3.7/4.0

Coursework: Machine Design, Flight Vehicle Design, Missile Conceptual Design, Structural Aspects of Design Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering(BSME) Aug 2010-May 2014 The University of Pune, Maharashtra, India GPA 3.3/4.0 Technical Skills:

Design Tools ProE, SolidWorks, CATIA, AutoCAD 2014, Autodesk Inventor Finite Element Analysis Tools ANSYS, ABAQUS 6.3

Mathematical Tools MATLAB, MATHEMATICA 10

Programming Languages C, Python

Professional Experience:

The University of Texas, Arlington Aug 2015-Jan 2016 Graduate Teaching Assistant

Delivered lectures, helped students grasp the concepts and enhanced their knowledge of Applied Thermodynamics

Assisted faculty with classroom instructions, grading, exams, record keeping and other miscellaneous projects SKF India ltd, Pune India Sep 2013-Apr 2014

Engineering Trainee

Identified the parameters affecting the honing process, performed experimental verification of parameters on surface roughness using Six Sigma and summarized results to fit into DMAIC methodology

Improved the surface roughness(Ra) in honing from 0.16 to 0.1 for taper bearings Thermax Ltd, Pune, India Dec 2013-Jan 2014

Engineering Intern

Analyzed the collected data of material used in manufacturing of coil type boilers

Achieved 8% cost cutting through analysis and inventory control of production unit

Improved the manufacturing process for boilers, resulting an increase in profit margin by 3% in the subsequent quarter John Deere India Ltd, Pune India May 2012-Jul 2012 Engineering Intern

Implemented technologies to convert non-conventional forms of energy to useful form in a model hybrid vehicle

Converted vibrational and exhaust energies of tractor into electric energy to charge battery

Accomplished improvement of 4% in fuel efficiency of farm tractor through the implementation of these technologies Projects:

Synthesis and Design of landing system for NASA X-43C Hypersonic Aircraft Jun 2016-Aug 2016

Reverse engineered the X-43A aircraft through first order methods to understand working of the vehicle

Led propulsion team in designing HiTech scramjet engine for X-43C and X-43A

Worked alongside conceptual design team to finalize best suitable landing system for X-43C through feasibility study

Achieved technically feasible landing system, weight limitation of Pegasus restricted the practical implementation Design of propeller speed reduction unit Jan 2016-May 2016

Designed the propeller speed reduction unit to use in conjunction with Corvair engine for speed ratio of 1:1.68

Developed a 3D model and performed Stress, Strain analysis in SolidWorks

Achieved performance improvement of 7% by replacing spur gear with helical gear Conceptual Design of Air to Surface Cruise Missile Jan 2016-May 2016

Designed an air to surface cruise missile for the specified requirements and tested the feasibility of design.

Developed MATLAB based application to conceptually design any type of missile on basis of customer requirements

Demonstrated the desired performance and met customer criteria with 3% margin. Performed 3D modelling in CATIA Design of 3 Stage Gearbox Aug 2013-Dec 2013

Designed three stage Gear box for the given load and motion transfer. Used CATIA to model and assemble the parts

Performed stress-strain analysis using ANSYS. Casing and gear material was chosen using the catalog

Accomplished gear ratios in the range 1:6 to 1:18

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