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Engineering Visual Basic

Fort Thomas, Kentucky, United States
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October 25, 2016

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Sathyanarayanan Sundaresan

**** ***** ******* ** *** 5 Louisville KY-40217; 352-***-****;; Expertise:

Industrial Engineering, Data Analysis, Queuing Theory, Simulation Modelling and Analysis, Operations Research


Doctor of Philosophy in Industrial Engineering August 2011 to present University Of Louisville,

GPA – 3.92/4.0

Master of Science in Industrial & Systems Engineering Graduated in August 2010 University of Florida, Gainesville USA

GPA: 3.78/ 4.0

Bachelor of Technology in Mechanical Engineering Graduated in May 2008 National Institute of Technology, Trichy India

GPA: 7.5/10.0

Work Experience:

Teaching Assistant, University of Louisville August 2015- July 2016

Delivered lectures for 120 students on a regular basis

Assisted the instructor with grading student homework and projects

Tutored students on Probability Theory, Engineering statistics, Data Analytics and project Management

Research Assistant, Logistics and Distribution Institute, University of Louisville August 2011- present

Performed a study of Open and Closed queueing Networks and their applications

Built Mathematical models to implement and study the performance of open and closed queuing networks

Performed an analysis on the working of an Emergency department in a hospital using queuing network theory

Currently working on improving the patient flow process in a hospital using Fork-Join models of queuing networks

Built all these models and performed analysis using tools like MATLAB R2012,R 3.0, Microsoft Excel 2010,ARENA 10.0

Industrial Engineer, D.E. Foxx and Associates October 2010– July 2011 Customer: PROCTER & GAMBLE, Greensboro, NC

Directly managed 25+ associates and responsible for product worth over $600,000 in daily retail revenue.

Conducted time-motion studies to accomplish optimized resource planning and task allocation for every changeover.

Optimized workforce allocation by changing the scheduling method leading to better resource utilization

Created standard operating procedures, 5S system and implemented OSHA mandated Good Manufacturing Practices

Tracked daily inventory, Raw material flow and product flow in the Warehouse using RTCIS and SAP

Data Analyst, University of Florida (Sponsored by VA Hospital, Tampa) June 2010 – October 2010

Studied the 3 years’ worth patient flow data in various surgical rooms at the hospital

Built a decision support software to study and calculate the utilization percentage of various surgical rooms based their schedule using Visual Basic and Excel

Predicted the utilization for future quarters and suggested changes in the operating schedule to improve utilization using forecasting and statistical techniques Teaching Assistant (Manufacturing Management), University of Florida August 2009-May 2010

Assisted the instructor with designing the course syllabus, elucidating course objectives and policies and grading assignments and exams

Tutored students on lean concepts, value stream mapping, project management and Materials requirement planning

Relevant Academic Projects:

Decision Support system for Aggregate production planning problem June 2013-August 2013

Built an decision support model for aggregate production planning using Visual Basic for Excel

Reported the optimal workforce size and total cost of production from the built mathematical model and performed sensitivity analysis

Simulation analysis of a public transportation system March 2013-May 2013

Conducted a discrete event simulation of bus services run by Transit Authority of River City(Louisville) using ARENA 10.0

Proposed an improvement in bus scheduling which led to an increase in profit margin by 6% without loss of customer satisfaction

Optimization of a constrained travelling salesman problem September 2012-Novemeber2012

Allocated cities to the different salesmen in a Multiple Traveling Salesman Problem using k-means clustering

Determined the optimal route for every cluster using Genetic Algorithm and Ant Colony Optimization.

Experimental design in simulation of semiconductor manufacturing June 2012-July 2012

Investigated the factors affecting average cycle time and throughput of a 300mm DRAM chip facility

Used the sequential steps of DOE to discard the insignificant factors and find the significant factors

Development of an apartment rating system March 2012-May 2012

Developed an apartment rating system and ranked the apartments around University of Louisville using Analytical Hierarchy Process method

Compared the results with other methods like Superiority and inferiority ranking method, Analytical Network Process, Hurwicz criterion and Laplace criterion Simulation of a supply chain using discrete continuous combined modeling March 2012-May 2012

Built various four echelon supply chain models and evaluated the performance of these models by comparing various performance parameters such as cost, average order lead time, resource utilization.

The entire model was built and analyzed using WITNESS, a discrete event simulation tool Awards and Activities:

University Fellowship for Doctoral Studies, University of Louisville (Fall 2011-Spring 2015)

Vice President-INFORMS student chapter University of Louisville( Fall 2015-present)

Attended Industrial Systems Engineering Research Conference, Nashville, TN. May, 2015

Attended INFORMS Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA. November, 2015.

Teaching Assistantship with Full-Tuition Waiver (Fall 2009-Spring 2010)

Achievement Award for New Graduate Students- University of Florida (Fall 2008- Fall 2009)

Student Manager, Stephen C’O Connell Center, University of Florida (Fall 2008- Summer 2009 Software Skills:

Programming Languages : C, Visual Basic for Applications, MATLAB R2012, SQL, R3.0, Python 3.5

Simulation and Analysis Tools: ARENA 10.0, Minitab 15,Simio, AutoCAD 2007, ArcGIS

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